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VOLUME 10, NO. 44

Palm Harbor plan riles residents Opposition speaks out against proposed condos next to Palm Harbor Golf Club driving range. PAGE 4

Making ends meet Flagler teachers host trivia nights. PAGE 10 INSIDE TEACHERS PAY FOR REQUIRED EDUCATION

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas Tree lighting, Fantasy Lights PAGE 16

Colleen Conklin said that needs to change. PAGE 5

JOE MULLINS STIRS THE POT ON FACEBOOK

Commissioners not interested in muzzling Mullins. PAGE 2

YOUR VETERANS: WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA Ceremony to be hosted in Palm Coast PAGE 9

FLAGLER CHAMBER HIRES NEW CHIEF

Carsyn Garza meets Santa.

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FYO marks 15th season PAGE 3

Aimee Stafford hopes to ‘re-create’ chamber. PAGE 9

INDEX

Briefs............... PAGES 7, 8 Business...............PAGE 21 Calendar............... PAGE 17 Cops Corner.......... PAGE 8 High 5...................PAGE 13 Letters................... PAGE 6 Real Estate.......... PAGE 24 Your Town............ PAGE 22

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Paige Brammer was the female champion for ages 10-14.

First run, then eat Over 600 run Feet to Feast 5K on Thanksgiving morning. Chloe’ Hoffmann has been with Flagler Youth Orchestra for 10 years.

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Commissioners not interested in muzzling Mullins A handful of residents have complained about County Commissioner Joe Mullins’ behavior on social media. JONATHAN SIMMONS NEWS EDITOR

County Commissioner Joe Mullins engages with constituents through social media — and some of them don’t like the way he does it. For instance, there was the time he wrote, responding to a Facebook post about dog chaining,  “We did decide to chain and mussle all radical librals in the county.” Or the time he referred to a former candidate for County Commission as a “nasty old person” and wrote, “If I put you on payroll would you please shut your bitter mouth.” Or the time he referred to a local woman who’d been critical of him on social media as “cheeseburger Chelsea,” because she worked in a restaurant. One resident, Kathy Austrino,  compiled screenshots of

“Mr. Mullins, I find your comments on that Facebook page offensive, divisive and beneath the dignity of the office that you hold.”

EDITH CAMPINS, Flagler County resident

such comments by Mullins  and sent them to the other commissioners and to local media. Others complained to the county administration, both about the nature of the comments and about their impression that Mullins has been posting them from his phone during County Commission meetings, while he was at the dais — from which he’s often observed using his phone. (Mullins,  after the Palm Coast Observer reported that he’d posted a Trump meme  on his Facebook page during a commission meeting,  contacted the newspaper and said that the post had been scheduled in advance by his marketing team.) At the commission’s meeting the morning of Dec. 2, several residents used the meeting’s public comment period to speak about about Mullins’ comments on social media. Mike Cocchiola, who heads the local Democratic club, did not mention Mullins’ name. But he  implored commissioners to avoid divisiveness. “Dividing ourselves does no good to anybody, and certainly not to the 100-some thousands citizens of Flagler County that depend upon you to solve our issues,” he said. Resident Edith Campins was direct. “Mr. Mullins, I find your comments on that Facebook page offensive, divisive and beneath the dignity of the office that you

hold,” she said. “Your comments do not help to bring us together. They’re offensive, they’re demeaning, they incite violence, and they’re really beneath the office that he holds, and they deserve public condemnation.” But fellow commissioners weren’t interested in muzzling Mullins, or in discussing during the meeting the details of his comments. “As far as the comments that commissioner Mullins has made, I’m not going allow the board to discuss that directly: I consider it mostly a private matter,” board Chairman David Sullivan  said. He  added that the board would not agree to any form of censorship. “However, we always want to use good language and take into consideration that people may have differing views.” Mullins later addressed Cocchiola, “Mike, I certainly hear what you say. And I agree 100%.” But, he added, “I am going to always exercise my First Amendment right. I don’t try to take it from anyone. I just want it to be fair; I want it to be a situation to where both sides of the story are told.” Commissioner Donald O’Brien, speaking toward the end of the meeting, said he felt about the issue “like I walked in the middle of a movie ...  and didn’t know what the heck was going on.” “There’s also an opinion out there that all of this mishegoss, that’s a Yiddish term, is just what it is — it’s nonsense. It just reinforces to me why many normal people don’t participate in social

JOE MULLINS, county commissioner

media — because its just nonsense. ... It’s frustrating that we have to waste a lot of time.” The issue wasn’t settled for the day: At the board’s workshop several hours later, County Attorney Al Hadeed, as he advised board members on areas where their rules of procedure may need updating, suggested that it might behoove the commission to consider clarifying its social media policy.  Currently, the district’s policies don’t address what commissioners may say on their own social media pages, he explained. “Perhaps it may be good to take a look at or identify some guidelines,” he said. He added that, as commissioners’ role is political, “We want to make sure that nothing in the guidelines would abridge your ability to communicate, but at the same time lay out some of

the basic principles of how those social media pages or emails might be used.” Hadeed also mentioned that the board could desire to implement a policy of leaving their phones with the county clerk at the beginning of each meeting. County Administrator Jerry Cameron added, “That would also protect you … form accusations you received an ex parte communications during the meeting.” But commissioners weren’t interested in that suggestion. Sullivan said he saw phones as analogous to using a pen or paper to write or pass notes, as often occurs in public meetings elsewhere. Mullins said, “I’m not going let somebody out in the public dictate what I do or don’t do with my phone.”

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magine teaching fine motor skills to 8-year-olds so they can learn to play instruments almost as big as they are. This is what is done for them by the instructors in the Flagler Youth Orchestra. For the past 15 years at Indian Trails Middle School, on any given Monday or Wednesday after regular school hours, you can find children from 8 to 18 in a hall of classrooms sawing through etudes and leaping up and down arpeggios in pizzicato. “Pizzicato” is what you get when you pluck a stringed instrument. If you didn’t know that, you were never in the FYO, and you never met Cheryl Tristam. Tristam, executive director of the orchestra, “conductor of all

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things non-musical” as she calls herself on the FYO website, is one of a seven-person staff. While the other six guide the minds and hands of young musicians learning to read the unfinished sheet music of their lives, Tristam is “the problem-solver,” fixing instrument case straps, finding lost folders (and insisting they stay found this time, please) and marshaling over three hundred students toward musical knowledge. “No one doubts an 8-year-old can learn how to play,” Tristam said, but it does not come easily to everyone. “Some kids are here because their parents value a music education. With others, you can tell they’re going to be really talented musicians.”

