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Special report: Opioid use and abuse in Flagler County The state is weighing opioid dangers against patient needs. Some doctors feel the proposed legislation is too restrictive. PAGE 4

The Special Investigations Unit to works arrest illegal pill dealers — including people you’d never expect are selling. How do people get addicted? PAGE 5

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‘RACIST NEIGHBORS’?

Who’s in charge of the truth? Deputies are reporters, too

BRIAN MCMILLAN EXECUTIVE EDITOR

In response to a front-page story in the February 2018 edition of our bimonthly Hammock Observer, I received several emails and two phone calls saying the story was “slanted,” “sloppy,” “slanderous,” and “extremely offensive,” among other things. I felt bad that readers who were bothered by the news, but I knew we had followed our normal process to get it: Jonathan Simmons, an awardwinning journalist, had requested an incident report from the Sheriff’s Office and had written a story using the deputy’s investigation. The story begins with these two paragraphs: “In a racially charged incident at Island Estates on Jan. 6, residents accused teens arriving for a mixed-race teenage boy’s birthday party of vandalizing Christmas decorations — without evidence, according to an investigating Sheriff’s Office deputy. Then the residents berated and swore at deputies for refusing to hand over the children’s personal information. “The boy’s mother, who is white, told deputies that her husband is black and that she’d repeatedly had problems with ‘racist neighbors’ who’d profiled her two mixed-race sons. When a deputy told the people who accused the kids that there was no evidence the kids had anything to do with the vandalism, one of them told the deputy, ‘That’s what profiling is for,’ and laughed.” In the past week, I have spent hours digging through all the available reports, studying body cam video, meeting with Sheriff’s Office officials, and talking to people directly and indirectly involved with the incident, and as a result I have concluded that our normal process failed us this time. Unfortunately, it appears that the deputy’s report had factual errors

and was slanted toward a racial interpretation of the incident. I now believe race had nothing to do with it. On a broader scale, this exercise has also raised questions in my mind about the general practice around the United States for newspapers to report on crimes in the community when the only sources used by reporters are the recollections of the deputies themselves, sometimes filtered through a police chief or public information officer. If reporters can’t trust a deputy’s report, what can we trust? STANDARD PROCEDURE

On March 5, I looked up the most recent crime stories published by FlaglerLive.com, the Daytona Beach News-Journal, the Orlando Sentinel and the Chicago SunTimes. Each of those stories was littered with facts — each followed by phrases like this: “according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office,” or “police said.” It’s standard procedure. When it comes to crime reporting, law enforcement accounts are the public record. They are used in prosecutions. They are viewed as The Truth. Even if new information contradicts a report, the first report is not discarded. In that case, “We’ll do a supplemental report,” Flagler County Undersheriff Jack Bisland told me on March 2. “We don’t change official records.” IN ISLAND ESTATES

At 8:45 p.m. on Jan. 6, a call came to the Sheriff’s Office: A woman said her husband was “verbal” with five teenagers on Island Estates Parkway. The woman said she was “trying to separate the husband from the kids,” whom she believes “were knocking over her neighbors ornaments in the yard.” Deputy Sarah Scalia and Deputy Seth Green arrived at the scene at 8:57 p.m., in Hammock Dunes. Scalia writes that she and Green met Ralph Dumke and his wife, Maria, who is presumably the one who called the Sheriff’s Office. The Dumkes also live on Island Estates Parkway and followed the teenagers 17 lots to the north,

where the teens parked at another home. The reason for following them is key to the interpretation of the incident. “Mr. Dumke stated he thought the juveniles were damaging his neighbors’ property because they were walking in the grass,” Scalia reports. “It should be noted that there are no sidewalks in the community.” In other words, Scalia felt that the complaint of walking in the grass was not of great concern. After all, where are the juveniles supposed to walk if there are no sidewalks? Dumke met with me in my office on March 1 to give his side of the story. He said that he didn’t just see them walking in the grass; he saw at least one teenager running out of the yard of his nextdoor neighbors, the Davises. He also said he saw at least one running out of a neighboring vacant lot. The video recorded by Scalia’s body camera supports what Dumke told me. His wife, Maria, says, “One was running out of (the Davises’ lot), where the decorations were down. One kid coming out of the woods on the left, one kid coming out of (the Davises’ lot).” For some reason, Scalia wrote in her report that the juveniles were “walking in the grass,” not that they were running. Next, Scalia and Green meet Paulette Varol, who is the mother of two of the teenagers. Varol is wrapped in a blanket and appears upset. On video, she tells the deputies, “Every time the kids take a walk in this neighborhood, someone complains. It’s ridiculous.” Deputy Green responds: “That’s not the issue. I guess they were damaging some Christmas ornaments in someone’s yard down the street.” “I don’t believe that,” Varol says. Scalia says, “There are several complaints, not just one person.” It’s unclear what she means by “several complaints,” but it appears that she is trying to persuade Varol to take the accusation more seriously. Varol then says it’s cold, and she invites the deputies inside. There, the video stops: It’s not public record to know what goes on in someone’s home.

But it was inside the home that Scalia and Green say they were told that Varol has had “issues in the past with her neighbors, and she believed she was being targeted by them due to racism.” Her sons “both stated they have had issues with ‘racist neighbors’ in the past,” Scalia writes. It is among these “indoor” paragraphs that Scalia includes this sentence: “Ms. Varol is married to an African American.” That’s what led Jonathan Simmons to include this in his report for the Hammock Observer: “Her husband is black.” The only problem with all that is, Varol’s husband is not black. A source who knows the family well said he’s white and showed me a photo of him. Paulette Varol did not respond to a phone call or a text with a request for verification. Moreover, the handling of the case is “under review” by the Sheriff’s Office, according to Chief Mark Strobridge, and so I was not able to speak with Scalia. When Scalia left the home, she spoke again with the Dumkes, and reports: “Mrs. Dumke told me that they just saw the juveniles walking in the street and they did not see any juveniles on anyone’s property.” The video reveals the opposite: Mrs. Dumke said, “One was running out of (the Davises’ lot).” Then, when the teens and the Varols were all inside the house, Jim and Dana Davis arrived. They are the owners of the Christmas reindeer that had been damaged 17 lots to the south. Jim Davis was upset with the deputies for not investigating the vandalism. “Mr. Davis told Deputy Green that he wanted to go talk to ‘those a--h-----.’ Deputy Green told Mr. Davis that he could not do that right now. Deputy Green continued to speak to Mr. Davis and at some point Mr. Davis told Deputy Green, ‘That’s what profiling is for,’ and Mr. Davis began to laugh.” If Scalia had listened to Green’s body cam video when she was preparing her official report, she would have heard the full conversation between Green and Jim Davis. It goes like this: Davis: Well, let me go talk to these a--h----. Green: Hang on for a minute. Don’t go antagonize the situation. Davis: (Pause) It’s obvious the old farts aren’t out here tearing it up. Deputy: I understand that, but we can’t just go run into a house full of kids and blame them, either. That’s what we’re here for. Davis: Well, that’s what profiling is for. (Laughs) So what are we going to do? In the video, it appears to me

that Davis is joking about profiling based on age — not race. Meanwhile, Scalia was communicating with someone else about the case, and she only heard Davis raise his voice slightly and say the profiling line. She may have assumed it was evidence to back up the Varols’ comments about racist neighbors. But Dana Davis told me on March 1 that neither she nor her husband knew the Varols and had not known what race they were. As Davis left my office, she even said, “And actually, someone told me that Mr. Varol was white, not black.” We both shrugged. NOW WHAT?

Just as I must apologize to the Davises and the Dumkes — and to the rest of the Hammock Observer’s circulation — for publishing a story that is not accurate, I also want to apologize to Deputy Scalia. This column is not written in a spirit of blame against her; it is written with the intent that we consider a better way. According to Strobridge, Scalia has received just four hours of training on report writing since police academy. When Sheriff Rick Staly was elected, he increased those training hours to 16, but Scalia was hired under the previous administration. Considering deputies write as many as four or five reports per 12-hour shift, and considering those reports are used as evidence to put people in jail, the training should be much more substantial still. Deputies are, whether we want to admit it or not, the primary crime reporters in this country, and they should be trained like reporters. Deputies need to be given enough time to consult their body cam videos. Imagine if a news reporter conducted several interviews without taking notes and then tried to write the story from memory under time pressure — along with a few other reports at the end of a 12-hour shift? Deputies’ shift supervisors are essentially the editors, and they need to be given time to occasionally watch body cam footage themselves to make sure reports are accurate. I am reassured that the Sheriff’s Office is taking this matter seriously. As Strobridge said, “We have to get it right 100% of the time. Lives are at stake in our case.” Also, just so the Dumkes and Davises are aware: The Sheriff’s Office confirmed on March 6 that an anonymous tip had been called in, naming suspects in reference to some teens vandalizing yards in the neighborhood on Jan. 6. Email Brian McMillan at editor@palmcoastobserver.com.

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Jeanette Wheeler holds up a book she often refers: “Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African-American Experience.”

A life of activism Palm Coast woman continues making a difference with local youth PAIGE WILSON COMMUNITY EDITOR

Jeanette Wheeler has been an activist for equality her entire life. Her passion for civil engagement led her to found the Youth Black History Reality Program in Flagler County through the African American Cultural Society. The program recently celebrated its 15th year of teaching local African American students about their culture and inspiring them to strive for success. Wheeler said the inaugural program held in February 2003 filled the AACS center on U.S. 1 from wall to wall, as curiosity for something new peaked an interest in the community. “It’s hard to explain,” she said about what founding the program means to her. “It just feels like, ‘Ah, I’ve made it. I’ve done something good.’” Wheeler’s desire to make a difference began when she was a young adult in her hometown of Douglas, Georgia, in the 1950s. “In high school, I became a Sunday School teacher for the little kids because I love to talk,” she said. “I think that’s what would get me in trouble.” Wheeler described her aptitude to stimulate conversations as both a blessing and a curse. It has given her opportunities to create change, but it hasn’t let her slow down after retiring from 32 years in education as a teacher then administrator in Connecticut and then moving to Flagler County. “I want my fellow citizens in Palm Coast to understand the importance of getting to where we are now,” she said.

