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Kristin Swain
Sun staff writer/photographer Kristin Swain covers Holmes Beach. Email
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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...
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Holmes Beach passes maximum millage rate

HOLMES BEACH – Property owners won’t receive a shock when they receive trim notices the third week in August, but they will see a...
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Residential bike path on commission agenda

HOLMES BEACH – Commissioners are ready to discuss some bike and pedestrian path improvements at their Aug. 16 meeting, however, the discussion on where...
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WMFR merger just talk for now

BRADENTON – There’s been a lot of talk about a proposed merger between West Manatee, Southern Manatee, and Cedar Hammock fire districts, but, until...
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City Field could get big makeover

HOLMES BEACH – The budget process is underway in Holmes Beach, and one thing for commissioners to consider is the possibility of a complete...
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Holmes Beach leaders talk new fiscal year budget

HOLMES BEACH – After two public budget discussions, the city’s proposed 2018-19 budget will be going before commissioners for a public hearing and a...
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Rash remains in commission race

HOLMES BEACH – Two City Commission seats are up for grabs in the November election and resident Kim Rash is still in the running...
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Commissioners consider city manager recommendation

HOLMES BEACH – Ad Hoc Committee members recommending a city manager form of government wasn’t a surprise to nearly three dozen community members and...
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Meet your mayoral candidates

HOLMES BEACH – With current Mayor Bob Johnson not running for a third term on the Holmes Beach City Commission, voters will choose either...

Speaking for the silent

Lately it seems that a challenge is issued every few days against the media. Someone is always trying to silence our voices, the voices...
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Burglary in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH - The suspect in a Thursday afternoon burglary is still at large, according to Holmes Beach Police Chief Bill Tokajer. Police are searching...
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Olympic athlete now Island business owner

ANNA MARIA – It’s been a wild ride for Island business owner Brenda Canning as her athletic pursuits sent her all over the world...
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School safety at AME

HOLMES BEACH – It may be summer, but a new school year approaches and Police Chief Bill Tokajer has a plan to keep Anna...
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WMFR commissioners address merger concerns

BRADENTON – West Manatee Fire Rescue commissioners are giving Commissioner George Harris the green light to reach out to leaders at two other Manatee...
West Coast Surf Shop luau

Luau to benefit West Coast Surf Shop

Hula on over to The Center of Anna Maria Island Saturday, June 30 for a community luau to benefit the Brady family, owners of...