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“They’re not in battle with other students, they’re in battle with the musicians they were a week ago.” CHERYL TRISTAM

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FYO STUDENTS PAST AND PRESENT JULIA HOK: “I was in it 11 years. I played the violin. Musicality and the skill of listening really has become part of who I am today. As far as the teachers, they’re all very caring and dedicated to giving the gift of music to the children.”

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“I have been playing in the FYO for four years now, playing the violin. It made me want to reach goals; it made me not a quitter. I wasn’t really consistent with anything that I used to do, but FYO made me want to work harder. Now I really know how much hard work can do for me.”

EVAN HERNANDEZ:

“I played the violin for eight years in the FYO, and now I’m playing my ninth year at Stetson University. The FYO impacted my life in a major way[...]. It singlehandedly paved the road into a world I would’ve never been able to venture in otherwise. Mrs. Cheryl was always open to suggestions. She was on a tight schedule and budget, but she was always doing everything she could for us and always lent an ear and a smile.”

CHEYENNE AKINS:

“It impacted me in so many ways. FYO was more than an afterschool activity, it was something that connected me to my peers. Because of FYO I have been able to teach private lessons to friends and family and play at my church. I have so many different memories with Miss Cheryl. When I was in my fourth or fifth year she said, ‘Cheyenne, thank you for always being a smiling face ready to learn.’”

TORI JENSEN: “I’ve been

playing the viola in the Flagler Youth Orchestra going on nine years now. The FYO taught me more than just how to play music, growing up, it helped me learn problem solving skills, how to work well in group settings and other important life skills. Cheryl Tristam and the faculty at FYO are some of the hardest working people I’ve ever met.”

JONAS WINTER: “I’ve been

playing the violin for six years. FYO impacted my life tremendously. It helped me do many things in music that I wouldn’t have done otherwise. I also learned that music is something I want to continue with in my life.”

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CITY FACES OPPOSITION OVER PALM HARBOR GOLF CLUB PROPOSAL JONATHAN SIMMONS NEWS EDITOR

BY THE NUMBERS

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To Palm Coast City Manager Matt Morton, the potential deal is an opportunity for the city. But some residents are not in favor of the city’s proposal to take over the Palm Coast marina and the driving range at the Palm Harbor Golf Club in exchange for letting the developer who currently owns those parcels build condo units nearby. Currently, developer Jim Jacoby owns the golf course’s driving range and the marina, while the city owns most of the golf club, and has been leasing the driving range from Jacoby. If the city takes over the driving range and marina, Jacoby would then build fewer condos than had once been proposed near the golf course. Morton has said the redevelopment of the golf club and the marina could usher in the “second golden age of Palm Coast.” But some residents have opposed the proposal to allow condos. One resident, William Velich, said he’s a founding member

City seeks new Planning Board members Palm Coast is seeking new members for its Planning and Land Development Regulation Board for the term which ends in September 2020, according to the city website, www.palmcoastgov.com. The Planning and Land Development Regulation Board generally meets at 5:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month at City Hall in Town Center.  The board is designated as the local planning agency pursuant to Florida law. Its responsibilities include recommending land development regulations to the City Council which complement the city’s Comprehensive Plan, and reviewing land development regulations or amendments. Alternate members who serve on the Planning and Land Development Regulation Board may participate in the discussion, according to the city website, but are only allowed to vote when a regular member is absent. Applicants must be city of Palm Coast residents who are registered to vote in Flagler County. To apply, visit www.palmcoastgov.com or contact the City Clerk’s Office at 160 Lake Avenue, 386-986-3713 or e-mail ksettle@palmcoastgov.com Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10.

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of a new organization, “Protect Palm Coast,” formed in response to what he referred to as the city’s lack of transparency regarding the golf course proposal. Velich said he’s been passing out flyers at the golf course to tell golfers about the development proposal, which he said he believes would be a first step in selling off the course to developers. The city’s documents state that the plan is to maintain the golf course’s current operations.

“This issue has been a long time in the making, but city staff’s intent from the beginning of this process has been to protect the amenity of the Palm Harbor Golf Course,” Morton said. “That means acquiring the driving range. We value our amenities as a city and are going to do the right thing by our citizens. This project must align with our goal to protect the amenity as well as enhance quality of life for this community.”

“City staff’s intent from the beginning of this process has been to protect the amenity of the Palm Harbor Golf Course.” MATT MORTON, Palm Coast city manager

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School Board member: District should support teachers earning endorsements Currently, teachers may have to pay thousands out of pocket. NEWS EDITOR

Public school teachers sometimes are required to compete continuing education to earn additional “endorsements” recognized by the state to keep their current positions or to remain competitive. This can be expensive, with course work and exams potentially as high as several  thousand dollars. In a School Board workshop Dec. 3, Flagler County School Board member Colleen Conklin asked what the district is doing to incentivize teachers to seek additional endorsements. Diane Dyer, the district’s executive director of teaching and  learning, said the district recently determined that a change in state law would require more than 70 of its teachers to earn a reading endorsement.  “We can’t pay them any more for doing this,  but they have to have it to maintain their jobs — otherwise they’ll be out of field,” she said. “Once they’re out of field, they may have to take at least two courses a year toward their endorsement. So one way or the other, they have to get it.”  In that case, Dyer said, the district paid for the courses, which would have otherwise cost $240 each through the North East Florida Educational Consortium (NEFEC), or potentially  about $2,000 if taken for credit through

a university. The school district is a member of NEFEC. In other cases, teachers seeking additional endorsements might be on their own. “I know we say we can’t pay them, but there’s really nothing that stops us from having additional incentives,” Conklin said. As to NEFEC, she added, “We pay them millions of dollars; why are we charging teachers to take required endorsements?” Dyer said  NEFEC’s policy is that teachers from member districts receive discounts on classes. Teachers can also take the classes through universities, but  those are more expensive, Dyer said. Conklin noted, however, that when teachers take classes through universities, they’re usually receiving graduate level college credits for them, while they don’t through NEFEC. “If NEFEC wants to keep our business, they should come up with an articulation with a university so that when our teachers are paying for these courses, that they are getting graduate credit for it,” Conklin said. 

