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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.
Merritt Island High Class of 1967 50th Reunion, please check out and join group. When updated you will be notified by facebook also.

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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 ...

MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for November 12, 2018  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 11/12-11/18)

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.

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

Mustangs name graduate to coach Merritt Island football.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Chorus presents barbershop singing show on Merritt Island  Hometown News

MERRITT ISLAND – The Space Coast Chorus of the Greater Canaveral Chapter of The Barbershop Harmony Society and special guests will sing at 3 p.m. ...

Pancreatic cancer claims beloved science teacher  Florida Today

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Woman shot, killed on Merritt Island  Florida Today

The Brevard County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

All of Brevard's School Board races likely to be decided by runoff elections  Florida Today

With no clear-cut winners, it's unlikely Tuesday night's elections will determine who sits on the Brevard County School Board.

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 ...

Merritt Island man charged with manslaughter after shooting death of wife  Florida Today

Roger Petrocelli was arrested and charged with manslaughter with a firearm Tuesday morning for shooting and killing his wife this summer, according to reports ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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

The American Heritage defense was dominant Friday.

Former Launch Director Adrian Laffitte Prepares To Dance At 4th Annual 'Dancing for the Space Coast' |

With less than a week remaining, dancers in the 2018 “Dancing for the Space Coast” are fine-tuning their final dance routines ahead Brevard County's biggest ...

2017 Merritt Island Christmas Parade December 2  Brevard Times

MERRITT ISLAND, Florida – The Central Area of Brevard County Parks and Recreation will host the 2017 Merritt Island Holiday Parade, "Holiday By the Shore," ...

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 ...

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 ...

Man shot, killed wife on Merritt Island, deputies say  WKMG Orlando

Officials say a Merritt Island woman was shot and killed at her home.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Merritt Island's Batch using talent as means to an end  Florida Today

Merritt Island hurdler and QB Jimmy Batch is using his athletic ability as a talent to the big leagues of academics.

Big Don's BBQ on Merritt Island helps honor his late sister  Florida Today

Opening his Big Don's BBQ truck on Merritt Island on Jan. 7 fulfilled a dream for Don Lampkins, but his barbecue obsession began 13 years earlier.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Signing day brings perspective for Brevard HS seniors  Florida Today

High school seniors began signing college scholarship papers on Wednesday.

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 ...

Endless Options | Considerable Experience | J&J Flooring  SpaceCoast Living

By S. Roy Grosperrin. Let's face it, we have a lot of choices on the Space Coast, even when it comes to choosing a flooring company. How then does a company ...

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 ...

Christmas Parades Set For Merritt Island, Cocoa, Rockledge |

December marks the the start of Christmas celebrations across Brevard County.

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.

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.

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.

MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for September 10, 2018  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 9/10-9/16)

BREVARD DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: Flu Activity On the Rise On the Space Coast |

In Florida and throughout the U.S., flu activity is on the rise. In Brevard, we are currently seeing mild influenza activity that is increasing.

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.

VIDEO: Trappers Remove 7-Foot Gator From Titusville Resident's Front Yard |

Though alligator mating season officially begins in April, the past three days have seen at least three alligators removed from people's yards and pools, ...

Search suspended for missing Merritt Island boater  Florida Today

The search for Lloyd Chamberlain, a 38-year-old who was reported missing Sunday, has ended, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

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 ...

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.

VIDEO: Mother Describes Giving Birth At Merritt Island Gas Station, Thanks To Doctor's Quick Action |

Nearly two weeks ago, Brittany Beyer was in labor and wasn't going to make it to the hospital in time, so her husband pulled over at a Speedway gas station in ...

Brevard County Schools Well Represented In Florida Department Of Education's Five Star Program |

On Monday, the Florida Department of Education announced the names of schools in Central Florida that have earned the Five Star School Award for the ...

Umpa’s has breakfast, lunch covered  Florida Today

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

Runners set for costume-themed month of races  Florida Today

Boo! October is here and Brevard runners are in for traditional, spooky autumnal fun. THE Halloween party, of course, is the pre-holiday Ghostly Gecko 5K, ...

Sheriff tells gun critics 'stop it,' cites 1764 schoolhouse massacre in push to arm school staff  Florida Today

In a new video, Brevard Sheriff Wayne Ivey made his case for a marshal program to train and arm school staff to respond to an active shooter.

The Space Coast Daily Team |

A resident of Brevard County, Florida for the past 34 years, Palermo has more than 37 years experience in the media business as a publisher, editor and ...

Bayside grad Corey Broomfield to coach Bears football  Florida Today

Bayside hired Broomfield, a Mississippi State graduate, on Tuesday.

Brevard County Youth Behavioral Health Facility Worker Arrested After Dating Girl, 14, Via Tinder App |

A 25-year-old man who worked at a Brevard County youth behavioral health facility dated a 14-year-old girl he met on the Tinder app, the Brevard County ...

Amanda Smith at GrayRobinson  Florida Today

Business Spotlight: Amanda Smith at GrayRobinson P.A., Melbourne.

Rep. Randy Fine Asks Gov. Scott To Remove West Melbourne Deputy Mayor John Tice From Office |

Florida State Representative Randy Fine requested that Gov. Rick Scott immediately remove West Melbourne Deputy Mayor “Coach” John Tice from office after ...

