Florida weather: Tropical storm could form, bringing heavy rain to Volusia, Flagler
Although the low-pressure system Invest 91L over the Gulf of Mexico has a higher chance of becoming a short-lived tropical depression or storm than it did a few days ago, its impact on Volusia and Flagler counties has not changed significantly. Additional development conditions for this system will be unlikely...
Florida man arrested for pointing gun at woman’s head after her friend used his driveway to back up
FLAGLER COUNTY, FL (LOOTPRESS) – One Florida man has been arrested after he pointed a gun at a woman’s head because her friend used his driveway to back up. According to the two victims involved, Terry Vetsch, 60, approached them from his home yelling armed with a gun after one of the victims had briefly […]
Gulf system to bring heavy rain and thunderstorms to Volusia, Flagler this week
Although the low-pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico is not likely to become a tropical storm, it will still bring heavy rain and possibly high gusts to several parts of Florida, including Volusia and Flagler counties. According to the National Hurricane Center, "the system is forecast to move across...
Man aims gun at woman's head after her friend used his driveway: Sheriff
PALM COAST, Fla. (CBS12) — A man was arrested after deputies say he pointed a gun at a woman's head for using his driveway to back up their vehicle in Palm Coast. The Flagler County Sheriff's Office said on Saturday afternoon, deputies were dispatched to a home on Wood Ash Lane. Deputies met with the two victims who told them 60-year-old Terry Vetsch came out of his home, yelling armed with a gun after one of the victims had briefly used Vetsch’s driveway back up their vehicle.
Palm Coast man accused of pointing gun at neighbor over driveway dispute
A Palm Coast man was arrested over the Memorial Day weekend after deputies say he pointed a gun at a neighbor’s head because someone mistakenly backed into his driveway.
Updated Solid Waste Collection Schedule for Unincorporated Flagler County Effective June 1st
Flagler County has updated its solid waste collection schedule for unincorporated areas. The changes will be effective from June 1. The update was provided on the county's website, and it will affect a small percentage of the population. The county's Solid Waste Division has contracted with WastePro to collect household waste, recyclables, and yard waste.
As Investigation of Principal Paul Peacock Nears Conclusion, His Absence from Reappointment List Draws Speculation
An attorney the Flagler County School Board hired to investigate various employee complaints about Wadsworth Elementary principal Paul Peacock concluded his work last week, and gave Peacock until Friday to respond. Peacock did. The attorney is currently reviewing the response before finalizing his report. Today, when the district posted a...
Flagler Sheriff: Florida man pulls gun on woman after her friend used his driveway
A Palm Coast man pointed his gun at a woman’s head and threatened to kill her after her friend used his driveway to back up his vehicle, according to the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office. Terry Vetsch, 60, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. He was released...
The Daily Cartoon and Live Briefing: Wednesday, May 31, 2023
To include your event in the Briefing and Live Calendar, please fill out this form. Weather: Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Flagler’s Property Values Still Rose Robustly, Continuing Potential Windfall For Local Governments
Property values didn’t rise as sharply this year as they did in 2022. But the increase is still the second-highest in 16 years, generating substantial new revenue for local government budgets. Taxable values rose by 12.8 percent in Flagler County county, compared to 18 percent last year. In Palm...
Deputies arrest Flagler County homeowner accused of pointing gun at 2 people
FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. — A Palm Coast man is accused of pointing a gun at two people who briefly used his driveway to back up their vehicle. Terry Vetsch, 60, was arrested Saturday afternoon and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He has since posted a $50,000...
Florida man points gun at woman, threatens to kill her after friend backs into wrong driveway
FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. – A Palm Coast man was arrested Saturday, accused of pointing a handgun at a woman’s head and threatening to kill her after her friend backed up into the man’s driveway, according to the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy responded to the...
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Hurricane Season Begins Thursday
Atlantic hurricane season is set to begin on Thursday, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting a relatively normal year. Readings indicate that there will likely be between 12 and 17 named storms, five to nine hurricanes, and one to four major hurricanes. Many Floridians are still in...
Two-Week Sales Tax ‘Holiday’ for Disaster Preparedness
The State of Florida is offering disaster preparedness financial assistance through two programs: the 2023 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday and the UNITE Florida Sheltering at Home for Recovery Continuation (SHRC) Program. “On the surface, it sounds odd to tie in recovery from last year with disaster preparedness for this...
Unemployment falls in Volusia, Flagler. But is that good or bad news?
Unemployment rates in April inched down ever closer to all-time lows in both Volusia and Flagler counties. That's both good and bad news. "It's great to see the unemployment rate so low, but it's making it harder for businesses to fill jobs that require certain skills," said Cyrus Callum, director of aviation and economic resources for Volusia County.
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