PALM BAY - The City of Palm Bay Parks and Recreation Department recently conducted a survey to learn what types of playground features and facilities our residents would like to see following the closure of outdated playgrounds at four City parks. The results of this survey will be included …
BREVARD COUNTY — One young girl’s ambitious wish to eradicate Alzheimer’s disease started with a simple goal to raise money on behalf of her great “Glamma,” Pam McDougal, who passed away last year.
PALM BAY ― On Friday, Jan. 17, officers from the Palm Bay Police Department invite community members for 2020's first Coffee with a Cop. The event will take place from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m at the McDonald's inside the Walmart, located at 1040 Malabar Road SE in Palm Bay.
PALM BAY — Mary Anne McMillen became the president of the board of the Shepherd’s Center of South Brevard based in Palm Bay, replacing Gerald “Russ” Livermore on Jan. 1.
PALM BAY ― The 2019 Health First Palm Bay Hospital Holiday Light Parade was held on Saturday, Dec. 7 in Palm Bay. There were over 90 different entries in the parade this year. The judges' scores have been tabulated and the winners were chosen.
BREVARD COUNTY — Special Olympics Athlete Timothy Duquette has another gold medal to add to his collection and an exciting accomplishment to share with the world.
PALM BAY ― Tizmal’s Treats, a small ice cream and bakery, was the target of vandalism on Nov. 26 when an unknown person scripted graffiti-style words in spray paint, unmistakably homophobic in nature, across the shop's front windows.
PALM BAY – The Palm Bay Parks and Recreation department has announced the closing of playgrounds at four city parks. The playgrounds were found to be outdated and beyond their useful lifespan following inspection by Parks staff. The findings were also confirmed by Advanced Recreational Conce…
Palm Bay ― The City of Palm Bay Utilities Department anticipates a Precautionary Boil Water Notice in the Northeast area of Palm Bay on Monday, December 16, 2019. Maintenance activity being done in the area will require water service to be shut down temporarily. The shutdown will impact 236 …
PALM BAY — Despite the changing of seasons, it’s comforting to know that some things remain constant in our daily lives. Since 1889, Riviera United Church of Christ has been serving the community and offering fellowship to the public.
PALM BAY ― The Health First Palm Bay Hospital Holiday Light Parade, presented by the City of Palm Bay, is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. The City will again be implementing some road closures this year to help ensure the safety of participants and spectators alike.
PALM BAY ― Over the past few years, we have witnessed many families in Brevard County face challenges with a variety of hardships. With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching, dinner with loved ones should not be one of them. The holiday season should be a time for giving, and this year the spirit…
BREVARD COUNTY - On Saturday, Nov. 16, the city of Palm Bay will hold a ceremony to officially rename West Oaks Park for former police chief Lynne Nungesser, who worked for the City of Palm Bay for for more than 40 years. Ms. Nungesser was the first female police commander in county history.
BREVARD COUNTY ― Texas Roadhouse invites veterans and active members of U.S. military across the country to enjoy a free lunch on Monday, November 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For the eighth year, every Texas Roadhouse location across the country will participate in the free lunch event to hono…
BREVARD COUNTY — All too often, pieces of history are lost to time due to deterioration, destruction, or simply going missing; having a piece of history is something that is a rare treat indeed.
BREVARD COUNTY — When an older gentleman walked in to Carlin Parker’s UPS store on Malabar Road, ready to mail a check for $39,900, he had no idea that he was a would-be victim of a scam attempt.
PALM BAY — Residents, tourists and commuters alike have something to look forward to in the coming years of driving the run-down roads of Palm Bay.
BREVARD COUNTY — Working out is a battle. Sometimes in order to build ourselves up, we have to start from scratch by tearing our muscles apart to make them stronger.
PALM BAY ― The City of Palm Bay is partnering with Brevard Caribbean American Sports & Cultural Association (BCASCA) to collect donation items to support relief efforts in the Bahamas. Hurricane Dorian was the strongest recorded hurricane in history to hit the Bahamas. In an effort to su…
Palm Bay - The Fall eight-week enrichment classes for the Shepherd’s Center of South Brevard begin Oct. 1 with a choice of 12 classes at the Riviera United Church of Christ, 416 Riviera Drive.
PALM BAY ― The Palm Bay Parks and Recreation Department has announced that their Fun Friday by the Bay event for September has been rescheduled for Friday, Sept. 13 from 5-10 p.m. at the new location, Veterans Memorial Park, 2201 Port Malabar Blvd., NE, in Palm Bay. The Blue Diamond Band, wh…
PALM BAY – The Voluntary Citizen Observer Program is aggressively recruiting at least 40 more people to help support the Palm Bay Police Department.
