AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach Foundation Awards $25,000 in Community Grants

On July 30, the AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach Foundation awarded local community groups with $25,000 in grants during a special luncheon ceremony at the AdventHealth Medical Park in New Smyrna Beach.  The Atlantic Center for the Arts received $5,000 to fund its “Healthy Minds, Healthy Hearts” art and wellness program at New Smyrna Beach High School. Burns Science and Technology Charter School received $2,500 to … Continue reading AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach Foundation Awards $25,000 in Community Grants

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Urban Trees Making A Comeback In NSB

In 2016 and 2017, Hurricanes Matthew and Irma resulted in the loss of over 100 live oak, palm and pine trees at New Smyrna Golf Club and 10 trees at Riverside Park. Since then, an additional 40 pine trees have been lost due to “shakes” suffered by the separation of vital plant tissue that leads to death and invites colonization by pine beetles. Last January, … Continue reading Urban Trees Making A Comeback In NSB

Canal Street Rooted In History

Submitted By: Skip Barnes  Canal Street is a great street in the great downtown area in New Smyrna Beach. In 1980, as the area was experiencing a lot of change, population was about 12,000 and growing. They were making four lanes out of State Road 44 and the Burger Chef at U.S. 1 and West Canal Street had just burned down. This once bustling railroad … Continue reading Canal Street Rooted In History

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Hurricane Dorian: Waste Management Updates

**Regarding waste collection for some areas of Volusia County. This list will be updated as more information becomes available. Daytona Beach Garbage collections will follow normal operations Monday. There will be no garbage, recycling and yard waste collections Tuesday and Wednesday. We will announce the next day for collections after the storm. South Daytona Waste Pro will be collecting as normal on Monday, September 2nd. … Continue reading Hurricane Dorian: Waste Management Updates

Hurricane Dorian Updates

SEP 3 @ 5 PM: WINDS INCREASING ALONG PORTIONS OF THE FLORIDA EAST COAST – NEW WARNINGS AND WATCHES ISSUED A Hurricane Warning is in effect from Sebastian Inlet to Ponte Vedra Beach FL, and from north of Savannah River to Surf City NC. A Hurricane Watch is in effect from north of Ponte Vedra Beach FL to Savannah River, and from north of Surf … Continue reading Hurricane Dorian Updates

Floridians Advised to Prepare for Hurricane Season

*UPDATE: Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency as the latest Dorian track covers the entire east coast of Florida. A message from Daytona Beach Shores Department of Public Safety: There are no advisories for Florida at this time, but we wanted to take this opportunity to remind everyone to make sure their emergency plans are up-to-date. ✔️ Be sure to plan for locations … Continue reading Floridians Advised to Prepare for Hurricane Season

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”

Canaveral National Seashore Interpretive Programs: September 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: September 2019

August Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt // @TheRealTupat  Powered by Tupat’s Hawaiian Poke Sauce and Seasonings & Off the Hook Fishing is more than just catching fish…For some, it’s an escape or a weekend hobby or a job. As for some though, it’s a road to recovery where everything slows down and the mind is able to relax and find solace amongst Mother Nature. I’ve … Continue reading August Fishing Guide