Henry Frederick's blog

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- There has been a significant setback in my recovery from last March's life-saving invasive surgery.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Newly-elected Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood has completely trampled on the first amendment rights of Headline Surfer by excluding the internet news outlet from press conferences, removing it from the VCSO media email distribution list and being unresponsive as to why the online news provider was being singled out without justification.

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: