New Smyrna Beach

New Smyrna Beach volunteers bring relief to hurricane-ravaged Texas even with Irma bearing down on Florida Henry Frederick Wed, 09/06/2017 - 07:14

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- With one semi already in Beaumont, Texas, and thee more heading that way today with relief supplies for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, Ray Catheline is staying the course and getting the task at hand completed. 

New Smyrna Beach cops: Elderly woman found beaten to death in home; search under way for victim's car Henry Frederick Wed, 03/18/2015 - 23:43
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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- A 64-year-old woman was found beaten to death in her home at 405 DeSoto Drive by her grown son, New Smyrna Beach police said.

Here is a synopsis of the what occurred after NSBPD received a 9-1-1 call at 10:24 a.m. as described by police spookesman Sgt. Shane Riggle: Earlier this morning, the son of Darlene Robertson responded to her residence at after she did not show up for work today. "

Edgewater man identified as scuba diver who died in diving accident at Blue Springs State Park in Orange City Henry Frederick Wed, 10/09/2013 - 22:57

VCSO: Injured friend in mishap from New Smyrna Beach

Blue Springs State Park in Orange City, FL / Headline SurferHeadline Surfer graphic / Blue Spring State Park, winter home of manateees for its warm waters is where a scuba diver lost his life in a diving accident on this Wednesday afternoon.

ORANGE CITY -- The scuba diver who died in an apparent diving accident this afternoon at Blue Springs State Park has been identified as 36-year-old Samuel Slack of Edgewater, a Volusia County Sheriff's official said.

Slack was prnounced dead at 3::43 p.m. at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City. The Sheriff's Office was called at 2:52 p.m. in responding to the fatality, agency spokesman Brandon Haught said.

"(Slack) was transported to Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City where he was pronounced dead," Haught told Headline Surfer.

Pastor to speak in New Smyrna Beach on Christian practice in native communist Cuba Henry Frederick Wed, 06/19/2013 - 00:24
Cuban Pastor Humberto Berillo to visit New Smyrna Beach / Headline SurferPhoto for Headline Surfer / Preaching Christianity in Communist Cuba is the topic of a 9 a.m., Saturday, July 6 talk by native Pastor Humberto Berillo, shown here, when he visits United Church of Christ in New Smyrna Beach.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Visiting Cuban Pastor Humberto Berillo will be the featured speaker as the United Church of Christ in New Smyrna Beach continues its Community Forum Series with an inside look at how Christianity is practiced in the communist country.

New Smyrna Beach Regional Library kicks off summer programs geared to children June 11 Henry Frederick Wed, 05/29/2013 - 05:24
New Smyrna Beach Regional Library / Headline SurferPhoto for Headline Surfer / The New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach, is part of the Volusia County Public Library system. 

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Children can beat summer boredom at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, which is planning a full slate of free programs in June and July. First up, children in grades 1 through 5 can enter to win prizes by reading books. Reading logs will be available at the children’s desk beginning June 11.

New Smyrna Beach Homecoming: Cudas crush Deltona 56-0; now 1 win from undefeated season Henry Frederick Sun, 11/04/2012 - 09:13

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- The Cudas ran all over Deltona for a 56-0 win during Homecoming and now stand one-win away from a perfect season, thanks to four touchdowns by D'Cota Dixon with three touchdown runs and an interception returned for a touchdown. And that was all before halftime and a beautiful homecoming court.

Retired New Smyrna Beach firefighter Kirk Jones, P&Z's Steve Casserly running for city commissioner Henry Frederick Tue, 06/05/2012 - 11:52
Kirk Jones of NSB / Headline SurferNSB planning and zoning board member Steve Casserly / Headline SurferHeadline Surfer photos by Sera Frederick / New Smyrna Beach City Commissioner Lynne Plaskette is shown with Mayorr Adam Barringer (left) and Assistant City Manager Khalid Resheidatat a workshop session in 2011.
State Rep. Dorothy Hukill recaps 2012 legislative session: Balanced budget passed Dorothy L. Hukill Sat, 04/14/2012 - 14:51
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State Rep. Dorothy Hukill address her colleages in the Statehouse in Tallahassee prior to the end of the legislative session.

PORT ORANGE -- Dear Friends: As you probably know, the 2012 Legislative Session ended last month. Now that I’m back in Volusia County, I wanted to pass along a report of the main issues that were discussed and acted on in Tallahassee this year. Most importantly, I’m proud to report that we once again fulfilled our constitutional duty of passing a balanced budget. scores exclusive and intense interview with Trayvon Martin's parents following big rally in Miami Henry Frederick Sun, 04/01/2012 - 21:07 Investigative Reporting

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Trayvon Martin rally in Miami / photos by Henry Frederick / Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the parents of slain 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, are flanked by the Rev. Al Sharpton and their attorney Benjamin Crump as several thousand cheered them on in Sunday's downtown Miami rally.

MIAMI --, New Smyrna Beach's 24/7 Internet newspaper, scored an exclusive interview today with Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, the parents of Trayvon Martin, following the big rally attended by several thousand people in downtown Miami.

The "Justice Rally" included singer Chaka Khan and retired NBA superstars Alonzo Mourning and Isaiah Thomas who flanked the grieving parents on stage.

Young biker living life to fullest tragically killed in New Smyrna Beach Henry Frederick Mon, 11/14/2011 - 23:23

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- 11/11/11 is the date that will always stay with the family and friends of Chris Dell of Edgewater, tragically killed early Friday in a motorcycle accident. He was just 25, but lived life to the fullest.