Day: April 28, 2018

Melbourne, Brevard and Florida Forest Service Units Fighting Brush Blaze Near John Rodes Boulevard

Melbourne Fire Rescue, assisted by Brevard County Fire Rescue and Florida Forest Service, are at the scene of a brush fire on Saturday near John Rodes Boulevard in Melbourne. According to fire officials, the blaze is not a threat to property as of 6 p.m. Currently, there is no report as to how the fire may have started.

TEAM OF THE YEAR: Merritt Island Mustangs Win Second Straight Girls Soccer State Championship

“CHAMPS AGAIN” read Space Coast Daily’s headline as the Merritt Island Mustangs Girls Soccer team and its head coach Scott Carswell hoisted the program’s third championship trophy. Under Carswell, the Mustangs have become a perennial state soccer power with two straight titles, and an outstanding shot at a “Threepeat” with 22 players returning next season.