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Looking to update all Graduating class contact information. Please message me on here or at ***** Also Facebook page started which will be updated as plans are made.
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Merritt Island Holiday Parade Set For Dec. 1, Will Start From Merritt Island High School at 10 am |

The Brevard County Sheriff's Office will close Courtenay Parkway (State Road 3) from Grove Boulevard to Merritt Avenue, and Merritt Avenue east to Plumosa ...

1972 Merritt Island Mustangs Football Team is Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame Legacy Inductee |

2018 SPACE COAST SPORTS HALL OF FAME LEGACY TEAM: The 1972 state champion Merritt Island Mustangs, which is considered to be the greatest prep ...

Score! Hurlie Brown named as new coach for Merritt Island High School football  Florida Today

Mustangs name graduate to coach Merritt Island football.

10 things you may not know about Merritt Island  Florida Today

Think you know Brevard's legendary island? Here are 10 things you may not know.

Soccer injury leaves Merritt Island player paralyzed  WESH 2 Orlando

She's a star athlete and a top student, but tonight, she's facing an uncertain future after being temporarily paralyzed in a soccer game.

2018 Merritt Island Christmas Parade December 1  Brevard Times

MERRITT ISLAND, Florida – The Central Area of Brevard County Parks and Recreation will host the 2018 Merritt Island Holiday Parade starting at 10 a.m. on ...

2013 Brevard County High School Seniors on the Road to Success  SpaceCoast Living

As the class of 2013 prepares to enter the college world, we would like to take a moment to celebrate some of the local remarkable seniors. This year, the ...

Class of 2012  SpaceCoast Living

By: Christine A. Davis, ED.S. Director of Communications, Brevard Public Schools. This spring more than 5,000 students will don caps and gowns and walk in ...

Brevard students honored at FLORIDA TODAY's Top Scholars awards breakfast  Florida Today

Kealan Phillips had a pretty good reason to miss FLORIDA TODAY's Top Scholars awards breakfast: He's off at Marine boot camp on Parris Island in South ...

Class of 2018: High school graduation photos, video from Brevard schools  Florida Today

Congratulations to the class of 2018! Here's a collection of photo galleries from Brevard high schools.

Merritt Island's McLean stepping down from head football job  Florida Today

Merritt Island's Jeff McLean will remain as athletic director while leaving head football coaching job.

Former primary rival Sullivan endorses Parker in Brevard School Board race  Florida Today

Brevard School Board District 2 candidate Charles Parker has picked up the endorsement of one of his recent primary opponents, Frank Sullivan.

BREVARD COUNTY SPORTS HISTORY: Mustangs '72 Champs Set Benchmark For Excellence |

Last year's 40th reunion brought together members and coaches for Merritt island's 1972 state championship prep football team.

38-Year Brevard Resident, Merritt island High Teacher Charles Parker Set to Run for School Board |

Charles Parker, a resident of central Brevard County since 1980 and a teacher for over 10 years, has announced his intention to run for the Brevard School ...

John Craig says he won't seek re-election to Brevard County School Board  Florida Today

Brevard County School Board Chairman John Craig said Thursday that he will not seek re-election, making the competition for that seat a little less crowded.

Pancreatic cancer claims beloved science teacher  Florida Today

Longtime Jefferson Middle School teacher Scott Guisbert dies of pancreatic cancer at 51.

Injured teen's rehab shows promise  WESH 2 Orlando

The Brevard County soccer player who was temporarily paralyzed during a game last weekend is moving again. On Thursday, WESH 2 News introduced you to ...

Brevard County School Grades Released For 2018  Brevard Times

BREVARD COUNTY, Florida — Brevard County Public Schools' school grades were released by the Florida Department of Education on Wednesday.

Merritt Island High Grads Plan School's 50 Year Anniversary Celebration |

Mark your calendar now for Merritt Island High School's Golden Anniversary Celebration that will honor the rich history of the school and community – and 50 ...

