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BREVARD COUNTY ― On Monday, Aug. 2 the board of directors for Space Coast Pride (SCP) decided to cancel their upcoming Pride Parade and Festival. The event was originally supposed to take place Sept. 25 and was to be held for the first time in downtown Melbourne.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― A significant uptick in the number of COVID-19 cases in Brevard County has prompted an urgent appeal from area health officials for non-vaccinated residents to get vaccinated and for the community as a whole to exercise personal safety measures such as social distancing, fre…

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STATEWIDE — U.S. Congressman Bill Posey and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio have reintroduced the Flood Insurance Rate Map Interagency Technology (FIRM IT) Act, aimed at helping coastal communities across Florida and the country who rely on accurate floodplain mapping as part of the National Flood …

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BREVARD COUNTY — Literature, learning, and information was only too recently (and in some countries, to date), inaccessible to the common folk. In our not-too-distant past, information was relegated to the few and the privileged.

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MELBOURNE ― Melbourne Police Detective (MPD) Jay Hazelett will be participating in The Tactical Games, a two-day international competition to test the skills of tactical athletes with a wide variety of obstacles and proficiency-testing challenges.

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BREVARD COUNTY – The Brevard Schools Foundation’s Supply Zone for Teachers is set to provide school supplies to those in need as it hosts its 19th annual “Back to School Blast-Off” event on Saturday, July 31 at Clearlake Middle School in Cocoa.

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BREVARD COUNTY — The best way to live a healthy life is to make sure you’re taking care of your body and noticing the warning signs if something isn’t right.

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STATEWIDE — Attorney General Ashley Moody announced on July 21 a historic $26 B nationwide agreements that will help bring desperately needed relief to Americans and Floridians who are struggling with opioid addiction. The agreements follow years of aggressive litigation efforts led by Attor…

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MELBOURNE ― The Swingtimers Vocal Trio (SVT), a small ensemble of the Melbourne Municipal Band, will present its first indoor concert since the start of the pandemic on August 6 at 7 p.m., during First Friday in Eau Gallie. The concert will be at Highland Avenue Fellowship, 1591 Highland Ave…

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MELBOURNE ― Melbourne Police Department (MPD) and local youth participated in "Slurpee with a Cop" Wednesday, July 14 at a local 7-Eleven.

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MELBOURNE — The Brevard Home and Garden Expo will be held on Saturday and Sunday July 17 and 18 at the Melbourne Auditorium.

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BREVARD COUNTY — There wasn’t a dry eye in the house as 19 of Promise in Brevard’s residents with special needs took center stage to share their inspirational stories and walk the catwalk during the third-annual Promise Runway of Dreams Fashion Show & Luncheon.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― Established in 1995 as a nonprofit dedicated to assisting low-income students, the Take Stock in Children of Florida (TSIC) program is looking for mentoring opportunities to grow its scope of assisting Brevard County Public Schools (BPS) middle-school and high school students.

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BREVARD COUNTY — The Supply Zone for Teachers will host the 19th Annual Back-to-School Blast-Off on Saturday, July 31st from 9 a.m. until noon or until supplies run out.

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STATEWIDE — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Department of the Air Force have signed an agreement aimed at eliminating red tape while protecting public safety during commercial space activities at ranges operated by the U.S. Space Force.

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STATEWIDE — Governor Ron DeSantis has signed into law a bill that cracks down on the owners of derelict vessels and makes its easier for law enforcement to remove abandoned boats from coastal waters.

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STATEWIDE — Florida farmers, ranchers and forest owners have until Sept. 1 to apply for 2022 financial and technical assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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STATEWIDE — The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s (DBPR) Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco has released the results of its public drawing for quota alcoholic beverage licenses available from the 2020 entry period.

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MELBOURNE — Nearly three dozen undergraduate and graduate-level degree programs at Florida Tech’s Nathan M. Bisk College of Business have been accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

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MELBOURNE — In the not too distant future our skies may be filled not just with jumbo jets at 35,000 feet, but smaller aircraft buzzing about at far lower altitudes depositing travelers and goods at destinations and homes not currently served by air.

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STATEWIDE — Florida was showing improvement on children living in poverty and children living with employed parents immediately before the COVID-19 pandemic but The 2021 KIDS COUNT® Data Book Shows that children and families in the state have been greatly impacted by the pandemic’s toll on e…

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MELBOURNE — weVENTURE Women’s Business Center at Florida Tech’s Bisk College of Business will be the non-profit beneficiary of the 2021 Wine Women & Shoes event on Nov. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sun Aviation hangar in Vero Beach.

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STATEWIDE — The state of Florida has the 4th highest number of shelter pet deaths in the country, according to data compiled by Best Friends Animal Society, a leading animal welfare organization.

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