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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Repairs underway at West Coast Surf Shop

West Coast Surf Shop fire
HOLMES BEACH – Jim and Ronee Brady are already speeding down the road to recovery after an April 15 electrical fire devastated their business at the West Coast Surf Shop. And now, the community is reaching out a helping hand. As of April 23, a GoFundMe...
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Holes on beach dangerous to people, turtles

Holes on the beach are no longer accidents waiting to happen. Two children recently got trapped in a hole that they dug on the beach,...
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Matthews gets 65 years minimum

BRADENTON – Eugene Matthews will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for the shooting death of Rebecca Rawson on Jan. 10,...

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Bradenton Beach Parking Garage

Commissioners discuss parking garages, more

BRADENTON BEACH – City Commissioners want to prohibit parking garages citywide, but they don't feel amending the city charter is the way to do it. In...
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Suspect arrested in Island assault case

HOLMES BEACH – Officers have a suspect in custody for the March 22 assault of a clerk at Jessie’s Island Store. Holmes Beach police officers...



Margaritaville hotel

New hotel coming to One Particular Harbor

PERICO ISLAND – A new addition is on its way to the One Particular Harbor development – construction is slated to begin on a...
Tourism safety

Resident calls on tourism officials to address safety

HOLMES BEACH – Resident Nancy Deal challenged tourism officials on Monday to address pedestrian deaths and other safety issues created by thriving tourism on...


Get the most out of spring fishing

Spring is definitely in the air. It’s one of my favorite times of the year and one of the most productive for all anglers,...
Tom Skoloda

Rollin’ down the river

Former Anna Maria Commissioner Tom Skoloda got a very unusual gift from his wife, Alice Newlon, for his 75th birthday. It wasn’t anything to...


Center soccer

Moss Builders worked hard for the tie

Week two of the adult co-ed soccer season started out with a game that showed why Team Legler Flynn Law is at the top...
Rotary golf

Team Swordfish wins Golf Classic

BRADENTON – The foursome sponsored by the Swordfish Grill won the Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island’s fourth annual Golf Classic. Collectively, David Woods, Lewis...


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