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TITUSVILLE – On the heels of financial commitments from the Brevard County Commissioners and two national law enforcement organizations, as well as support from numerous businesses, individuals and television’s John Walsh, the American Police Hall of Fame put shovels to dirt Oct. 16 in prepa…

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BREVARD COUNTY — Earlier this fall, Andrea Shea-King dropped out of the city of Cape Canaveral City Council race, leaving the two open seats available for Wes Morrison and Angela Raymond.

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BREVARD COUNTY — As the Nov. 3 General Elections approach, it’s time to start thinking about who to cast your ballot for.

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BREVARD COUNTY — When Covid-19 put Brevard County residents in lockdown this March, many people lost their job or faced reduced work hours. Seven months later, conditions are little better for residents struggling to make ends meet.

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COCOA – Aging Matters in Brevard announced that it has received a Senior Corps RSVP grant of $115,000.00 from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service. This award will support 874 Senior Corps RSVP volunteers serving in Brevar…

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Many people are fascinated by jewelry, by the sparkle and shine and by the connection of a special bracelet or necklace to important people in our lives. Few of us turn that interest into a career creating jewelry. This November, the Studios of Cocoa Beach, 165 Minuteman Causeway in downtown…

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MERRITT ISLAND ― Kids 8 to 17 will take to the air on Oct. 24, as the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) chapter 724 host a Young Eagles flight rally at the Merritt Island Airport. This is a new location at the Servant Air Ministries hangar, 471 Manor Dr, Merritt Island. For attendees s…

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BREVARD COUNTY — As the Nov. 3 General Elections approach, it’s time to start thinking about who to cast your ballot for.

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BREVARD COUNTY — With the approaching General Elections this Nov. 3, Hometown News is preparing a list of candidate profiles to help our readers make informed decisions when casting their ballots.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Each year, Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex aims to bring new and exciting experiences to guests, and this year is no different.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Donn Weaver, currently Chairman of the Brevard Veterans Council, and past president of the Military Officers Association of America’s Cape Canaveral Chapter (MOAACC), was recently selected to serve on the VA National Advisory Committee.

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TITUSVILLE – Titusville water customers may notice a change in their drinking water beginning on Oct. 12 as the city begins a chlorine dosing of its water distribution system. The dosing is scheduled to last through Nov. 23 and is performed to ensure that Titusville maintains its high qualit…

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MERRITT ISLAND ―The Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce presented its Business Champion of the Year Awards to four area companies at its 32nd Annual Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, Sept.29.

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COCOA VILLAGE ― Attendees and their pet can help make the 5th Annual Howl-O-Ween Petacular a “pawpular” success! Get dressed up, catch up with old friends and meet new ones, and help raise money for two animal non-profit organizations: Mid Florida Sheltie Rescue and Coastal Boxer Rescue of Florida.

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BREVARD COUNTY — As the Nov. 3 General Elections approach, it’s time to start thinking about who to cast your ballot for.

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MERRITT ISLAND – The Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce presents this year’s 32nd Annual Business Champion of the Year Awards Ceremony via Zoom on Tuesday, Sept. 29 from 5–7 p.m.. The cost is $10 per person. In reciprocation for each paid attendee, each guest will receive two $5 gift c…

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COCOA ― Brevard Humane Society invites the community to take part in a special pet blessing on Sunday, Oct. 4th at 4:00 pm at the Brevard Humane Society’s Heavenly Paws Chapel, located directly behind their Cocoa Adoption Center, at 1020 Cox Road.

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TITUSVILLE ― Loni Phipps of Port. St. John is the September Spotlight Artist at the Downtown Art Gallery, 335 S. Washington Ave. in historic downtown Titusville. An exhibit of her latest photography and digital paintings are on display in this gallery specializing in local art.

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BREVARD COUNTY — The clock is ticking as candidates for the Nov. 3 General Election prepare to face off in the coming races.

