New Year's Message from Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry: 'Hope that unity will be theme that binds us as a community'

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- With the the clock ticking forward to New Year's, Mayor Derrick Henry has a clear-cut message for his tourism-driven city that is home to the World's Most Famous Beach and Daytona International Speedway.

"I would like to wish everyone a happy and prosperous new year," Henry wrote to Headline Surfer in a text message. "As we enter 2018, it is my hope that unity will be theme that binds us as a community."




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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 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.