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Brevard County to help break world record
BREVARD -- Brevard County residents are encouraged to help break a world record this summer. On Friday, June 20, tens of thousands of people across the country will join together for a unified swimming lesson, in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the world's largest swimming lesson. The event is hosted b...
Sheriff's Office to host safety academy for children
BREVARD -- Just a few weeks into summer, the Brevard County Sheriff's Office has decided to host a very special academy for boys and girls, ages 5 through 12. On Saturday, June 21, the BCSO will host its inaugural Brevard Safe Kids Academy from 9 a.m. until noon at the North Precinct in Titusville. The t...
City to honor America for 21 days
BREVARD - Brevard residents are encouraged to honor the good ol' red, white and blue this summer through an annual project by one local municipality. The city of Satellite Beach will pay its respects to America for 21 days by displaying 53 donated American flags, in honor of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. The a...
Emergency alert notifications now for cell phones
As hurricane season begins, Brevard County Emergency Management stresses the three keys to preparedness: build a hurricane preparedness kit, make an evacuation/communication plan and stay informed. The "stay informed" component is being emphasized this year, and residents are encouraged to register for Emergency Management's n...
Miniature pirate
Zoey Heidorm, 22 months, of Satellite Beach spent some time with pirates, including Capt. Dan Leeward, Sunday, June 15. The 2014 Cocoa Beach Pirate Fest took place at International Palms Resort. Pirates, mermaids and more made appearance at the three-day event...
Local arts sector to receive nearly $1 million in grants
BREVARD - On June 5, the Brevard Cultural Alliance announced that it will be one of the local organizations on the receiving end of Florida Gov. Rick Scott's recent approval of more than $900,000 in funding for the Brevard County arts and cultural sector. Nine grants were given to Brevard County cultural organizations...
'Dexter' doing his job
Melbourne Police Officers Howard Knauf and Gregory Hughes work with K9 'Dexter' at the 2014 Cops and Kids Safety Expo that took place at the Port Canaveral Exploration Tower, Saturday, June 14. Multiple fire departments and law enforcement agencies demonstrated their rescue equipment, while teaching children about safety....
Lizard dies at Brevard Zoo
VIERA -- Brevard Zoo said goodbye to another animal this past month, after an 11-year-old monitor lizard died from undetermined causes. Zookeepers said that "Ollie," a male black-throated monitor, was brought to the zoo's Harris Animal Care Center for testing, nearly two months ago, after he was having difficulty walk...
Aaarrrrggghhhh!
Amelie Stacy, 6, of Merritt Island learned how to say 'argh' like a real pirate from Castelle Whiting of Tampa, Sunday, June 15. The 2014 Cocoa Beach Pirate Fest took place at International Palms Resort. Pirates, mermaids and more made an appearance for the three-day event....
Children's sign language classes open communication within families
BREVARD -- When Kelly Hosna's daughter was born, she began teaching her daughter some basic sign language skills to help her communicate with both she and her husband before her daughter could talk. "As soon as we noticed that she was signing back, at about 7 months, a light bulb went off, and we decided...
Pirate in training
Avery Cronin, 2, of Merritt Island talked with Capt. Dan Leeward about the life of pirates, Sunday, June 15. Pirates, mermaids and more were on hand for the three-day event. Live music, food and many pirate accessories were available, both inside and out, at the International Palms Resort in Cocoa Beach....
Senior preparedness important during hurricane season
BREVARD -- With the sweltering days of Florida's summers comes one of the most widely anticipated and feared weather periods -- hurricane season. While the Space Coast has luckily dodged a bullet since the season that brought us hurricanes "Charley," "Frances," "Ivan" and "Jeanne," it is still of the utm...
One-of-a-kind ride
The 2014 Cops and Kids Safety Expo took place at the Port Canaveral Exploration Tower, Saturday, June 14. Multiple fire departments and law enforcement agencies demonstrated their rescue equipment, while teaching children about safety. Pictured is the Parker Brothers Concepts' version of the Batmobile, in front of the explo...
Find answers to your pets' biggest questions
BREVARD -- Have you ever wondered why your dog is terrified of riding in the car or why your cat cannot stand to be anywhere near the kitchen sink? On Saturday, June 21, gifted psychic Ellen Doreen will provide pet "paw" readings at the Central Brevard Humane Society's Merritt Island Adoption Center from...
Walk the line
Ben Bowlds, 11, of Grant-Valkaria tries walking in a pair of 'beer goggles' that simulate alcohol impairment at the Kids and Cops Safety Expo, Saturday, June 14, with the assistance of Trooper David Farrell. The event was held at the Port Canaveral Exploration Tower and included multiple fire and law enforcement agencies....
We Need Your Help!
From a total of 48 pets, the Hometown News staff has narrowed it down to five well-deserving finalists for our second annual PET OF THE YEAR contest. Now, it's up to you - our readers - to select the winner. From now through Friday, July 4, YOU will have the opportunity to vote for your favorite pet from the finalists below. You can do so by visit...

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