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BREVARD COUNTY – The Department of Education (DOE) voted on Oct. 7 to reprimand Brevard Public Schools (BPS) entire school district board one months pay citing defiance of the Department of Health’s (DOH) ruling banning mask mandates with an opt out by a physician.

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BEACHES - A celebration will be held at Canova Beach Park, located at the intersection of Eau Gallie Boulevard and State Road A1A, on Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. until noon to celebrate the unveiling of what Space Coast Area Transit is calling a “beach trolley” that will serve portions of Brevard’s…

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INDIALANTIC ― It’s hatchling season on Brevard County beaches, and the Sea Turtle Preservation Society would like to remind beachgoers that “hands off hatchlings” is the best guide to follow. To help these tiny turtles have the best chance at survival, beachgoers can help the most by keeping…

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BREVARD COUNTY ― UTB United Third Bridge, Inc Board of Directors recently met and voted to postpone our much anticipated 25th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade which takes place every year in Palm Bay, Florida, originally scheduled for Saturday, October 23, 2021 due to COVID-19. This was not an…

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BREVARD COUNTY — The Co-Chairs of the Bipartisan Congressional Estuary Caucus, including U.S. Representatives Bill Posey (R-FL), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Brian Mast (R-FL) and Rick Larsen (D-WA), introduced their bipartisan resolution recognizing September 18th- September 21st, 2021, as Nati…

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BREVARD COUNTY – Third doses or boosters of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 are now available at locations throughout Brevard County, but only to those who qualify under current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.

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BREVARD COUNTY - Do you know all of the sea turtle species that visit our beaches? How old can a sea turtle get? Why is Brevard County an important place for sea turtles? To find out, join the Marine Resources Council (MRC) and the City of Melbourne ECO Division on Sept. 23, at 9:00 a.m. for…

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BREVARD COUNTY — Brevard Health Alliance, Inc. (BHA) is hosting a career fair on September 29, 2021. This event can be attended in person at the BHA Barton/Rockledge clinic located at 220 Barton Blvd., Rockledge, Florida, 32955. Held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., BHA will be extending on-the-spot i…

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BREVARD COUNTY - Literacy for Adults in Brevard (LAB) is a 501(C-3) non-profit, staffed entirely by volunteers. Our mission is to teach literacy skills to adults so they may reach their full potential in their families, jobs, and communities.”

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BREVARD COUNTY — Supporting a cause has never been so fun, Serene Harbor is bringing back Casino Night after a successful first year before the pandemic.

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BREVARD COUNTY — The risk of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, dementia, autism and Down’s syndrome can be great when they run the risk of wandering off on their own.

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BREVARD COUNTY – Battle Bros, LLC is debuting the very first 321: Tacos and Treats Throwdown on Oct. 2 with a wide variety of tacos and desserts for Brevard County residents. The all-day event will be a chance for residents to stop in at their leisure and sample some of the area’s best resta…

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BREVARD COUNTY — Everybody who drives needs to pump gas at some point, so why not stop by the Giving Pump to benefit a cause that fight’s child hunger?

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Let's rewind back to September 11, 2001. I was in my second year of college and worked at a local hotel as a night auditor. It was a good gig, customer check-ins usually stopped around midnight, so between that time and 3 a.m., I didn't have much to do. Usually, I folded laundry, got a snack…

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This weekend we remember the nearly 3,000 lives lost during the Sept. 11 attacks that touched the lives of many Americans 20 years ago.

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BREVARD COUNTY – Brevard residents will undoubtedly remember the 20th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on America this weekend in a variety of different manners. Likewise, Brevard residents also have the opportunity to attend a pair of commemorative events.

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BREVARD COUNTY – The Brevard Federation of Teachers is providing pediatric free KN95 masks to families in Brevard County. Even before the school board’s recent mask mandate vote, BFT procured 500 pediatric KN95 masks. These masks not only protect both the public but also the wearer. This is …

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BREVARD COUNTY ― The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has started a new charitable program designed to give those who aren’t able to serve due to a medical condition or disability the opportunity to serve.

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INDIALANTIC ― After a year hiatus, the live version of the Turtle Krawl 5K will be held on Saturday, Sept. 11 with the race beginning at 7:30 a.m. at Nance Park in Indialantic according to race director Angela Lahrman.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― Residents of unincorporated Brevard County are being asked to report missed garbage, recycling, yard and special collection solid waste or bulk waste pickups under a complaint reporting incentive program approved by the Board of County Commissioners.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Each day, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Whether that’s you or a loved one, learning about treatments and coping can make it more bearable.

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BREVARD COUNTY — The Community Band of Brevard will debut its new bandleader, Robin Kessler, in a memorial concert for the victims of 9/11 and its own founding band leader.

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Editors note: Provided is a link to the response from George Mikitarian, president and CEO of Parrish Healthcare, in regards to statements made at the BPS meeting regarding the mask mandate.

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida school districts can legally require their students to wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, a judge ruled Friday, saying Gov. Ron DeSantis overstepped his authority when he issued an executive order banning such mandates.

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STATEWIDE — Attorney General Ashley Moody today issued a Consumer Alert warning Floridians about a new phishing scam that offers fake COVID-19 relief funds. Scammers are impersonating Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan in phishing emails, claiming the recipient is eligible for financia…

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BREVARD COUNTY -- On Friday Aug. 13th, Brevard Resident Bryan Wilkers noticed perished flounder and pin fish floating along the surface of the Indian River Lagoon. “It was really disappointing to see, especially since the river has been very healthy lately,” said Mr. Wilkers. He also mention…

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BREVARD COUNTY — The United States Constitution does not specifically protect women, and the only thing in the way of women achieving equality is the U.S. Senate.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― On Thursday Aug. 19 a crowd of eager runners hit the pavement at Longdoggers in Viera for its weekly Running for Brews event. Running for Brews is a 5k running club that welcomes all levels of runners, walkers and bikers.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― Hospital emergency rooms are inundated with patients with symptoms of COVID-19, a situation that has prompted a plea from Brevard County health officials and emergency services for residents to consider other options before taxing ambulance services with non-emergency calls …