NSB Shark Bite Capital of the World

NSB in a Tizzy over “Feeding Frenzy”

August hasn’t exactly been a stellar month for PR in New Smyrna Beach. Shark Bite Capital of the World The “Shark Bite Capital of the World” has been making national news, seemingly on a weekly basis, with reports of “brutal attacks”… but is this just sensationalized media or are we seeing a real uptick in bites? 2019 Shark Attacks in New Smyrna Beach To date, … Continue reading NSB in a Tizzy over “Feeding Frenzy”

Boaters Urged to Watch for Manatees

Boaters are asked to be on the lookout for manatees as they travel in the St. Johns River and Halifax/Indian River. These slow-moving marine mammals are frequently struck by boats, which can lead to deep wounds, internal damage and even death. Last year, 119 manatees died from boat strikes in Florida. Because manatees are often difficult to see, Debbie Wingfield, Volusia County’s manatee protection program … Continue reading Boaters Urged to Watch for Manatees

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Native Bees Are All The Rage

We are always hearing about the bees, and how they are dying, and how we’re going to die too if we don’t do something about it. I don’t know if that’s entirely true. It may be a bit of an exaggeration. But it is definitely true that growing most of our food would become difficult or impossible without the help of pollinators.  Florida’s Bee Population … Continue reading Native Bees Are All The Rage

City of New Smyrna Beach to Host Business Outreach Meetings

NSB Mayor Russ Owen has initiated a program to enhance the city’s services to businesses. New Smyrna Beach’s Business Outreach Program The program includes a series of monthly meetings to provide business owners with important information on available resources for business planning. The program will also research key questions with local business owners about their experience in the city, as well as interview business leaders … Continue reading City of New Smyrna Beach to Host Business Outreach Meetings

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May Your Day Be as Flawless as Your Makeup

Every woman understands the importance of feeling beautiful both inside and out. That’s why when an important day arrives, you do everything you can to prepare yourself for success. You’ve got the outfit and now it’s time to put on your game face…and by this we mean our makeup, of course! Professional Makeup Offered in New Smyrna Beach and Volusia County Cori Newhook, of Cori … Continue reading May Your Day Be as Flawless as Your Makeup

Canaveral National Seashore Interpretive Programs: August 2019

PLEASE NOTE: All programs are subject to cancellation and/or rescheduling due to staff limitations, weather conditions, or other factors. Some programs require reservations, a minimum age, or a cost-recovery fee. Call 386-428-3384 ext. 0 for program information during Visitor Center operating hours (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), or visit www.nps.gov/cana. Entrance fees apply to all interpretive program participants. All programs meet the requirements for the … Continue reading Canaveral National Seashore Interpretive Programs: August 2019

Local Census Campaign Seeks Volunteers

Volusia County Government and community partners will kick off a 2020 Census awareness campaign at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Emergency Operations Center, 3825 Tiger Bay Road, Daytona Beach. Volunteers Needed for Census Campaign in Volusia County Individuals and representatives from cities, businesses, social service agencies and faith-based organizations are invited to attend the meeting and learn how they can help spread the … Continue reading Local Census Campaign Seeks Volunteers