Red tide increased in waters off Anna Maria Island during the week ending Sept. 14, according to the latest report from the Florida Fish...
BRADENTON – Manatee County commissioners unanimously voted on Sept. 11 to take another $500,000 from tourist tax funds and use it to remove dead...
HOLMES BEACH – A resolution to amend the site plan for Jessie’s Island Store is moving forward to a vote in November after commissioners...
After an increasing number of coyote sightings in West Bradenton and on the Island, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is cautioning...
Good old Benjamin Franklin had it right well over 200 years ago – when you’re dealing with people the best course of action is...
Loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network are available to businesses whose customers are staying...
ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Local charter fishing captains support the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) executive order that temporarily imposes catch-and-release restrictions...
Turtle nests laid: 531 (all-time AMI record) False crawls: 545 Nests hatched: 400 Not hatched: 61 Nests remaining: 70 Hatchlings hatched: 32,143 (all-time AMI record) Nest disorientations: 43 Related coverage Turtles released...
The daily rains got the best of the island pitch for the originally scheduled first-round adult co-ed soccer playoff games. A week later, after...
BRADENTON – More than 300 bowlers took to the lanes Sept. 8 in a bowling tournament that was more about comradery than competition. Bowlers filled...
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More whale sharks spotted
Didgeridoo concert at Holmes Beach library
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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