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TITUSVILLE ― Brevard Health Alliance (BHA), Brevard County’s only Federally Qualified Health Center and a provider of extensive primary health care services to Brevard County residents regardless of their ability to pay, is excited to announce a major facility move to a larger clinic locatio…

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COCOA ― The Brevard Humane Society, in partnership with PIP Printing, invites the community to enter for a chance to win big in the Polta Car Drawing, only 2,000 tickets will be sold! The prize? A garage-kept 2014 Chevy Impala - a bequest to the organization from car enthusiast Eugene Polta.

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BREVARD COUNTY — A Cocoa woman wasn’t surprised to find she had another sibling after submitting her DNA to 23andMe, a DNA genetics testing and analysis service. What she was surprised to find out was the half-sibling came from her mother and not her father.

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BREVARD COUNTY — On Aug. 4, Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey went “live” on Facebook from the Animal Specialty and Emergency Hospital in Rockledge to raise awareness about a case of animal cruelty that resulted in the death of a dog.

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TITUSVILLE — Parrish Healthcare is using a new SafeCheck Walk Through Body Temperature Detector in an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID. SafeCheck instantly reads the body temperature of the person walking through it and enables detection of fever that might indicate contagion from …

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CAPE CANAVERAL ― Following the conclusion of its one month pilot program with Biobot in May to monitor the amount of COVID-19 material in the City of Cape Canaveral’s sewage, a new vendor was found to continue regular testing. New sewage samples began being collected on June 30 and the first…

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TITUSVILLE — Parrish Medical Center (PMC) Registered Nurse Karla Foster lived a life of caring that has touched people – and will touch generations to come - through her son’s work and the recipients of the nursing school scholarship established in her name.

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 TITUSVILLE ― The City of Titusville has completed the chlorine dosing of its water distribution system as of Monday, July 13. Initiated on June 8, the dosing was part of the maintenance procedures that Titusville performs to ensure that its water customers enjoy only the highest quality dri…

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TITUSVILLE – Since late 2016, when it initiated a regular schedule of chlorine dosings for its water system, the City of Titusville has focused on maintaining the quality of its drinking water. A chlorine dosing is a common and approved maintenance practice used by water utilities, including…

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COCOA - Yesterday during a Special City Council Meeting, members of the Cocoa City Council passed a resolution urging every person working, living, visiting, or doing business in the City of Cocoa limits to wear a face covering in places open to the public throughout the city limits of Cocoa…

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NORTH BREVARD ― The Propeller Club of Port Canaveral, the local chapter of the International Propeller Club of the United States announced the High School recipients of the 2020 Propeller Club Scholarship Award. The members of the Class of 2020 have earned scholarships to pursue further educ…

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TITUSVILLE — Parrish Healthcare has created a careful and methodical plan to continue to assure the health and safety of everyone during the COVID-19 global pandemic. The COVID crisis continues to pose all the same risks to public health as it did at the onset of the pandemic. There is still…

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BREVARD COUNTY — Although international travel opportunities may be limited right now, Dussich Dance Studio is offering dancers a chance to learn about cultures from the comfort of Merritt Island.

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TITUSVILLE ― The City of Titusville will begin a chlorine dosing of its water distribution system on Monday, June 8. The dosing is being performed as a maintenance procedure to ensure that Titusville maintains its high quality drinking water standards.

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BREVARD COUNTY — On May 30, Astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley successfully launched from Launch Complex 39A while aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.

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TITUSVILLE ― Michael Boelke is an award winning graphic artist with a special eye for Florida animals, bird and landscapes. He is the June Spotlight Artist at the Downtown Art Gallery, 335 S. Washington Ave. in historic downtown Titusville. An exhibit of his latest work will be on display al…

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COCOA – During this time of economic stress, shelter donations are down, and fundraisers have been canceled, but the needs of homeless dogs and cats are as great as ever. Pets 2 the Rescue is a 1-mile and 5K virtual run/walk event, created by Precision Race to raise funds for Brevard Humane …

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