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NRA Honors Deputy Tyler Thoman, the 2021 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

Deputy Tyler Thoman of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Department has been selected as the 2021 NRA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year for exhibiting outstanding bravery and courage while facing an armed and violent suspect during a traffic stop. Deputy Thoman’s actions that day saved the life of a fellow Brevard County Deputy—as well as his own.

PSJ Development, Cedar Lake, proposes 144-unit mobile home community

A South Florida property owner filed plans back in February this year with the St. John River Water Management District for a 140+ unit manufactured home community on a 50 acre piece of wooded land. A SJRWMD employee told me today that they have issued a Request for Additional Information (RAI) to the owner/consultant and

Wawa Update: State asks for more info, clarification on plans

On June 17th, 2022, the St Johns River Water Management District sent a response to a Request for Additional Information letter for the development of a Wawa restaurant and gas station, with a list of required information before the development can proceed with construction.

Newly Proposed Subdivision in Mims with plans for 400 Homes

Property owner AG Ventures, LLC, has recently filed engineering plans for a proposed subdivision with 440 single family home lots in Mims on a 118+ acre property, called Hamlin Grove. The plans show that the proposed subdivision will have main access on US1, with access also on Old Dixie Hwy and on Hickory Circle, on

Brevard Schools Hiring Bus Drivers

Brevard Public Schools is looking for Pool Drivers for the upcoming 2022-23 school year, with starting pay at $14.06/hr

NOAA predicts above-normal 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season

For the 2022 hurricane season, NOAA is forecasting a likely range of 14 to 21 named storms, of which 6 to 10 could become hurricanes, including 3 to 6 major hurricanes. NOAA provides these ranges with a 70% confidence.

Brevard Health Officials Issue a blue-Green Algae Bloom Alert

The Florida Department of Health in Brevard has issued a Health Alert for the presence of harmful blue-green algal toxins at Lake Washington – Center. This is in response to a water sample taken on May 17, 2022. The public should exercise caution in and around the Lake Washington Center. Residents and visitors are advised

Low-income seniors face deadline for up to $5,000 in energy assistance

Low-income seniors in Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Brevard counties face a May 31 deadline to apply for up to $5,000 in home energy assistance — including funds for overdue utility bills, heating and cooling system repairs, new fans, window air conditioners, space heaters and blankets.

NASA partnership brings STEM, tutoring programs to East Mims

The center is designed to offer “a multifaceted, community-based education support center with a STEM focus.” The first phase of operations will feature tutoring and homework assistance; workforce training programs, potentially in partnership with Eastern Florida State College; and an innovation lab and computer space, which is being backed by NASA and Kennedy Space Center.

BCSO says 2 Killed in Mims Residential Fire

A residential fire Saturday morning in Mims killed two people believed to be family members, according to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

Klondike Beach of Canaveral NS Set for Prescribed Burn

Canaveral National Seashore is planning to implement prescribed burn operations in the area of Klondike Beach. This is a twelve mile stretch of beach located between Playalinda Beach and Apollo Beach.

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