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Kristin Swain

Kristin Swain
Sun staff writer/photographer Kristin Swain covers Holmes Beach. Email
Holmes Beach mayoral candidates

Mayoral candidates speak out

HOLMES BEACH – Mayoral candidates Joshua Linney and Judy Titsworth are ready for the November election. The two took to the dais at city...
Holmes Beach commission candidates

Commission candidates speak out on the issues

HOLMES BEACH – It’s getting closer to November and the day when residents will go out to the polls to cast their vote for...
Holmes Beach Jessie's exterior

Jessie’s Island Store looks to expand

HOLMES BEACH – A resolution to amend the site plan for Jessie’s Island Store is moving forward to a vote in November after commissioners...
holmes beach city field proposal

New concept emerges for city field remodel

HOLMES BEACH – City Engineer Lynn Burnett has a new plan for city field and it’s one that commissioners are more willing to get...
Holmes Beach City Hall

Meet the Holmes Beach candidates at The Sun forum

HOLMES BEACH – If you have questions for the City Commission and mayoral candidates, Sept. 19 is your chance to get answers. The Sun is...

Center fans rock the lanes at bowling tournament

BRADENTON – More than 300 bowlers took to the lanes Sept. 8 in a bowling tournament that was more about comradery than competition. Bowlers filled...
bike share service

Locals present bike share option to city commissioners

HOLMES BEACH – A new way to combat traffic on Anna Maria Island is being proposed by a couple of locals who want to...
Lapensee bowling 2016 champions

LaPensee Bowling Tournament to benefit Center

Dust off your bowling shoes and come out to the AMF Lanes, 4208 Cortez Road in Bradenton, to support The Center of Anna Maria...
Holmes Beach nuisance pool sticker

City looks for new ways to fight noise

HOLMES BEACH – City commissioners want to give residents some relief from ongoing noise issues at rental properties in their residential neighborhoods. Unfortunately finding...
Holmes Beach multi use path palm

Multi-use path approved for Palm Drive

HOLMES BEACH – An eight-foot wide multi-use path is moving out of residential neighborhoods and onto Palm Drive to link up with similar facilities...
Manatee County EMS ambulance

Changes possible for Manatee County EMS

MANATEE COUNTY – Rumors of a pilot program launching in October to reduce the number of ambulances available to Manatee County residents during overnight...
One Particular Harbour hotel

New hotel approved for Margaritaville site

BRADENTON – Changes are approved and a two-building hotel is coming to One Particular Harbour on Perico Island with construction planned to begin in...
Montana Modderman musician

Local singer sets sights on Nashville

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Local musician Montana Modderman’s first single, “Didn’t Mean To,” is out now and the 21-year-old is ready to take her...
Holmes Beach Josh Linney campaign

Mayoral candidate plagued by inconsistencies

HOLMES BEACH – Mayoral candidate Josh Linney is facing a lot of heat for the number of inconsistencies in his self-told background. Despite his open...
Dr. Norman staff

Dr. Norman reflects on the past, plans for the future

Dr. John Norman and his staff are preparing to say goodbye as they ready to close the dental practice that has been at its...