BRADENTON BEACH – Paralegal Michael Barfield says Sunshine Law violations that former city board members are accused of committing were not innocent mistakes made...
BRADENTON – By 4-3 vote, Manatee County Commissioners have rejected Vanessa Baugh’s motion to ask county voters if they want a Confederate monument returned...
ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Are you considering running for a city commission seat? If so, the qualifying periods for city commission and mayoral candidates on...
BRADENTON BEACH – Police have tagged four abandoned boats as part of the increased enforcement efforts taking place in the unmanaged anchorage near the...
My first day as a caterer at the Canada Summer Games was not an auspicious day. I had organized a crew of 60 fellow teens...
HOLMES BEACH – The West Coast Surf Shop may be down, but it has not lost its stoke. Brandi Brady, the daughter of owners Jim...
What now? After more than two decades of discussions about the pros and cons of a tall, fixed-span bridge connecting the mainland with Anna...
PALMETTO – For the seventh straight year, tourism is up on Anna Maria Island and the rest of Manatee County, according to the Bradenton...
The cool air along the Chattahoochee River mingled with the mid-morning sun created a magical backdrop for the female fly fishers as they worked...
Sea turtle nesting season is on! Turtle nests laid (2017 record - 488): 1 False crawls: 8 Nests hatched: 0 Not hatched: 0 Nests remaining: 1 Hatchlings to Gulf: 0 Nest...
For years, the Island’s community center has met the many needs of the community. This community reaches far beyond the outline of the barrier...
In their third match-up of the season, Team Salty Printing and Team Planet Stone took the field Tuesday night May 1 with plenty of...
By Jack Clarke Can you name your city commissioners? Have you made the effort to speak in person to any of them? Many of your elected...
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Green sea turtle release
Plane creates buzz over AMI
Olympic mullet jumping
Palm frond weaving
Royal tern rejection
Mullet roundup off Anna Maria Island
Turtle hatchling release
Eternal Summer Surf Camp
Cortez stone crab trap making
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