A LIFE OF ACTIVISM

Growing up in the South during segregation, Wheeler is no stranger to adversity. She credits her talkative personality for leading her to participate in several marches for civil rights and equality. The first march she participated in was in her hometown as a young adult. She said she marched “in order for merchants at stores to be respectful of the black clients. ... I marched for respect.” In the 1960s, Wheeler marched for people of color to be hired in city hall. She said the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People screened the applicants, and the marchers were successful in helping a qualified African American get hired. Education has always been a priority for Wheeler. After earning a Master of Arts in Foods and Nutrition Education from New York University, she started teaching at Norwalk High School in Connecticut and was one of two people of color on the faculty. She helped bring a local chapter of Literacy Volunteers of Connecticut, Inc. to Norwalk, Connecticut and was honored with a certificate of appreciation for her contributions there through the 1970s. After retiring in Connecticut, she joined a group that helped mothers on welfare start new lives and get jobs. For 18 years, she coordinated home and family programs there before moving to Palm Coast. IMPACTING FLAGLER COUNTY

Wheeler moved to Palm Coast in the early 1990s with the goal of

taking it easy. “You come with the idea that when you’re retired, you’re just going to have fun, go for lunch and do things like that,” she said. “But because of my DNA, I suppose, I felt that I need to do something in the community that really makes a difference.” As a life member of the NAACP, Wheeler searched for opportunities to impact this community like she did in Georgia and Connecticut. This led her to start the Youth Black History Reality Program. Harriett Whiting, a Flagler County Youth Black History Committee member, said Wheeler has “clearly made a difference because we have so many students whose lives have been impacted by her having the initiative to develop a program that helps them culturally and intellectually to present themselves to the public, as well as their own opportunities to obtain scholarships.” Whiting said working with Wheeler for 12 years on the committee has been fun and rewarding. “We consider her our real leader and champion,” Whiting said. “She’s always trying to find someone else to take over her responsibilities, and she teases by saying, ‘Oh, I’m getting too old to do this.’ And we’d say, ‘We’ll be right behind you every step of the way, as long as you lead the charge.’” Chances are, Wheeler’s active personality isn’t going to let her slow down anytime soon. “My life just continues to be doing things one way or another,” Wheeler said.

Ormond Beach City Manager Joyce Shanahan is the only woman sitting up high with the city commissioners every first and third Tuesday of the month.  As one of five female city managers in Volusia County, and with more than 25 years of experience in local government, Shanahan loves what she does. “It is the most wonderful job in the whole world,” Shanahan said. “There’s something different every single day.” In the time she’s been working with the city, two things she said the city is proud of the development of the downtown district and the construction of the Andy Romano Beachfront Park. For Ormond Beach Mayor Bill Partington, some of Shanahan’s “secrets of her successes” include her focus on transparency and open-door policy for citizens. “She is very competent with the nuts and bolts of city government ... but then she tempers that with a heart,” Partington said.

Started from the bottom Get to know Port Orange resident Basilia Brown.

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Basilia Brown was recently named one of the 40 under 40 business leaders in Volusia and Flagler counties. Her journey to vice president of the Vystar Credit Union Port Orange branch began 15 years ago when she first started in banking as a teller in West Virginia. Brown attributes much of what she learned to the mentors she had along the way. Now she is able to use those same experiences to coach her staff and help them move progress.  Brown’s advice to young girls:  “Believe in yourself  and have a few good mentors, people that you can trust for support and rely on for support, encouragement and also feedback.”


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Hillibrand’s situation, he said, illustrates how pain medication restrictions designed to combat opioid overdoses — like the bills working their way through the state Legislature — can affect ordinary patients. Hillibrand’s back is stooped. He’s had multiple back surgeries to combat a degenerative disk disease and severe scoliosis. As his medical condition declined,

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The boat seemed perfect: A cabin cruiser big enough for retired charter captain Richard Hillibrand to live aboard with his two little poodles. He’d found it at a marina in Brunswick, Georgia. He bought it. “I was thinking if I sell this (house), I’ll just move aboard the boat and enjoy myself with the little time I’ve got left,” said Hillibrand, a Palm Coast resident. But after Hillibrand made the purchase, his doctors at the VA cut him off of the pain medication that he says he needs to function — part of a widescale cutback designed to curb opioid abuse. “And the boat is still sitting up there,” he said. “I’m pretty much a recliner vegetable. It has destroyed that aspect of my life.”

the VA had, previously, increased his supply of Oxycodone to keep up with it. But then, the VA started cutting his pain medications back. The cutbacks were administration-wide and began in 2012. These were “swift, mandated cutoffs regardless of patient wellbeing and with virtually no evidence that it’s a safe approach,” wrote Art Levine in “How The VA Fueled The National Opioid Crisis And Is Killing Thousands Of Veterans,” published in Newsweek. As doctors tapered down Hillibrand’s supply, he found that the lessened amount that he was prescribed per day was no longer enough to get him through the day without pain. So he began taking more than he was supposed to in the mornings. Otherwise, he said, he couldn’t get anything done around the house. But that left him short at the end of the month, so he’d go cold turkey and again find himself nonfunctional until he got a refill. He was frank about this with his doctors, who told him that he was misusing his prescription drugs and refused to prescribe more, instead having him scheduled for a surgery they believed would resolve his pain problems. In the meantime, he’s relied on over-the-counter drugs — making it hard to do everyday things like drive and keep up with household chores. He uses a medical scooter to walk Ella and Edith — two dainty poodles, one white and one black, named after the singers Ella Fitzgerald and Edith Piaf. “All around the outside’s a disaster, and I used to be meticulous,” he said.

Opioid-related deaths in Florida jumped to 5,725 in 2016, an increase of 35% over 2015, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Drug overdoses, most involving an opioid, are the leading cause of accidental death in the country. In 2017, Gov. Rick Scott declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency. The increase in overdose deaths spurred the Florida House and Senate to craft bills to restrict how doctors can prescribe certain pain medications. But the proposed legislation pits patients like Hillibrand, who have genuine pain problems and fear new

restrictions will affect their quality of life, against people trying to fight the overdose epidemic. The House’s bill, which passed unanimously on March 2, limits prescriptions to a three-day supply — seven days if deemed necessary by a physician and appropriately documented — and requires doctors to check the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Database before prescribing medications, in order to ensure that patients aren’t “doctor shopping” to get medications through multiple doctors. Rep. Paul Renner who represents District 24 including Flagler County, voted in favor of the House bill. Sen. Travis Hutson, who represents Senate District 7 including Flagler County, said he plans to vote for its Senate companion bill, SB 8. “While I am sensitive to the constraints SB 8 could put on some patients and doctors, I voted for the bill in committee and will vote for it on the floor because I ultimately believe the bill will help Floridans,” Hutson wrote in a March 7 email to the Observer. “The current opioid crisis in our state is so severe, any burdens on some that help curb addiction and abuse for many are worth bearing.” PUSHBACK

Hillibrand said the proposal punishes pain patients for the behavior of addicts who are often overdosing on street drugs, not legitimately obtained prescription medicines. “The honest, hard-working chronic pain patient is the one that’s paying the price for it,” he said. Many doctors have opposed the legislation. “I think it is too restrictive,” said Frank Farmer, an Ormond Beach doctor who served as the state’s surgeon general in 2011 and 2012. “Giving only a three-day supply — I know the intentions are good, but I think it needs to be individualized. ... Someone who’s had a complex orthopedic surgery with multiple breaks, etc., etc. — seven days may not be enough.” The House bill has exemptions for cancer patients and patients with traumatic injuries or who are terminally ill. A Senate version was amended March 7 to include exemptions for pain related to palliative care, cancer, severe trauma or a ter-


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minal condition, Hutson said. “I believe this addresses concerns of patients” he wrote to the Observer. Farmer said someone with a serious chronic pain condition or who’s recently had surgery would have to make repeated trips to the pharmacy — difficult, Farmer said, if their condition affects mobility or their ability to drive, or they live far from a pharmacy. The Legislature, he said, could craft better bills by working in concert with the state’s board of medicine. OTHER APPROACHES

Most pain patients don’t end up abusing their prescribed opioid pain medication. But large portions of opioid addicts began the path to addition by taking medication that had been prescribed — either to them or to others. “In primary care settings, prevalence of opioid abuse ranged from 0.6% to 8% and prevalence of dependence from 3% to 26%,” a 2016 CDC guideline states. “In pain clinic settings, prevalence of misuse ranged from 8% to 16% and addiction from 2% to 14%.” The CDC guidelines suggest that opioid pain medications not be the first choice for chronic pain. Florida Hospital Flagler, said spokeswoman Lindsay Cashio, doesn’t support the prescription limits in the state bills, but does support the bills’ requirement that doctors consult the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Database. She agreed with Farmer that the Legislature could work more closely with medical experts to craft legislation. Florida Hospital favors prescription duration guidelines rather than legislation, she said.

