BREVARD COUNTY — The New Life Mission has announced that this year's multi-location fundraising effort brought in a record amount of donations for its mission to help homeless single mothers and their children.
FLORIDA — The Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division has recovered more than $3 million for Florida consumers from the cancellations and scams caused by the pandemic.
COCOA BEACH — Blue Dunsworth, a senior at Cocoa Beach Jr/Sr High School has won the Central Brevard Art Association's (CBAA) 17th annual student scholarship award.
STATEWIDE ― Gov. Ron DeSantis made a local trip to Brevard County on Wednesday, May 5 to speak about an upcoming bonus for all Florida first responders.
FLORIDA — The League of Women Voters of Florida has joined other organizations in a lawsuit challenging Florida’s new voting law which they believe is a voter suppression bill.
FLORIDA — Between 2016 and 2019 statewide crash data shows that Florida experienced more than 47,000 work zone-related crashes, including more than 300 fatalities and more than 1,800 severe injuries.
FLORIDA — Both chambers of the Florida Legislature have approved a bill to provide greater protection to seniors. The measure was sent on to Governor Ron DeSantis for final approval.
MELBOURNE — Florida Tech is offering a six-week summer program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors that provides chemistry, calculus, physics and other courses specifically designed to prepare students with diverse educational backgrounds for a STEM-focused education in college.
BREVARD COUNTY ― At a May 6 Brevard County Zoning Meeting, county commissioners and residents discussed another county waterways issue: microplastics.
BREVARD COUNTY ― The Space Coast Wing Battle is returning for its second year with a new competition on May 22. The event will be brought to the public again by Battle Bros, LLC to benefit The Children's Hunger Project.
FLORIDA — Governor Ron DeSantis Tuesday declared a State of Emergency in Florida following the temporary shutdown of a major gasoline pipeline that provides fuel for much of the east coast.
BREVARD COUNTY — The Great Florida Air Show, in partnership with Health First, has donated 1,000 tickets for the event to be given to the health care provider's local health care workers who have been combating the coronavirus pandemic.
MELBOURNE — A research team led by Florida Tech professor Mark Bush has concluded that the collapse of indigenous populations in the Americas occurred about 400 years prior to and not after the start of European colonization.
FLORIDA — A federal court has halted, and frozen the assets of, a nationwide debt relief telemarketing scam that bilked millions of dollars from consumers, pending resolution of allegations made by the Federal Trade Commission and the State of Florida.
FLORIDA — Attorney General Ashley Moody has joined a bipartisan group of 40 attorneys general to urge Congress to pass the EAGLES Act, a national program to prevent targeted school violence.
BREVARD COUNTY ― The Reusable Resources Adventure Center (RRAC) is a nonprofit, community service organization that utilizes reusable products to help develop creative imaginations for children and adults.
BREVARD COUNTY — Crosswinds Youth Services, Inc. has announced that they surpassed their fund raising goal for the 23rd Annual Great Brevard Duck Race.
BREVARD COUNTY — Without a doubt, One Senior Place is a valuable resource to the community, and for 15 years, it has provided advice, care and on-site services to seniors and their families.
FLORIDA — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering $300,000 in grants for innovative high tunnel system proposals that help improve the weather resiliency of plants grown in Florida.
FLORIDA - In recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 7 victim advocates were honored with the Attorney General’s 2020 Distinguished Victim Services Award.
BREVARD COUNTY — Spring is an active time for gopher tortoises, so it is the perfect time for the launch of the new Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Gopher Tortoise Friendly Yard Recognition Program.
VIERA — Appointments are no longer needed to get a Covid-19 vaccination in Brevard County. The Florida Department of Health in Brevard County (DOH-Brevard) lifted that requirement on Wednesday April 28.
FLORIDA — The Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Licensed Practical Nurse for exploitation of an elderly person.
NORTH BREVARD ― Young artists in northern Brevard County have gotten a leg up in support thanks to the Young Artists Fund (YAF), a local nonprofit organization designed and created to promote and financially support aspiring young student artists.
COCOA BEACH – The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds were not the only thing soaring sky high last weekend -- Brevard’s tourism economy saw one of its best weekends since the start of the COVID pandemic.
BREVARD COUNTY – The M.O.R.G.A.N. (Making Opportunities Reality Granting Assistance Nationwide [M.O.R.G.A.N.) Project will once again be hosting its 16th annual Turtle Splash on Saturday May 1. The event will be hosted virtually this year considering COVID-19 restrictions.
STATEWIDE ― The "audience effect" has long been associated to human behavior, but a recent University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension (UF/IFASE) study has found two species of birds that act as influences to other species: the chickadee and titmouse.
VIERA — Nonprofits aim to make a difference in the community, but sometimes these organizations need a hand from people who are in a position to offer that help.
The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) trade association has presented Titusville contractor RUSH Construction Inc. with a 2020 National Safety Excellence Award.
TITUSVILLE — Visit Titusville’s Downtown Art Gallery in May to view the beautiful oil and acrylic paintings by award winning landscape artist Laura Kucharyson.
FLORIDA - The official start of hurricane season is June 1, but after six years in a row of named storms forming ahead of that date, the National Hurricane Center has announced it will begin issuing daily hurricane season tropical weather outlooks starting May 15, two weeks earlier than in t…