Woman shot, killed on Merritt Island  Florida Today

The Brevard County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

Brevard County Breakfast of Champions To Honor Prep Athletes Friday at Cocoa Beach Country Club |

WATCH: The 2018 Space Coast Daily Breakfast of Champions. Space Coast Daily, The Buchanan Company and Brevard Public Schools are hosting the ...

Three vie for School Board, Dist. 2 election | News  Hometown News

BREVARD COUNTY — Three local residents will go head-to-head in the upcoming General Election for School Board District 2, and there can only be one ...

Cocoa hires Schneider as football coach  Florida Today

MCC offensive coordinator Ryan Schneider is Cocoa High's new head football coach.

Three Brevard school board seats on primary ballot this August  Florida Today

The pool of candidates for the primary election Aug. 28 was cemented Friday, the deadline to qualify.

Science teacher's final lesson: How to stay hopeful while fighting pancreatic cancer  Florida Today

Jefferson Middle School teacher Scott Guisbert, 51, has been forced into early retirement by pancreatic cancer.

Organ donor advocate Bill Hahn, who fought for life for others, dies at 62  Florida Today

The death of Bill Hahn, who founded the annual "Footprints in the Sand" kidney walk, brings an outpouring of love and memories.

Brevard County Summer Camps  SpaceCoast Living

Summer doesn't officially start until June 21, but by the time Memorial Day hits, most of Brevard County's kids will be off from school and ready for a summer of ...

Mickey DeMorat, Son of Brevard County Sheriff's Office Chief Mike DeMorat, Shines at US Open |

On Thursday morning as the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Tournament started, Mickey DeMorat, son of Chief Mike DeMorat of the Brevard County Sheriff's ...

The Future Looks Bright - Thanks to Brevard County High School Seniors  SpaceCoast Living

As the class of 2018 prepares to enter the college world, we would like to take a moment to celebrate some of the local remarkable seniors. Their many ...

Cocoa's Wilkinson leaving for New Smyrna Beach  Florida Today

The sixth head football coaching change in Brevard County for this academic year was the biggest on a state level as Cocoa High's John Wilkinson ended his ...

Brevard County school science fair results released  Florida Today

Kids across Brevard County competed in science fairs this month. Below are the winning experiments from the Intracoastal Fair, the Mainland Fair and the South ...

Entertainment best bets: Holiday concerts, boat parade and more  Florida Today

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here's the info on holiday concerts, boat parade and more.

Veterans Day events include American Muscle Car Museum open house, ceremonies, parade  Florida Today

The privately owned American Muscle Car Museum will host veterans and military families — and hand out more than $50,000 in prizes — during a free ...

Brevard, state races take shape; seats open for School Board, Commission and Port Authority  Florida Today

The candidate qualifying period for state and county races ended Friday for the 2018 elections, with a few late twists and two Canaveral Port Authority ...

Jorge J Leal, MD, Urologist  SpaceCoast Living

In 1961, at the age of 13, Dr. Jorge Leal migrated to Miami, Florida with his 14-year-old sister. Their parents were not allowed to migrate with them because of ...

Brevard School Board primary results: Misty Belford advances, Andy Ziegler defeated, races going to runoff  Florida Today

As expected, all of Brevard County's School Board races will be decided in the November general election. In District 1, incumbent Misty Belford beat David ...

Students, Speak Out Brevard to host town hall to discuss arming school staff  Florida Today

Students from Brevard schools and Speak Out Brevard will host a town hall this Saturday to discuss a controversial proposal to arm school staff.

Majority of Brevard schools named 5 star schools, blue ribbon schools  Florida Today

On Monday, 64 of Brevard's 82 public schools were named five-star schools. Three were named National Blue Ribbon Schools.

Merritt Island High School locked down following Facebook posts about fights  WESH Orlando

Merritt Island High School was locked down Thursday while school officials investigated messages students posted to Facebook about fighting on campus.

Merritt Island man charged with manslaughter in wife's...  WKMG Orlando

A 36-year-old Merritt Island man was arrested Tuesday on manslaughter charges for his wife's shooting death that happened after the couple returned home ...

