If there was any doubt left that the Flagler County School Board intends to leave little to chance as it steers its way to the appointment of Jacob Oliva as its next superintendent, that doubt was dispelled Tuesday afternoon when the boardâs 15-member search committee met for the first time.
The Florida Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee gave support to both proposals on Monday, even though a number of senators expressed concern about limiting an employer's ability to use a credit history when judging a potential new hire for a non-financial or non-managerial role.
The state Department of Management Services has received three more applications, including two from atheist groups and one from satanists, to put up displays after approving a banner for the Freedom From Religion Foundation and an aluminum pole --- made of empty beer cans-- - to mark the parody festival Festivus.
A small twin-engine plane crash-landed on runway 24 at the Flagler County Airport at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday after the plane's landing gear failed. There are no reports of injuries at the moment. The runway is closed, but the airport is not.