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Objection to Mullins’ Trump hat disrespects president Dear Editor: As a proud Navy Veteran, and as someone who still serves my country in the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, I take exception to the writer who attacked County Commissioner Joe Mullins for wearing a Trump hat at this year’s Veterans Day celebration. That writer’s comments were nothing more than a deliberate and insulting attack on President Trump and had nothing to do whatsoever with honoring veterans.  The president is my commander-in-chief, and as someone who still serves my country, I will obey his orders and respect his command.  As a politician who is running for Palm Coast City Council in 2020, rest assured I will proudly join Commissioner Mullins and wear my Trump hat at next year’s Palm Coast Veterans Day festivities.  ED DANKO Palm Coast 

Mullins: Wearing Trump hat at event wasn’t partisan Dear Editor: I was not being partisan. Last I looked, Trump is the president of the USA and the commander in chief. I was taught to always show support to him regardless of what party he is affiliated with. And many there also showed gratitude

and support. I appreciate the gentleman’s candor, but it appears reading his comments and emails that he is not a fan of our president and is allowing those emotions to bring partisanship into play. JOE MULLINS Bunnell

Beach restoration is a waste of taxpayer money Dear Editor: Once again, Flagler County is leading the way. Our coastal neighbors to the north (St. Johns) and the south (Volusia) are stuck at 6.5 cent sales tax, while Flagler is 7 and looking at an increase. We are at an advantage in that our county officials are very good at raising taxes, and cutting spending is a foreign concept. Way to go! It’s for a good cause: It would help pay for long-term plans to maintain the county’s beaches against coastal erosion. Many a night I have lain awake worrying about coastal erosion—yeah. I live about 6 miles from the beach, seldom go there and could care less about some beachfront millionaire losing some of his very expensive property to the Atlantic Ocean, and they want to take my money to rebuild his beach! We have already spent considerable money on beach restoration. Much of this is federal money, and where do the feds get money? They tax me and borrow from the

Chinese ! This whole boondoggle is a waste of time, effort and money. Three of the greatest minds in the universe — Al Gore, Greta Thunberg and Bernie Sanders — have said our beach in 8 to 13 years will be under water thanks to global warming. Then I’ll have beachfront property, but I’ll be 96 years old and probably won’t know it. DOUGLAS R. GLOVER Palm Coast 

Editor’s note: Of the combined 7 cent sales tax in Flagler and the 6.5-cent sales tax in Volusia and St. Johns Counties, 6 cents are the state sales tax.

FDOT’s roundabout spending is wasteful Dear Editor: As I drive in and around Palm Coast, it strikes how many things we could do to make to improve mobility if we only had more money. Roads and highways need repaving, we don’t have enough right and left turn lanes for arterial roads, and the traffic signals seemingly operate at random, frustrating all of us while increasing air pollution. Meanwhile, we have FDOT spending millions of dollars on unwanted and unnecessary roundabouts. It doesn’t seem to matter what the public wants or what will be the best uses for OUR tax dollars. All that

is important to them is their brainless devotion to “safety” and roundabouts while other priorities languish. Currently, FDOT is inflicting the pain of two of these concrete monsters on us. In one case, there were no safety issues, and in the other case there were solutions available at a fraction of the cost. It would have been nice had our local representatives like the County Council, City Council, or state representative/senator raised a huge fuss. Now one well-known bar/ restaurant has closed while in the other project, we have lost access to US 1 for an extended period from Matanzas Woods Parkway. This monetary madness will not stop until we let our reps know that they need to step up to the plate and raise some h--- with the governor. As a transportation advocate for decades, I can tell you that we can do far more to improve our traffic by spending our resources wisely.   But first we need to replace those in FDOT who seem to be clueless on how to best manage our road dollars. MIKE MCGUIRE Palm Coast

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A nonprofit organization has alleged that Flagler Schools’ participation  in the  annual Football Sunday event at the United Methodist Church breaches constitutional protections against government establishment of religion. The school district says its involvement is  legal because participation is voluntary for students and staff; and because the church organizes the event, not the district. It’s the second time this year that the district has been questioned over church-state separation: In August, School Board Chairwoman Janet McDonald invited a pastor to offer an  invocation at the beginning of a  School  Board meeting.  The board decided against continuing that practice. A staff attorney from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, a national nonprofit with a branch in Central Florida, sent the school district a letter Nov. 19 stating that the Football Sunday event violates the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause. The event, held since 2012 at the beginning of each school year, includes a worship service. It was attended this year by the football teams, cheerleadering squads  and bands from Matanzas and Flagler Palm Coast high school, as well as school district staff members including Superintendent Jim Tager. In the letter, FFRF staff attorney Christopher Line noted that FPC football coach Travis Roland had been quoted in a Daytona Beach News-Journal story as saying that, although he can’t preach religion in school, the event was an opportunity to get students to come to the church to “hear the word.” “School officials may not use their unique position as public school employees to give religious leaders unique access to students,”  FFRF staff attorney Chris Line wrote in the letter. “We request written assurances that the District will ... remedy this serious constitutional violation.” A news release from by the district on Dec. 3 states that the district “is grateful to all community organizations which seek to support the efforts of our students and teachers ... This includes the various faith-based groups found across Flagler County.” The  FFRF complaint paints “a less-than-complete picture,” the district news release states, because “no one from Flagler Schools, from administrators to students, is required or forced to attend.”  Rather, the teams, cheerleading squads and bands are “invited.” The FFRF letter, however, cites case law at length to argue that school-supported events that are voluntary can still violate the Establishment Clause because they send a message that “nonadherents” are “outsiders, not full members of the political community.”

