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Business Profile w/ The Posh Pineapple

By Tiffany Yancey // Photos by Kelsey Walters  Q: Where are you originally from and what brought you to New Smyrna Beach? A: I was born in Sanford, FL and I am a fifth generation Floridian! My family has lived in NSB for decades, going back to my great grandparents. We had a second home here for 15 years. Then six years ago, pineapples started … Continue reading Business Profile w/ The Posh Pineapple

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December Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt @TheRealTupat Our backwater fishing expert’s guide to December – everything you need to get on the water! As November comes to a close and the winter season really starts cooling off, the bite still remains as hot as ever. With the snowbirds fishing from the shoreline and more kayakers in the lagoon, our fishing couldn’t be better. The … Continue reading December Fishing Guide

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Volusia County Announces off-season Beach Ramp Schedule

New Schedule for Beach Ramps in Volusia County Volusia County’s Coastal Division has initiated its off-season vehicle beach access ramp schedule. Effective Nov. 26, the ramps at Granada Boulevard, Cardinal Drive, Harvard Drive, Williams Avenue, University Boulevard, Seabreeze Boulevard, International Speedway Boulevard, Silver Beach Avenue, Florida Shores Boulevard, Dunlawton Boulevard, Beach Street, Beachway Avenue, Flagler Avenue, 3rd Avenue and 27th Avenue will be open daily. … Continue reading Volusia County Announces off-season Beach Ramp Schedule

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Canaveral National Seashore Changes Entrance Fees

Entrance Fees Increase at Canaveral National Seashore The National Park Service (NPS) announced Canaveral National Seashore will modify its entrance fees to provide additional funding for infrastructure and maintenance needs to enhance the visitor experience. Effective January 1, 2019 the entrance fees to the park will be $15 per vehicle or $10 per motorcycle and $5 per pedestrian/bicycle for a 7-day visit. An annual park … Continue reading Canaveral National Seashore Changes Entrance Fees

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A Day of Intention, January 6, 2019

A Retreat for a Purposeful Life A 6-hour workshop experience created to foster the details of a life created with purposeful intention, nourished with self love, and solidified with Sacred Practice and the Creation of a Vision Board. Designed by Ramona Crabtree Falkner, Creator of Authentic Life Journey and Co-Facilitated by Jodi Hinkle, Founder of HerQuest, this workshop will be held on Sunday, January 6th … Continue reading A Day of Intention, January 6, 2019

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Recording Studio Opens in NSB

Volusia County is home to so many talented musicians and now they have the ability to create and record their masterpieces in an inspiring environment, without leaving home! Bable Blue Recording Studio is located at 803 E. 23rd Avenue in New Smyrna Beach and is open to anyone looking to take the next step artistically. Whether you are in a band, or are a solo … Continue reading Recording Studio Opens in NSB

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Property Appraiser: Volusia County-Wide 2018 Just Value Up 8%

By Mimi McKee Understanding Volusia County’s Proposed Property Taxes In August 2018, Volusia County property owners were mailed the Truth In Millage (TRIM) notices, also known as the 2018 Notice of Proposed Property Taxes. The notice includes property appraiser value information, taxing authority information, non-ad valorem assessments and an explanation of terms. How to Read Your TRIM and Proposed Property Taxes The total proposed taxes … Continue reading Property Appraiser: Volusia County-Wide 2018 Just Value Up 8%

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Know Your Property Rights: Illegal Vacation Rentals

by Mimi McKee Know the laws of short-term rentals in Volusia County Short-term rentals have become a mainstay of the tourism industry in Volusia County, and with the rise of Airbnb and VRBO.com, there has been a rise of short-term rentals in all parts of the country, in all kinds of neighborhood settings. The websites allow users to book nightly, weekly and monthly stays. Volusia … Continue reading Know Your Property Rights: Illegal Vacation Rentals

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November Fishing Guide

Our backwater fishing expert gives you everything you need to get out on the water! As the warm weather starts to fade away the fishing will remain very hot. Finally, at the end of October, we had our first cool weather. Look for the large trout to start showing up again in the shallows and backwater locations. The redfish have been everywhere as of late, … Continue reading November Fishing Guide

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Volusia County Sheriff’s Office to Participate in Drug Take Back Day The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is joining law enforcement agencies across the country in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug … Continue reading National Prescription Drug Take Back Day