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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Volusia County News: Mother's Day weekend at the beach

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If spending your weekend at the beach sounds like the perfect way to celebrate Mom, you’re not alone! And with sunny skies and warm temperatures, the weather is just right for a weekend of fun in the sun. That’s why we’re pro...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Find your company's dream hire at June 12 joint NSB-Edgewater job fair

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As business begins to pick back up, we know you're eager to hit the ground running and start filling positions left vacant by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The City of New Smyrna Beach is partnering with the City of Edgewater to host an indoor/...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: May 6, 2021

City Clerk's Office celebrates 2021 Municipal Clerks Week

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This week is the 52nd Annual Professional Municipal Clerks Week. Initiated in 1969 by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks and endorsed by all its members throughout the United States, Canada, and 15 other countries, this week is a time of cele...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Shark statues, 4th of July fireworks, coastal construction regulations, and more on May 11 agenda

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The City Commission will host their next regular meeting on Tuesday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the Brannon Center at 105 S. Riverside Dr. to consider the following items: 

  • Presentation by Youth Council Task Force members on their group project to ins...
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City of NSB News
Posted on: April 15, 2021

Financial assistance available for U.S. 1 & Historic Westside CRA businesses

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In 2015, a Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) was created to improve blighted areas along the U.S. 1 corridor, municipal airport, West Canal Street, former K-Mart plaza located at 1724 State Road 44, portions of North Causeway, and 180 acres of Florida Ea...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Reserve your next NSB event venue for up to 50% off

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On Jan. 26, the City Commission approved COVID-19 relief in the form of a six-month program offering promotional rates for events hosted at the Brannon Center and Live Oak Cultural Center. Please see included rate sheet below for further details and visit...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Shorebirds nesting on Disappearing Island

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Love is in the air on Disappearing Island, and the results are on the ground – in the form of shorebird nests.

Several least tern pairs and four pairs of Wilson’s plovers have been discovered nesting on the popular boaters’ de...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Junior Lifeguard Program tryouts Saturdays, May 8 through June 12

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Do you know a child who loves the sun, sand and surf? If so, make their summer one to remember with Volusia County Beach Safety’s Junior Lifeguard Program. 

From June 7 through the end of July, youths between 9 and 15 can enjoy beach act...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Selection of residential property for preservation award and more on May 12 HPC agenda

Photo of the 2009 Donnadine Miller Memorial Historic Preservation Award plaque.

The Historic Preservation Commission, made up of seven citizen volunteers, will host their next regular meeting on Wednesday, May 12 at 5:30 p.m. in the Brannon Center at 105 S. Riverside Dr. to consider the following items: 

  • Archaeological report...
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City of NSB News
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Free Sunday Concert Series on April 11, May 16, June 6

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Grab a folding chair or blanket and join us at our Free Sunday Concert Series under the Riverside Park gazebo on Sundays when Ben Prestage (Apr. 11, blues) Are Friends Electric (May 2, pop/rock), and the Thompson-Browne Band (Jun. 6, classic rock) perform...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Mary Avenue railroad crossing to close for maintenance May 16-18

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The Mary Avenue railroad crossing located just west of U.S. 1 will close for grade crossing maintenance at 6 a.m. on Sunday, May 16 until 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18, weather permitting.

Please see the included temporary traffic control plan map here to ...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Shoot hoops and get involved at Heart of the Community Day on May 22

Flyer for Heart of the Community Day on May 22, 2021. Contact (386) 314-4849 for further details.

Enjoy three fun basketball games, free food, entertainment, door prizes, awards, and learning about available community resources from multiple vendors when the City of New Smyrna Beach and 360 Prep Academy owner Al Thompson host Heart of the Community Da...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Notable celebrations in the month of May

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Mental Health Awareness Month raises awareness of people with mental health or behavioral health issues.

Older American Month celebrates the accomplishments of older citizens.

Jewish American Heritage Month, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Mont...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: March 16, 2021

Building Permit Fee Reduction program ends Sept. 29

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Effective Monday, March 29, the City of New Smyrna Beach Building Department will begin offering a Temporary Permit Fee Reduction program, which eliminates building permit fees at up to $5,000 per property in the City.

To comply with recently passed § 553....

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City of NSB News
Posted on: March 9, 2021

Volunteer to serve on a city advisory board today for a better tomorrow

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Please see below for current openings and visit http://bit.ly/3l41dpk or contact the City Clerk's Office at clerk@cityofnsb.com or (386) 410-2630 for details.

Leisure Activities Advisory Board: 1 vacancy

Composed of nine ...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

City of NSB still a sanctuary for monarch butterflies

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As part of our ongoing commitment to being certified as a Monarch City USA, two raised plots in the city's community garden at 505 Mary Ave. have been replanted with milkweed and nectar plants, which monarch butterflies rely on for food and shelt...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Take an 18-hole video tour of historic New Smyrna Golf Club

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Designed by world famous golf course designer Donald Ross in 1948 and first opened for play in 1953, our historic New Smyrna Golf Club located at 1000 Wayne Ave. is a haven for both local and visiting golfers alike. Excellent year-round conditions and rec...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Volusia Forever committee to host listening sessions

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The Volusia Forever Advisory Committee will host five community listening sessions to give residents an opportunity to comment about the program’s future. 

Listening sessions will be held at these times and locations:

  • 6 p.m. Wednesday, Ap...
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City of NSB News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Growth & Development: Winter 2021 Video Development Activity Report

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From a new wine bar off Canal Street to NSB’s first standalone Starbucks and everything in-between, we’re covering recently completed and currently active projects throughout the city in this Winter 2021 Video Development Activity Repo...

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City of NSB News