The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office is gearing up for the 13th-annual Christmas with a Deputy event. The event focuses on providing Christmas gifts for children in Flagler County who otherwise would not have a Christmas. From July through December, FSCO employees donate to the Christmas with a Deputy fund through payroll deductions. This

year the agency raised $19,266, which Sheriff Rick Staly presented to the Christmas with a Deputy President, FCSO Cmdr. Lou Miceli. Children are selected to participate in the event by nominations from FCSO employees and Flagler County Schools’ staff. “This is a wonderful way for us to give back and support our community,” Staly said. “I am proud of our employees who ... make this event possible for the children of Flagler County.”

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Man arrested after attempting ‘suicide by cop’ Flagler County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man Nov. 26 after he attempted “suicide by cop,” trying to grab a deputy’s gun. “This is another example of our training paying off,” Sheriff Rick Staly said. “Everyone got to go home or to jail with no injuries. However, this is not the way we want to start the long Thanksgiving weekend, but it you resist and fight our deputies you will go to jail.” The incident occurred when deputies responded to a domestic disturbance call at a home on Oasis Circle in Palm Coast. The victim said her son, Craig Dolgin, 48, had argued with her, thrown a drink at her, and, when she tried to call 911, broke her phone, threw her to the ground and told her that he wanted the police to come and shoot him. The woman fled the home and called law enforcement. Deputies repeatedly asked Dolgin to come to the front door. Through a window, they could see him gulping from a

whiskey bottle, a knife in his hand. They eventually got him to come to the door and put the knife down, but he then started fighting with them and tried to grab a deputy’s gun. Deputies handcuffed him and arrested him.

Multi-vehicle crash kills one, injures two A three-vehicle car crash resulted in one death and left two others in critical condition, according to a report by the Florida Highway Patrol. Three vehicles were traveling north on I-95 in Flagler County at around 12:59 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30. The crash occurred when a Dodge Ram driven by 21-yearold Jacksonville resident Carlos McKnight rear-ended a GMC Acadia driven by 41-year-old Danielle Hughes, of Pennsylvania, who was stopped in front of him. A car Honda HR-V that was behind McKnight’s truck, and was driven by Krzystof Wroblewski, 59, of Illinois, then side-swiped McKnight’s truck. Hughes and one of her passengers, 49-year-

old Winter Park resident Reginald Moore, were taken to AdventHealth Palm Coast with minor injuries. But passengers Kimberly Clark, 51, and Jaeden Pagoria, 17, both of Pennsylvania, were taken to Halifax Health in critical condition, and passenger Cynthia Clark, 62, of Atlantic Beach, was taken to Halifax Health but later died. Wroblewski and his passengers were not injured.

FCSO program aids juvenile offenders As part of the SWEAT program, Flagler County Sheriff’s Office deputies led juvenile offenders on a two hour beach cleanup Dec. 2 and then showed them a bit about what life is like inside the county jail. After the beach cleanup, the juveniles were taken to a jail classroom where Jearodius Davis and Steven Lafferty, both current inmates, spoke to the youths about experiences in jail, the repercussions of hanging with the “wrong crowd” and the repercussions of drug and alcohol abuse.

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THE STOLEN TAG THAT WASN’T 10:52 a.m. Palm Coast Parkway at Interstate 95. Stolen tag. Deputies were dispatched to the area around the Palm Coast Parkway I-95 interchange to check into the possibility that a vehicle with a tag that had been reported stolen from a dealership was in the area. A deputy found the tag on a pickup truck behind a fast food restaurant. The surprised driver told the deputy that he worked at the dealership and was also in the process of buying the car. It turned out there’d been a mix-up: A manager confirmed that he’d been authorized to take it.

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REPLY TO SNEEZE REVEALS LOITERERS 2:25 p.m. First block of Westgale Place.  Suspicious incident. A woman whose home abuts a golf course was walking through the portion of the course near her yard, thinking she was alone, when she sneezed.

To her surprise, someone replied, “Are you OK?” She saw a group of teenage boys nearby, and asked them what they were doing. One said, “None of your business.” The boys then left, and the woman called the FCSO. Some of the teens told deputies they’d been on the golf course “hanging out.” Deputies forwarded charges for two of them for loitering.

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MAN ON BOND FOR FELONY ASSAULT CALLS COPS OVER SCRATCH 9:27 p.m. 6600 block of Tangerine Avenue, Bunnell.  Domestic disturbance. A man who was out on bond for felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon called the FCSO, saying his girlfriend had attacked him. When deputies arrived and asked him what happened, he said she’d scratched his chest. A deputy saw “a very small area of broken skin” that “didn’t resemble any scratch mark consistent with fingernails,” according to the deputy’s report. As a condition of his bond, the man was barred from drinking alcohol. Deputies noted that he smelled of alcohol. He refused to give a breath sample.

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Wreaths Across America ceremony comes to Flagler Flagler County residents are organizing to take part in the national Wreaths Across America event that is held annually at sites across the country on Dec. 14. The event, which involves the placement of wreaths at the graves of veterans, has not previously been held in Flagler County. Through private donations and a silent auction at the Elks Club, organizers have already raised enough money to pay for this year’s wreaths, said Janet Search, the chairwoman of Palm Coast Wreaths for Veterans, a local branch of Wreaths Across America. “We raised over $4,000 to put  wreaths on all the veterans’ graves down on Old Kings Road,”

nam era. “These kids coming back, we’re not going to let therm go through all that bad stuff that we went through,” Young said.  Tanya Whitaker, an Army veteran who represents Team Red, White & Blue on the Veterans Advisory Council, said that in the past she’s attended Wreaths Across America events in Ormond Beach.  “This is one of my favorite events every year,” she said. “The last two years, I bring my kids and make them help. … So we’ve made it an event, and I have a group of people who will be going as well.” Palm Coast Wreaths for Veterans is still seeking a Coast Guard veteran to place a wreath at the Coast Guard flag during the event. Interested veterans should call Search at 386-237-4202. For more information on Wreaths Across America, visit https://wreathsacrossamerica. org.

