DELAND — Walter L. Smith, 86, died Oct. 19, 2016, at The Cloisters. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, in The Cloisters chapel, 400 E. Howry Ave. in DeLand. Inurnment will be in Fort Myers at a later date. More ...
BEACON PHOTO/JOE CREWS
Official opening — General Manager Jody Parker, holding scissors, and Assistant Manager Rob Sennett, center-right, prepare to cut a ribbon officially opening the Just Brakes service center on South Woodland Boulevard in DeLand. Surrounding them are employees, vendors, and members of the DeLand Area Chamber of Commerce.
PHOTO COURTESY U-FLY-IT
No license required — This ultralight aircraft is made by U-FLY-IT, a manufacturer at the DeLand Municipal Airport that will be displaying its wares at the Sport Aviation Showcase in early November. Flying an ultralight doesn’t require a pilot license, and ultralights are much less expensive than conventional airplanes.