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Joe Mullins, a Palm Coast businessman and former Georgia resident who still serves on Georgia’s Statewide Opioid Task Force, said he’d like to see more focus on funding recovery efforts. “You’ve got to kill the demand, and the way you kill the demand is through treatment,” he said. Mullins is eight years into recovery from prescription pain pills himself. If someone is an addict, he said, “They’re going to find a way to get it. Without introducing the person to some kind of recovery mechanism, they’re just going to find another drug.” Cutting down on the prescription pills that make their way into the black market could have unintended consequences, he said — prices for the pills on the streets could rise, pushing more addicts to turn to cheaper, and potentially more deadly, alternatives. (See the story to the right.) There’s not a perfectly linear correlation between opioid pain medication prescribing and overdose deaths as a whole: The number of opioid prescriptions decreased by 16.9% from 2012 to 2016, according to the American Medical Association, while the number of drug overdose deaths has steadily climbed as addicts have switched to heroin and fentanyl. “I think there is a legitimate concern that doctors too freely prescribe opioids when they could use something less addictive. Or, they overprescribe,” Farmer said. But, he added, “The laws could recognize that there are differences in recovery time. ... I think the legislation has the possibility of just inappropriately hurting people who are innocent.”

be prescribed by doctors to treat moderate to severe pain, but can also have serious risks and side effects. Common types are oxycodone (OxyContin), hydrocodone (Vicodin), morphine, and methadone. n FENTANYL is a synthetic opioid pain reliever. It is many times more powerful than other opioids and is approved for treating severe pain, typically advanced cancer pain. Illegally made and distributed fentanyl has been on the rise in several states. n HEROIN is an illegal opioid. Heroin use has increased across the U.S. among men and women, most age groups, and all income levels. SOURCE: CDC

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HOW PATIENTS BECOME ADDICTS BRIAN MCMILLAN EXECUTIVE EDITOR

A woman goes to the dentist and says she needs a tooth pulled — even though her tooth is just fine. But it’s a trade she’s willing to make: one tooth in exchange for one prescription for hydrocodone. This is one example of what the five members of the Special Investigations Unit of the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office have discovered as they find and arrest drug abusers and dealers in the community. “We’ve had people in the past who have had self-inflicted wounds,” Sgt. Bernie Woodward said. “One man shot himself in the leg or foot, a stabbing.” All in a desperate attempt to get another prescription. HOW IT STARTS It often starts innocently, according to Woodward and Cpl. Brian Finn, also of the SIU. Someone gets a legitimate prescription for pain, taking the pills on schedule. Some people don’t like the way the pills make them feel. But for those who like the side effects, it can be tempting to take an extra pill. Then, at the end of the month, they find themselves short a pill or two. They might know someone who also takes the pills on prescription and will say, “I’m feeling sick. Can I borrow one?” “They start to get their little circuit or network,” Finn said. “Pill communities.” Some people in the network get their prescriptions filled on the first of the month, and their friends start showing up, asking for pills. Then everyone goes to visit the people who get their prescriptions filled on the 15th. “People are owing people pills,” Finn said. Then, because everyone ends up short, they start buying the pills from a third-party dealer. People sometimes go to such lengths as going on the “dark web,” which uses special software to use the internet, and using bit coin for purchase to dodge investigators. “It touches everyone,” Finn said. “When it comes to pills, you have old, poor, young rich. ... We’ve charged grandmas selling their prescription to people. ... Whitehaired, wearing a muumuu.” He has put handcuffs on all walks of life, he said. People say, “I would never picture myself to be like this.” MONITORING THE PILLS Many states have reduced pill abuse by creating what the Centers for Disease Control call prescription drug monitoring programs, which track prescription and delivery of controlled

substances. In 2009, Florida created its own program, called the Electronic-Florida Online Reporting of Controlled Substance Evaluation Program. Woodward said the EFORCSE Program has made it “harder for people to doctor shop” to get pain pills, and it has helped limit the influx of pills trafficked from South Florida to Flagler County. But, as has happened in past drug trends, the delivery methods evolve and create new problems. There are three categories of opioids: legally prescribed painkillers like hydrocodone; synthetic opioids like fentanyl, which are extremely potent and can be prescribed for pain but are also increasingly being used illegally; and heroin, an illegal opioid. Heroin was a drug of choice in the 1980s, when Mark Strobridge was on patrol in Central Florida. Strobridge, now the chief of the Organizational Services Division at the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office, said the heroine was mixed with other filler substances so dealers could stretch their supplies and make more money. But now, heroin mixtures are being laced with fentanyl, which can also lead to overdoses more easily, such as the case of 23-yearold Savannah DeAngelis, who died Oct. 28, in Flagler County. The man whom deputies say sold her drugs, Joseph Colon, has been charged with murder. Woodward said drug dealers are aware of the dangers of fentanyl. He has approached dealers who have said, “I’m not selling that stuff. That’s crazy.” “It is ridiculous what people will put in their veins and down their throat to get that high,” Strobridge said. ‘MAKING AN IMPACT’ Woodward started working in the SIU in 2007, investigating drugs. He was promoted in 2014 and left the unit, going on patrol instead, which is a typical route for promotions. But when the role of sergeant opened in the SIU, he applied to get back in, and he got it. He has led the unit for a year. “I always had an interest in making an impact in the drug world locally,” Woodward said. “ ... I can think of people who are doing time right now who were put away early in my career, and that is gratifying.” The SIU is “one place where you can impact people’s lives every day,” Strobridge said. “If (Finn) goes out there and makes an arrest, they’re taking one person off the street that’s selling drugs. Then, it might not be that guy that my neighbor’s son buys drugs from.” “We save people’s lives,” Finn added, “but you’ll never know it.”


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I make a left turn and start the descent to my destination. It’s in the middle of the woods and long zig-zagging roads through tall pines give the feeling of being lost, even though I’ve been here hundreds of times. A feeling of desperation and hopelessness fills the air as I know I’m going to see men clad in handcuffs and leg irons, living incarcerated, caged like animals in a giant white block building surrounded by iron fences and barbed wire. There’s a sinking hollowness in the pit of my stomach as I know I have nothing positive to tell these men. To my left, I pass a man and woman walking. Each is dressed quite peculiarly and each has a brown bag in their hand. No doubt they were arrested last night while out on the town. Still attired in their best, with their belts, watches, wallets, etc., in the

brown sacks, they begin the miles of walking back to a gas station which is the closest sign of civilization. They will soon make their way to a bondman’s office to finish paperwork and, if lucky, to one of the local wreckers and discover the hundreds of dollars they owe for the night their vehicle spent in custody. (Little do they know they’ll soon receive a bill for their “stay”). The zigging and zagging continues. It’s dark. The bright lights on my truck illuminate turkeys and wild hogs scurrying through the palmettos and the thick brush that encapsulates this tiny winding road. There are no lamps to illuminate this maze. Total blackness continues as I near my final purpose. The road begins to open up. At once, piercing through obscurity, a new, grotesquely bright, blinking neon sign assaults my vision.  The idea of jail and being arrested is foreign to a great number of my clients. Doctors, nurses, engineers, teachers, business people, EMT’s, and entrepreneurs are among a few of the professionals I have represented. A great percentage of these arrests have ultimately seen their charges dropped completely and/or

have been taken to trial and won. In fact, one unlucky fellow was arrested because his name was similar to someone the police were looking for. The point is the vast majority of law enforcement work their tails off to keep us safe. They are also human. Witnesses lie. People embellish. Mistakes are made. Except for those delinquent on child support, every person entering incarceration is suspected of a crime — suspected. The Constitution sets forth that a citizen of this nation is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. We are all citizens. We are citizens of this county, citizens of this state and citizens of this country. The Golden Rule reads, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” Most of us were taught this simple rule as children, yet somehow we’ve become judgmental and jaded. A bright, faux hotel, blinking neon sign alerting visitors to the “Green Roof Inn” and that there is a “vacancy” is absolutely hysterical. Until it’s you.

L ETTERS County should levy impact fees Dear Editor: I read a recent edition of the Daytona Beach News-Journal that we are the only county in the area that does not have impact fees for new construction. The rate ranges from $2,137 in Volusia to $8,557 in Manatee County. Builders incorporate these fees into the price of their homes. The average buyer is usually only interested in the amount of the monthly payment. This giveaway, in light of a recent 14% tax rate increase, is unfair, unjust, and a disregard for the taxpayer of Palm Coast. Our elected officials must bear the responsibility of their actions. Flagler impact fees have been suspended since 2015. Are we being treated fairly?  BARNETT COGAN Palm Coast

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Deputies seize cannabis, THC hash oil and $46,222 cash in search of Palm Coast house Deputies arrested Felix Vega, 20, on drug-related charges. JONATHAN SIMMONS NEWS EDITOR

Flagler County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit members seized 5.3 pounds of cannabis, 1.5 pounds of THC hash oil  and a  total of $46,222 cash after a search of a house at  196 Pine Grove Drive in Palm Coast the morning of March 1. They arrested Felix Vega, 20, and charged him with possession of drug paraphernalia and  two counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release. He is being held at the Flagler County Detention Facility on $5,500 bond. The March 1 search was related to a raid a month ago, on Feb. 1, of a house at 15 Fariston Lane, where deputies seized 12 firearms, a half pound of cannabis and $8,433 cash. That search followed a series of tips sent to Crime Stoppers of North East Florida about suspicious activity at that address.  After the Feb. 1 search, deputies arrested Morgan Michael Byrnes, 27, and Shawn Timothy Byrnes, 63, at the house.  Morgan Byrnes was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of

Deputies seized 5.3 pounds of cannabis, 1.5 pounds of THC hash oil and a total of $46,222 in a March 1 search of a Palm Coast house.

ammunition by a convicted felon, possession of cannabis with intent to distribute, possession of THC oil and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on Feb. 26 after posting an $11,000 bond.  Shawn Byrnes was charged with possession of THC oil, possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released the same day after posting a $3,500 bond. But the investigation led investigations unit members to Vega and resulted in the  search on March 1 after evidence suggested Vega was running a cannabis ring with Morgan Byrnes. “Our SIU detectives did a great

job connecting these two poison peddlers and taking them both into custody and out of our community,” Sheriff Rick Staly said in the news release. “We have knowledge of previous violent crimes in Flagler County surrounding marijuana sales to include home invasions and attempted murder. I’ve instructed our SIU team to go after these drug dealers and get them off the streets of Flagler County before further violence occurs, and that is what they are doing.” Further charges are pending on Morgan Byrnes and Felix Vega, according to the news release.

