Category: Brevard News

BCSO Corrections Deputy Arrested in Orange County for Robbery with a Firearm

Brevard County Sheriff’s Corrections Deputy Amony Robillard was arrested early this morning by the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office after detectives with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office obtained an arrest warrant for the charges of Robbery with a Firearm, False Imprisonment and Extortion. […]

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President Joe Biden Releases Statement About COVID-19 Omicron Variant

On Friday, I was briefed by my chief medical advisor, Dr. Tony Fauci, and the members of our COVID response team, about the Omicron variant, which is spreading through Southern Africa. As a precautionary measure until we have more information, I am ordering additional air travel restrictions from South Africa and seven other countries. These new restrictions will take effect on November 29. […]

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Candlelight Shopping in Downtown Melbourne Set for Each Saturday Between Thanksgiving and Christmas

Get in the holiday spirit by visiting Downtown Melbourne for its annual Candlelight Shopping each Saturday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. between Thanksgiving and Christmas, including November 27, December 4, December 11 and December 18. […]

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UCF Knights Take ‘War on I-4’ Series Lead After Defeating USF Bulls 17-13 on Friday

With the game on the line and South Florida driving inside the 5-yard line, the UCF defense came up with its sixth sack of the game and the clock expired to give the Knights a 17-13 victory over the visiting Bulls and a 7-6 lead in the War On I-4 rivalry series. […]

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LARRY GUEST: For Almost 50 Years, Clint Hurdle Has Been One of Space Coast’s Most Revered Sons

For nearly 50 years, Clint Hurdle has been one of the Space Coast’s most revered sons. Just about every Brevardian knows he was a multisport Merritt Island High star athlete as a power-hitting outfielder and unstoppable quarterback. […]

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BREVARD HISTORY: Archibald Mefford Elected Titusville Police Department’s First Chief in 1923

The Titusville Police Department’s first Chief of Police, Archibald J. Mefford was born on September 13, 1890, in Stephenville, Texas. Mefford would have been 33 years old when he was elected for his first term in 1923 as Police Chief in Titusville. […]

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IMAGE OF THE DAY: NASA Astronomers Capture Black Hole Collision That May Have Exploded With Light

In a first, astronomers may have seen light from the merger of two black holes, providing opportunities to learn about these mysterious dark objects. […]

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Cocoa Fire Department Swears-In Two New Firefighters in Front of Family and Friends

Cocoa Fire Department held a swearing-in ceremony for two new firefighters. In front of their families and a group of their new fire rescue family, the men swore their commitment to their community and career. […]

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Recreational Harvest Season For Snook Closes on Dec. 1 in Gulf State and Federal Waters

The recreational harvest season for snook closes Dec. 1 in Gulf state and federal waters, including Monroe County and Everglades National Park, and will remain closed through Feb. 28, 2022, reopening to harvest March 1, 2022. […]

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Responds to Biden’s Decision to Remove FARC from List of Foreign Terrorist Organizations

Governor Ron DeSantis responded to President Biden’s reckless decision to remove the radically communist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) from the United States list of foreign terrorist organizations. […]

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Merritt Island Coach Hurlie Brown Discusses Friday’s Big Regional Final vs. Satellite Prep Football Match-Up

The Merritt Island Mustangs will take on the Satellite Scorpions in the Class 5A Regional Final round of the 2021 FHSAA playoffs on Friday night at the O-Dome – and you can catch all the action LIVE on Space Coast Daily TV, with Brevard’s best and most experienced sports announcers – the Friday Night Locker Room’s Steve Wilson and Orville Susong – on the call. […]

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Brevard Zoo Beloved 13-Year-Old White-Tailed Deer ‘Clementine’ Passes Away Nov. 19

We made the extremely difficult, but compassionate decision to euthanize one of our beloved long-term Zoo residents, Clementine the white-tailed deer, on November 19. […]

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NASA’s Aviation Tech to Roll Out to Airports, Save Time for Passengers Ahead of Holidays

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson visited Orlando International Airport in Florida Wednesday and met with aviation leaders to discuss implementing aircraft flight scheduling technology developed by the agency that will soon improve dependability for passengers – which is especially important during peak travel times like the Thanksgiving holiday. […]

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Cocoa Police Officer Amanda Torello Goes Above and Beyond to Assist Victim of Domestic Violence

Cocoa Police Officer Amanda Torello responded to a call from a woman requesting help regarding a domestic violence situation involving a former live-in boyfriend. The woman is a single mother of a 6-month-old. […]

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Florida Tech Professor, Student Have Brain-Boosting Research Novel Featured in Journal for Kids

Our brain is made of millions of cells called neurons, that send electrical messages to talk to each other in patterns of vertical electric activity called oscillations. […]

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