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A former vice president at one of the nation’s best statewide chambers of commerce is now president of the Flagler Chamber. The executive board ratified the hire of Aimee Stafford on Dec. 4. “She is exactly the type of individual we were looking for,” said Allen Goodman, chairman of the Flagler Chamber. He said she is professional, articulate, positive and has a strong demeanor. Stafford inherits the Flagler Chamber at a time when there are just four employees, down from 14 at its peak. She plans to do a lot of listening, both from chamber members and nonmembers, to understand what people expect from the organization. “I’m not from the community,” she said. “I think that might be an advantage at this point. I don’t have any preconceived notions. … I anticipate re-creating the chamber.” As senior vice president of administration for the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce from 2005 to 2019, Stafford was responsible for a staff of 40 and an annual budget of $10 million. The Kentucky chamber was named 2017

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Palm Coast Wreaths for Veterans is seeking a Coast Guard veteran to place a wreath at the Coast Guard flag during the Dec. 14 event. Interested veterans should call Janet Search at 386-237-4202.

she said. “We got well past our $4,000 that we needed, but we’ll have a good start for next year.” Search and Ron Young, a veteran who is also assisting with the effort, attended the Dec. 2 Flagler County Veterans Advisory Council meeting to tell council members about the event, which will be held at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 14. The ceremony will also include a moment of silence and the placement of wreaths at the flags of the branches of the armed services by a representative of each branch. At Wreaths of America ceremonies, “At the exact same time, everybody’s going through their moment of silence,” Search said, with the timing of the local events coordinated so that events occurring in different time zones are happening simultaneously. Young said he got involved to ensure that young veterans are treated more respectfully than veterans were during the Viet-

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f you’re among the growing number of trivia buffs who have played games at restaurants or bars in Palm Coast, chances are your session was led by a teacher, working to supplement his income. Matt Graifer led a recent “Game of Thrones”-themed trivia night at Moonrise Brewing Co. He said afterward that he saw an entertainment gap in the area as a way to make extra money. Graifer was a college professor for Keiser University in the Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology program, until Keiser eliminated the program in 2015, leaving him without a job.  In November 2015, he began working for Challenge Entertainment, and as an instructor and college teacher. He was a trivia fan, so it came naturally to him. In January 2016, he went back to teaching but continued hosting trivia. He became an area manager for Central Florida in 2017 and brought Challenge Entertainment to Palm Coast. Now, there is a minimum of six shows running in Flagler County each week. Thomas De Ceglie is an English teacher at Matanzas High School; he also sponsors the Film Club and the Interact Club, a service club affiliated with the Flagler Beach Rotary Club. He has been at MHS since 2010, and he graduated from Flagler Palm Coast High School.  He started with trivia because, like most of the hosts, he enjoyed

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“While I’m not my students’ cruise director, there’s a certain showmanship that can make grammar, writing, reading, and other aspects of the English classroom accessible, enjoyable and enriching.”

New PTO president hopes to ‘start fresh.’ BRIAN MCMILLAN EXECUTIVE EDITOR

As the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office hands over the investigation of Belle Terre Elementary to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the PTO president has spoken out to help Belle Terre “start fresh.” FCSO released a report Dec. 3, stating that detectives met with Parent Teacher Organization President Jennifer Paterno on Nov. 26. In that meeting, she gave details of “fraud and public corruption” over the past three years at Belle Terre. The case report is heavily redacted because it describes an active investigation, but it appears there are three suspects in the case. FCSO will ask FDLE to investigate a “scheme to defraud false pretenses under $20K.” Flagler Schools also announced Dec. 3 that Jessica DeFord is interim principal (see Page 23).  Terence Culver’s last day as principal was Nov. 22; he will retire Jan. 3, 2020. Stephen Furnari, a local attorney, confirmed that Culver is among those to be investigated, although Culver’s name was not visible in the FCSO report.  Paterno was elected PTO president in May 2019 when the former PTO president, who was in the position for eight years, agreed to step down.  “Shortly after reviewing the

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how much I enjoyed it.”   As for the why, it’s the same reason any teacher has a parttime job: Teaching doesn’t cover the cost of living for a family in Palm Coast.  Gov. Ron DeSantis sees the gap as well and recently announced his desire to increase the minimum salary for teachers to $47,500.) “Palm Coast is an expensive little city,” Baldwin said. He said trivia has been a good part-time job that has also allowed him to meet other friends. And, he said, “I’ve been able to pay down a lot of debt I couldn’t otherwise cover with just my regular salary.”   Visit www.facebook.com/centralfloridatrivia.

few financial records I was given, it appeared that there was prior mismanagement of funds, including funds missing from PTO accounts and fundraisers,” Paterno wrote in a statement shared with the Palm Coast Observer. “Although I had been a part of the PTO board for many years, there was never financial transparency from previous leadership,” Paterno continued. “Financial records were never made available to members, despite numerous requests for them.  “After reviewing records from banks and vendors, and taking over the leadership of PTO events, evidence of suspicious activity was accumulating.” So, Paterno reported it to Flagler Schools as well as to FCSO. “My hope is that law enforcement and the school district will be able to properly resolve these matters so we can start fresh,” she wrote. “ ... The children at Belle Terre should not suffer or be disadvantaged in any way because of the inappropriate behavior of a few. It is my sincere hope that, together, we can build a new partnership between our community, our parents, and our school, to work together in nurturing and molding our children into successful students and responsible, contributing members of our society.”

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Tristam recalls how the FYO began, before it had hundreds of auditioning violinists, violists, cellists and bassists each year: She had enrolled her daughter in a fee-based string program nearly 16 years ago and her first assignment as a volunteer was to tell the families they couldn’t run it anymore. No more money. She volunteered to take it over and brought in Jonathan May (“He’s a cello rockstar”) to help run it as a free program, supported by the school district and community donations. Tristam and May started with 11 children. Once word got around that the new Flagler Youth Orchestra would be free to enter, their first open house saw 150 children. “It exploded,” Tristam said. “Because it’s free, and it’s pretty exceptional to have opportunities for kids as young as 8.” The staff has grown with the size of the orchestra, and it has changed often. Teachers at the FYO establish solid reputations, Tristam said, and parlay them into jobs elsewhere in Florida. The experience can be just as profitable for the students. “It’s a very nurturing environment,” she said. “We understand that there’s natural, organic competition, but it’s not something we cultivate. They’re not in battle with other students, they’re in battle with the musicians they were a week ago.”

