MELBOURNE - The Community Foundation for Brevard has elected three new members to its volunteer Board of Directors.
TITUSVILLE - The Titusville Fire Department has presented a check for $1,500 to the Jess Parrish Medical Foundation to support the cancer care programs at the Parrish Medical Center.
BREVARD COUNTY - The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration have signed a memorandum of understanding agreeing to support commercial space activities related to the transport of government and non-government passengers, cargo, and payloads for b…
PALM BAY - The newly repaired Palm Bay Aquatic Center will re-open Monday Jan. 25 at 10 a.m. The Palm Bay Parks & Recreation Department will celebrate the re-opening with a ribbon cutting event at that time. The public is invited to attend.
STATEWIDE - Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody has issued a Consumer Alert warning residents not to be fooled by bogus websites offering COVID-19 vaccine appointment reservations for a fee.
BREVARD COUNTY - The Brevard Alzheimer’s Foundation is stepping up its fund raising efforts following reports of increased food insecurity in Central Florida due to COVID. Many of those at risk of are seniors.
BREVARD COUNTY ― State Farm began a grant program for Florida teachers. State Farm's "Teachers Assist" is a program aimed to give teachers incentive for their creative and leading-edge ideas in the classroom.
MELBOURNE — For the past year, safety from Covid-19 has been a top concern among adults, which is why many senior-beneficial events that provide resources and information have been canceled.
MELBOURNE — The city of Melbourne recognizes the value of our military and would like to honor members by initiating a “Melbourne Salutes Hometown Heroes” program this year.
BREVARD COUNTY - Brevard Public Schools has announced that 90.4 percent of the Class of 2020 graduated, the highest recorded graduation rate in the district’s history.
MELBOURNE - Florida Tech professor Ken Lindeman has co-authored a book offering a comprehensive examination of Florida's Atlantic coast nearshore hard bottomreef systems.
BREVARD — Resolving to health and fitness is quite possibly the number one recurring New Year’s resolution, but it can prove difficult to get started. Motivation is often the key and thankfully, Friends of Children of Brevard (FOC) provide just that with their 9th Annual Superhero 5K Race an…
STATEWIDE - As the federal government begins delivering additional stimulus payments across the country, Floridians should be wary of the potential for fraud.
BREVARD COUNTY ― Brevard Public Schools (BPS) has allowed extended sick and family leave through June. 30. The decision comes after the expiration of previous pandemic relief package on Dec. 31.
BREVARD - The Florida Department of Health in Brevard County is working with the Florida Division of Emergency Management, local hospitals, and state health officials to administer the COVID-19 vaccination at various sites across the county.
The March for Clean Water convened at Titusville City Hall on Jan. 9. The rally was a demonstration of residents concerns over an ongoing sewages leak at Sand Point Park last month.
Concerned residents held a march on Jan. 9 to protest the ongoing sewage problem in Titusville. The march started in Sand Point Park and flowed along Main Street to city hall.
EAU GALLIE - After serving on its inaugural Board of Directors for two years and as executive director for the past six years, Lisa Packard, has retired from the Eau Gallie Arts District Main Street program. Keenun Barley has taken over as executive director, effective January 2021.
PALM BAY - The City of Palm Bay has announced that $101,368.20 is still available for eligible programs related to Special Economic Development or Affordable Housing activities that “prepare, prevent, and respond to the coronavirus”.
BREVARD COUNTY - Promise Inc. has received a $10,000 grant from the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism to support its Vocational Training & Employment Program.
BREVARD COUNTY - The COVID-19 pandemic changed the daily routines of millions of Americans, including how human traffickers operate their criminal enterprises—driving even more illicit activity online. According to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, crisis cases handled by the organizat…
TITUSVILLE ― Residents near historic downtown Titusville have been living with the smell of rotting fish and sewage for a week after a sewage leak caused another fish kill.
BREVARD COUNTY – Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex opened a new interactive, educational play area on Jan. 1, 2021. Planet Play is a multi-storied addition to the complex designed for ages 2-12 as a fun, exploration experience centered around our solar system.
VIERA — Though oftentimes at odds with one another, when science and nature assemble harmoniously, great things can happen. A prime example of the beauty born from such a union is the Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands, commonly referred to as the Viera Wetlands.
MELBOURNE - The Children’s Hunger Project recognized volunteers, supporters, donors, and past and present executive directors with a special evening of gratitude on Dec. 10.
BREVARD COUNTY — Keeping your New Year’s resolution of exercising has just gotten easier. The Children’s Hunger Project and The Sharing Center of Central Brevard will present its annual “Health First Fight Child Hunger 5K”in two weeks.
BREVARD COUNTY — With the advent of the pandemic, people are turning out to be more connected than ever — except meetings have turned from in-person to online.
MELBOURNE ― Chief David Gillespie has been updating and meeting regularly with an "informal" group of community leaders, providing a level of transparency and accountability in the community.
PALM BAY ― Paula Rebman spent approximately 300 hours carefully knitting beanies and scarfs in preparation for her yearly contribution to the homeless.
Dechra Pharmaceuticals made a donation in lieu of Christmas parties and gifts, and as a tribute to employee Simon Francis who passed away from Covid-19. This gift helps us feed 22 children on weekends for an entire school year!
BREVARD COUNTY - The Women in Defense, Space Coast Chapter (SCWID) is seeking nominations to recognize individuals, organizations, and companies for their innovation in supporting educational programs for students interested in STEM - science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
BREVARD COUNTY - National Geographic has released their top 25 destinations on the rise for 2021 and Florida’s Space Coast is listed as one of the favored family destinations alongside locations in Canada, England, Hungary, and Romania.
BREVARD COUNTY - The past year has been a trying one for the Space Coast as well as the nation. But amid the challenges there have been some bright spots which The Space Coast Office of Tourism highlights in their list of the top 10 wins for the Space Coast in 2021.
BREVARD COUNTY - The Women in Defense Space Coast Chapter (WIDSC) has established the Space Coast STEM Scholarship Program to encourage women in Florida to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) careers related to the national security and defense interests of the Un…