Henry Frederick's blog

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- What was the top story of 2016 in the greater Daytona Beach, Sanford and Orlando region? 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Despite the misleading headine in the Daytona Beach News-Journal, Early Voting, in fact, continues today in Volusia County in advance of Tuesday's general election.

SANFORD, Fla. -- Though I am in overdrive in reporting news of the day, I would be remiss not to take a break and share with you why this day was one of great personal reflection: It's my late mother's birthday.

Happy Father's Day / 2 generations, Henry Frederick Jr & son, 1964, Henry Frederick III & son, 1995 / Headline Surfer®DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there around the world for today is a day of personal reflection.

Being a father to a son (or daughter) is far from easy. Being a son (or daughter) to a father is from easy, too.

Gator swims in lake in Port Orange, FL, where dog killed, partially eaten buy another gator / Headline Surfer®Adam Binford, New Smyrna Beach, FL, toddler killed by larghe gator in 1997 / Headline Surfer®PORT ORANGE, Fla. -- The horrific death of a bulldog by an alligator earlier this week in a Port Orange subdivision before it was trapped and killed, led to the predator's stomach being cut open and revealing part of the dog -- a grim reminder of what happens when Florida's wildlife habitat and people and their pets collide.

Little Marco Rubio heads back to Florida / Headline Surfer®SANFORD, Fla. --  Fresh off campaign stop here in Sanford on Monday, Marco Rubio needs to think about his political future with his flat showing the very next day in Tuesday'a GOP primaries in Michigan, Mississippi and Idaho. Rubio has two possible paths:

Public safety, politics & tourism will be emphasized topics 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla -- The award-winning internet newspaper is on the verge of undergoing a major upgrade that is being dubbed the "Next Generation" HeadlineSurfer.com with a stream-lined home page featuring bold colors and far less clutter.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- As US citizens we say we want to put an end to the terrorist organizations like ISIS, but recent national polls show fighting terrorist organizations like ISIS is a priority of 2 percent. We're not willing to commit to putting boots on the ground in Syria and Iraq to get the job done.