Gov Scott: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to Floridians

 Gov. Scot Christmas wishes to Floridians / Headline Surfer®Photo for Headline Surfer® / Shown at left is Gov. Scott's annual family Christmas card to Florida residents.

ORLANDO -- Gov. Rick Scott has a holiday message he wants to share with Floridians through media outlets like Headline Surfer®.

"Ann and I wish every family a very Merry Christmas," the governor said on behalf of his wife, in an e-mail Christmas card sent to daily media outlets throughout the Sunshine State on this Christmas Eve.

"We are most excited to spend our Christmas as the proud grandparents of three grandsons- two of which will be celebrating their very first Christmas this year. We wish you every joy this Christmas and the many blessings of family, friends, health and peace in the new year."

"We are most excited to spend our Christmas as the proud grandparents of three grandsons- two of which will be celebrating their very first Christmas this year. We wish you every joy this Christmas and the many blessings of family, friends, health and peace in the new year."

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.