Brevard News

A MUST-READ! Gifts of Life: Times of Love, of War and of Miracles – By Dr. Glenn W. Briggs

Long-time Merritt Island resident Glenn Briggs has penned his compelling memoir Gifts of Life: Times of Love, of War and of Miracles, which combines an incredible wartime love story along with graphic battle action while climaxing with Brigg’s riveting, edge-of-your-seat, first-hand account of the fall of Saigon, and the 11th-hour rescue of his wife’s family from sure death at the hands of the invading communists in April 1975. […]

Brevard Crime News

BREVARD SHERIFF WAYNE IVEY: While You Were Sleeping, BCSO Deputy Ed Hamilton Was Out Peacekeeping

Deputy Edward Hamilton was responding to a call where a truck was reportedly stopped in the right-hand lane, obstructing traffic at mile marker 199 on I-95. Mark Karim, above, was completely passed out behind the wheel with the vehicle still in drive and his foot on the brake. An additional search of the vehicle further revealed a second firearm that was concealed under the driver’s seat, and as you can see in the photograph, it was fully loaded with an extended magazine. […]

Brevard Business News

BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Groundswell Startups Cuts Ribbon on New State-of-the-Art Prototype Lab

The Prototype Lab at Groundswell Startups is now open for business after a year in the making and brings a new set of capabilities to the Space Coast. “The addition of state-of-the-art additive manufacturing equipment, combined with our proven strategies and expertise for bringing hardware products to market, makes this lab, and Groundswell Startups, uniquely situated to be a leading model for ecosystems around the country on how to enable, launch, and scale new technologies,” said Jarin Eisenberg, Groundswell Startups CEO […]

Brevard Business News

PETER CRANIS: Memorial Day Weekend is Kickoff to Summer Travel Season, $2.6 Million Marketing Campaign Underway

PETER CRANIS: As we go into the Memorial Day Weekend and kickoff the Summer travel season, AAA is estimating over 42 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles from their home – this is up over the prior year from 40 million. Recently we took a look at our Spring Break business, and the month of March resulted in the highest Tourist Development Tax collection for a month in history at $3.1 million.  […]