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Video and photo by Sera Frederick.

Spirits were lifted by the taste of fine wines during Saturday's Wine Tasting event on Flagler Avenue, including Clancy's Cantina where Kathleen Hughes, at left, was having a good time. The wine tasting was just as popular at the That's Amore restaurant on nearby Pine Street. At these eateries and several other participating establishments, patrons  bought wine glasses at nominal prices and various ticket amounts for refills.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Kathleen Hughes knows a good wine when she sees it, but the true test is in the taste.

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Courtesy photo / Volusia County Jail mug

Farrion LaChantz, as shown here in an unrelated booking photo two years ago, was shot twice Sunday and is not cooperating with police. He was reported in stable condition Monday at Bert Fish for a wound to his stomach area, police said.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- A 21-year-old man shot twice Sunday night was uncooperative with detectives as he was being treated for non-life threatening wounds at Bert Fish Medical Center, police said.

Farrion LaChantz Hankins was shot in the vicinity of 1050 Wayne Ave., sometime between 9:45 p.m. and 10:02 p.m. when police responded to a call from the hospital regarding a gunshot victim.

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DAYTON A BEACH -- A Bug Tree Road man was found murdered in his residence Friday, Daytona Beach police said.

The body of Fred Johnson Sandlin, 70, was found in his apartment at 1601 Big Tree Road, No. 607, by his ex-wife who drove from Sanford to see him when he was a no-show in picking up his 9-year-old son, police said.

Police received a 9-1-1 call at 5:33 p.m. after the discovery. Police did not release the ex-wife's name.

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Here is Gov. Charlie Crist's weekly "Notes from the Capitol" for July 30, 2010:

Dear Friends,

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DEBARY -- The DeBary Hall Historic Site will display the artwork of four artists from Very Special
Arts Volusia throughout October.

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EDGEWATER -- Beginning Monday, Edgewater Fire-Rescue will be offering flu shots at both fire stations (Station 55 – 1605 South Ridgewood Ave. and Station 57 – 2628 Hibiscus Drive).

Department paramedics will be administering the shots 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday through Friday from Department personnel will remain subject to emergency calls during these times so there may a delay when there is not a paramedic available to administer the flu shots.

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VOLUSIA COUNTY 24 HOUR ARREST REPORT AS OF 09/15/2010

BOOKING # SEX/RACE/DOBCASE ACT-PROB
NAME(S) ARST-AGCY/LOCA/DIS SCHEDULE
ADDRESS JUDGE BOND-AMT
CHARGES

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End of Day Report New Suits Filed 09/14/10 for Circuit Civil
(Excluding Nonpublic and Sealed Cases)

Case Number Div Primary Litigant #1 Primary Litigant #2 Category
2010 13340 CIDL 02 DISCOVER BANK MARILYN K SNOW Contract and Indebtedness

2010 13342 CIDL 01 BANK OF AMERICA NATIONAL ASSOCIATION THOMAS F ADKINS SR Homestead RP & Foreclosure > $250K

2010 13343 CIDL 01 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING LP KRISTEN LEIGH SCHULZ Non-Homestead RP & Forecl > $50K

2010 13344 CIDL 02 ESTATE OF EDNA MAY BROWN WOODLANDS EXTENDED CARE INC Nursing Home Negligence

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DELAND -- Computer knowledge is just a click away at the DeLand Area Public Library. Check out
the free computer classes available in October.

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ORMOND BEACH, Fla. -- The Gymnastics Center at the Nova Community Park is receiving a much needed facelift, city officials said.

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