Brevard County Newswire

Brevard County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Brevard County, FL.

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  1. Cocoa Expo becomes youth baseball hot spotRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WESH-TV

    The Cocoa Expo is rebuilt in Brevard County, and will be home to South Florida Winter League. $40 million has been invested in the new stadium, which is quickly becoming a youth baseball hot spot.


  2. Ar EditorialBOEHNER: a Sluggish Clog in a Dumb MachineRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... And nothing could be more appropriate, perhaps, than doing so here in the Sunshine State. Last week, two Brevard County towns, Rockledge and Satellite Beach, approved similar agreements, with Cocoa Village and Cocoa Beach slated to follow, all ...


  3. Sumter County Extension Helps Implement SNAP/EBT at Farmer's Market, Spreads the WordRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Making it easier for residents to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables and increase Florida farmer's profits is the win-win result of a partnership between the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Sumter County Office and the Sumter County Farmer's Market.


  4. St. Edward football needed 3 meals, 2 busses and $19,750 to schedule Florida opponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... Youngstown Cardinal Mooney (Division IV) and Maryland's Eastern Christian Academy (Division VII). Cocoa's Brevard County school board, in its discussion of the proposed trip, noted that "This is not only a prestigious game for Brevard County and ...


  5. Brevard County man dies in collision between pickup, semi carrying treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WFTV Orlando

    Scott Hackenberry, 34, of Mims was killed when a truck hauling trees turned in front of him as he drove on U.S. 1 near Huntington Avenue, according to troopers. Troopers said the driver of the semi, Harold Douglas, 56, of Okeechobee and his passenger were not injured.


  6. Oakridge Global Energy Solutions to create 1,000 jobs in Brevard CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Florida Trend

    ... Crunch ] On Tuesday, Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced Oakridge Global Energy Solutions will be expanding in Brevard County and creating 1,000 new jobs for families. The expansion will also invest $270 million in the local community. Read the full ...


  7. Pinellas County Tax Collector receives Legacy AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... Association can award a local Tax Collector,' said Florida Tax Collectors Inc. Past-President Lisa Cullen of Brevard County. 'The judging process was arduous and included a detailed review of the financial functions of the Tax Collector's Office. I ...


  8. The WilliesCONNECTING the Dots in Middle East EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2012 | American Reporter

    ... the world has ever known.'. Diminutive Mary Ann French, a retired FBI intelligence analyst who heads the Brevard County Republicans for Obama, gets a hug from the President after introducing him at the Fla. Institute of Technology Sunday. Photo: Ted ...


  9. On Native GroundCLASS Warfare? Only When the Poor Fight BackRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... across your skin. The Oct. 14-24 Sandsational "Art of Sand" festival in Veria, Fla., is sponsored by the Brevard County Alliance, a non-profit booster of the arts on Florida's Space Coast. AR Photo: Ted Manna As he meticulously shaped a signature ...


  10. Governor Scott Announces Oakridge Global Energy Solutions Expansion...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | Capital Soup

    Today, Governor Rick Scott announced Oakridge Global Energy Solutions will be expanding in Brevard County and creating 1,000 new jobs for families. The expansion will also invest $270 million in the local community.


  11. Judge Suspended After Accusation Of Berating, Hitting LawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | CBS Local

    The Florida Supreme Court has suspended a county judge who was captured on video berating and threatening to assault a public defender. In an order released Tuesday, the court ordered Brevard County Judge John C. Murphy suspended without pay until the end of his judicial discipline case, which is still pending.


  12. Oakridge Announces Production Release of Patriot Series Product LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | GlobeNewswire

    ... product," says Al Petschow, Oakridge Director of Operations. "We are producing these batteries here in Brevard County, Florida using skilled labor from the area, once more demonstrating our commitment to bring manufacturing jobs back to Florida's ... 1 comment

  13. Open-Carry Gun Laws Could Be Coming to FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | Miami New Times

    ... Sheriffs Association has yet to take a stance on the bills - which passed a subcommittee this morning - but Brevard County's sheriff spoke in favor of it.) If the sheriffs are indeed backing the Gaetz bills, there's a damn good chance you'll see ...


  14. Brevard County sheriff pushes Legislature to allow open-carry of gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | WFTV Orlando

    ; among them was Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey, who is in favor of citizens openly carrying a weapon. The debate was swift and lasted about 30 minutes. If Houses Bill 163 continues to pass committees, people who qualify to carry a concealed ... 2 comments

  15. Florida Supreme Court suspends fistfighting judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | USA Today

    ... on June 2, 2014, is a small snapshot that does not accurately reflect the man who has served the citizens of Brevard County and the United States of America honorably. We hope he will continue to serve the citizens of Brevard County and our ...


  16. 'Cougar' at center of Brevard deputy shooting sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... cases, including the most recent dealing with prostitution and resisting an officer without violence. Brevard County Judge Kenneth Friedland also ordered DeRossett, who was shackled, handcuffed and wearing a blue jail uniform, to serve out her time ...


  17. 'Cougar' at center of deputy shooting sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | News 4 Jax

    ... The plea comes just over a month after her Aug. 20 arrest in a botched prostitution sting that ended with a Brevard County Sheriff's agent getting shot and seriously wounded. The judge also ordered her to serve out her time at the Brevard County ...


  18. 'Cougar' at center of Brevard deputy shooting set to pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | Click Orlando

    ... she was running a prostitution business from her Port St. John home. It was during her Aug. 20 arrest that a Brevard County sheriff's agent was shot and left fighting for his life. Agent Casey Smith was released from an Orlando hospital last week ... 1 comment

  19. Proposed Florida law: Kill someone, claim self-defense ... get $200kRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 4 | The Orlando Sentinel

    In a bizarre, dangerous and costly new expansion to the NRA-backed "stand your ground law," GOP legislators want to increase the burden of proof on prosecutors trying to convict anyone who claims self-defense. In the old days, if you shot or beat someone with a baseball bat, you had to prove you had a good reason for doing so.


  20. High tides, strong currents along Florida's east coast beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 3 | Orlando Crime

    ... rising to 8 to 11 feet Saturday night and into Sunday. Lifeguards will be flying double red flags at Brevard County beaches this weekend due to Hurricane Joaquin churning powerful waves and rip currents. (Previously recorded video by Fox35) ...