BRIEFS Chick-fil-A manager arrested after allegedly taking over $9,000 from the restaurant An employee of the Palm Coast Chick-fil-A, located at 1000 Palm Coast Parkway NW, was arrested after he stole $9,997.20 from the business, according to a charging affidavit from the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office. Austin Lee Eastmoore, 25, allegedly generated large refunds during shifts at work. As a manager, Eastmoore, who worked at the restaurant for more than a year, was able to generate refunds without needing authorization from a superior. The theft was brought to FCSO attention because another manager reported not being able to close out the daily sales due to discrepancies in the change fund. Corresponding video surveillance shows Eastmoore generating refunds, mostly for large party chicken tender platters, and never actually giving the money back to a customer for the refund. The video shows Eastmoore generating refunds and then throwing the receipts out, which is not company policy. In other instances, the video shows Eastmoore removing cash from the till, walking to Mothe safe and putting the thernearby k owpocket. cash innhis s best Eastmoore was taken to the Flagler County Detention Facility on March 3 and was charged with grand theft of over $5,000.

Matanzas student charged with felony after making threat toward school A 14-year-old male student at Matanzas High School was arrested on March 6, after he allegedly filed a false report concerning the use of firearms at the school. Dean of Students Thomas Wooleyhan reported that a student had made threats to “shoot up the school” after doing poorly on a math assignment, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release. The student was interviewed and admitted to making the comment. However, he said the it was a joke. Several students and teachers who witnessed the comment confirmed the threat was made. The student was taken to the Flagler County Detention Facility. “We have made it clear to Sheriff Staly that we will not tolerate threats on or to our campuses,” Flagler County Schools Superintendent James Tager said in a release. These are not joking matters, and we stand with our law enforcement partners in ensuring all students, teachers, and staff can learn and work in a safe environment.” Any suspicious activity should be reported to the FCSO immediately by calling 911 for an emergency or 386-313-4911 for a non-emergency. Tips can be submitted through Crime Stoppers at 1-888-277-TIPS (8477).

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Dear Editor: Safety, including children’s safety at school, should always be of a top concern, but it takes a dramatic issue to bring it to the front again. There is no way to completely protect children while walking to and from school as well as while in classes. I worked in school districts in urban areas where the schools looked like small jails because of the window coverings, the doors locked and security officers at the front door. We were relatively safe, but even then some kid with vengeance in his/her mind would get through. I would like to point out that almost all school shootings have been at predominately white population schools, not urban schools. The same protections can be had here in Flagler, if we don’t allow the tail to wag the dog. Arming school personnel is not only crazy but also dangerous. Just because you have a gun does not mean you are trained to use it. And the questions are, Who would be trained? and, What would they carry?   Armed school resource officers are always brought up as well, but that did not protect the kids in Parkland. What exactly did that officer do? And the supposed cost of $120,000 per deputy is crazy also. Does anybody ever ask why this would cost so much? You could have 10 officers, and it may not be enough. Besides, the fact still remains that the sheriff is required to protect everyone. His department is already double-

billing the taxpayers for extra protections in Palm Coast. Shelter-in-place planning, training and action would prevent most school shootings if there is an active shooter. Go to a classroom, close and lock the door and stay away from the windows and call for help on the phone is how it works. I have planned and executed these drills in schools as a former school administrator. What relly works is a good rumor mill listener. Students talk about things going on currently as well as what they have heard. Somebody, a school person, has to listen and follow up on rumors even if they are fake. I prevented almost every fight we had at school, and a gun brought on the school campus, by listening to the students who will tell. There were lots of rumors in Parkland, but no one listened. Keep in mind there are hundreds of terrorists in the United States. Most are white supremacists in groups. These are who should frighten people more than what they see on TV overseas. Keep a level head, stick to facts and not emotions, and keep one goal in mind: Protecting children.

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the First Friday festivities. Perry was able to share the students’ message on stage during First Friday, leading to a standing ovation from many of the hundreds gathered at Veterans Park. FPC senior Samantha Shumaker sang “God Bless America” to the crowd, and Perry read the names of the 17 Parkland shooting victims as students lined the stage holding signs supporting their message. During the moment of silence honoring the victims, Flagler Beach resident Elizabeth Mailhoit stood in the crowd with her eyes closed and head bowed. Tears rolled down her cheeks. With a shaken voice, the only words she could muster up to describe her feelings on the massacre at Parkland and other school shootings in the nation were: “I have children.” “We chose a message that I think everyone can get behind,” Perry said after speaking on stage. “Like I’ve been saying all week, it’s about spreading a message of peace, love and positivity, and they really responded to that, and I think we really succeeded in our goal of uniting Flagler together.” Perry said that  the crowd at First Friday likely didn’t know he was going to speak at their event, but that was the whole point. “These 17 victims at Parkland didn’t know that a shooter was going to show up at their school, but look what happened, you know?” he said. “It’s a harsh reality, but it can happen anywhere at any time to anyone, and so we wanted to get out there and get our message heard.” As a 15-year-old, FPC sophomore Alyssa Santore said a school shooting is something she never thought she’d have to think about. While she and other students are voicing their school safety concerns to state representatives to hopefully stimulate change at a higher level, they’re also focusing on what they can do locally as students who aren’t old enough to vote. “I think that since it happened at a high school, and it’s so close to home, it struck a chord with all of us to realize that it really could have happened anywhere, and it could have happened to us,” Santore said. Flagler County Commissioner Donald O’Brien was one of several elected officials at the march to support the students’ activism. “First and foremost, I’ll stand shoulder to shoulder any time with folks that want to be engaged in the process of government and being involved with local issues,” O’Brien said. “And then also, I

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“We want to make sure that people don’t think this is a partisan thing. It’s not a Democrat march. It’s not for gun safety. We’re not trying to strip away anyone’s rights here. This is about effecting local change and bringing everyone together.” TYLER PERRY, FPCHS SGA president Photos by Paige Wilson

FPCHS SGA President Tyler Perry and SGA member Alyssa Santore lead the march as the group finishes the trek over the bridge.

read the five points that they were talking about, and I can’t disagree with any of them.” Perry said he’s going to continue to meet with local community leaders to help bring five goals to fruition: 1. Requiring one school resource officer per 1,000 students in all Flagler County schools 2. Fostering student-to-student connections, spreading positivity and modeling good behavior 3. Standing against false reporting so that our counties’ resources can be better spent on real threats 4. Establishing a new “See Something, Say Something” curriculum introduced to all high school freshmen 5. Requiring active shooter training for all faculty and students “I really want to stress that this is an event for uniting Flagler, for bringing everyone together regardless of party affiliation, regardless of any political agenda,” Perry said. “This is really to bring about local change.” Email Paige Wilson at paige@ palmcoastobserver.com Flagler Beach resident Elizabeth Mailhoit gets emotional during the moment of silence for the 17 victims of the Parkland shooting.

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City officials threatened action against trash hauler Waste Pro during a March 6 City Council meeting, saying Waste Pro hasn’t been completing pickups. “Our residents pay for that service to be met. This is getting rather frustrating,” Palm Coast Mayor Milissa Holland said at the meeting. “I think we’ve all been very patient through the storms, and we understood that that was taxing on our waster hauler. ... I am running out of patience with getting emails of not having residents have garbage pickup. They are paying for a service, they deserve that service. We have to find a resolution.” Waste Pro spokesman Ron Pecora told the Palm Coast Observer that Waste Pro is engaging with the city to work things out. “We are working closely with all levels of the city to ensure our service meets the needs of Palm Coast,” he said. “This is a very important contract, and our local and corporate offices are addressing these concerns.” Holland said County Commission Chairman Greg Hansen told her Waste Pro had told the county that it was having trouble keeping enough staff as employees moved to construction jobs. She asked City Manager Jim Landon if Waste Pro had communicated with him about missed routes. “I share your frustration, along

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The Flagler County School Board is preparing to accept bids for the Corporate 1 Plaza parcel. Michael Collard Properties, the Winter Park-based developer responsible for the redevelopment of the Island Walk Shopping Center on Palm Coast Parkway, offered the district $1.8 million for the 7.4-acre vacant plot of land last year, but the board decided not to move forward. They wanted to inventory the district’s capital project needs and have the property appraised before making a decision. The parcel was appraised at $1.4 million in 2014, but that was before the old, defunct ITT building on the site was demolished, likely raising its value. The board is now preparing to accept bids, due by May 2. Three new appraisals are being undertaken but have not been completed. Speaking at a School Board workshop March 6, board members decided against setting a minimum bid amount, wary of picking a number before the appraisals are in, or of skewing the bid results. There will be a pre-bid meeting at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4, at the Government Services Building at 1769 E. Moody Blvd., Building 2 in Bunnell. Parcel information is available at bit. ly/2FmKO9E.

