2014 Contest Florida Press Club
General News Reporting, Third Place, Henry Frederick, Headline Surfer
May 4, 2014
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Mayor Adam Barringer led the vote to raise property taxes to support the municipal budget back in September while not paying his own taxes, Headline Surfer® has learned after reviewing public records.
December 16, 2013
DAYTONA BEACH -- After Southeast Volusia Advertising Authority Chairman Palmer Wilson was removed an unprecedented second time with County Councilwoman Deb Denys imploring her colleagues to "finish this" and getting her way in a 4-3 split vote seen by some as politically-motivated, Wilson's successor, Tom Clapsaddle, ate on the public's dime.
April 1, 2014
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Carl Lentz, IV, a real estate agent won a seat on the City Commission on his first try, back in 2012, thanks in part to inherent advantages.
Religion Reporting, Third Place, Henry Frederick, Headline Surfer