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Road Opening

Stormwater Project Manager, Carolina Alvarez, left, with the Brevard County Natural Resources Management Department, Watershed Program, on site inspecting the box culvert installation progress. (Brevard County image) Business along Wickham Road has been [...]

March 31st, 2016|

Cruise Ship Traffic Down

Cruise ship passenger traffic is down by 9.4% for the first four months of the port’s fiscal year, compared to the same period last year. The number of cruises has dropped 7.4%. This is significant, [...]

March 20th, 2016|

State Budget

Brevard County was impacted when Governor Scott signed the Budget for the coming fiscal year. A veto denied the Eastern Florida State College a $15 million project. On the other hand, they were granted $20 [...]

March 18th, 2016|

Northrop is in the news again

Hawkeye E-2D Surveillance Aircraft Northrop Grumman – Northrop is in the news again after winning a $286 Million Navy contract. The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft is contracted by the U.S. Navy, though the [...]

January 5th, 2016|

U.S. Air Force Awards Bomber Contract To Northrop Grumman

The pentagon has awarded the manufacture of the next generation stealth bomber to Northrop Grumman. Although the new bombers are being built in southern California, this decision is expected to have a significant economic impact [...]

October 27th, 2015|

Florida Unemployment Rate 5.2%, Brevard County 5.6%

Brevard County is lagging behind the state of Florida in employment. The state's unemployment rate dropped by more than half a percent from a year ago. It is currently 5.2%, down from 5.8%. Brevard County's [...]

October 18th, 2015|