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MELBOURNE - Applications are now being accepted for a free National Science Foundation summer program in geoscience statistical modeling at the Florida Institute of Technology. 

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FLORIDA - Attorney General Ashley Moody has issued a Consumer Alert to warn Floridians about COVID-19 vaccination scams.

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MELBOURNE ― The Melbourne Municipal Band's "Rock and Roll Revue" is gearing up for another time-traveling tribute. The band will preform a free outdoor concert on March 13 at 4 p.m.

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FLORIDA ― In the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic is another threat, both invisible and growing in size. Opioid abuse has been an ongoing and prevalent issue in the United States for years, with overdoses and death creating an epidemic in healthcare.

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BREVARD COUNTY - Love is in the air during the month of February but beware of online scammers who want your money, not your heart.

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FLORIDA - The Florida Chamber of Commerce and Veterans Florida have announced the launch of the Florida SkillBridge coalition. The coalition includes industry partners who have committed to providing assistance to transitioning servicemembers into Florida’s growing workforce.

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FLORIDA – The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is conducting a program aimed at educating hemp growers in the state.

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BREVARD COUNTY - A national COVID-19 vaccine finder, has expanded its live coverage to the State of Florida.

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FLORIDA - People often use these terms interchangeably, but they are not synonyms. A heart attack is when blood flow to the heart is blocked, and sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart malfunctions and suddenly stops beating unexpectedly. A heart attack is a “circulation” problem and sudden…

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FLORIDA - The Florida Chamber of Commerce and Veterans Florida have announced the launch of the Florida SkillBridge coalition. The coalition includes industry partners who have committed to providing assistance to transitioning servicemembers into Florida’s growing workforce.

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MELBOURNE - Seasonal Saturday flights on American Airlines from Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB) to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) began on Saturday Feb. 13.

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FLORIDA - A healthy diet and lifestyle are your best weapons to fight cardiovascular disease. It’s not as hard as you may think! Remember, it's the overall pattern of your choices that counts. Make the simple steps below part of your life for long-term benefits to your health and your heart.

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EAU GALLIE – The drawing “Mite Bee” by Melbourne artist Nancy B. Dillen recently won the Third Place Cecily Hangen and Ahlin Emeritus Award at the 71st Florida Artists Group Annual Exhibit held at the Dunedin Fine Arts Center.

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BREVARD COUNTY — The Space Coast Symphony Orchestra are back at it again with classic hits from 1920s through the 1950s.

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STATEWIDE – The State of Florida has secured $40-million dollars from McKinsey & Company for its role in fueling the deadly opioid epidemic through its marketing collaboration with Purdue Pharma, the maker of oxycontin.

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STATEWIDE - Attorney General Ashley Moody is warning Florida residents not to post their COVID-19 vaccination cards on social media because the information on the card could be used by scammers to hack online accounts and commit identity fraud.

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MELBOURNE - The City of Melbourne’s Environmental Community Outreach (ECO) Division and the Marine Resources Council (MRC) are teaming up to offer a series of free, 45-minute virtual field trips for children and the public.

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MELBOURNE - weVENTURE Women’s Business Center is seeking nominations for the 2021 Women Who Rock Awards in honor of Women’s History Month.

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MELBOURNE — It’s no surprise that industries across America felt the financial sting of 2020. Businesses are currently operating within a new norm attempting to stay afloat. While some essential companies fared better than others, certain sectors bore the full brunt of the socioeconomic shut…

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MELBOURNE ― Aerion, a supersonic aircraft company, who's expanding their headquarters in Melbourne, has finalized an agreement with Haskell, an architecture, engineering, construction and consulting firm headquartered in Jacksonville.

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MELBOURNE - The City of Melbourne’s Emergency Rental, Mortgage, and Public Utilities Assistance Program is providing temporary assistance to qualified city residents for up to six months of rent, mortgage and/or public utilities payments. 

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MELBOURNE - New Life Mission (NLM) is expanding for the first time. Formally Brevard Rescue Mission, the organization houses homeless single women with children under the age of 18. Through housing and life skills coaching, many are assisted with maintaining financial security and take life-…

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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.

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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.

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Cheryl Cominsky (current) and past executive directors of The Children’s Hunger Project Keith Gee and Bob Barnes gather for ‘An Evening of Gratitude.’

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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. 

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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!

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MELBOURNE - Why is saving Green Gables so Important? The acquisition and restoration of Green Gables is not just about preserving an old house from the wrecking ball. It is so much more. 

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MELBOURNE – Green Gables at Historic Riverview Village, was the apropos setting for a trip back in time. The historic home hosted a one-day preview event of the Brevard Renaissance Fair (BRF) which will debut at Wickham Park next month.

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MELBOURNE — Unbeknownst to most, our friendly, neighborhood zoo recently ranked fifth in the nation according to USA Today’s 10 Best List, quite a remarkable feat for a “small-town” zoo, beating out larger establishments in loftier locales. 

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MELBOURNE – St. Paul's Anglican Church will soon be accepting admissions for St. Paul's Classical School, a developing parochial school being constructed under the pastorship of Rev. Brian Oldfield. 

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MELBOURNE– The Adagio Sax Quartet, a small ensemble of the Melbourne Municipal Band (MMB) will present its annual program of traditional Christmas carols and modern holiday tunes on Saturday, Dec. 19 at 3 p.m. outdoors at Suntree Grace Brethren Church, 1001 N Pinehurst Ave, Melbourne, FL. Th…

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