Headline Surfer photo by Henry Frederick / The 100 block of the North Causeway in New Smyrna Beach is being proposed for a 202-unit development that includes workforce housing, something nearby neighbors in the upscale Venezia neighborhood want no part of.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- It's known as NIMBY or "not in my backyard."
That was the message of some 250 New Smyrna Beach residents to a development on the North Causeway that includes workforce units or affordable housing for families making between $20,000 to $40,000 annually.
But the residents attending a special meeting at the Brannon Center called for by the project's developers want no part of the 239-unit apartment complex Causeway Landings.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Children and adults alike Youth and adults soon will have a convenient avenue to success. The City of New Smyrna Beach is partnering on two education programs to make it easier for youth and adults to receive their GED.
Both programs are free and will be offered at the Alonzo “Babe” James Community Center, 201 N. Myrtle Ave. Not only are the programs offered in a community center, but they also are self-paced, which allows students to progress individually. Classes begin August 20, but enrollment is continuous.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach is pleased to announce another season of WonderLand Children's Theatre, its youth theatre program. Held on six Wednesday afternoons, starting on Jan. 23, its mission is to encourage youngsters to participate in and learn about the performing arts.
The Brannon Center, 105 Riverside Drive, is being discussed as an 'anchor' for Canal Street by city officials like Mayor Adam Barringer shown here in this NSBNews.net / Headline Surfer photo during his 2009 campaign.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- City officials are pinning their hopes for inclusion of Canal Street in a new CRA district with the Brannon Center as its pinnacle.
The Brannon Center was the focal point of a day-long visioning and goal-setting workshop at the Atlantic Centyer for the Arts for the City Commission and top administrative brass.