(Photo by Dale Smith)The Tiny Tots from the Dance Factory entertained the crowd on Flagler Avenue dancing to holiday music. A mechanical Santa’s sleigh with bright lights attracted young and old alike.
Editor's note: The following story was submitted by contributing writer Dale Smith:
NEW SMYRNA BEACH – Parking was at a premium on all side streets around Flagler Avenue Friday night. It was apparent there was one big party going on. Parents and their children, students, and all those in the holiday spirit, gravitated toward the beachside shopping venue for the annual "Light Up Flagler," which drew about 1,500 people.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- The Chamber of Commerce is planning an exciting street event in downtown New Smyrna Beach on Saturday: Jan. 22. the Home Show & Business Expo.
"(It) will bring together bring together area retail stores, businesses, local non-profit groups and our great citizens," said Samantha Bishop, executive vice president of the Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce.
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.