News Flash

Posted on: September 28, 2020

This Week: Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 2020

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Here's what's happening in City of New Smyrna Beach government affairs this week, Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 2020.

The Neighborhood Council will host a regular meeting on environmental issues review and Historic Westside's Neighborhood Pla...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

FDOT to host public hearing on I-95 Pioneer Trail Interchange Sept. 30

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The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) invites you to a public hearing regarding the I-95 at Pioneer Trail Interchange PD&E Study, from Williamson Boulevard to Turnbull Bay Road in Volusia County. The public hearing will be held on Wednesday,...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Get in the Halloween spirit at Trunk or Treat & Cinema Under the Stars on Oct. 30

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Join the Marine Discovery Center and City of New Smyrna Beach on Friday, Oct. 30 for Truck or Treat with local merchants and Cinema Under the Stars featuring the 1993 holiday classic "Hocus Pocus" in the Hunter Amphitheater at 520 Barracuda Blvd...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Drop off household hazardous waste at Oct. 3 collection event

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Volusia County’s Solid Waste Division will host a free collection event for household hazardous waste from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3 in the New Smyrna Beach Public Works building at 124 Industrial Park Ave.
Residents may drop of...
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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Pettis Park basketball courts to close for reconstruction Oct. 5

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On Aug. 25, the City Commission approved replacement of Pettis Park’s two non-regulation basketball courts with one high school and two youth courts, funded through the city’s Community Development Block Grant program. Both courts, loc...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 29, 2020

$1.2M property on Oct. 5 Turnbull Creek Land Preservation Committee agenda

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In 2018, over 75% of voters in NSB approved authorizing the City Commission to issue up to $15,000,000 in general obligation bonds to preserve water quality, wildlife habitat, and natural areas along Turnbull Creek.

To date, 151.28 acres have been acquired...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

5th Street Bridge Replacement Design Project virual meeting set for Oct. 15

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Built in 1965, the 5th Street Bridge over Yacht Club Cut is nearing the end of its anticipated service life.
Our Engineering Department will host a virtual meeting Thursday, Oct. 15 at 5:30 p.m. on its proposed replacement, a new three-span bridge featurin...
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Posted on: September 28, 2020

City welcomes new Marina Manager

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The City of New Smyrna Beach recently welcomed aboard Tracey Berger as its new Marina Manager. We asked her three questions. ⛵️

Q: Tell us about yourself! What’s your superhero origin story?

A: I recently retired from a 22-year career with a major...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Mayor & city commissioners cut the ribbon on new turf field at Barracudas season opener

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Mayor Russ Owen, Commissioner Jason McGuirk, and Commissioner Randy Hartman were all on hand before kickoff at the New Smyrna Beach High School Barracudas season opener Friday night to cut the ribbon on a new state-of-t...
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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Hip Hop Artist Justincredible hosts Superstar Saturdays at "Babe" James Community Center

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The city’s Leisure Services Department, in partnership with Atlantic Center for the Arts, brings Superstar Saturdays hosted by Hip Hop Artist & Mentor Justincredible to the Alonzo "Babe" James Co...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Lightning prediction system improves safety at NSB Sports Complex

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By Odin’s beard! The New Smyrna Beach Sports Complex located at 1800 Turnbull Bay Rd. is protected by Thor Guard, a lightning prediction system which examines the surrounding atmosphere’s electrostatic charge to determine whether condi...
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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Get 40% off golf apparel at New Smyrna Golf Club

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Don’t miss the End of Summer Sale at New Smyrna Golf Club where all shirts, hats, and shoes are 40% off everyday low prices from now until Sept. 30.
New Smyrna Golf Club is open daily from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 1000 Wayne Ave. Please visit&n...
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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Public input requested for Flagler Avenue loading zones

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By direction of the City Commission, a new pilot program to improve traffic flow along Flagler Avenue by implementing loading & unloading zones is underway and the City of New Smyrna Beach’s Planning Department wants hear what you think abou...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Fight the bite; dispose of tires right!

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With mosquito season in full swing, Volusia County is ramping up efforts to combat these pesky insects. Ongoing efforts to reduce mosquito populations include eliminating containers where mosquitoes lay eggs, with old tires being a common culprit.

Volusia ...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 30, 2020

County Council allocates additional $5M for COVID-19 rent and mortgage assistance

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With the pandemic still taking a financial toll, the Volusia County Council allocated another $5 million on Tuesday to help local residents struggling to make their housing payments.

The council pumped the additional funds into the county’s COVID...

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Posted on: September 26, 2020

Fairgrounds COVID-19 testing extended with changes

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Free COVID-19 testing at the Volusia County Fairgrounds will continue into October, thanks to an extension from the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM). Provided by FDEM, testing was originally scheduled to end Sept. 29, but has now been exten...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Community Assistance to conduct low-income representative elections

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Volusia County Community Assistance will conduct five public meetings where community members will elect one person at each meeting to represent low-income people in that area on the Human Services Advisory Board. This is a requirement per grant regulatio...
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City of NSB News
Posted on: August 25, 2020

$1.3 million available for energy assistance to low-income families

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Volusia County has been awarded $1.3 million in state funds to help low-income households with their home energy costs. The money, which is coming from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, will help pay for approximately 1,300 benefits...
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Posted on: September 23, 2020

County offers master naturalist training

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Environmental enthusiasts can become freshwater systems naturalists by taking a 40-hour course offered by the Volusia County Extension and Environmental Management Division. The online and on-site course will focus on the ecology, habitats, vegetation, wi...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Didn't complete your census form? Do it now!

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Census takers are knocking on doors around Volusia County targeting households that have not completed their 2020 census questionnaires.

You can beat them to the punch by taking less than 10 minutes to complete your form at www.2020census.gov. But...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Watch out for washbacks!

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Thousands of hatchling sea turtles are starting to emerge from the 880 nests that dot Volusia County’s shoreline, along with tens of thousands of nests from other counties and the Greater Caribbean.

They face a treacherous trek on their way to th...

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