Category: Regional News

MTS Partners With Bayside High School To Support NASA’s HUNCH Program

By Space Coast Daily Students will be building NASA designed parts BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – Machining Training Solutions (MTS) in Longwood, Florida will partner with Bayside High School in Palm Bay, Florida to actively participate in NASA’s HUNCH program. NASA initiated the HUNCH program (High Schools United with NASA to Create Hardware) to […]

Job Fair May 9, 2018

CareerSource Brevard is hosting their annual off-site job fair on May 9th 2018 at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral, Florida.   Jobseekers can register at:  https://csbjobfair2018.eventbrite.com/   When: Wednesday May 9, 2018   Time:  12-4pm 12-1pm – Special Session Early Entry for Veteran, Active Duty Military, Military Family Members, CSB AARP […]

Melbourne, FL Among Best Places to Live

By Maureen Kenyon, Florida Today Way to go, Florida! Out of 125 cities across the United States, the Sunshine State nabbed 11 of the best places to live in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report. The highest ranking Florida city on the annual list is Melbourne, coming in at 29th; Port St. Lucie […]

City of Cape Canaveral Economic Development Director Todd Morley Talks About Growth in His Community

By Space Coast Daily BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – The City of Cape Canaveral is booming and Economic Development Director Todd Morley talks about the exciting growth in his community. For decades, the world has known Cape Canaveral as a Launchpad where one giant leap for mankind began and aerospace and technology were […]

BREVARD COUNTY JOB REPORT: Brevard’s Unemployment Rate Stays at 3.8 Percent in March

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County’s unemployment rate continues to remain low according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s report released on Friday. Brevard’s unemployment rate maintained 3.8 percent in March, compared to 3.8 percent in February and 4.3  in March 2017. Out of a labor force of 269,349, more than 259,000 Brevardians are now […]

CareerSource Brevard President, Marci Murphy featured in Space Coast Business

“We work with almost every community-based organization out there, so I’ve gotten to know them, and that’s been a real pleasure.” Throughout Marci Murphy’s career, her attention to processes and how they can make a business better is what has allowed her to achieve great success. Such is the case when working with other businesses […]

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch turns tide of Florida’s Space Coast economy

By Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch on Tuesday has the Space Coast buzzing about a return to the heady days of the shuttle program, with businesses ready to take advantage of the surge in interest, economic leaders say. “No question that other companies around the world, they are looking at establishing facilities […]

Port Canaveral OKs $17.9M contract to help develop its ‘spaceport’ for SpaceX, Blue Origin

By Dave Berman, Florida Today Port Canaveral will be spending nearly $18 million on the first phase of a cargo berth project that will help provide facilities for the commercial space industry. That will include areas for the recovery and reuse of rockets. This project is part of $78.96 million in proposed projects related to a […]

Florida’s Space Coast is Poised for Change

By Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel Space-industry officials say this year could be one of the more important in recent memory because of the need to execute on planned major projects. The year will be marked by the Florida coming-out party of Jeff Bezos’ rocket company Blue Origin, which recently completed a massive 750,000-square-foot manufacturing plant […]

Florida Businesses Created Nearly 30,000 #FLJobs in December

Governor Scott announced today that Florida businesses created nearly 30,000 private sector jobs in December 2017. The state’s annual job growth rate of 2.8 percent continues to exceed the nation’s rate of 1.6 percent. More good news: Florida businesses have created 1,497,100 jobs since December 2010. Florida job postings showed more than 265,000 openings in December. Private-sector industries […]