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6. “I understand that our budget categories come with strings. … But it feels very uncomfortable spending this kind of money on this when we know that there are going to be necessary expenditures on other facility items.” Finance Director Tom Tant replied that the money in the fund can only be used for insurance payments for measures to decrease the district’s insurance rates through an employee wellness program. District staff members, said district attorney Kristy Gavin, were surveyed about the possibility of adding fitness centers at six locations, and most respondents indicated interest. At some locations, staff members are using exercise equipment that they brought for home and donated, creating a potential liability for the district. The new equipment — including treadmills, ellipticals, exercise bikes, stair climbers and dumbbells — would be installed at the Government Services Building, Bunnell Elementary, Rymfire Elementary, Matanzas High, Buddy Taylor Middle and Indian Trails Middle. Staff at Wadsworth Elementary would be able to use the equipment at Buddy Taylor, and staff at Belle Terre Elementary would be able to use the equipment at Indian Trails. Flagler Palm Coast High School doesn’t have space for a new facility but already has a workout room, and Old Kings Elementary doesn’t currently have any space for additional fitness equipment. District staff are considering options. The proposal will come to the School Board for a vote at a future meeting.

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Tyrone Jones’ father never doubted his son’s abilities on the mat. He did, however, challenge his work ethic. Jones, a senior on Matanzas wrestling team, said his father told him he wasn’t working hard enough to compete with the state’s other top wrestlers. “I told him I would prove him wrong,” Jones said. “And I did.” Jones defeated Brandon’s Andreus Bond to win the Class 2A State title in the 145-pound weight class on Saturday, March 3, at Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee, to become the firstever state champion in Matanzas sports history. In addition, Justin Swilling was the only Pirate to ever qualify for the state final prior to Jones, doing so in 2008. Jones, who had been wrestling defensively for most of the match, was down 4-2 with 19 seconds left. “When I knew it was crunch time, I decided to attack,” he said. Jones got a takedown with eight seconds left and was awarded an extra point because Bond was stalling. He held on to win 5-4. “I told myself to just get up, to not celebrate and to just shake his hand,” Jones said. “But once the ref raised my hand, I lost all focus.” Pirates fans weren’t the only ones cheering, however. Jones, who wrestled at Flagler Palm Coast for three seasons prior to his transfer to crosstown rival Matanzas, had the support of his

former coaches and teammates. Jones was expelled from FPC his junior year following a nonwrestling-related fight at the school. Jones still has love for his old school, though. The Bulldogs coaches are the ones who trained him when he first joined the team in his freshman year. The team’s other wrestlers are still some of his closest friends. “I’m a Bulldog at heart,” said Jones, who finished the season with a 58-3 record. “But, everything happens for a reason. I ended up over here, and I really believe that’s what set me up for the state title. Everything fell into place.” FPC’S HOLDER WINS SECOND-STRAIGHT TITLE

Before FPC senior grappler Avery Holder set foot on the mat for the final wrestling match of his career, the Class 3A State Final, he told himself one thing: “You’ve been here before.” Miami Southwest’s Julian Hernandez had Holder on his back in the first period of the match, but Holder fought back, reversing Hernandez and eventually taking him down to win the title in the 132-pound weight class on Saturday. Holder, who won the state title in the 126-pound weight class in 2017, joins Mike Fries as the only Bulldogs wrestlers to win multiple individual state titles. Fries accomplished the feat after winning back-to-back in 1998 and 1999. Holder said he got a congratulatory text from Fries after Saturday’s win. Holder finished the 2018 season with a 54-2 record, dominating the 132-pound class in an otherwise up-and-down season for the Bulldogs. “I went out with a bang,” Holder said. “It’s finally over.”

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he 2018 Winter Olympic Games came to an end nearly two weeks ago, but the people of the hot and humid Flagler and Volusia Counties are still feeling inspired. Nearly a week after the conclusion of the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, a local couple walked into the Daytona Ice Rink looking to ice skate, according to arena employee Brandon Galarneau. Galarneau said that the couple, inspired by the majestic and graceful performances of the world’s top ice skaters at the Olympics, wanted to give skating a shot. It was their first time on the ice — ever. “The better we do in the Olympics, the more hype winter sports gets here in the United States,” Galarneau said. The Daytona Ice Arena, located at 2400 S. Ridgewood Ave. in Daytona Beach, held a celebration for the Winter Olympics on Feb. 24. The arena, which is the only available ice rink in both Flagler and Volusia counties, hosted a figure skating event, youth and adult hockey games, speed skating and curling. Hundreds of people filtered into the arena throughout the day. The arena also has a “Learn to Skate” program, which teaches its students the basics of ice skating in a once-per-week, 30-minute group lesson. The program, which sees about 100 total students on most days, has increased by about 20-to-30 students since the conclusion of the Olympics. “I’ve met figure skaters throughout the years who said the only reason they got into it was because they saw people like Michelle Kwan or (Kristi) Yamaguchi or people like that competing in the Olympics,” Galarneau said. “It inspired them to come out and try the sport.” In addition, the arena also offers a “Learn to Curl” program. In its last session, the class saw over 40 people attend — its highest attendance ever. What does all this mean, exactly? Maybe it’s time to put down the surfboard and pick up a pair of ice skates! Email Ray Boone at ray@palmcoastobserver.com.


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Palm Coast Little League — which consists of nearly 600 kids, 400 families and 43 teams — is the largest official Little League in the Northeast Coast district. Games were played from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Indian Trails Sports Complex. “Opening Day is about getting everyone together,” Palm Coast Little League President Patrick Johnan said. “All the colors. All the smiles. It’s a citywide celebration.”

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Trevor Meaney hadn’t pitched in a game since the eighth grade. But after relief pitcher Troy Seetaram gave up a 2 RBI triple that cut the Bulldogs’ once-large lead to two runs in the sixth inning, Bulldogs coach Jordan Butler put his senior shortstop on the mound. “I told him to settle down and throw strikes,” Butler said. “He came in and slammed the door.” Although he gave up one run, Meaney was able to retire the next four batters. He saved his best “stuff” for last. On a 1-2 count, Meaney threw a curveball to Spruce Creek’s Camden Traficante. Traficante struck out swinging. Flagler Palm Coast survived to beat the Hawks 7-6 on the night of Thursday, March 1, at Spruce Creek High School. The Bulldogs, led by starting pitcher Aeden Celestino and consistent hitting early in the game, held a 7-1 lead entering the sixth frame. “I’ve been around Johnny Goodrich and the Spruce Creek baseball program long enough to know that they’re not going to quit,” Butler said. “It was far from over.” Butler wasn’t nervous, however, when the Hawks barreled up seven balls in the inning, including two-straight deep shots that went over the right field wall.

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FPC hadn’t been in a close game all year. “I was getting excited because I wanted to see how our guys were going to handle the pressure,” he said. “They could have folded. They could have given up when Creek started to make a comeback.” Enter Meaney. Meaney transferred to FPC before the start of his junior year. He told Butler he never wanted to pitch. But, before the start of the 2018 season, the Bulldogs lost one of their backup pitchers to transfer. Butler said he had no doubts when he sent Meaney to the mound on Thursday night. “Anybody that puts the team that high up, they’re going to get the job done,” he said.

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s Logan Fingerhut showed off his fast finger work on his Paul Reed Smith guitar alongside a track of Ozzy Osbourne’s “Crazy Train,” it would be easy to forget that he’s only 14 years old. “Those are the Ferraris of guitars,” said Mike Fingerhut, Logan’s father, about PRSs. “Those are the guitars you get when you’ve mastered guitar playing. They’re like having a car; they have to be pampered and taken care of.” For his first big gig, Logan performed with band Psycho Magnets on Feb. 17 at Finn’s Beachside Pub in Flagler Beach. “It’s a little crazy to think of what’s happening,” Logan said. The lead singer of Psycho Magnets, Bill Hamilton, visited Logan a few weeks before the show to see his talents in person. “There was some hesitation because you never know when someone’s going to be who they say they are,” Hamilton said. But Logan was good to his word. “For someone his age to be able to be that good, it’s very rare that you see that,” Hamilton said. After getting special permission from Finn’s’ staff to be in the pub after 9 p.m. since he’s not 21, Logan rocked on the guitar for five songs on stage with the Psycho Magnets. Mike said Finns was packed wall to wall for the performance. “The adults that were there could care less about his age,” Mike said. “All they cared about was how incredible the playing was.”

Hamilton said he’s mentoring Logan about the music business, teaching him what goes into performing and behind-the-scenes work. “I’m looking forward to playing with him again,” Hamilton said. “I’m hoping by him kind of coming in with Psycho Magnets that he’ll be able to learn some more to try to seek out people closer to his age to put something together.” Logan will perform a 45-minute set of his choosing, with Bill Hamilton on bass and vocals, and Psycho Magnets’ Barry Welch on drums as an opening act for Psycho Magnets at Finn’s at 9 p.m. on April 28. “For performing, I don’t worry about messing up because if I do, people aren’t going to really notice it, and if they do notice it, I’ll fix it or it’s not going to affect anything else,” Logan said. PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

Since age 5, Logan has been working to master guitar beyond just learning chords. He’s advanced past the level of several Palm Coast instructors and has been taking lessons with well-known guitar coach Tony Smotherman in Jacksonville for about a year now. “Tony specializes in more intricate guitar playing, like getting deeper and deeper into the chords and things like that,” Mike said. “Since he’s been up with Tony, his guitar levels have skyrocketed.” Logan outgrew his first two guitars, but gained another in 2015 to award his hard work: Anthony Wild, founder of Kids Rock the Nation, presented him with a guitar during a First Friday event in Flagler Beach. “It influenced me to start playing with people because (Wild) does open-mics at multiple bars and stuff, and it got me to start playing in front of people,” Logan said. The Fingerhuts have known

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Wild for years, personally and professionally. “One of the things Anthony tells Logan all the time is that the people out here are your friends, not to get nervous because they’re here to see you and to just think of them as friends, not as strangers on the street,” Mike said. “I think that eases his nerves.” Logan said he doesn’t get nervous before performing. “Playing with a recording or playing by myself, you don’t really get the feel of music,” he said. “But playing with people, you’re not really worried about playing it perfectly. You’re worried about having fun.” As an eighth-grader at Indian Trails Middle School who takes dual-enrollment high school classes, Logan manages his time well, practicing guitar one to two hours after school every day and three-hour lessons with Smotherman over the weekend. “It’s really not that bad between evening out guitar time, social time, homework time,” he said. “It all fits in. At parts, it may become a little stressful learning new things in all areas.” Logan plans to start taking college classes throughout high school to get a head start before pursuing a career in the medical field, and, of course, finding time to rock.

