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George White

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Beachside towns waive permit fees for storm recovery

In a gesture of goodwill, authorities in most beachside towns and in the county have waived fees on

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Use of drones to assess storm damage on rise

As Hurricane Irma approached, barrier island residents took photographs of property and valuables in

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In drastic measure, sewage released into lagoon

Faced after Hurricane Irma with the very real prospect of millions of gallons of waste backing up in

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Barriers return to South Patrick Dr. as sewer line work enters phase two

A brief reprieve from construction barriers for motorists on South Patrick Drive in Indian Harbour B

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Effort to save rare reefs galvanizes environmentalists

Concerns over possible environmental damage by sand burying rare near-shore reefs in Brevard County

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Beachside towns’ budget officials cheer increase in property values

Increased property values mean more money for Satellite Beach and Indian Harbour Beach, enabling bud

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Satellite Beach setting standard for sustainability

Creating a “Sustainable Satellite Beach” has been a catch phrase for years but it is quickly bec

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Boaters ‘draw’ the line in bridge-openings spat

Boaters on the Banana River, squaring off against motorists trying to cross Mathers Bridge, have sta

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Cities eye clarity on evacuation policies

Officials from barrier island cities have met with their county counterparts to clarify policies for

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Fate of Coconut Point Park suddenly in spotlight

The county Environmentally Endangered Lands Program is apparently under scrutiny for the budget ax w

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‘Relaxing’of RV code enforcement expected

Satellite Beach officials sent often heated recreational vehicle code enforcement discussions back t

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‘Enclave’ brand builds a presence in 3 communities

Indian Harbour Beach’s newest single-family community, The Enclave of Indian Harbour Beach, is fil

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