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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Free COVID-19 test site at City Gym open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Aerial photo with directions overlaid pointing to New Smyrna Beach City Gym at 1000 Live Oak St.

Our free COVID-19 test site located in the City Gym at 1000 Live Oak St. is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The site offers both PCR and antigen tests with a 24 to 48-hour turnaround for PCR tests and 1-hour turnaround for antigen tests. ...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Public safety budgets, redistricting, beachside development, more on Jan. 25 City Commission agendas

Aerial map of approx. 7 wood acres located east of Saxon Drive and immediately south of Publix on 3r

The City Commission will host two public meetings, a public safety budget workshop at 5 p.m. and regular meeting at 6:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Jan. 25 in the James W. Hathaway Chambers at 214 Sams Ave.

During the budget workshop, commissioners will hear presen...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Reminder: Effective immediately, place all glass bottles & jars in your garbage

Photo of several green glass bottles bound together in a yellow honeycomb crate

Last week, postcards were mailed to all Waste Pro customers residing in the City of New Smyrna Beach with the following information.

Effective immediately, please place glass in the trash and not the recycling bin until further notice. Du...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Proclamations on human trafficking, Arbor Day read at Jan. 11 City Commission meeting

From left, Police Chief Mike Coffin, Volusia Rape Crisis Center Victim Advocate Rachael Becker, Delo

Mayor Russ Owen kicked off the City Commission's first regular meeting of 2022 by declaring January to be Human Trafficking Awareness Month and Jan. 21 to be Arbor Day in the City of New Smyrna Beach.

"You know, there's a lot of thes...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Explore NSB by paddling Spruce Creek Feb. 3, making oyster mats Feb. 5

Photo of a group of kayakers taking a break on a narrow creek

Learn about Volusia County’s conservation lands and land management practices during free Explore Volusia programs in February. Environmental specialists will lead a variety of outdoor adventures and volunteer and learn programs. 

Regist...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: January 10, 2022

57th Annual Indian River Open returns to New Smyrna Golf Club Feb. 4-6

Photo of the main entrance to New Smyrna Golf Club on a clear, sunny day

The Florida Professional Golf Tour will again visit New Smyrna Beach when the 57th Annual Indian River Open returns to New Smyrna Golf Club on Saturday, Feb. 5 and Sunday, Feb. 6.

Entries are being accepted for the pro-am preceding the tournament ...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: January 7, 2022

THURGOOD to kick off 30th Annual Black Heritage Festival on Feb. 4

Flyer reading The Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum in collaboration with The Reel Film Foundati

The Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum is proud to kick off the 30th Annual Black Heritage Festival with a special performance of the George Stevens Jr. one-man-show THURGOOD, an exciting multimedia experience produced by and starring Larry Murphy. Joi...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Manatee Watch volunteers needed; training session in NSB on Feb. 12

Underwater photo of a mother manatee and her calf swimming in tight formation

Volusia County is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to participate in Manatee Watch, a program that identifies the presence of manatees in local waterways. 

Residents who live on the water, spend a lot of time near the water, or are avid boaters...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: December 4, 2021

27th Avenue beach ramp expected to reopen June 2022

Google Earth map depicting beach ramp locations at 27th Avenue, 3rd Avenue, and Crawford Avenue

Work will begin next week on replacement of the 27th Avenue beach ramp in New Smyrna Beach. The ramp is being replaced because the existing structure has exceeded its life expectancy and beach erosion at the eastern end of the structure often creates a dr...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Three questions with new Assistant Airport Manager Arvin Weese

Photo of Assistant Airport Manager Arvin Weese wearing an orange safety vest in front of a pickup

There's a new face on Jack Bolt Field's flight line: Assistant Airport Manager Arvin Weese! We asked him three questions.

Q: Tell us about yourself. What's your superhero origin story?

A: I’ve been fascinated with aviati...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Five decorative shark statues make their debut in NSB

Shark statue decorated by artist Randal Preston located outside the Alonzo “Babe” James Community Ce

If you happen to hear the familiar Jaws theme song in your head while strolling around New Smyrna Beach this week don’t worry, it’s not just you.

Five decorative shark statues painted by local artists have been installed at various venu...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Four juvenile loggerhead sea turtles make a splash at NSB Municipal Airport

A juvenile loggerhead sea turtle with the number 550 drawn on its shell cranes its neck for a better

From facilitating dream flights for World War II veterans to relocation flights for sea turtles, New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport is making a difference in our community.

Such was the case this morning when four juvenile loggerhead sea turtles were succe...

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