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YOUR TOWN MHS STUDENTS HONOR VICTIMS FROM STONEMAN DOUGLAS HIGH On March 6, students at Matanzas High School honored the 17 victims of the mass shooting that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland on Feb. 14. The names of the students were displayed on chairs next to object representing the students’ passions. MHS students also signed a banner supporting MSDHS that will be sent to the school in South Florida.

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Walk For Food: Grace Community Food Pantry raises about $9,000 for Flagler County pantry and donation efforts In addition to the pantry, Grace Tabernacle Ministries has a Fed by Grace Backpack Program and more. PAIGE WILSON COMMUNITY EDITOR

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Representing Florida Healthcare Plans, Palm Coast resident Haylie Allegra, Daytona Beach resident Bissy Holden and Bunnell Mayor Catherine Robinson start the walk.

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About 200 people took strides around the track at Flagler Palm Coast High School on Saturday, March 3, for Grace Community Food Pantry’s third-annual Walk For Food. About $9,000 was raised from the fundraising efforts starting in January through the event, said Grace Community Food Pantry Volunteer Dottie Colletta. “This is really just great,” Coletta said. “It’ll put food on the table and food in kid’s bellies.” Grace Tabernacle Ministries Pastor Charles Silano said he’s proud of the volunteer’s hard work. “It means a lot,” he said. “Not only are they having fun, but they’re passionate about the pantry. ... It’s like one big family.” Grace Community Food Pantry serves nearly 3,000 families per month with much-needed food and necessities, according to a press release. Walk participants donated nonperishable items and bid on raffle items at the event. “Even if it’s a canned good or a dollar, people don’t think something small can make a difference, but it does,” said Melinda Myles, Indian Trails Middle School coordinator.

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Indian Trails Middle School Community Problem Solvers work to help kids who can’t afford to play sports The CmPS group is looking for new and used equipment donations from the community. PAIGE WILSON COMMUNITY EDITOR

Indian Trails Middle School seventh-grader Francisco Cruz loves playing soccer through a local competitive league. But some of his friends can’t afford to pay the about $1,000 season cost. Twelve students at Indian Trails Middle School are on a mission to assist with their Community Problem Solvers group Save Our Sports. “We’re trying to help kids in our community, in Flagler County, who want to play sports, but can’t due to funding, lack of equipment, whatever the cause may be,” seventh-grader Paisley Armstrong said. “We want to help them to achieve their goals so that they can play the sports that they want. In the fall, the group polled ITMS students to see how big of a problem this is in their own school. About 85% of the students at ITMS participated in the survey, and 14.8% said they could not join sports activities because of a lack of money or equipment. “We found out that a lot of kids actually can’t play sports. They don’t have enough money,” seventh-grader Francisco Cruz said. “So, we started an equipment drive. We have a little basket in

our classroom. We already have some equipment.” While most of the equipment collected so far has been from group members, their families and people at ITMS, the group is working to make this issue known around the community. Save Our Sports reached out to Palm Coast Little League President Patrick Johnan to arrange a way for families who need help to get season discounts depending on income. Eighth-grader Isabella Whiston said a few of her brother’s little league teammates are benefiting from this offer. ITMS held a Breakfast with Santa fundraiser in December where about 100 people attended for $5 per person. The profits were split between all of ITMS’ Future Problem Solver groups. The next step for Save Our Sports will be to reach out to other schools in Flagler County. “We’re going to connect with all the schools to see if there are kids who can’t afford sports, and take a survey to see how many kids there are so we can get them the equipment they need,” seventh-grader Lexis Angel said. Group members are also contacting local businesses and are in the process of filling out grant paperwork to send to the Bill and

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each. “I love helping little kids because they’re just so fun,” Angel said. “Seeing little kids grow up and play sports, knowing that we helped them, that makes me really happy.” Email Paige Wilson at paige@ palmcoastobserver.com

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West Marine sets grand opening A new West Marine store in Palm Coast is scheduled for a grand opening 8 a.m. March 17. The 6,000-plus-square-foot store is located at 250 Palm Coast Parkway NE, Unit 507. The store will be managed by Tim Loftus, who said his staff of 10 employees have a combined 110 years of boating, fishing, sailing, cruising and paddling experience. “My staff is more than ready to get people out on the water either for the first time or expert anglers,” he said in a release.

Gioia Sails South to move into larger facility Gioia Sails South, located at 14 Commerce Blvd., announced the company’s official groundbreaking to be on March 16, according to a news release. The groundbreaking will be for a 30,000-square-foot building that the company is having built by Commercial Construction Inc. Gioia Sails South, which has a total of 55 employees, was looking for a larger facility for its growing canvas and upholstery manufacturing operation. Over the past four years, the company’s sales have increased from $2.9 million to $5.3 million.

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Rev. Elijah Emanuel, Facility Manger of the G.W. Carver Community Center, Bunnell, presents a plaque of appreciation to Elijah Miller, Manager of the Wendy’s in Bunnell.

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Four-bedroom house in Hammock Dunes tops list Grand Reserve and Golf Club D.R. Horton Inc. Jacksonville, of St. Johns, sold 115 Fairway Court to Daniel Martin and Angle Schumaker, of Bunnell, for $189,990. Built in 2017, the house has four bedrooms, two baths and 1,862 square feet.

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D.R. Horton Inc. Jacksonville, of St. Johns, sold 128 Fairway Court to Kimberley Snell, of Bunnell, for $180,990. Built in 2017, the house has three bedrooms, two baths and 1,714 square feet.

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Condos Janet Krolicki, of Palm Coast, sold 35 Casa Bella Circle, Unit 1203, to Edward and Julie Duffy, of Palm Coast, for $550,000. Built in 2005, the house has three bedrooms, 2.5 baths and 2,480 square feet. It sold in 2005 for $727,400.

Edward Pratt and Maria , Delamerens-Pratt, of Palm Coast, sold 200 Ocean Crest Drive, Unit 716, to Waclaw Blaszko, individually and as trustee, for $415,000. Built in 2003, the condo has three bedrooms, three baths and 1,676 square feet. It sold in 2006 for $1,040,000.

Karen Renckley and Barbara Crawford, of Jacksonville, sold 300 Marina Bay Drive, Unit 306, to Charles Dillon, as trustee, for $235,000. Built in 2000, the condo has two bedrooms, two baths and 1,020 square feet. It sold in 2003 for $212,000. Carlos and Rosanne Garcia, of Milford, Michigan, sold 31 Pine Hurst Place to Robert and Patricia Knight, of Snohomish, Washington, for $159,900. Built in 1980, the condo has three bedrooms, two baths and 1,163 square feet. It sold in 2016 for $85,000.

Grand Haven Kevin Kupeck and Nancy Moffat, of Palm Coast, sold 27 Front St. to David and Wendy Norman, of Palm Beach Gardens, for $690,000. Built in 2002, the house has three bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a shared dock and 3,003 square feet. It sold in 2014 for $555,000.

Kristina Reintamm, of Jersey City, New Jersey, sold 5 Players Circle to Randy and Lisa Schmidt, of West Chester, Pennsylvania, for $312,000. Built in 2000, the house has three bedrooms, two baths, a fireplace, swimming pool and 2,035 square feet. It sold in 2010 for $275,000.

Indian Trails Gold Coast Investments LLC, of Miami, sold 45 Boxwood Lane to Peter and Sally Hyde, of Palm Coast, for $175,000. Built in 1985, the house has three bedrooms, two baths and 1,802 square feet. It sold in 2017 for $135,000.

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Quail Hollow Seagate Homes LLC, of Palm Coast, sold 19 Zinnia Court to Sergei Limansky and Marina

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Pine Lakes Caren Chanley, individually and as trustee, sold 46 Wolford Lane to Donald Madley, of Palm Coast, for $170,000. Built in 1988, the house has three bedrooms, two baths and 1,724 square feet.

Carmelo and Deborah Troisi, and Nicholas and Kaitlin Troisi, of Ontario, Canada, sold 9 Slate Blue Place to Cathy and Joshua Parker, of Palm Coast, for $175,000. Built in 2006, the house has three bedrooms, two baths and 2,039 square feet. It sold in 2006 for $215,000.

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Michael Colfer, of Jacksonville, sold 29 Forge Lane to Susann Basta, of Palm Coast, for $149,750. Built in 1988, the house has two bedrooms, two baths and 1,170 square feet. It sold in 2009 for $99,000.

Seminole Woods Seagate Homes LLC, of Palm Coast, sold 3 Senseney Path to Robert and Lydia Gamen, of Palm Coast, for $236,900. Built in 2017, the house has four bedrooms, two baths and 2,420 square feet.

