EXCLUSIVE New Smyrna Beach Mayor Jim Hathaway on leaving politics this election cycle: 'I gave more than one-third my life to better the city'

By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- The way Jim Hathaway sees it, he's given more than his fair share of time to the city.

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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 for a decade now. 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 dozens of journalism-industry awards in print anddigital platforms. Frederick is enrolled at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's three-fourths through the online Master of Arts program in New Media Journalism. His graduation is in August.