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Posted on: October 1, 2022

FEMA Individual Assistance available in Volusia County

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Volusia County residents who have been adversely impacted by Hurricane Ian may apply for Individual Assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Available assistance may include grants to pay for temporary housing, emergency home rep...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 30, 2022

NSB Utilities reports potable water safe to drink, asks customers to reduce wastewater

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New Smyrna Beach Utilities reported that potable water is safe to drink, projected substantial power restoration by Monday evening, and asked residents to reduce wastewater production in a Sept. 30 Facebook post:

"Today, September 30, is the first ful...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 30, 2022

City crews clearing roads through the weekend, curbsides starting Monday

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Enhanced solid waste collection measures are being implemented in a first push to clear debris left in the destructive wake of Hurricane Ian.

A citywide storm debris assessment is currently underway as a surge of additional collection trucks are slated to ...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 30, 2022

1,000-year rains caused by Hurricane Ian result in widespread damage throughout city

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1,000-year rains caused by Hurricane Ian have resulted in widespread damage throughout New Smyrna Beach.

Buffeted by 18 to 24 inches of rain over a 24-hour period, the city experienced major flooding necessitating approximately 180 evacuations to emergency...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Funding available to help clean up local brownfields

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Do you know of a property complicated by the presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant that has potential for reuse and/or redevelopment? Learn how the Southeast Volusia Corridor Improvement Coalition's Brownfields Assessment P...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Hispanic Heritage Month Profile: Leisure Services Director Robert Salazar

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Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month, and today we're celebrating by recognizing Leisure Services Director Robert Salazar, pictured in the orange polo shirt. Here's what his Mexican heritage means to him in his own wor...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 21, 2022

NSB library hosts three-part Alzheimer's series starting Oct. 10

Alzheimers Facts Spotlight

Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. It also impacts loved ones who care for them. 

Learn how to identify the warning signs and pick up tips for patients and caregiv...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Become your own patient advocate at the NSB library Oct. 12

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The New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, will host a virtual presentation titled “Using health literacy to help patients become their own health care advocate” at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12.  

Jessica Daly, ...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: March 2, 2022

Keep yard signs another day by placing them the right way

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Whether for an open house, garage sale, or political campaign, yard signs are a popular way to help get the word out. Here are a few photos from Code Compliance showing the right and wrong ways to display them.

Other helpful tips:

  • Signs should be placed on ...
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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Paddle Callalisa Creek with Explore Volusia Oct. 13

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Navigate oyster beds, learn about mosquito canals, and see a variety of birds among a maze of mangroves during a Callalisa Creek paddle on Thursday, Oct. 13 from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Registration is required; call (386) 736-5927. Bring a kayak, canoe, or stand-...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 is National Hispanic American Heritage Month

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Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

The o...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: May 27, 2022

City offering free meeting space for community & nonprofit organizations

Community Meetings Flyer Spotlight

We're now offering FREE meeting space for community & nonprofit organizations on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Coronado Civic Center located behind the shuffleboard courts on Flagler Avenue. Reservations must be made in a...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Take eco-buggy tours in New Smyrna Beach Oct. 22 & 26

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Whether you're an early bird or a night owl, there's an Explore Volusia eco-buggy tour for you next month in New Smyrna Beach!

Learn about important plant communities and be on the lookout for carnivorous plants and the rare Sherman&a...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 12, 2022

NSB library plans adult programs in October

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The New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, offers a variety of free programs to help adults learn new skills and make new friends.

  • Library volunteer Carolyn Carlisle will offer genealogy assistance from 1 to 3 p.m. every Monday in Octobe...
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City of NSB News
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Mayor to deliver 2022 State of the City Address on Oct. 24

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Please save the date Monday, Oct. 24, when Mayor Russ Owen will deliver the State of the City Address outlining the year’s legislative accomplishments and policy directions in the Brannon Center at 105 S. Riverside Dr. Enjoy refreshments with fe...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 23, 2022

NSB Cultural Throw Down returns to Pettis Park Nov. 5

Cultural Throwdown Spotlight

Grab your favorite chair and enjoy live music by Daniel "Saxman" Fuqua, Smokehouse, and DJ Tom; food trucks; a kids zone; and community fellowship when this year's New Smyrna Beach Cultural Throw Down returns to Pettis Park Saturday, No...

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