BREVARD COUNTY Anthony Zorbaugh, Executive Director of The Source, a Christian Outreach Ministry that serves the homeless and needy in Indian River County, works tirelessly to help change the lives of his clients. His beliefs, and ultimately the programs and services offered to his clients, …
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.
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…
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 …
Avidyne Vantage™ Flight Displays provide large-format glass retrofit solutions for General Aviation, and will initially be certified for Entegra-equipped Cirrus.
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.
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.
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.
MELBOURNE – Local environmental experts say that a fish kill in Melbourne’s Crane Creek, which they found about early last week, wasn’t necessarily surprising.
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…
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…
CAPE CANAVERAL — NASA and Boeing are continuing preparations ahead of Starliner’s second un-crewed flight to prove the system can safely carry astronauts to and from the International Space Station.
BREVARD COUNTY — Brevard County school children worked with Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) to create and introduce a U.S. House Resolution to promote acts of kindness throughout the nation by recognizing the national kindness symbol.
BREVARD COUNTY — NASA Administrator Bill Nelson has named Vanessa Wyche director of the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston and Janet Petro director of Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
STATEWIDE — The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has led to an industry-wide shortage of qualified employees in long-term care facilities and it has become imperative for assisted living facilities to solve their urgent workforce issues.
BREVARD COUNTY — Glitz, glamour and casino-style games await guests of the second annual Diamond Royale fundraising event which will benefit Promise in Brevard.
BREVARD COUNTY — The East Central Florida Regional Planning Council (ECFPC) is working to engage residents in the region in a survey entitled 'How Did We Grow?'
MELBOURNE — Florida Tech shark biologist Toby Daly-Engel was featured this month in programs that have aired on Discovery’s Shark Week and NatGeo’s SharkFest.
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.
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.
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.
BREVARD COUNTY — Allegiant Air has announced new nonstop service from Melbourne Orlando International Airport (MLB) to three new destinations: Pittsburgh, Pa.; Nashville, Tenn. and Concord, N.C.
BREVARD COUNTY — Robin Braswell has been chosen to serve as the new Director of The Florida Small Business Development Center at Eastern Florida State College in Melbourne.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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…
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.
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.
STATEWIDE — University of Florida scientists and extension faculty at UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) are reminding Florida residents and visitors to be mindful of sea turtle nests on the beach over the summer months.
BREVARD COUNTY ― Aging Matters in Brevard partnered with Florida Power and Light (FPL) on Wednesday, June 30 to distribute hurricane relief meals to seniors.
BREVARD COUNTY ― Four Brevard County students were the recipients of the 2021 Space Coast Pride Randall D. Kelly/Kelli Randell Memorial Scholarship.
STATEWIDE — The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), along with its highway safety partners statewide, are urging motorists to eliminate distractions while driving this summer.
STATEWIDE — Florida is among 6 states that will receive a share of a $2-million dollars settlement from a French medical device manufacture accused of paying kickbacks to doctors.