The young musicians relish the battle. “I really like it here,” said 12-year-old violinist Angelique Costello. Angelique wants to be a professional musician one day and prefers the FYO to private lessons. She has made a lot of friends after two years in the program, and she looks forward to practicing and hanging out with them twice a week. Parents get just as involved. Chris Rabatin, once a saxophonist himself, recalls his son Shaun asking to join the FYO after seeing some of its advanced students perform for potential recruits. Shaun picked the viola after a woman at the FYO open house said she earned a scholarship through her mastery of the instrument, and Rabatin has watched his son climb toward that mastery for five years. “We go to every show,” he said. “Grandma and Gramps go. He enjoys this, and there’s nowhere else around you can get programs like this. If he doesn’t stop growing, that viola’s gonna look like a ukulele.” “From personal experience,” said Flagler County School Board member Andy Dance, “all three of my kids, when they were younger, were part of the youth orchestra. I think arts are really foundational in a solid education. The district’s focus on supporting all the different arts has been a big part of its success.”

Logan Beverly has been in the FYO for two months.

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progeny all over the county.” He said the organization is unique in the state, with key support from the school district and other fundraisers. “Once you have that in place,” he said, “you can have these fantastic, humongous concerts where Cheryl can do her thing, and her whole purpose is just to keep that alive.”

‘SHE KNOWS WHAT TO DO’

One person who has observed the program grow from the beginning is Cheryl’s husband, Pierre Tristam. Before he became too busy as editor of FlaglerLive.com, he even ran the concession stand at Indian Trails during the Monday and Wednesday practice sessions. It has become a smoother operation after 45 concerts in 15 years, he said. “Without hesitation, she knows what to do.” Their two children, Sadie and Luka, have gone through the program as well. It helped Sadie get into her preferred college, and “It’s certainly doing wonders for my son,” Pierre Tristam said. “I look at him do what he’s able to do with the violin, and I just can’t believe it. It’s as if he was born with it in his hands.” In a sense, he was. Luka attended his first practices in a baby carriage, tagging along with Mom and Dad. Many others have similar stories of growing up with the program, and they often stop Cheryl Tristam to say hello. “She can’t go anywhere in the community without running into students,” Pierre Tristam said. “It’s this constant and enormous

find the real fun: rehearsing the pieces they perform at one of each season’s three FYO concerts. In preparation for the 15th season’s Autumn Legends concert Nov. 18, students practiced lifting and lowering their instruments at the conductors’ cues, letting their volume rise and fall with the dynamic markings on their music, and letting loose with barbaric yawps in a Viking song. “The difficulty of the music has steadily increased,” said Jonathan Fisk, a 19-year-old Daytona State College freshman who is now a volunteer instructor in the orchestra he’s been a part of for almost a decade. A cellist, he plays weddings and other events in quartets and quintets with his friends, and plans to audition for the Orlando Philharmonic. The Flagler Youth Orchestra got him here, Fisk said, and he knows hundreds of other kids have the opportunity to reach that level. “Make it through the first year,” he tells students, “that’s when you’re developing dexterity. Then it gets better and better. Just listen to what the teacher is telling you, and your potential is limitless.” Brian McMillan contributed to this story.

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Wednesdays are for “fundies,” Cheryl Tristam said. It’s the staff’s attempt to convince the students of the “fun” to be found in fundamentals. “They’re not buying it,” she said. The FYO is sorted into groups based on skill level determined at auditions. Artistic Director Sue Cryan works with the least and most advanced players, the Prelude Players and the Harmony Chamber Orchestra. Kathy Finn conducts the Con Brio Orchestra, Niki Mousikos the Overture Orchestra and Elinor Gervasio the Opus One Player. All teach violin and viola fundamentals. Joseph Kalisman teaches the cellists, Jeremy Bartlett the bassists. Mondays are when the students

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After 14 regional qualifiers and nine state qualifiers last season, Matanzas’ boys wrestling team received an aesthetic upgrade. The Pirates were recently equipped with a new wrestling mat for competitions and matches.

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Flagler Palm Coast’s boys soccer team captured its third win of the season by beating St. Joseph Academy 4-0 the night of Monday, Dec. 2, at FPC High School. The Bulldogs’ leading goal scorer, Luis Corazon, added to his total this season with one goal, and FPC’s Murillo De Morias scored twice for his first goals ever.

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Matanzas’ girls basketball team, led by first-year head coach Eric Guerrero, won its second game of the season on Nov. 26, taking down Warner Christian Academy 37-30 on the road. The Pirates went winless in 2018-19.

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Matanzas football player Rex Robich went on an official visit to Mississippi State on Thursday, Nov. 28, for the Bulldogs’ rivalry game against Ole Miss. Robich is a 2021 prospect at long snapper.

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Matanzas’ boys soccer team picked up its third win of the season with a 3-2 victory over St. Augustine on Nov. 25 at St. Augustine High School.


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they’re catching on fast.” FPC is bolstered by several football players with some high school basketball experience: Jonathan Richard, Altarik Lumpkins and Tyrique Graham. “They’re football players who also play basketball,” McDaniel said. “I think these kids bring some game with them.” The Bulldogs are led by junior guard Desmond Neal and sophomore guard Marcus Walker, who were both on varsity last season. Despite the “surprising” success last year, how it ended was still disappointing. “I think we did better than we thought we were going to do,” Neal said. “But we could have played more as a team.” Walker added: “We want to keep going hard.”

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he city of Palm Coast officially kicked off the holiday season with the annual tree lighting ceremony and Fantasy Lights festival on Saturday, Nov. 30, at Central Park in Town Center. City Council member Nick Klufas and President of the Rotary Club Maralee Walsh-McDaniel shared some words with the community, and right after 6 p.m., Santa arrived on a Palm Coast Fire Engine to turn on the lights. Hundreds of families and friends gathered to enjoy an evening charged with holiday spirit. “The most exciting part of the event is seeing the sense of community of hundreds of residents who come together to brighten each other’s day,” Klufas said. Kids also had a space to create ornaments, crafts, and write letters to Santa at the Parks and Rec booth. The Rotary Club’s 14th-annual Fantasy Lights festival includes 50 animated light displays around the lake at Central Park, and a Santa’s Village. The self-guided walking tour will continue daily through Dec. 30 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Admission to Fantasy Lights is free, and donations to support Rotary’s service work are accepted.

