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Video by Henry Frederick / NSBNews.Net caught the tail-end of a great guitar solo by the New Smyrna Beach-based rock band "Scared Straight," performing earlier this week at Pub 44 in New Smyrna Beach for Buike Week 2011.  Also, check out a bonus video of the band from the 2010 Bike Week.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Marching to the tune of "Pomp and Circumstance" once is stresful enough. Imagine doing it twice in two weeks. 

For New Smyrna Beach's Sammi Hicks it's been there, done that! She's not alone. More than 150 high school students graduated earlier this month from Daytona State College with associate degrees that will allow them to go directlly to most colleges as juniors.

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- A 71-year-ol motorist died shortly after transport to Florida Hospital New Smyrna Beach on Saturday morning after crashing his motor vehivcle into a utility pole that may have been precipitated by a medical episode, New Smyrna Beach cops said.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Bob Tolley and his wife Marian received an escort Monday to Daytona Beach International Airport from their New Smyrna Beach residence for their flight to New York, thanks to a contingent of fire departments locally.

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The 8.5-acre fire off Pioneer Trail and Jungle Road was fully contained by 4 p.m., Sunday, officials with the Florida Forest Service in Bunnell told Headline Surfer, adding there were no evacuations and no structures were threatened by the nearby flames.

 

 

 

 

"We are continuing to closely monitor these wildfires and do everything we can to ensure our firefighters and first responders have all the resources they need to protect our communities," Scott said.

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Bob Tolley and his wife, Marian, are grieving in their New Smyrna Beach home over his New York City firefighter-son William Tolley's deadly fall from the roof of a five-story building in Queens Thursday afternoon during a fire call.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.  – More than 100 employers combined will be on hand seeking to fill open positions on Tuesday, and again on the following Tuesday, April 18, when Daytona State College's New Smyrna Beach-Edgewater and Daytona Beach campuses host spring job fairs.

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. — A 51-year-old Georgia woman is recovering back home after she was bitten in the thigh by a shark on Wednesday as she swam in about 3-foot-deep water.

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Photo for Headline Surfer / A $500 grant has allowed New Smyrna Beach to purchase new equipment for its animal control services.
 
By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- The animal control department at the City of New Smyrna Beach has received a $500 equipment grant from the Florida Animal Control Association for additional equipment to keep the public, officers and animals safe.

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- In a feel-good story, Mark Severance was officially “pinned” by his wife during his promotional ceremony to Lieutenant of the New Smyrna Beach Police Department.

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