Cocoa Beach may adopt new sound ordinance

Noise in the city has been a hot topic in the town for months. Some say downtown nightlife is getting out of hand while others see the growth as good. On Thursday night, the City Commission will vote for the final time on proposed changes to increase “quiet hours” in the community. Over the weekend, people captured large crowds and loud music in downtown Cocoa Beach. Music events are happening more often, and some longtime residents don’t see the events as a bother.

Brevard County condo inspections increase

Oceanfront views and spacious condos make for Florida’s ideal landing spot. Now that idea has turned into a source of anxiety. Engineers like Jim Emory are working on the sidelines of safety.