New Smyrna Beach resident Shane Porter recently captured this unique shot, showing four stingrays just off the Atlantic shoreline in New Smyrna Beach. In the distance is the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse.Porter, a pyschologist and president of the Counseling Center of New Smyrna Beach, writes a blog for NSBNEWS.net.
Casey Erickson, 18, of Wisconsin, was stung on one of his fingers by a 1-foot stingray while fishing with his father Monday at Dunes Park in New Smyrna Beach.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- An 18-year-old Wisconsin visitor was stung on the hand Monday by a 1-foot stingray while fishing with his father at the Smyrna Dunes Park, but the bite was not serious, the Volusia County Beach Patrol said.
Photos and videos by Sera Frederick. Mayor Adam Barringer welcomed several hundred people to the second annual "Christmas on Canal" on Friday evening with the lighting of the NSB Christmas Tree. Among the local dignitaries he recognized were Canal Street merchants Debbie Peterson and Cindy Jones, who spearheaded the event to encourage shoppers to consider historic Canal Street for bargains.
Editor's note: The following story was submitted by contributing writer Dale Smith:
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- The rain stropped just in time Friday night as Santa Claus prepared to flick the switch lighting the Christmas tree on Canal Street kicking off the holiday season.
Karen A. Wiley, age 61, of New Smyrna Beach, died Monday, May 17, 2010, at Halifax Health Medical Center, Daytona Beach. Born in Youngstown, Ohio, Karen came to this area in 1973 from Columbiana, Ohio.