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SERVEPRO franchise owners a part of the community
John and Kim Robertson, owners of SERVPRO South Brevard and West Brevard, are passionate about Brevard and the quality of life this area provides.
Fri May 24, 2013
Beach Thrift Shoppe
Owners: Walter and Sheila Schmidt Address: 210 State Road A1A, Satellite Beach Phone: 321-507-5672 Website: On Facebook, search "Beach Thrift Shoppe" Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday Description: Beach Thrift Shoppe customers can buy and sell used household and work items.
School's out for Brevard...Now what?
Though school is out for the summer, parents still have a lot of work ahead of them.
Brevard County Sheriff's Office app links citizens, cops
OMG, there's a new crime-fighting app in town. Flanked by several police chiefs Thursday, Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey touted the new app iWatch, which can be used on smart phones, tablets and desktop computers, as part of a push to revamp longstanding crime prevention efforts by area law enforcement agencies.
Boy Scouts will accept gay youth
A decision by the Boy Scouts of America's National Council to allow openly gay youth to participate is expected to raise further controversy as Scout leaders head back to Brevard County and Central Florida to discuss the policy change with parents and church leaders, officials say.
Thu May 23, 2013
Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Central Brevard
The National Weather Service in Melbourne has extended the warning to 7:45 p.m. The warning has also been moved from North Brevard to Central Brevard.
Weekend cycling rides offer plenty of Hope
Four years ago, the people of New Hope Counseling Center, a practice in Satellite Beach that employs faith-based therapy, sought a way to raise funds in a way consistent with its character: family-oriented, challenging but not aggressive, and above all, fun.
Fri May 17, 2013
BEST Biz Spotlight: Groomingdale's Pet Spa
Owner: Valerie Grove Address: 595 Jackson Ave., Satellite Beach Phone: 321-773-3131 Website: groomingdales beachside.com Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 8 a.m. "until the last 'baby' goes home." Description: Dog grooming, including hair cutting, bathing, coat conditioning, nail trimming, teeth brushing and brushing services.
Tue May 14, 2013
Things to do, from piano lessons to running
The cost is $20. Call 321-254-9453, ext. 219. Senior Safety & Facts of Life: Informative presentation about senior safety resources and information will be at One Senior Place, 8085 Spyglass Hill Road, Viera, at 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Little LED lights line Eau Gallie exit in Melbourne
Entering Interstate-95 southbound, at Eau Gallie Boulevard, something roadside appears to have come up a bit short.
Mon May 13, 2013
Cedarwood School fourth-graders surprised by discovery of their messages in bottles
From left, Charlie Lopez, 10; Leah Greiner, 9; teacher Melissa Hardesty; and Ethan Ovella, 9, hold up a map marking where their bottles were found.
Sun May 12, 2013
Former Satellite Beach manager Crotty hired at Surfside
Former City Manager Michael Crotty, who led City Hall operations for 27 years, is now working as city manager in Surfside.
Your guide to delicious cold delights
No less an expert than Voltaire once wrote, "Ice cream is exquisite. What a pity it isn't illegal." It's quite legal in this area, and as massively popular as one would expect, especially as the weather goes from balmy to steamy.
Sat May 11, 2013
Two-hour Satellite Beach neighborhood search yields nothing
Authorities found no suspicious devices during a two-hour search of yards today in a Satellite Beach neighborhood.
Wed May 08, 2013
BEST Suzy Fleming Leonard: Friends share mom's best advice
It all started innocently enough. I responded in shared astonishment to a friend's puzzled Facebook post about seeing a toddler in a bar at an hour that's usually way past the stroller sets' bedtime.
Every Tuesday, Dan Brinkmann gets together with a bunch of guys, not to play poker or watch the game, but, rather, to sing.
Tue May 07, 2013
Things to do: Spanish language classes, toddler time
Call 321-254-0672 or visit melbourne panhellenic.org. VITAS -- Remembering Our Mothers: Celebration and support for anyone who has experienced the loss of a mother will be at One Senior Place, 8085 Spyglass Hill Road, Viera, from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Sun May 05, 2013
Tina Descovich: A mom on a mission
Tina Descovich made a deal with a higher power. After the birth of her second son five years ago, the Indialantic woman was determined to avoid slipping back into the demands of the corporate lifestyle.
John Torres: Foreign athletes feel at home in Brevard
Today marks the sixth consecutive birthday that Alyona Sotnikova has spent away from her family, back in the Ukraine.
OK, try to fight back, blind man
A young thug confronted a 51-year-old blind man on an Oklahoma City street and taunted him, saying, "I can make you see before you see God," then punched him in the head twice.