Stetson Entrepreneur to be Featured on TV Show

Featured photo provided by Stetson University There’s exciting news from Stetson’s School of Business Administration: Junior Kendall Buck ’23, an entrepreneurship and management major, will be featured on a new TV show – Fox Business Network’s “The Billion Dollar Idea.” On the show, Buck and other contestants compete for $1 million in startup funding from billionaire entrepreneur, Ben Weiss. The show debuted Tuesday, April 26, … Continue reading Stetson Entrepreneur to be Featured on TV Show

NSB Finalizes Parks Master Plan

The city of New Smyrna Beach (NSB) is a coastal community of Volusia County. Locals live, work and play all while soaking up NSB’s laid back lifestyle. Visitors come to enjoy fun outdoor experiences like strolling on miles of seaside boardwalk and relaxing on beautiful white-sand beaches. The city’s coastal neighborhoods are located along North America’s most diverse estuary, the Indian River Lagoon and the … Continue reading NSB Finalizes Parks Master Plan

scenic view of ocean during dusk

Sea Turtle Nesting Season Kicks Off 

Although sea turtle nesting season officially started May 1, Volusia County managed beaches already had three leatherback nests. One of them, which was discovered April 2, is the earliest recorded sea turtle nest on county managed beaches. With water temperatures warming up quickly, hundreds of sea turtles will be emerging from the surf to lay eggs on the beach in the next few months. During … Continue reading Sea Turtle Nesting Season Kicks Off 

Angie’s Serenity Day Spa Opens NEW Location in Edgewater

We are a unique day spa in Edgewater, providing a peaceful and relaxing environment of health and wellness. Please call us or click Book Now on our website to schedule your ultimate spa experience whether for a day or an hour, a friend’s day out, bridal shower, birthday or anniversary celebration.  We will be glad to make your day unforgettable. Below is our list of … Continue reading Angie’s Serenity Day Spa Opens NEW Location in Edgewater

manatee eating on riverbed floor

Local Manatee Crisis: Seagrass Conservation is Key

Save The Manatee Club, a non-profit dedicated to the conservation of manatees, is reporting 330 manatee mortalities have been recorded in Florida so far this year. According to the Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission (FWC), the year 2021 was the worst record of manatee mortalities since record keeping began 50 years ago. For 2022, the numbers are on track for another disappointing year of manatee … Continue reading Local Manatee Crisis: Seagrass Conservation is Key

Local Film Now Available for Rental 

The inaugural Reel Deal Film Festival was held on September 30, 2021. The festival attracted submissions from over 40 countries and most of the United States. The Premiere Party kick off, A Taste of New Smyrna, screened the world premiere of “My Invisible Husband,” directed by Brent Eite and produced by Shelley Lynch (pictured above). The film shares the story of Shelley’s healing journey after … Continue reading Local Film Now Available for Rental 

Treasure Island Building Demolition to Begin Monday

The City of Daytona Beach Shores invites the public to view the start of demolition of the former Treasure Island resort at 11 a.m. Monday, March 28. A celebratory event, with a champagne toast and remarks by Mayor Nancy Miller, will be held in the vacant lot at the southwest corner of South Atlantic Avenue and Park Avenue in Daytona Beach Shores. The address is … Continue reading Treasure Island Building Demolition to Begin Monday

Marine Discovery Center Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The Marine Discovery Center (MDC) has spent the past 25 years informing and educating citizens and visitors about the amazing biodiversity of the Indian River Lagoon. A 25th anniversary party is planned for Saturday, March 19 (originally scheduled for March 12, but postponed due to inclement weather) at the Hunter Amphitheater on-site outdoor venue. During the free event, guests are invited to come and listen … Continue reading Marine Discovery Center Celebrates 25th Anniversary

NSB Passes New Curfew for Minors

The New Smyrna Beach City Commission approved an 11 p.m. youth curfew in response to disruptive spring break crowds. A 60-day curfew for unaccompanied youth under the age of 18 is now in effect east of Riverside Drive and for groups of 30 or more elsewhere within city limits from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. on … Continue reading NSB Passes New Curfew for Minors

New Pet Boutique Opens in NSB

Heidi Dillard recently opened Me & Paw, a pet supply store with homemade, nutritious goodies for your favorite furry friends. It all started with one pup with some serious anxiety issues, which Heidi was able to control with CBD oils. She started experimenting with different recipes and created some fantastic pup snacks. After sharing with her test panel of pooches, she decided she had to … Continue reading New Pet Boutique Opens in NSB