Space Coast Moms: Rochelle Sandridge

Arts & Community

Rochelle Sandridge By: Michelle Salyer 52, Rockledge, Full time Foster Parent. Married to Ronald. Mother of Ronald and Ricky, 23: Foster mom of more than 50 children. For sisters Rochelle Sandridge and Chris Ross, talking about their late mother, Betty…


Space Coast Moms: Jessaca Heinze

Arts & Community

Jessaca Heinze By: Michelle Salyer 38, Indialantic. Stay-at-home Mom. Married to Chris Heinze, mother of Alexandra, 6. Although Jessaca Heinze and her husband, Chris, just moved here from Phoenix, Arizona three years ago, they’ve fallen in love with the Space…


Space Coast Moms: Laraine Schultz

Arts & Community

Laraine Schultz by: Michelle Salyer 52, Palm Bay. Branch Manager and Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, Melbourne Office. Married to Jay Schultz and Mother of Kristen, 24 and Jennifer, 21; Grandmother of Bailey, 18 months. For Laraine Schultz…


Fun in the Sun


The 70’s iconic slogan, “a mind is a terrible thing to waste,” still holds true but sometimes what you don’t know can really hurt you- especially when it comes to skin care in the sun. That’s why Melbourne-based Absolutely Natural…


Strengthening Families and Communities

Arts & Community

By Geo Ropert April is recognized as national Child Abuse Prevention Awareness month. In Brevard, that means a dedicated time to call attention to what the Space Coast community is doing to keep our most vulnerable children safe. People say, “If…


Waterfront Wonders

Travel & Outdoors

By: Tammy Roberts From our serene beaches to our natural wildlife habitats, there are a variety of things that make the Space Coast a unique place for residents, as well as visitors. And in a community surrounded by such diverse…


Teacher of the Year Finalist: Keith Schachter

Arts & Community

Keith Schachter, finalist for the Brevard Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year award, teaches world cultures and is currently in his fourth year at Stone Middle School.   Schachter’s principal, Andrew Johnson, in his recommendation letter said, “History and social studies…


Happily Ever After


Happily ever after isn’t just for fairy tales. Just ask these Space Coast couples who’ve shared decades of love and togetherness long after they first said, “I do.” Married 21 years Dr. Cedric and Katia Chenet Childhood friendship grows into…


Making it “Work” as Husband and Wife


Working together for the first time has brought about a whole new dynamic in the lives of Burton and Jennifer Toole, owners of Amovius LLC, a software solutions company in Melbourne.  “You really don’t ever take a break from it,”…


Family Business Celebrates 50 Years!

People & Business

Family-Owned Business Celebrates 50 Years Little did Tony and Helen Nahacky know, back in 1961 when they started their tropical fish business from their garage on Babcock Street, that the local area and beyond would take to it like a…