Brevard Public Schools Announces 2016 Principal, Assistant Principal Honorees of the Year |

Brevard Public Schools congratulates Rachad Wilson, of Endeavour Elementary Magnet as the recipient of this year's Principal Achievement Award for ...

Brevard County judge, group 2  Florida Today

Occupation: Attorney. Hometown: Merritt Island. Age: 47. Moved to Brevard : 1976. Education: Juris Doctor – Florida A&M College of Law – Honors Graduate ...

Kiwanis Club kindness runs deep in Brevard  Florida Today

To those involved in Kiwanis Club, it's all about helping the community, one child at a time.

Brevard's holly jolly holiday events: Dec. 5 & beyond  Florida Today

Brevard County is never short on ways to enjoy the holiday spirit, participate in celebrations or give back to the community. Take, for example, Space Coast ...

Brevard school upset over not receiving $3.2 million pledge from alumni | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

A 1970 Merritt Island High School graduate pledged $3.2 million to the school, but the money was never received, officials said on Thursday.

Better than Baywatch: Brevard ocean lifeguard tryouts  Florida Today

Round one of ocean lifeguard tryouts attracted dozens of young adults, all competing for a coveted position with Brevard County ocean rescue.

Brevard County Local, Tom Williamson, Named General Manager Of The Year By Industry Association |

Tom Williamson, General Manager of Hampton Inn by Hilton & Courtyard by Marriott Cocoa Beach/ Cape Canaveral was named General Manager of the Year ...

Habitat for Humanity builds home, hope in Cocoa  Florida Today

Angela Jordan is a homeowner for the first time thanks to Habitat for Humanity.

Bill Jurgens Reminisces About His 40 Years As Florida Tech Athletic Director |

As the athletic director of Florida Tech, Melbourne native Bill Jurgens has guided the program from its infancy.

Deaths in Central Florida: 1/10  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Fidrick, Jr. Frank R., 84, of Leesburg, died Sunday, ...

EFSC Hosting High School Soccer Championship |

Play begins this week in the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) girls and boys state championship semifinals and finals, hosted at the Titans ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 1/7  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Corey Charles N., 89, of Eustis, died Thursday, ...

Cape Kennedy Corvette Club celebrates 50 years of fast cars  Florida Today

The name of the Cape Kennedy Corvette Club says so much about it. Born at the height of the Space Race, two years before men first walked on the moon, ...

Rays 2018 MLB draft preview: High school pitchers  DRaysBay

If a high school pitcher falls further than expected, can the Rays use their extra picks and larger draft budget to take advantage?

Sidelines: Sandcrabs boys cross country places 19th at State Final  Ormond Beach Observer

The Seabreeze boys cross country team's season came to an end on Saturday, Nov. 11, as the Sandcrabs finished in 19th place at the FHSAA Cross Country 3A ...

Brevard County to Conduct Urban Aerial Spraying to Fight Mosquito Larvae On Thursday |

On Thursday morning, Sept. 29, Brevard County Mosquito Control will begin new aerial spraying to pro-actively control Aedes aegypti mosquito larvae in a ...

Charles Parker: Same-Sex Marriage's Time Has Come |

Today is the day in Florida that most liberals have waited anxiously for and most conservatives have dreaded.

One of largest cruise ships makes Port Canaveral home  Florida Today

One of the world's largest cruise ships will move into its new winter home at Port Canaveral this weekend. Royal Caribbean International's Oasis of the Seas ...

Man Arrested After Lengthy Standoff With Melbourne Police, Numerous Rounds of Gunshots Fired |

Melbourne Police have arrested a 67-year old man that included a lengthy standoff with SWAT team members after the suspect fired numerous gunshots in ...

Opening matchups set for 2017 National High School Invitational baseball  USA TODAY High School Sports

Huntington Beach (Calif.) will open defense of its National High School Invitational title against Winder-Barrow (Winder, Ga.) on Day 1 of the 2017 event at the ...

Hartful Smith Tracked Down By GPS, Charged with Kidnapping, Carjacking and Battery |

Hartful Smith, 33, was arrested and charged with kidnapping, carjacking and battery after being suspected of forcing a woman into her car at a Viera apartment ...

MEDICAL SPOTLIGHT: Health First Valve Team Performs 100 TAVR Minimally Invasive Procedures |

Two years after successfully completing its first transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), the Health First Valve team is celebrating performing its 100th ...

SPECIAL VIDEO: Sheriff's Awards Honors Outstanding Work |

ABOVE VIDEO: Brevard County Sheriff Awards Ceremony – Watch this special feature honoring the outstanding accomplishments of the men and women of the ...

Merritt Island boys dominate 10K at USA Beach Running Championships  Florida Today

It was as if runners from everywhere converged on Brevard County Sunday.

WATCH REPLAY: Brevard County Sheriff's Office Names Deputy, Corrections Officer of the Year Honorees |

SPACE COAST DAILY LIVE TV: Sheriff Wayne Ivey and his Command Staff hosted the annual Brevard County Sheriff's Office Awards Ceremony at the Church ...

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