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Welcome to the Palm Coast Observer. Modeled after its award-winning sister papers in Sarasota and Manatee counties, the Palm Coast Observer is dedicated to serving as the leading and most trusted source of local news and information for Palm Coast and Flagler County.

The Palm Coast Observer delivers the area's most relevant and comprehensive news, information and features affecting Palm Coast residents, their neighborhoods and the community at large.

From the backyard neighborhood birthday parties, high-school sports games and church socials, to the actions of the Palm Coast City Council and the Flagler County Board of County Commissioners, the Palm Coast Observer chronicles life in Palm Coast like no other news medium.

If it happens in Palm Coast, Palm Coast residents know where to turn — to the Palm Coast Observer.


John Walsh, Publisher

Brian McMillan, Executive Editor: After working for two years as the sports editor at the East County Observer, near Sarasota, Brian left Florida to earn his Master's of Fine Arts degree in creative nonfiction at Northern Michigan University. He then returned to The Observer Group as the managing editor of the Palm Coast Observer since its first issue in February 2010. 

Ximena Alfaro, Design Editor

Jeff Dawsey, Staff Writer

Jonathan Simmons, News Editor

Maureen Walsh, Office Manager

Jaclyn Beckett, Advertising Manager