The order specifically states "every person living, working, visiting or doing business in the City of New Smyrna is encouraged to wear a face covering in any indoor location, other than home or residence."
The Florida teacher was arrested and charged with soliciting sexual activity with a child, child abuse, and providing false information to law enforcement officers during a felony investigation.
Several protests across Central Florida over the weekend remained peaceful as demonstrators pushed for police reform and justice.
Dozens of people joined a rally in New Smyrna Beach, Sunday, in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
The species of turtle is the smallest and most imperiled of all sea turtle species, Volusia County officials said.
Volusia County on Wednesday reopened all of its beach ramps ahead of the Memorial Day weekend, which is expected to draw big crowds.
Many businesses are eager to open on Monday at limited capacity, but some are choosing to remain closed out of concerns over safety.
As talks about reopening continue, Flagler Avenue businesses are anxiously waiting on the greenlight from the Governor Ron DeSantis.
The City of New Smyrna Beach is rolling back restrictions at public boat ramps.
Exemptions will reportedly be made for boating activities like commercial fishing, charter companies, and boat dealership sales and service.
With farmer’s markets shut down, farmers and vendors are turning to new ways of selling their local goods.“It’s really difficult because essentially all the revenue vaporized,” said Kyle White, co-founder of Yaupon Brothers Tea.White usually sells his locally-made tea at the New Smyrna Beach market.
Volusia County officials said that they hope by closing the vehicle access ramps at the beaches, they can control the crowds.
New Smyrna Beach actually had to shut down because it hit capacity. It was so crowded that the access ramps had to be closed.
AdventHealth is installing tents next to Central Florida hospitals to prepare to treat potential COVID-19 patients.
Beachgoers and residents in New Smyrna Beach could see more parking options around Flagler Avenue, as the city looks at potentially implementing a parking garage downtown.
Incredible video has surfaced of dozens of sharks swimming in the water off of New Smyrna Beach.
A teacher brought a model gun to class at New Smyrna Beach High School which drew the attention of students and a school resource officer. "This fake rifle was previously used by this teacher as a prop for students interested in a military career," said Principal Matthew Krajewski.
Police in New Smyrna Beach are investigating after several places across the city were vandalized in the past week.
Derelict boats are being removed from the waters of Volusia County.
Deputies said that all indications point to the death from carbon monoxide poisoning caused by a vehicle left running in the garage.