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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Just five days before his Cudas Unhooked fundraiser to raise funds for struggling and even homeless New Smyrna Beach High School students and their families, Ray Catheline's father died. But he went ahead with the inaugural one-day event. And with the help of friends and family, he raised a whopping $7,873.

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NSBNews.Net provides Volusia County with 24 / 7 Internet newspaper coverage for a 21st-century world. This website can also be accessed through VolusiaNews.Net

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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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Don Picard of the Southeast Volusia Audubon Society will discuss the varied and fascinating birds that live in the Indian River Lagoon at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.
 

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By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- A known drug peddler was gunned down on a porch under the cover of darkness and cops had little, if anything, to go on in way of suspects or a motive in this popular tourist-driven beachfront city known for its charm.

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- OneBlood’s Big Red Bus will be available for blood donations from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, in the parking lot of the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.
 

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Headline Surfer had a lot of prominent Central Florida news stories in 2017, but none tore at the heartstrings of online users more than Oct. 29's story headlined, BREAKING NEWS: New Smyrna Beach Cops: Local gal Kaelee Morrell, 21, killed in hit & run; other driver flees in black Chevy Tahoe.

In the first 24 hours of its posting, the tragic story on the death of 21-year-old Kaelee Morrell was accessed by 27,642 online users around the world. It was the award-winning news site's most viewed story of 2017, wih a whopping 42,803 page views. 

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- "Get in touch with personal technology." 

That's the operative line expressed by Volusia County Pat Kuehn, CPRC, community information specialist with Volusia County Government in a press release to Headliner Surfer encouraging adults to explore personal technology with free classes at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.

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NSB City Manager Pam Brangaccio / Headline SurferYouTube video download /
By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- First, Pamela Brangaccio jawed wih a homeless person while guarding the entrance to the Babe James Center in which she was captured on video saying "this is my house" as she forced them to eat outside because city workers were being treated to a special lunch for Hurricane Irma cleanup. 

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By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Like millions of Floridians impacted by the wrath of Hurricane Irma, surfer dude Kem McNair hasfelt a range of emotions ending on a happy note this morning. 

How or why?

"I have power!" he said. 

"I called the Mayor of NSB, Jim Hathaway, one of my lifelong friends last night," McNair explained.  "And he called me at 7:45 this morning. I want to thank him for a quick response and for helping me and my neighbors get the power back on this morning first thing! Thanks Jim!" 

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On August 19th, two Kissimmee police officers were killed in a shootout. Later that weekend, an officer in Volusia County named Charles Geiger got ready for his overnight shift in Edgewater – and thought about what might happen on his shift. 

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