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CHRISTMAS PARTY: “A GRISWOLD CHRISTMAS” When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Where: Flagler County Chamber of Commerce, 20 Airport Road, Suite C, Palm Coast Cost: Donation of unwrapped toy, sponsorship or cash for members, $20 donation for guests Details: Come dressed up as your favorite Griswold character from It’s definitely the best attended and most festive party of the year. Visit flaglerchamber.org

this event will feature tram rides, vintage holiday crafts, free giveaways, refreshments, live music,. Rare opportunity for after hours park access. All proceeds support the parks. HOLIDAY CONCERTS When: 7 p.m. Where: Trinity Presbyterian Church 156 N. Florida Park Drive, Palm Coast. Details: The Community Chorus of Palm Coast’s Holiday Concerts are Friday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8 at 4 p.m.

AUDUBON EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM: HOLIDAY SOCIAL POTLUCK AND AUCTION When: 6:30 p.m. Where: Palm Coast Community Center 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE, Palm Coast Details: Attendees share food, photos and travel stories. New this year: bid on our silent auction to raise money for conservation projects. Bring a dish to share.

TIM RIPPEY CHRISTMAS SHOW When: 5 p.m. Where: VFW Main Hall, 47 Old Kings Road N., Palm Coast Details: Come enjoy the music of Christmas with Tim Rippey. There will be a dinner choice of baked ham, or roast turkey, plus dessert. Doors open 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m., music starts at 7 p.m. Cash bar, ATM on site, public always welcome.

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OLD TYME HOLIDAY AT THE RUINS When: 5 p.m. Where: Bulow Plantation Ruins 3501 Old Kings Road S. Details: Hosted by the Friends of Tomoka Basin State Parks,

and jewelry, most of which has been donated by area artists and craftspersons. Great holiday gift shopping for the animal lovers on your list. Appetizers and a glass of wine or beer.

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AMERICAN LEGION CHRISTMAS DINNER When: 6 p.m. Where: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8696, 47 Old Kings Road N., Palm Coast Cost: Free for members, $15 for guests Details: Call 585-5302 A MERRY COUNTRY CHRISTMAS, LIVE FROM NASHVILLE! When: 7:30 p.m. Where: Flagler Auditorium, 5500 State Road 100, Palm Coast Cost: $29-$39 Details: Matt Davenport Productions’ Merry Country Christmas, presented by Live From Nashville! As American as pumpkin pie. Frosty the Snowman, Brenda Lee, Johnny Cash, Dolly, Garth, and cowboy boots. THE GIFT OF MUSIC When: 4 p.m. Where: Palm Coast UMC, 5200 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast Details: “Messiah” Concert CHRISTMAS PROGRAM When: 1 p.m. Where: Mount Calvary Baptist

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FLAGLER BEACH HOLIDAY PARADE When: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Where: Flagler Beach Pier Details: The highlight of the season is the Flagler Beach Holiday Parade where Santa arrives in town not by sled, but by parachuting onto the beach! Church, 75 Pine Lakes Parkway S., Palm Coast SIP: A FLORIDA BEVERAGE FESTIVAL When: 10 a.m. Where: 7900 Old Kings Road N., Palm Coast Cost: Free Details: The Florida Agricultural Museum is hosting the inaugural Sip — a Florida Beverage Festival — in and around the cozy Caldwell Barn. Highlights an interesting variety of beverages produced in Florida, emphasizing the agricultural products used in the making. Sponsored in part by Flagler County, Florida Farm Bureau and Florida Dairy Farmers Inc.

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FLAGLER DEMOCRATS CHRISTMAS PARTY When: 5-7 p.m. Where: African American Cultural Center, 4422 N. U.S. 1 Cost: Free Details: Bring a dish to pass at a potluck dinner and an unwrapped toy for donation to Toys for Tots if you wish. Visit flaglerdemocrats. com.

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A Merry Country Christmas, Live from Nashville Sat., Dec. 7 - 7:30PM

It’s a Merry Country Christmas indeed, when all of your favorite Christmas songs are presented in authentic Nashville country style with dazzling guitars and fiddles along with soaring harmonies.

FREE HIV SCREENINGS IN FLAGLER COUNTY In recognition of World Aids Day on Dec. 1, the Florida Department of Health in Flagler County reminds residents they can receive free HIV screenings from 8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. on weekdays at its office at 301 Dr. Carter Blvd. in Bunnell. This service is offered to demonstrate the department’s commitment to fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS and helping connect HIV-positive individuals with lifesaving treatment and services. “Our HIV program is changing lives in Flagler County,” said health officer Robert Snyder. “For three years, we’ve offered a treatment program that rivals those found in larger communities. Under the leadership of Dr. Stephen Bickel, we encourage HIV-positive patients to get and stay in treatment, which, in turn, helps them lead healthier lives.” In 2018, there were 119,661 people living with HIV in Florida. More than half of the 4,906 new diagnoses were for people between the ages of 20 and 39. You can also test yourself in the privacy of your own home by visiting KnowYourHIVStatus.com and ordering a free at-home HIV testing kit. Call HIV program manager Mary Lachendro at 313-7091.

SALON OWNER DIES AT 86

Vincent Gallo of Palm Coast died Nov. 22 at 86 years old. He is survived by five children. Gallo was an award-winning hair stylist in New York from the late 1950s through the 90s. His clientele included Paula Abdul,

TOY DRIVE FOR PANAMA CITY The youth of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are hosting a toy drive for families affected by Hurricane Michael, in Panama City. Unwrapped new or gently used toys and clothes for ages newborn to 18 can be brought to the Palm Coast Observer office, 1 Florida Park Drive N., by Dec. 19. For more information, please contact Carolyn Figueroa at 386-986-9470 or Hailey McMillan at 386-864-0268. Paris Hilton, Christina Applegate and Farah Fawcett, according to a death notice sent to the Palm Coast Observer. Gallo spent his retired years painting on canvas, and one image of his was used for a Cutty Sark whiskey advertisement.

