New Smyrna Beach
Oct 29's Headline Surfer breaking news story on traffic-related death of NSB gal Kaelee Morrell accessed by 27,642 online users worldwide
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.
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.
New Smyrna Beach City Manager Pam Brangaccio called out by citizens on 2 bizarre incidents in Hurricane Irma's wake
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.
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!"
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.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Share your thoughts on foreign policy issues facing the United States the first Friday of every month at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway. Participants may borrow the Great Decisions 2017 Briefing Book from the Information Desk to prepare for each discussion.
Volusia County Councilwoman Deb Denys' Indiana-based son answers her question: Why were we drawn so close to the solar eclipse?