Merritt Island home of Dr. Daryl and Kimberly Turner  SpaceCoast Living

You're hard pressed to find one without one in the Merritt Island home of Dr. Daryl and Kimberly Turner. Thanks to vast expanse of windows throughout their ...

Motorist still hospitalized after Cocoa Beach crash  Florida Today

A Merritt Island man and former star prep athlete remained hospitalized Thursday for critical injuries following Tuesday's three-car crash on the Cocoa Beach ...

Dare to Design: BCC Interior Design Program  SpaceCoast Living

By: Tammy Roberts. Photography By: Christina Stuart. For some people, creativity comes naturally. For others, it is more of a learned process, encouraged ...

Lee County looking to keep hosting high school baseball state championships  The News-Press

The county is in the last year of its three-year contract with the FHSAA to host the 8-day event that features 36 teams from around the state.

Washington Nationals’ 2018 Season in Review: Nats draft Mason Denaburg  Federal Baseball

In his senior year at Merritt Island High School in Merritt Island, FL, Washington Nationals' 2018 1st Round pick Mason Denaburg went (5-1) with a 1.27 ERA in ...

2018 MLB draft preview: Mason Denaburg scouting report  Lone Star Ball

Taking a look at potential Texas Rangers draft pick Mason Denaburg.

BREAKING NEWS: Matt Arnold named new principal of Winter Park High School  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Former Winter Park High School teacher, athletic director Matt Arnold returns as the new principal of the high school.

No. 4 American Heritage (Fla.) blanks Merritt Island in postseason opener  USA TODAY High School Sports

The American Heritage defense was dominant Friday.

Matt Diesel named Space Coast head football coach  Florida Today

Matt Diesel has been named the new head football coach for Space Coast Jr./Sr. High.

Fourth Annual 'Dancing for the Space Coast' Set To Raise Money Tonight For Local Charities |

The fourth annual 'Dancing for the Space Coast' charity event is set to take the dance stage on June 2 at Florida Tech's Clemente Center.

Living Lagoon Heritage  SpaceCoast Living

Story and photos by Allison Arteaga Historical photos provided by Doc's Bait House. Merritt Island's Historic Blue Crab Cove Provides Insight Into the Past and ...

Celebrate Valentine's Day on the Space Coast  SpaceCoast Living

Here at SpaceCoast Living we love celebrating love. This February we will be celebrating you, our readers and fans, by having a month of giveaways on our ...

Sunoco gas station shooting in Melbourne: Victim played football at Palm Bay High  Florida Today

Twonnie Pollard, a once-promising football star from Palm Bay High, was shot to death July 2018 at a Sunoco gas station across the street from the school.

Shootings of 7 young black men in Brevard shake up black community  Florida Today

The shooting deaths of 7 young black men in Brevard County since late May have left the African-American community here shaken up.

Next Space Coast Moms Spread Love at Home & Beyond  SpaceCoast Living

While just about everyone's mom holds a special place in their heart, the moms highlighted in this year's annual Mother's Day feature are cherished by more ...

Sizzling Singles  SpaceCoast Living

Meet some of the Space Coast's most accomplished singles and see some the season's most fabulous cars. Tony Southeilan, JR., 28. Recruiter for Superior ...

Holiday Events in Palm Bay, Viera, Melbourne  Palm Bay Daily

PALM BAY, Florida - There are a lot of Holiday events going on in Palm Bay, Viera, and Melbourne. We got the full list. Holiday Light Parade - Palm Bay The.

Brevard's Philanthropic Spirit  SpaceCoast Living

By Melinda Millsap. Each year around the holidays, SpaceCoast Living celebrates a few of the generous citizens who give back all year-long. Every year there is ...

Police arrest MTV personality, Merritt Island High grad  Florida Today

Brevard County Sheriff's Office arrested Tyler Pratt of Merritt Island. Pratt appeared on an MTV reality show in 2014.