PALM BAY ― The Palm Bay Parks & Recreation Department has announced a name change for their monthly First Friday by the Bay events. The events will now be known as Fun Friday by the Bay. Free Fun Friday concerts will take place on a selected Friday of each month at Veterans Memorial Park…
PALM BAY – The Palm Bay Farmers’ Market is set to kick-off its 2019 season on Sunday, Sept. 1. The market, which takes place on the green next to Molly Mutt Thrift Store in Palm Bay, will operate every Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The market is a rain or shine event that will operate from …
PALM BAY – A decade ago, “pill-mills” throughout Florida helped usher in the national opioid crisis the U.S. is still struggling with. However, Affordablecareclinics.com, located at 1663 Georgia St., Suite 500 in Palm Bay is committed to making those days a thing of the past.
BREVARD COUNTY – For many families, going back to school also means going back to dance – an extracurricular activity that has long been known as one of the most popular for children and teens.
PALM BAY – Health First’s Palm Bay Hospital was recently designated a primary stroke center by The Joint Commission. This is the first time Palm Bay Hospital has received this distinction, which recognizes hospitals that make exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes for stroke care. The…
UPDATE FROM THE CITY OF PALM BAY- The City of Palm Bay is pleased to announce the selection of Nelson Moya as Palm Bay's new Chief of Police. Chief Moya's service with the City will begin immediately, with a formal swearing-in ceremony scheduled for August 13th at 7pm in Council Chambers.
PALM BAY – OMNI Healthcare will host a blood drive at their Palm Bay location, located at 6100 Minton Drive, NW on Tuesday, Aug. 6. The Big Red Bus, a mobile blood donation unit operated by OneBlood, will be parked within OMNI Healthcare’s medical center parking lot next to Minton Road from …
GRANT-VALKARIA ― Fisherman's Landing Dock, located at Fisherman's Landing Park in Grant-Valkaria, will be closed to the public through Sept. 13 for repairs and maintenance. The park, located at 5975 S US Highway 1, will remain open and the rental pavilion will be accessible and available for…
BREVARD COUNTY — Parents looking to enroll their child in a school enriched with culture should consider Palm Bay Academy, a tuition-free charter school.
BREVARD COUNTY — Mangroves are an important aspect of our environment, especially to our Indian River Lagoon, for its ability to act as a super ecosystem in filtering sediments from the ocean.
PALM BAY – Escorted by a local educator and activist Thomas Rebman, state and city legislators recently toured a homeless camp in Palm Bay to witness first-hand the needs of that community.
Mondays at 3 p.m. - Sit 'n Knit, beginners always welcome, bring your needles & yarn and join a close-knit circle of friends to knit and crochet. Cost is free to attend. For more information, contact Reference at 321-952-4519.
PALM BAY - The number one boxing program in Florida, Palm Bay ROUND13 Boxing, is partnering once again with Real Entertainment and Palm Bay Parks and Recreation to bring a live boxing event to the city of Palm Bay.
BREVARD COUNTY — The cities of Melbourne and Palm Bay recently finished building two houses for low-income families with the assistance of Macedonia Community Development Corporation of South Brevard.
BREVARD COUNTY – "Some focus on darkness, some focus on light. What you choose to see will change your life," Ron Lewis writes in his book "Missing Pieces," which encapsulates his own philosophy of life.
PALM BAY – Palm Bay, Brevard County, that state of Florida and Restore our Shores officials presented the recently constructed and installed Cape Malabar Oyster Reef and Living Shoreline Educational Kiosks on the shores of the Indian River at RiverView Senior Resort in Palm Bay on May 17.
BREVARD COUNTY — The Continental Flambé has been serving patrons of Downtown Melbourne for a number of years, and although ownership has changed hands within the past two years, the Ortiz brothers have kept its menu faithful to what diners enjoy most.
GRANT – Looking for fresh, flavorful seafood with a casual bar and grill locale in South Brevard? Slack Tide Grill and Oyster Bar is the place. Nestled on the banks of the Indian River at 5890 U.S. Highway 1 in Grant, Slack Tide's causal dining atmosphere is perfect for lunch or dinner.
BREVARD COUNTY — Each year, the Sebastian Exchange Club Foundation hosts a fishing tournament that draws attendees not just to its sizable purse, but to its mission to help prevent child abuse.
PALM BAY – The City of Palm Bay's Turkey Creek Sanctuary Park Ranger and Naturalist, Tracey Wright, has earned the Certificate in Natural Areas Management from the University of Florida's Natural Areas Training Academy.
PALM BAY – The city of Palm Bay's Turkey Creek Sanctuary Park Ranger and Naturalist, Tracey Wright, has earned the Certificate in Natural Areas Management from the University of Florida's Natural Areas Training Academy.
PALM BAY – A local educator has been advocating for homelessness solutions all over the United States since 2014. Thomas Rebman, known nationally as the “Homeless Teacher”, voluntarily lived on the streets of 13 cities across the United States. Since then he has researched homelessness solut…