FIREFIGHTERS GET CARSEAT TRAINING On Nov. 11-13, Halifax HealthHealthy Communities, in conjunction with Safe Kids Volusia/ Flagler, hosted National Child Passenger Safety Certification Training in Palm Coast. Seven firefighters from the Palm Coast Fire Department, and one representing the Flagler Beach Fire Department, were certified upon their successful completion of the training. For more information on National Child Passenger Safety Certification Training, call 386.425.7920. Send Your Town story ideas to joey@palmcoastobserver.com.

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condo in Hammock Beach was the top real estate transaction for the week of Oct. 24-30 in Flagler County in the Multiple Listing Service. Nicholas Heineman, individually and as trustee, sold 200 Ocean Crest Drive, Unit 812, to Jay and Catherine Buch, of Palm Coast, for $1.1 million. Built in 2003, the condo has four bedrooms, 4.5 baths and 3,254 square feet. It sold in 2007 for $2.4 million Following is a partial list of other sales for the week.

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Condos Paul and Jennifer Hackenberry sold 80 Surfview Drive, Unit 403, to W. Timothy and Sandra Crowley, of Vincennes, Indiana, for $370,000. Built in 2003, the condo has three bedrooms, 2.5 baths and 1,640 square feet. It sold in 2005 for $530,000.

David Leboeuf and Diane Lengyel, of Jacksonville, sold 200 Bella Harbor Court, Unit 105, to Patricia McClintock, of Palm Coast, for $190,000. Built in 2006, the condo has three bedrooms, two baths and 1,745 square feet. It sold in 2017 for $184,900. Belle Terre WJH LLC, of Norcross, Georgia, sold 12 Prestwick Lane to Charles and Melissa Romaine, of Palm Coast, for $199,990. Built in 2018, the house has four bedrooms, 2.5 baths and 2,045 square feet. Grand Landings D.R. Horton Inc. Jacksonville, of St. Johns, sold 141 Hummingbird Place to Victor Quintero, of Palm Coast, for $269,990. Built in 2018, the house has four bedrooms, two baths and 1,913 square feet.

D.R. Horton Inc. Jacksonville, of St. Johns, sold 155 Hummingbird Place to David and Susan Potvin, of Palm Coast, for $257,990. Built in 2018, the house has four bedrooms, two baths and 1,701 square feet.

Abie Bockish, individually and as trustee, and Cathy Michaels sold 40 Pennypacker Lane to Winston King and Kathy LeGoux, of Palm Coast, for $218,000. Built in 1999, the house has three bedrooms, two baths and 1,865 square feet. It sold in 2005 for $229,000.

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Grand Reserve and Golf Club D.R. Horton Inc. Jacksonville, of St. Johns, sold 311 Grand Reserve Drive to Tobias and Elizabeth Mai, of Bunnell, for $345,990. Built in 2018, the house has four bedrooms, 3.5 baths and 2,795 square feet.

D.R. Horton Inc. Jacksonville, of St. Johns, sold 143 Golf View Court to Robert Wicks, of Bunnell, for $214,990. Built in 2018, the house has four bedrooms, two baths and 1,714 square feet. Mark Gerling, of Palm Coast, sold 207 Parkview Drive to Sean Glass, of Palm Coast, for $184,000. Built in 2004, the house has three bedrooms, two baths and 1,749 square feet. It sold in 2004 for $157,700.

Indian Trails Bernadette Biggs, of Palm Coast, sold 194 Boulder Rock Drive to Howard and Angella Williams, of Brooklyn, for $310,000. Built in 2009, the house has four bedrooms, three baths, a fireplace, swimming pool and 2,953 square feet. It sold in 2009 for $225,700.

Alice Cafone, of West Patterson, New Jersey, sold 12 Bill Court to Zuhair Jacob, of Palm Coast, for $135,000. Built in 1992, the house has three bedrooms, two baths, a boat dock and 1,540 square feet. Lehigh Woods Seagate Homes LLC, of Palm Coast, sold 27 Riviere Lane to Terri Julian, of Bunnell, for $237,300. Built in 2019, the house has three bedrooms, two baths and 1,832 square feet.

Daouda and Elsa Keita, of Jacksonville, sold 88 Ryberry Drive to Michael and Rosalie Walton, of Palm Coast, for $218,000. Built in 2005, the house has three bedrooms, two baths and 1,829 square feet. It sold in 2017 for $199,000.

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Amy Hoppock, of St. Augustine, sold 112 Ryan Drive to Kari Satz, of Palm Coast, for $169,000. Built in 1996, the house has three bedrooms, two baths and 1,164 square feet. It sold in 2003 for $89,300. Not in Subdivision Paulo Capela, of Palm Coast, sold 1707 Forest Park St. to Scarllett Martinez, of Bunnell, for $279,000. Built in 2017, the house has three bedrooms, two baths, a fireplace, pole barn and 1,889 square feet.

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Nitza DeBonet sold 6 Cedarford Court to Gail Flanagan, of Palm Coast, for $320,000. Built in 1987, the house has three bedrooms, two baths, a swimming pool, boat dock and 1,267 square feet. Pine Lakes Gennady and Evelina Matsikh, and Eduard and Galina Kvasha sold 3 Webwood Place to Elliot and Mildred Thomas, of Palm Coast, for $520,000. Built In 2012, the house has four bedrooms, five baths, a swimming pool and 5,584 square feet. It sold in 2014 for $495,000.

Christopher Hoey sold 126 Westlee Lane to Daniel and Terri Dragonetti, of Palm Coast, for $220,000. Built in 1992, the house has three bedrooms, two baths, a swimming pool and 1,466 square feet. It sold in 2007 for $210,000. Evelyn Alumit, individually and as trustee, sold 34 Westlee Lane to Esmin Velasquez, of Palm Coast, for $215,000. Built in 1991, the house has four bedrooms, two baths and 2,085 square feet. Toby Tobin, of gotoby.com, contributed to this report.

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Palm Grove Dario Ruis, of Palm Coast, sold 12 Poppy Lane to Dorothy Sowers, of Palm Coast, for $180,000. Built in 1988, the house has three bedrooms, two baths and 1,583 square feet. It sold in 1991 for $70,000.

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