Debate over MILA Elementary: What the name really means  Florida Today

Ask what the MILA part of MILA elementary stands for and you'll hear mixed answers.

Meet 2017 Business of the Year nominee Triangle Auto  Florida Today

If you are from Merritt Island or have reason to drive through it, chances are good you know Triangle Auto. The decades-old automotive repair company has two ...

Mad For Modern  SpaceCoast Living

Mad for Modern, a tour of five privately owned homes will be presented to highlight the importance of preserving Brevard's mid-century modern architecture ...

REPLAY: 'Dancing For the Space Coast' Draws Rave Reviews On Historic Night, $340K Raised For Charity |

It was a record night in front of a record crowd at the fourth annual 'Dancing for the Space Coast' charity event Saturday night from Florida Tech's Clemente ...

Live Green and Keep it Local  SpaceCoast Living

By: Michelle Salyer. By now, we all know the importance of “going green” and most likely, we've made a few changes here and there. We bring our cloth grocery ...

Dream Weddings on the Space Coast  SpaceCoast Living

When it comes to planning gorgeous dream weddings on the Space Coast, Brevard County offers some unique locations in addition to the more traditional ...

Dr. Josh Gunnell and Dr. Sweta Gunnell  SpaceCoast Living

Hibiscus Dental is a family owned and operated office with two locations servicing Brevard County. They provide quality dental care for simple procedures to ...

Signing day brings perspective for Brevard HS seniors  Florida Today

High school seniors began signing college scholarship papers on Wednesday.

Lending a Helping Hand  SpaceCoast Living


Like it or not, single-elimination state tournaments are the norm in baseball  USA TODAY High School Sports

Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Rhode Island are the only states that determine their state championship in a best-of-three series.

Rein in the Fun  SpaceCoast Living

There are few bonds stronger than that of a horse and a human. Ask any horse lover (and we did) to describe this unique relationship, and they have a difficult ...

Brevard Birding Enthusiasts  SpaceCoast Living

As a Brevard County native of 56 years, Tim Ebaugh grew up watching and admiring the wildlife and birds of the great state of Florida. In the early 90s, his father, ...

Welcome Medical City Eye Center!  SpaceCoast Living

An exciting new era in eye and vision care is dawning with the introduction of Medical City Eye Center. Helmed by one of the leading LASIK and cataract ...

R. Duff Sprawls MD, MSW  SpaceCoast Living

Growing up, Dr. R. Duff Sprawls held many jobs: bag boy, lawn boy, car washing and car valet (his personal favorite.) As an adult, he dreamed of becoming a ...

Chiles High School Student-Athlete Named Gatorade Florida Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year  WTXL ABC 27

CHICAGO (February 12, 2018) — In its 33rd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, today announced Michael Phillips ...

Transgender woman calls for equality in Palm Bay  Florida Today

Gina Duncan, a transgender woman, remembers when she hated seeing the person looking back at her in the mirror.

64 Brevard County Schools Recognized as Five Star Schools By Florida Department of Education |

The Florida Department of Education announced the names of schools in Brevard County that have earned the Five Star School Award for the 2016-2017 school ...

Project Search  SpaceCoast Living

By Jaimee Preston. Hosting the very first Project SEARCH site in the state of Florida, Health First has reaped the benefits of their trailblazing foresight.

Spice Up Date Night  SpaceCoast Living

Cooking should be fun, and these classes are nothing short of that.” says Chef Fernando Navarete. On any ordinary date night you can go to a dinner and a ...

Brevard's Best Loved DJ's  SpaceCoast Living

by Michelle Salyer. Broadcasting in the shadow of Orlando, one of the country's largest radio markets, Brevard radio stations face a unique challenge ̶ ...

The Brevard Humane Society "Unleashes" the Fun with Mardi Gras "Paws in the Park" Pet Parade  SpaceCoast Living

Cocoa, FL, January 11, 2018– While colorful parades with costumed participants going wild are nothing new for Mardi Gras, what sets the Brevard Humane ...

