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A holiday tradition more than a decade in the making
BREVARD -- In delicately wrapped packages, cookies of all kinds have been spreading joy to homes and offices throughout Brevard. Snickerdoodles, rum balls, peanut butter blossoms and chocolate covered cherry cookies are just a few of the treats responsible...
Brevard Community College announces new programs
BREVARD -- Brevard Community College has added three new programs to its lineup, offering students more areas to study in rapidly expanding job fields. The programs are Cyber Security, Engineering Technology Support Specialist and 911 Public Safety Tel...
Breakfast with Santa
Daniel Majid, 3, of Merritt Island gives Santa (Ernie Damoth of Rockledge) some cookies that he brought from home at the 'Breakfast with Santa' event. Brevard County Park and Recreation hosted the event at Kiwanis Island Park in Merritt Island Saturday, Dec. 15. Each child received a pancake breakfast, a Christmas ...
FEMA denies request for aid with $25 million beach erosion repairs
BREVARD -- Brevard County's request for government aid in the repair of millions of dollars in damages created by Hurricane Sandy is currently under review by the Governor's Office, officials said. Ernie Brown, director of Natural Resources for Br...
Aiming for the 'nice' list
Maki Reemsnyder, 4, of Melbourne Beach, gets a big hug from Santa, a.k.a., Will Davis of Suntree, at the Junior League of South Brevard's Festival of Trees at the Viera Regional Community Center Saturday, Nov. 17....
Holiday angels
Robin Kerns of Indialantic and Pastor Jennifer McGee of West Melbourne pack care packages to be sent to active duty military personnel overseas. The military committee of Eastminster Presbyterian Church in Indialantic organized the event, so soldiers could receive packages for Christmas....
Local girl saves grandfather
TITUSVILLE -- It was a typical Saturday morning when 2-year-old Jada Hemming entered the laundry room of her Titusville home, demanding help. "She came into the laundry room, where I was folding clothes, and said, 'Papa's sick! Papa's sick!" said Dustene Osto...
Expanded Morgan's Place to open early next year
BREVARD -- Kristen Malfara is determined to finish her 11-year goal of creating an adequate facility for children with special needs by the end of January, no matter what obstacle comes her way. "When I broke my leg on Thanksgiving, everything just ...
Santa's flying elves at the airport
Merritt Island Airport was a busy place Saturday, Dec. 8. Many pilots arrived early to transform the Space Coast Aviation hangar into a Santa's Toy Shop annex. By noon, Santa's helpers had served approximately 145 pancake and sausage breakfasts and had collected a grand total of 398 toys, including six bikes and mor...
Derelict boats make for rough sailing
BREVARD -- With its more than 120-miles of navigable waterways on the Indian River, Banana River and the Mosquito Lagoon, Brevard County has more boating opportunities than many states, and the statistics bear it out: Nearly 40,000 boats are registered annually. The Indian River Lagoon generates $630 million a ...
Local businesses and businessman honored by governor
BREVARD -- Brevard County proved to be a leading county for innovative businesses in Florida, as three representatives from the county took home 2012 Governor's Innovators in Business awards at the Governor's mansion in Tallahassee on Monday, Dec. 10. Embraer, AAR Air...
Spilling secrets to Santa
Mikakah Barton, 7, of Barefoot Bay sits on the lap of Santa, a.k.a. Larry Porter of Melbourne, and tells him what she wants for Christmas at the South Mainland Community Center. Santa made a visit to Micco to have cookies and take photos with children Monday, Dec. 10....
New lifeguard towers offer sense of security for public, officials said
BREVARD -- In continuance with a commitment of making Brevard County beaches safer, Brevard County Ocean Rescue unveiled two new lifeguard towers on Wednesday, Dec. 12. The two new towers, which are located at the Cocoa Beach Pier and at Shepherd's Park in ...
I love you, Santa!
Liam Wagner, 2, of Micco gives Santa, a.k.a. Larry Porter of Melbourne, a big hug at the South Mainland Community Center. Santa made a visit to Micco to have cookies and take photos with children Monday, Dec. 10....
Pet of the week
A 6-year-old Snowshoe Siamese cat, 'Thomas' is the curious kitty of Ty Matthews of Melbourne. Thomas is very special to the Matthews family, as he almost died from a respiratory infection at 6 months old, after being adopted from the animal shelter. The family nursed him back to health, and today, he is as playful and loveable as he is cute....

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