Day: August 22, 2021

Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Presents Check to Local Charities, Proceeds Raised from ‘Dancing for the Space Coast’

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that last week we presented checks to benefit four worthy charities with the proceeds from the sixth annual “Dancing for the Space Coast” event that was held in June. […]

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THIS WEEK @NASA: Upcoming SpaceX Launch on Aug. 28 from KSC, Testing Umbrella-Like Heat Shield

Highlighting an upcoming Earth-observing mission, the science on the next resupply mission to the space station, and testing a new material to help future spacecraft land on distant worlds … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! […]

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WATCH: Florida Tech’s Experimental Velis Electro Aircraft Takes Flight for First Time

As the focus on climate change and electric transportation increases, the first-in-the-nation acquisition for Florida Tech will allow for hands-on learning and important research on a new and timely aspect of aviation. […]

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OBITUARY: Vietnam Veteran Larry Dale Gold of Cocoa Passed Away Peacefully at Age 73

Larry Dale Gold, 73, died peacefully, on August 14, 2021, in Cocoa, Florida. Survived by his loving wife/best friend of 41 years, Terry Gold; son, Scott Gold (April), 4 wonderful grandchildren. […]

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Brightline Construction Crews Take Over Downtown Melbourne, City Has 21 Railroad Crossings

Melbourne very well could be the railroad crossing capital of the state of Florida. The city has a total of 21 railroad crossings, and Brightline, which is building its high-speed rail route from Ft. Lauderdale to the Orlando International Airport, is expected to be working on local streets for the next few months. […]

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POLL: Half of Floridians Won’t Stop to Assist Fellow Driver Who Has Broken Down

The poll revealed that over half (57%) of drivers in Florida admit they wouldn’t stop to help a fellow driver who has broken down, 63% say they’re more hesitant to pick up hitchhikers since the start of the pandemic. […]

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MATT SUSIN: Change in Quarantine Guideline Policy Desperately Needed in Brevard Public Schools

While COVID-19 is placing significant strain on our community as a whole, Brevard Public Schools, under the direction of the Brevard Department of Health, has contract traced and quarantined 3,172 students in the last three school days, creating a ripple effect of unintended consequences. […]

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