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Palm Harbor Ronald and Kathleen Kusek, of Boonton, New Jersey, sold 10 Crow Court to James and Jayne Harris, of Palm Coast, for $400,000. Built in 1979, the house has three bedrooms, two baths and 2,144 square feet.

Limanskaya, of San Francisco, for $207,649. Built in 2017, the house has three bedrooms, two baths and 1,800 square feet.

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Ceasre and Lydia Spagnuolo, of Flagler Beach, sold 23 Leidel Drive to Michael Kanter, of Palm Coast, for $166,500. Built in 2004, the house has four bedrooms, two baths and 1,728 square feet. It sold in 2004 for $155,900.

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ANTIQUE OAK telephone bench with cushion. Excellent condition $85.00. Call 386-313-6554.

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BEAUTIFUL CHINA cabinet, two glass shelves, $200.00 Call 386-503-6535. BLACK LEATHER recliner, & 4 new, light wooden arm chairs. All for $200 OBO. Call 908-456-4790.

DICK BOGER YACHT SALES Demand for clean yachts has AGAIN exceeded our brokerage inventory. Used boat market is strong. We have buyers for Power & Sail - List now - Free appraisals. We have buyers for all sizes of boats. Bob Updegrave Palm Coast Agent (386) 449-9161 radiowaves11@att.net

HARLEY DAVIDSON leather jackets. His and hers, large, black, $175 each. Call 321-412-1294.

POWER FLO 2800 airless paint sprayer. New in box, $150.00 firm. Call 386-445-1494.

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REFRIGERATOR FRIGIDAIRE white $100; Hotpoint oven self clng., white $100. 386-503-6535.

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BUYING OLD Boy Scout Patches. Paying up to $300 for some items. Call 843−817−9602.

LOST DOG FROM PALM COAST Poncho has been gone since 11/23. He traveled from Palm Coast, Bunnell, Ormond Beach and Port Orange. Last seen in the Tomoka State Park area a few weeks ago. He could be anywhere.

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7 COVINGTON LN., Waterfront, 95x165. Paid $227K, asking $125k CT., OBO. Anxious, no Realtors. 14 FLAMETREE Waterfront 80x125. Call 386-302-0362. Furnished 3BR/2BA/2CG. New roof. Qualified only

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Installed-Replace-Repairs-Remodel Installed-Replace-Repairs-Remodel Awnings - Installed, Replaced Appliance - Installed Awnings ReplacedBed Frames, Beds Assemble- Installed, - Toys, Furniture, Appliance and More- Installed Assemble - Toys, Furniture, Bed Frames, Beds Attic - Insulation and AtticMore - Stairs Attic - Insulation Attic - Flooring Attic - Stairs Bathroom - Remodel, Full or Partial Attic - Flooring Bathroom -- Remodel, Fixtures, Grab Towel Racks Bathroom Full orBars, Partial Bathroom -- Fixtures, Shower Doors, Vanities, Bathroom Grab Bars, TowelToilet Racks Repair - Shower Doors, Vanities, Toilet Repair Bathroom Bathroom -- Flooring, Bathroom Flooring,Tile, Tile,Laminated, Laminated,Wood, Wood, Linoleumand andMore More Linoleum Bathroom -- Tile, Tile,All AllAreas Areas Bathroom Bathroom -- Grout, Grout,Remove, Remove,Installed InstalledNew New Bathroom Bathroom -- Painting Painting Bathroom Batteries Batteries--Installed, Installed,Replaced Replaced Cabinets Any Room In The Cabinets --Installed, Installed,Replaced, Replaced, Any Room In Home Including GarageGarage The Home Including Carpentry Carpentry -- Interior, Interior,Exterior Exterior Caulk Windows, Trim, Trim, Caulk -- Sinks, Sinks, Tubs, Tubs, Showers, Showers, Windows, Doors Doors Ceiling Ceiling- -Repairs, Repairs,Popcorn, Popcorn,Knockdown, Knockdown,Paint Paint Closet Built,Any AnyRoom, Room, Install Shelving, Closet -- Built, Install Shelving, Organizers Organizers Closet Doors - Installed, Repair, Pocket Door Closet Doors - Installed, Repair, Pocket Door Installed, Repair Installed,- Repair, Repair Replace, Paint Columns Columns Repair, Replace, Paint Curtain - Rods, Curtain - Rods, Deck / Porch - Repair, Replaced, Powerwash, Deck Stain / Porch - Repair, Replaced, Powerwash, Paint, Paint, Stain Dog / Cat Door - Installed Dog / -CatInterior, Door - Installed Door Exterior, All types, Installed, Door - Interior, Exterior, All Dead types, Bolts, Installed, Replaced, Repair, Locks, Door Replaced, Repair, Locks, Dead Bolts, Door Knobs. Painting Doors - Glass Door Roller, Replacement Knobs. Painting Driveways - Powerwash, Paint, Stain Doors - Glass Door Roller, Replacement Drywall - Spackle, Taped, Paint, Finish,Stain Texture, Paint, Driveways - Powerwash, Installed, Replaced Drywall -Repair, Spackle, Taped, Finish, Texture, Dryer Cleaning - ***AVOID FIRES*** Paint,Vent Installed, Repair, Replaced Fascia Board - Removed, Repair, FIRES*** Paint Dryer Vent Cleaning - ***AVOID Fence Gates- -Removed, Repair, Installed, Wood, Vinyl, Fascia/Board Repair, Paint Powerwash, Paint, Stain Installed, Wood, Vinyl, Fence / Gates - Repair, Flooring - Tile, Laminate, Wood, Linoleum, Powerwash, Paint, Stain Garage Door Opener - Installed, Replaced Flooring - Tile, Laminate, Wood, Linoleum, Garage Floor - Paint, Shelves, Organizer Garage Make Door Opener Garage Over - Installed, Replaced Garage -Floor - Paint, Shelves, Organizer Gutters Cleaning Garage Make Over Hand Rails - Installed, Replace, Paint, Stain Gutters Board - Cleaning Planking - Installed, Replaced, Hardie Hand Rails Repair, Paint- Installed, Replace, Paint, Stain Hardie Board Planking - Installed, Replaced, Hurricane Shutters - Installed, Removed Repair, Paint Hurricane Shutters - Installed Screws Into House HurricaneProtection Shutters - -Installed, Removed Hurricane Plywood over windows

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Kitchen - Fixture

TRIMMING SPECIALS Kitchen - Tile Backsplash, Installed, “Everything but the Lawn” Removed, Replaced, Detailing, Gutters, Kitchen - Trimming, Cabinets, Weeding, Installed, Mulch, Replaced, Cleaned, Pressure Washing, Leaf Cleanups Counter Top 386-263-7032 Kitchen - Disposals, Installed, Replaced

THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2018

Classifieds 25B 29B

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$339,900. Brokers welcome 4%. Owner/Realtor 386-302-0362.

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APPLIANCE REPAIR

CONCRETE

COASTAL APPLIANCE SERVICE TEAM, LLC

KITCHEN/BATH REMODELING

PAVERSTRAVERTINEANDMORE.COM

In home appliance service & repair Palm Coast/Flagler County Prompt and Dependable

267531

386-986-7675 Lic/Insured

Repairs/Refinish-Tubs|Sinks|Tile Countertop | Safety Seats Tub Walk-Thrus

Mr. Bathtub

248827

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Non-Slip Treatment for ALL floors and tubs

FREE ESTIMATES!

AUTO SERVICE

| 904.806.0360

LANDSCAPING & LAWN

Christian Nursery

Landscaping & Irrigation, Inc. Wholesale • Retail Residential & Commercial

NEW CONCRETE OR CONCRETE REPAIR Quality Work at Affordable Prices S & D Construction and Maintenance, Inc.

268876

386-437-0041

• Palms • Sods & Resodding • Drainage Sprinkler Systems • Well Packages • Trees & Plants available Specialize in all kinds of clean-ups

CERTIFIED COLLISION REPAIR SHOP 410 N. Railroad Ave, Bunnell, FL 32110

Special LOW RATES on Lawn Maintenance, Grass Cuttting, Edging, Trimming & Much More! CALL FOR A FREE ESTIMATE

Established in 1979

Concrete • Pavers • Travertine Fire Pits • and More

Lic# FC9410 & Ins.

386 - 446 -1655

ORMOND FINE AUTOS “Your Full Service Hometown Dealer”

DOORS

ASE Certified Master Technicians

22 Bimini Lane • Bunnell (Call for Directions)

LANDSCAPE SERVICE

Call Mike Abate

Serving the area for over 19 years

Commercial & Residential

Spring

Mulch • Rock • Trees • Curbing • Mowing Cleanups! Hedges • Sidewalks • Designing 5x8 Trailer, You load, I remove. Pressure Washing • Debris Removal

268860

Foreign and Domestic

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

437-9713 or 931-5702

CUTSCAPE

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Ask for James Sorrentino 268873

INC.

386.503.7712

We will buy or consign your car 386-672-2474

Professional Lawn and Landscape Services

LICENSE # FC11803 / # GAR13041803

Lawn Maintenance • Irrigation • Landscaping • Sod • Design • Rock/Mulch 266132

www.DreamScapesFlorida.com

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17 Old Kings Road North • Palm Coast

ECONOMY MOVING Call Kenny (386) 444-1364

BICYCLES

WE CHOMP HIGH PRICES!

“God Bless You”

Licensed and Insured – Free Estimates

Your Bike Shop!

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INSURANCE

268522

Questions About Health Insurance? I’ve got answers.

PALM COAST 386-446-1191 ORMOND DAYTONA 386-562-1144

CONCRETE

266156

269207

CONCRETE COATINGS OF DAYTONA

KITCHEN/BATH REMODELING

CALL US

“I Can’t Believe It’s Not Granite!”

and see what we can do for your home today!

