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PALM BAY - The nesting season for the Florida Scrub Jay begins on March 1 and ends on June 30 and in accordance with the Endangered Species Act, lot owners are prohibited from clearing their land in the designated Scrub Jay occupied habitats. However they can still build on already cleared a…

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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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PALM BAY, - The City of Palm Bay's Parks & Recreation Department will host their annual Spring Golf Classic on Saturday April 17, presented by Janitorial Depot of America.

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PALM BAY - The City of Palm Bay will be transitioning to a new card processing service for all credit and debit card transactions made to the Building Department on March 8.

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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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PALM BAY ― As communities across the country celebrate Black History Month, Hometown News would like to share the story of deputy mayor and city councilman of Palm Bay: Kenny Johnson.

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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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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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PALM BAY - The Cities of Palm Bay and Cape Canaveral are among over 30 other local government entities who have joined together to conduct Florida’s largest simultaneous Greenhouse Gas (GHG) inventory.

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PALM BAY - The City of Palm Bay this month launched construction on a project to expand the water and wastewater treatment capacity at the South Regional Utilities Campus at 250 Osmosis Drive SE.

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PALM BAY ― The Compound, a sprawling section of undeveloped land in Palm Bay, has recently been the ire of residents who complain of off-road vehicle traffic violations.

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PALM BAY - The Palm Bay City Council approved the appointment of Acting City Manager Suzanne Sherman to be the new City Manager during its Jan. 7 council meeting.

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PALM BAY ― Sheriff Wayne Ivey highlighted the Brevard County Sheriff's Office (BCSO) at the January luncheon for the Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce.

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PALM BAY - The newly repaired Palm Bay Aquatic Center will re-open Monday Jan. 25 at 10 a.m. The Palm Bay Parks & Recreation Department will celebrate the re-opening with a ribbon cutting event at that time. The public is invited to attend.

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PALM BAY - The City of Palm Bay has announced that $101,368.20 is still available for eligible programs related to Special Economic Development or Affordable Housing activities that “prepare, prevent, and respond to the coronavirus”. 

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PALM BAY – The City of Palm Bay voted 4-1 to increase salaries for officers of Palm Bay Police Department at the regular city council meeting on Thursday, Dec. 3. A salary study was presented by Chief Nelson Moya.

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PALM BAY - The City of Palm Bay Parks and Recreation Department is launching a new Adopt-A-Park Program. By participating in the program, civic-minded volunteers from local organizations, school groups, homeowner’s associations, Scouts, and other community-based groups can partner with the P…

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PALM BAY, FLORIDA - The Palm Bay Police Department has once again partnered with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) in effort to improve the safety of the most vulnerable roads users in our community. Florida’s Alert Today/Alive Tomorrow High Visibility Enforcement Program is de…

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BREVARD COUNTY― In an abundance of caution and in consult with the Department of Health, Supervisor of Elections Lori Scott has temporarily closed the Palm Bay Administrative Office after election workers tested positive for Coronavirus. Due to the multitude of safety measures and the ½” bal…

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BREVARD COUNTY — Seven candidates are interested in filling three available seats for the Barefoot Bay Trustee race.

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BREVARD COUNTY — A local nonprofit working to better the lives of people with disabilities through coaching and empowerment celebrated a momentous occasion earlier this week.

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BREVARD COUNTY — After narrowing down the selections in the Primaries, it’s time for Palm Bay residents to vote for their next mayor.

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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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PALM BAY ― In the fall of 2019, the Palm Bay City Council, at the recommendation of its Community Development Advisory Board, approved a grant award in the amount of $527,158 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to the Parks & Recreation Department for renovations to the G…

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PALM BAY― The City of Palm Bay is proud to announce the Military Tribute Banner Program honoring the world's greatest defenders of freedom, the men and women of the United States Armed Forces. Beginning on Veterans Day, active duty military and veterans with ties to Palm Bay will be honored …

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PALM BAY― The City of Palm Bay's Housing & Community Development Division will be accepting applications for grant funds under the Community Development Block Grant - Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) funding through 3:00 p.m. on Oct. 30.

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