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By Henry Frederick
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DAYTONA BEACH SHORES, Fla. -- So who is this tattooed-mystery babe spotted walking along the hard sands of Daytona Beach Shores who caught the camera lens of our intrepid photographer friend who shoots just about everything interesting he sees along the Word's Most Famous beach and beyond?

"I have no idea," said lensman-extraordinaire Steve Bibeault, of the exotic beach beauty with tats. "I was trying to take pictures of waves when she walked into the frame." 


ORMOND BEACH -- The 4th annual Ormond Beach Celtic Festival will be held during the three-day weekend of April 25-27.



Jeni & Billy folk duo to perform in Oak Hill and Deltona Feb. 8, 9 / Headline Surfer®

Headline Surfer® graphic / Jeni & Billy, the folk singing duo, are shown in this YouTube video upload from a performance in Oak Hill on Jan. 20.

OAK HILL, Fla. -- Folk musicians Jeni & Billy will bring the high lonesome harmonies of the Appalachian Mountains in a return visit to Volusia County's smallest incorporated city 13 months from their last stop here.

They will perform at noon Saturday, Feb. 8, at VIA Hall, 126 E. Halifax Ave., Oak Hill, at noon Saturday, Feb. 8. They will perform 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9,  at the Deltona Library.


Photo for Headline Surfer® / Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry posted the above photo on his Facebook page Thursday after giving keys to the city to Alex and Sierra, winners of the X-Factor season 3 finale on Dec. 19 as shown in the YouTube video upload.

DAYTONA BEACH -- Though neither is from Daytona Beach, that didn't stop Mayor Derrick Henry from capitalizing on the PR that comes with welcoming new-found celebrities Alex and Sierra of the X-Factor reality show with keys to the city during a performance Thursday night at the bandshell on the "world's most famous beach."


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WWE wrester John Cena in Daytona Beach / Headline SurferThe Shield / Headline SurferThe superstars of the WWE were last here at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach two years ago with WWE champion John Cena headlining the house show, shown in the orange shirt. Newcomers The Shield, could be on the card with him when the WWE returns to the Ocean Center in June. Tickets go on sale, 10 a.m. May 10.

DAYTONA BEACH -- Catch all the action and excitement of World Wrestling Entertainment Live when professional wrestling stars return to the Ocean Center at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 22.


Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach / Headline SurferNEW SMYRNA BEACH -- The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach is pleased to announce another season of WonderLand Children's Theatre, its youth theatre program. Held on six Wednesday afternoons, starting on Jan. 23, its mission is to encourage youngsters to participate in and learn about the performing arts.


Little Theatre of New Smyrna BeachThe Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach will present "On Golden Pond" a drama by Ernest Thompson, beginning April 13.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- An American classic of the stage and screen, "On Golden Pond" won a Tony award for Best Revival of a Play in 2005.  Now you can see a local production here at the Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach.

Ethel and Norman Thayer are once again spending the summer in their country home in Maine on a lake called Golden Pond. It is Norman’s 80th birthday and they are visited by their estranged daughter Chelsea with her fiancé and his young son.


NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- In a minute, we'll have a commercial break. Below this press release about a concert that I am doing in benefit of the Artist Workshop here in new Smyrna Beach, you'll find a little life story of that wonderful organization right here in your own back yard.