Day: April 17, 2022

Tom Thompson of Cocoa Gets 11 Years in Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Distribution

A 2021 drug investigation has ended with an 11-year and 16-year federal prison sentence for two upper-level drug dealers that moved kilos of methamphetamine from Cocoa to Daytona Beach. Agents with the Special Investigations Unit worked with the DEA and FBI to build a case against Kenneth Douglas, 24, of Daytona Beach, and Tom Thompson, 48, of Cocoa. […]

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HOOK ‘EM and BOOK ‘EM: Brevard Sheriff’s Office ‘Fishing for Fugitives’ Seeks Joseph Scott Brown

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is seeking suspect Kristopher Kendall Pickett in the latest edition of “Fishing for Fugitives,” as Sheriff Wayne Ivey comes to you from POW/ MIA Park in Melbourne. […]

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OBITUARY: First-Ever Palm Bay Elementary Principal Donald Jesse Grabach, 84, Passed Away April 6

Retired school principal Donald Jesse Grabach’s love of life and family did not come to an end with his death but lives on with each of the many lives he touched. Don passed away unexpectantly on April 6, 2022, at the age of 84 surrounded by his loving family in Melbourne Florida. […]

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NASA to Discuss Wet Dress Rehearsal, Initial Findings From Artemis Moon Mission Modified Test

NASA will hold a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EDT on Friday, April 15, to discuss the wet dress rehearsal test of the agency’s Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft at Launch Complex 39B at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida ahead of the uncrewed Artemis I lunar mission. […]

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920th Rescue Wing Develops Newly Enhanced Personnel Recovery Task Force

After two years of assessment and validation, the 920th Rescue Wing has developed an enhanced Personnel Recovery Task Force structure along with overhauled tactics, techniques, and procedures with a specific design to deny competitors exploitation of isolated personnel. […]

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UCF Knights Look Good On Offense, Defense During Annual Spring Game

Both the offensive and defensive units had their time to shine, as Gold defeated Black by a score of 38-14 in the annual UCF Spring Game, presented by Knight Pass, Saturday afternoon at the Bounce House. […]

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Downtown Titusville Merchants to Host ‘Moms and Mimosas’ Celebration on May 7

Mothers deserve a special weekend to celebrate Mother’s Day. The Downtown Titusville Merchants invite you to visit on Saturday, May 7th from 10 am to 3 pm. […]

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Palm Bay Police to Participate in Annual ‘Cops on the Coop’ Event at Chick-Fil-A April 22

The Palm Bay Police Department will be participating in the third annual Cops on the Coop event to raise money for Special Olympics Florida on April 22 starting at 6 p.m. at Chick-Fil-A located at 835 Palm Bay Road.  […]

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: 20 Percent Showers and Thunderstorms After 2 p.m., High Near 83, for Brevard County on Sunday

The National Weather Service in Melbourne calls for a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m, patchy fog before 9 a.m, otherwise, mostly sunny skies, with a high near 83, light south southeast wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. […]

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Artemis II Astronauts Will Ride in New Crew Transportation Electric Vehicles at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

When astronauts leave their crew quarters at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for their lunar mission, NASA’s Artemis II crew will ride in a new set of wheels: A fleet of shiny crew transportation vehicles provided by Canoo Technologies Inc., will take them to Launch Pad 39B for their historic ride aboard the Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft. […]

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