By Kitchens & Furniture, LLC

Designs

Serving Flagler County for over 30 years

CUSTOM DESIGNED LAMINATES

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Complete Kitchen Tops

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386-243-2055

TERRY’S PLUMBING For All Your Plumbing Needs

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Free Estimates Licensed & Insured

PLUMBING

Licensed Insured

268871

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386-445-6198 Serving Flagler County Since 1987

Deanna.Kershner@yahoo.com

www.budgetblinds.com

2012

We seal cracks & holes

386.931.3414

Call today for your complimentary in-home consultation

2011

Visa/MC/Amex/Discover

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OR OST NO C ATION IG OBL Independent Licensed Agent

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30% OFF

Titanium Painters Neils Christensen

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268874

268507

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On select Signature Series CALL FOR DETAILS!

PAINTING

Deanna Kershner

BLINDS/WINDOW TREATMENTS

GUARANT EED

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Medicare Plan Options

25 Palm Harbor Village Way, #9 Palm Coast

2010

268875

386.446.1566 • Owner Dominic DiGirolamo

Fast, Reliable Service

Licensed • Insured Master Plumber CFC1426001

2 Generations Family Owned & Operated

266153

Mon.-Fri. 8-5 • Saturday 9-1

267031

No Appointment Necessary

MOVERS

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Licensed & Insured

267530

BARBER Voted Best Around 5 Years in a Row

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266154

ormondfineimports.com

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ROOFING

Stephen C Kenny & Associates, Inc State Certified Roofing Contractors CCC-1330218

•Shingles (130 + mph) •Metal •Tile •Roof Leak Experts

Fully Insured

“FREE” Wind Mitigation Inspection with all new roofs for Homeowner Insurance Discount.

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Licensed and Insured FC11961

447-9723

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State Licensed | Insured CCC1328252 | CBC1254280

Palm Coast Residential Services

TREES

CBC ROOFING COMPANY

EZ Roofing Inc. Of Flagler County

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386-328-5359

Residential Roofing Specialist

RESCREENING & REPAIRS

266137

269206

Plans to permits From large to small jobs

Proper pruning and removal of trees Safely working over houses is our speciality 27 years experience

Insurance Inspections Available • Financing Available Reliable Prompt Service

Rick Crouse, owner Licensed and Insured

R & K CERTIFIED ROOFING OF

Consolidated

FLORIDA, INC.

• New Roofs • Re-roofs • Repairs • Free Estimates

Outdoor Services

269204

Call us at (386)315-6017

Tree Experts LLC A 1

• New Roofs • Replacements • Repairs • FREE Estimates • FREE Roof Inspections & Minor Repairs LIC#CCC1331086

SCREEN REPAIRS

For All of Your Outdoor Needs

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386-986-9350

(386)463-AMPM (2676)

Shingle |Tile | Metal | Flat | Re-Roof Structural Repair | Skylights

• Locally owned and operated since 1990

State Licensed & Insured CBC#1255562

Patricia A. McBean, EA

Tax Preparation • ITIN Service )KK]ZI\MŒ)ЄWZLIJTMŒ8ZWNM[[QWVIT

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• Safely used on over 10,000 roofs in Volusia and Flagler Counties

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• Recommended by major shingle manufacturers

TAX PROFESSIONAL

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OFFICE@SKYLINED-ROOFING.COM

LICENSED & INSURED LIC# CCC1331325

ROOF CLEANING SPECIALISTS • Exclusive 3 step HVLP roof cleaning process

NEW ROOF RE-ROOF REPAIRS

Porches and Front Entry Ways Repairs Re-Screens and Repairs Pool Enclosure Repairs Pan and Sun Room Repairs Screened Garage Doors 10% OFF Gutter Repairs Any Service Hurricane Shutters With This Ad Pressure Cleaning

268680

Call Rick

386-585-5160

Basic Home Handyman Services Including Specializing in:

386-446-3100 www.rkroof.com CCC 1328712

269205

• High Pressure • Clean Anything Exterior • Lic., Ins., Worker’s comp exempt • Accidental Insurance

n Call for Informatio e about th y Business Director

LV10380

268720

WE CLEAN ROOFS WITH ZERO PRESSURE

Since 1991

266155

268511

Locally Owned and Operated 20+ years

Arborist Office: 386-264-6281 Cell: 904-669-7743

ANTHONY’S

BOBCAT AND TREE SERVICE, INC.

• TRIMMING/REMOVAL • STUMP GRINDING • FIRE MITIGATION • LANDSCAPING • PAVERS/RETAINING WALLS • MULCH/STONE/SOD Lic. & Ins.

We Can Beat Any Estimate

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503-1495

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2004 Chevy Impala 4dr, Stock#C183012 ......................................................$2,977 2002 Honda Civic LX Auto, Clean ..................................................................$4,577 2008 Ford Taurus LTD Stock#T18162R, 53k miles........................................$8,977 2014 Ford Focus 4dr SE Loaded, 43k miles .................................................$9,977 2014 Ford Focus H/B SE Stock#T182801, 40k miles....................................$9,977 2008 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Auto, Stock#T18162A, 108k miles ............... $11,977 2007 Toyota Avalon LTD 47k miles, Wow! .................................................. $11,977 2014 Ford Mustang Coupe Premium 76k miles......................................... $11,977 2014 Ford Escape SE, Stock#T183231 ...................................................... $12,977 2013 Chevy Silverado 2WD Auto, Stock#T18296A..................................... $12,977 2009 Jeep Wrangler 4X4 2dr Auto ............................................................. $15,977 2004 Ford Excursion LTD Diesel 4X4, Stock#T177322 .............................. $16,977 2015 Nissan Quest Loaded, Stock#R9855, 43k miles ............................... $16,957 2014 Lincoln MKS Loaded Stock#DT433031 ............................................. $16,977 2013 Mercedes-Benz C230 Loaded Stock#R98261, 52k miles ................. $16,977 2012 Subaru WRX LTD 51k miles............................................................... $17,977 2012 Jeep Wrangler 2dr Sport 4X4............................................................ $18,977 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee LTD Loaded .................................................... $18,977 2014 Toyota Prius V Package 5, 18k miles ................................................ $19,977 2016 Ford Fusion Energy Luxury Edition 19k miles................................... $19,977 2015 Infiniti Q50 Loaded, Stock#P9856, 49k miles ................................... $24,977 2017 Ford Mustang Convertible Ecoboost Stock#R9867........................... $26,977 2017 Ford Explorer XLT 3rd Row White, 30k miles .................................... $26,977 2016 Lincoln MKX AWD Loaded Stock#R9876........................................... $31,977 2016 Toyota 4Runner LTD Stock#DT432201, 19k miles............................. $36,977 2012 Ford Raptor Black/Black, Stock#T181351 ........................................ $37,977 2017 Ford F-250, Crew Cab 4X4, Stock#T182991 ..................................... $42,977 2016 Chevy High Country Stock#DT432852, 15k miles............................. $42,977 2017 Chevy Tahoe Loaded, Every Option, Stock#T182942, 5k miles ......... $54,977 2017 Lincoln Continental Reserve Loaded, Stock#R9869 ......................... $58,977 2016 Ford F-350 Lariat Dually 4X4, 18k miles........................................... $58,977 2017 Lincoln Navigator Fully Loaded Stock#R9847 .................................. $59,977

2006 Honda Accord LX .................................................................................$6,477 2016 Nissan Versa SV 43k miles ............................................................... $11,977 2014 Toyota Corolla S Premium 36k miles ................................................ $12,977 2016 Scion iM Hatchback 37k miles ......................................................... $13,277 2015 Scion xB Hatchback 31k miles ......................................................... $13,977 2017 Jeep Compass Sport 38k miles ........................................................ $14,977 certiFieD 2017 Toyota Corolla LE 20k miles ........................................... $15,477 2016 Nissan Sentra SR 5k miles ............................................................... $15,877 2014 Ford Mustang Convertible 25k miles ................................................ $16,477 2010 Lexus ES 350 V6 41k miles............................................................... $16,899 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 20k miles ................................................. $16,977 certiFieD 2015 Toyota Prius Two 16k miles ............................................ $17,477 2015 Honda CR-V LX 32k miles ................................................................. $17,677 2017 Kia Sportage 12k miles..................................................................... $17,977 2016 Toyota RAV4 LE 26k miles ................................................................. $18,477 2012 Lexus RX 350 AWD V6 ....................................................................... $18,977 2016 Nissan Frontier SV 7k miles.............................................................. $19,877 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited 44k miles ................................................ $19,977 2013 Acura RDX Tech Pkg 34k miles ......................................................... $21,777 2012 Audi A6 Premium Plus 25k miles ...................................................... $21,977 2015 Nissan Murano SV 51k miles ............................................................ $21,977 2015 Nissan Rogue SL 11k miles .............................................................. $22,477 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL 5k miles ................................................... $22,977 2016 Ford F-150 Reg Cab XL 7k miles ...................................................... $23,977 2018 Toyota C-HR XLE ............................................................................... $23,977 certiFieD 2017 Toyota Tacoma SR 12k miles .......................................... $24,977 certiFieD Toyota Avalon Hybrid XLE Premium 10k miles ....................... $26,977 2017 Toyota Sienna XLE 4k miles .............................................................. $27,977 2016 Lexus NX 200t FWD 37k miles .......................................................... $28,977 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport 9k miles ................................................... $29,877 certiFieD 2016 Toyota Tundra SR5 22k miles ......................................... $38,877 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 2k miles............................................. $41,977

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