Lindsay Sanger  SpaceCoast Living

Lindsay Sanger is the Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Solutions. She has been a Realtor since 2003. Through knowledge and hard work, she has been able to ...

Edgewood Junior Senior High School Performs Spring Concert |

Edgewood Junior Senior High School Chorus and Orchestra performed a Spring Concert at the Performing Arts Center at Merritt Island High School.

Brevard County School Grades Released For 2017  Brevard Times

BREVARD COUNTY, Florida -- Brevard County Public Schools' school grades were released by the Florida Department of Education on Wednesday. Fourteen ...

Champions & Transitions: 2016 in Review  Florida Today

When 2016 started, the Cocoa High football team was a few weeks removed from ending its season in the state semifinal round for the fifth year in a row, while ...

VIDEO: Cocoa Tigers Head Coach John Wilkinson; A Passion For Greatness |

ABOVE VIDEO: Wilkinson's teams have been a perennial contender for state championships, capturing state titles in three consecutive seasons – 2008, 2009 ...

The Power of Reinvention  SpaceCoast Living

By Suzanne Fox Sevel. Sometimes we choose to reinvent ourselves. Other times, circumstances force change upon us. And still other times it's a little of both.

Little Needles, Big Results  SpaceCoast Living

Some people might be intimidated by the thought of small needles penetrating the skin of their face but it is a surprisingly effective treatment for several common ...

2018 MLB Draft: Washington Nationals’ top pick Mason Denaburg signs, visits D.C.  Federal Baseball

On the night of the 2018 MLB Draft, Washington Nationals' Assistant GM and VP of Scouting Operations Kris Kline described the Nats' top pick, 18-year-old ...

Pumpkin Patches on the Space Coast  SpaceCoast Living

Fall is in the air and what better way to celebrate than by visiting one of the pumpkin patches on the Space Coast! If you're looking for tips on how to carve the ...

Family Man - Kirk Kessel  SpaceCoast Living

“The thing I enjoy the most is spending time with my kids.” Kirk Kessel ran a landscaping business in high school, started flying at 14 and got his pilot's license at ...

Brevard County Pumpkin Patches  SpaceCoast Living

Pumpkin carving is a fall favorite. This morning we posted on our Facebook page, “Tips for Carving the Perfect Pumpkin,” and those tips will help you simplify the ...

Real Estate Professionals: Anthony Romero  SpaceCoast Living

Anthony Romero moved from New York to South Florida while he was still in school, eventually moving to Melbourne Beach to pursue his passion for surfing.

John Torres: Brevard, NFL connect ... more than 30 times  Florida Today

John Torres: It seems like small-town pride sends Brevard football players to NFL.

Dr. Zaki Elmaghraby, Internist / Pulmonologist  SpaceCoast Living

While growing up in Egypt, Dr. Zaki Elmaghraby's dream was to leave the Middle East for Europe. The United States, it seemed, was too far and too difficult to ...

Dave Johnson: A Spirit Beyond Compare  SpaceCoast Living

By all accounts, Dave Johnson is the quintessential all-American husband and father. The young engineer has been happily married to his high school ...

Brevard teacher, employee of year finalists named  Florida Today

Six teachers and employees in Brevard Public Schools were recently named finalists for the prestigious Teacher of the Year and Employee of the Year awards.

Runners set for costume-themed month of races  Florida Today

Halloween and I Dream of Jeannie-themed races slated, plus much more.

The Space Coast Food Festival  SpaceCoast Living

This long running annual event will feature the area's best chefs and restaurants competing for the “Best Chowder” and the “Best Twist” on the Space Coast.

The Brevard Humane Society's Pet ID Design Contest “ID's”  SpaceCoast Living

Cocoa, FL, January 17, 2018– Unfortunately, of the approximately 10 million companion animals who wander away from home each year, 6 to 8 million will find ...

Umpa’s has breakfast, lunch covered  Florida Today

Merritt Island diner gets it's name from owner's grandchildren.

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