Author: Steve Wilson

Longtime Volunteer and Titusville Resident Jeff Davis, Jr., Receives Lift Every Voice Community Hero Award

BREVARD COUNTY, FLIORIDA – Jeff Davis, Jr., a resident of Titusville, Florida, was honored by the Lift Every Voice Committee and selected as a Community Hero for his community service and volunteerism. […]

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WATCH: Rockledge’s Jaida Williams-Goins Signs Track & Field Scholarship with Memphis Tigers

It is official! Jaida Williams-Goins, a multi-sport athlete at Rockledge High School, signed on the dotted line to continue her athletic and academic career at the University of Memphis, in Memphis, Tennessee. Track & Field being her main sport, Jaida is one of the top hurdlers in central Florida. […]

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WATCH: Community Leader William Gary Talks with Friday Night Locker Room’s Steve Wilson

How does one grow up in a small town like Philadelphia, Mississippi, make his way to Brevard County, work as an electrical engineer at NASA, all the while, making an incredibly positive impact with his charitable work? I found out the answer to that question when I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with William “Bill” Gary. […]

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Hot Rods for Heroes Car Show and Craft Fair Set Feb. 17 at the Brevard Veterans Memorial Center

The 2nd Annual Hot Rods for Heroes Car Show and Craft Fair will take place Saturday, February 17, 2024, at the Brevard Veterans Memorial Center, 400 S. Sykes Creek Pkwy, Merritt Island, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Included will be show cars, vendors, food trucks, 50/50 raffles, artisans/crafters and more. […]

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WATCH: Steve Wilson Talks With MPACT Ministries’ Trey Ethridge About Tim Tebow’s Appearance in Brevard June 13

Former Heisman Trophy Award winner, Tim Tebow, one of the most popular and successful college football players in history, will be coming to Brevard County on Thursday, June 13, to the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne. He will be the headline speaker at the ‘Grace for The Family Experience.’ […]

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WATCH: Orville Susong Talks With Rebecca Moore of Touch of Grey Rescue About ‘Poocharella’ Set for March 2

Poocharella – The 3rd Annual Fest Fur The Dogs –  will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at Wickham Park in Melbourne, FL, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. My broadcasting partner, Orville Susong, recently sat down with Rebecca Moore about this unique and exciting event. Moore is the Community Relations Director for the nonprofit, Touch of Grey Rescue, the organization responsible for Poocharella. […]

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‘Cat Classic’ Baseball Game to Honor the Late Nick Catechis Friday Feb 9

The year was 2005. However, it seems like just yesterday that my broadcasting partner, Orville Susong and I, were coming back from a radio show in Mims. As we were making our way back to Rockledge, we noticed emergency responders on the side of the road near the interchange of I-95 and S.R. 528. Little did we know that we were passing the accident scene of Nick “Cat” Catechis. Nick was involved in a single-car accident that ultimately claimed his life. Orville and I both knew Nick. […]

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame’s Charles Wilson Shattered Colorline in Brevard County

Charles Wilson would be among the first seven African-American students to attend an all white school in Brevard County. Not only was he a talent on the football field, but he was also the first African-American captain on a public high school football team in the state of Florida. […]

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WATCH: Melbourne Resident and Director Makayla Wheeler Talks About Her Documentary ‘Double or Nothing’

There are stories that we all see from time to time that catch our eye. Whether it’s a major event, an exciting ball game, or an individual overcoming adversity, there is something that makes us stop and take a closer look. This happened to me when I heard about Scott Johnson, and the upcoming documentary, Double or Nothing. […]

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Family Promise of Brevard to Host the 5K Run/Walk-No Place Like Home Event on Feb. 23

Family Promise of Brevard will be holding its annual Emerald City 5K Run/Walk -No Place Like Home, on Friday, February 23, 2024, at the Church at Viera, 9005 N. Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL, at 6:00 p.m. This is the final race in their Journey Home series. Proceeds from the 5K will go towards Family Promise of Brevard’s “work in helping our neighbors in need.” […]

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WFTV Morning Reporter Sam Martello Continues to Shine, Got Her Start Interning for The Friday Night Locker Room On Space Coast Daily TV

I first met Sam Martello when she was in high school. Years before, however, I had seen her and learned of her through her father, Dino; her mom, Bobbi; and her twin brother, Brady. All are athletic, as is Sam. I would always see her around the ball field. […]

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WATCH: Stop the Traffic 5K Set Saturday, Jan. 20 at the Brevard Veterans Memorial Center

Nika Gividen, a senior at Edgewood Jr/Sr High School, in Merritt Island, Florida, is in the process of working on her Senior Class Project. She is putting together a 5K that will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2024, at the Brevard Veterans Memorial Center in Merritt Island. […]

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Cape Coast Conference Basketball Tournament Begins January 11 at Multiple Sites

The Cape Coast Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball champion will be crowned on January 22, at Melbourne High School. There will be two 8 team tournaments leading up to the championship game, one for the south and one for the north for both boys’ and girls’ that will determine the finalists. […]

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Astronauts Memorial Foundation and National Space Society Luncheon Set Jan. 19 at KSC Visitor Complex

The Astronauts Memorial Foundation and National Space Society will be holding their next Space Luncheon Series (SLS-3) on Friday, January 19, 2024, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., at The Center for Space Education, located at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Kennedy Space Center Astronaut Tom Jones will be the Keynote Speaker. […]

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Steve Wilson Asks Space Coast Leaders, ‘What Does the Start of a New Year Mean to You?’

It is the beginning of a new year – 2024 has arrived! I asked multiple individuals from around the county, “What does the start of a new year mean to you?” I felt good after reading every response. I wish that I could have asked every person on the Space Coast this question, but I have a feeling a lot of the responses would have been like what you see below. […]

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WATCH: Brevard Heart Foundation Makes a Difference on the Space Coast

I recently had the opportunity to sit down and talk with the Executive Director of the Brevard Heart Foundation, Stacy Cartechine. The Brevard Health Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and recognizing those in the healthcare field. Although they are involved with multiple programs, Cartechine and I spoke mostly about their upcoming Heart of a Hero Gala, which will be held on April 6, 2024, at the Hilton Melbourne. That may sound like a long way off, however the nominating process for this event is now underway. […]

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