New Smyrna Beach
Swimmers ordered out of water Sunday afternoon for massive search with help of Coast Guard and Sheriff's helicopter
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- The body of a 25-year-old old out-of-state swimmer reported missing at 12:30 p.m. in the surf near the Flagler Avenue approach was recovered nearly nine hours later after apparently washing up on shore.
Waverly Media benches eye catching in Daytona, Deltona, DeLand, Edgewater, Holly Hill, Port Orange & New Smyrna
DAYTONA BEACH -- No matter where you drive along the major roadways in the county, invariably you are going to see more than a few of those eye-catching park bench ads.
Such is the successful advertising medium of Waverly Media, which literally has hundreds of benches dotting the landscape that is home to the world's most famous beach, the Daytona 500 and Florida's first 24/7 internet newspaper, HeadlineSurfer.com.
Resurfacing of four-lane road to be completed in August
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- The intersection of State Road 44 and Sugar Mill Drive soon will be safer for motorists with a new traffic signal to be installed in Auguest, a city official said.
“The new traffic signal is a result of a State traffic impact analysis to improve safety at the intersection – particularly the southbound left turn lane for Sugar Mill Drive motorists,” said Kyle Fegley, a city engineer.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Like father, like son: For the first time in the history of the police department, the City of New Smyrna Beach has two generations of police officers.
When deciding which police department he wanted to work for, Shawn Adkins, son of NSBPD Investigator David Atkins, said it was an easy decision: “My Dad has been really successful at this agency and I have always felt like it was part of my family.”
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- The city by the sea is known for its shark bites and 'Cudas football, but black bears? One just happened to hang out in a tree at the corner of Magnolia and Canal streets all day Saturday until sunset when it climbed back down and scampered away.
Volusia League of Cities calls cops on internet newspaper to protect embattled mayor from glare of media spotlight
DAYTONA BEACH -- The Volusia League of Cities called the cops to ensure greater Daytona Beach's internet newspaper wouldn't rain on the parade of embattled New Smyrna Beach Mayor Adam Barringer, who received the taxpayer-funded organization's top award Thursday night even though he's facing multiple state ethics charges.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach will host three WonderLand Summer Camps.
# A summer camp for 8 to 14 year olds from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The camp will begin on June 10, and run for two weeks, ending on June 21. The cost of the camp is $240. It features "The Hobbit Adventure," a play by Edward Mast, adapted from J.R.R. Tolkien's novel, a suspenseful, fast-moving journey through the sometimes dark, sometimes charming, always compelling world of Middle Earth.
Rollover survivor on NSB South Causeway tells Daytona paper he & deceased wife were partying at 'Cinco de Mayo'
Alcohol-fueled street party on Flagler Avenue funded with CRA taxpayer dollars
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- The husband who survived a rollover crash early Monday on the South Causeway Bridge that resulted in the violent death of his wife, told the Daytona Beach News-Journal they had been partying on Flagler Avenue's "Cinco de Mayo," an alcohol-fueled festival sponsored by the Flagler Merchants Hospitality Group and funded in part by CRA-taxpayer dollars.
Florida Commission on Ethics moving forward with first of two complaints against NSB Mayor Adam Barringer
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- New Smyrna Beach Mayor Adam Barringer will be the center of attention when he is called to the podium to accept the "Blaine O'Neal Award of Excellence" at the Volusia League of Cities banquet on May 30.