Zone 2 City Commissioner Jack Grasty and challengers Stephen Sather and Palmer Wilson square off in debate (see our exclusive video)
NSBNEWS.net video by Sera Frederick. Zone 2 City Commissioner Jack Grasty and challengers Stephen Sather and Palmer Wilson squared off in Saturday's debate at the Hidden Lakes Golf Course. This was the first of three debates that morning and early afternoon sponsored by the Public Watch Committee and NSBNEWS.net.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Today is the final day to register to vote in the Sept. 22 primary races for mayor and two city commission seats, according to the Volusia County Board of Elections.
City residents who are not registered may do so by going to the Department of Motor Vehicles (in the K-mart plaza on State Road 44), the New Smyrna Beach Public Library (1001 S. Dixie Freeway) or at the Volusia County Board of Elections Office in DeLand (125 W. New York Ave., DeLand). For more information on registering for the primary, please call the Supervisor of Elections at (386) 736-5930.
Mayor Sally Mackay sets up re-election campaign headquarters at former Daytona Beach News-Journal/Pennysaver building on Canal Street
NSBNEWS.net photos by Henry Frederick. Mayor Sally Mackay has set up shop on Canal Street for her re-election bid for a second term as mayor of New Smyrna Beach. Ironically, campaign headquarters are at the former newspaper mecca, the Canal Street bureau of the Daytona Beach News-Journal/Pennysaver offices.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Dozens of volunteers showed up this sunny Saturday morning and into the early afternoon to pick up their share of lawn signs, buttons and placards for the re-election campaign of first-term Mayor Sally Mackay, who opened up her headquarters on Canal Street at the former bureau offices of the Daytona Beach News-Journal/Pennysaver.
Commissioner Richenberg's 'no' vote to re-negotiate lease with Anglers not lost on campaign opponent Reiker
NSBNEWS.net photo (far left) by Henry Frederick. Courtesy photo (at left). Mayoral candidate Marilee Walters (far left) and City Commissioner candidate Judy Reiker take notes during Wednesday night's City Commission meeting regarding the Angler's Yacht Club lease.
NSBNEWS.net photos by Sera Frederick and Henry Frederick. Palmer Wilson (far right) is challenging incumbent Jack Grasty (inset) for the Zone 2 seat on the New Smyrna Beach City Commission.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Saying his top priority is to "reinvent our local government," Palmer Wilson announced today that he is running to unseat Jack Grasty as Zone 2 Commissioner in the City of New Smyrna Beach.
NSBNEWS.net photos by Henry and Sera Frederick. Marilee Walters, left, is among three announced candidates challenging incumbent first-term Mayor Sally Mackay in the municipal elections. The others, not pictured, are Adam Barringer and Ed Ellison. Qualifying ends Aug. 20.
Judy Reiker announces candidacy for District 1 seat held by incumbent NSB City Commissioner Randy Richenberg
Courtesy photo (left)/NSBNEWS.net photo (right). Saying she wants profitability in government spending and holding the line on taxes, Judy Reiker has announced that she is a candidate for the District 1 City Commission seat held by Randy Richenberg. Reiker's Web site is voteforjudynsb.com.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- With her campaign motto of "All together better!" Bouchelle Island resident Judy Reiker said she will challenge incumbent City Commissioner Randy Richenberg for his District 1 seat in the November elections.