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Kristin Swain

Kristin Swain
Sun staff writer/photographer Kristin Swain covers Holmes Beach. Email
Holmes Beach dog park aerial

Help remodel the Holmes Beach dog park

HOLMES BEACH – For anyone with a stake in the remodeling of the Holmes Beach dog park, the time to voice an opinion is...
Center fishing camp

Center ends 2017 on a high note

ANNA MARIA – It was a year of ups and downs for The Center of Anna Maria Island with the nonprofit ultimately coming out...
holmes beach irma

Looking back at 2017 in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH – It’s been a busy year for the central city on Anna Maria Island. The 2017 calendar year saw some changes, some...
Eliza Ann chef James Baselici

Eliza Ann’s opens at Waterline

HOLMES BEACH – Just in time for the holidays, the doors have officially opened at Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen in Holmes Beach. The new restaurant...
center audit presentation

Audit results in good news for the Center

ANNA MARIA - Just in time for the holidays, auditors delivered good news to board members at The Center of Anna Maria Island –...
Holmes Beach legislative session

Commissioners prepare for state legislative session

HOLMES BEACH - Lobbyist Cari Roth is heading back to Tallahassee to fight for the right of municipalities to govern vacation rentals during the...
Brenda Canning

Island Fitness begins a new chapter

ANNA MARIA – A new partnership is turning into a beautiful thing for both Island Fitness and The Center of Anna Maria Island. Brenda Canning...
Holmes Beach new commission

Holmes Beach commissioners sworn in

HOLMES BEACH – Two newly-elected and two re-elected Holmes Beach commissioners, along with Commissioner Judy Titsworth and Mayor Bob Johnson, are ready to tackle...

Tree house case climbs toward Supreme Court

HOLMES BEACH - The tree house case may be heard by the highest court in the land. Owners Richard Hazen and Lynn Tran have...
Dog and skate park

Funds come through for park improvements

HOLMES BEACH – The money is ready and waiting to be spent on improvements to the dog and skate parks. Commissioners unanimously approved a budget...
Holmes Beach building department

Building department responds to community

HOLMES BEACH - The city's building department staff is reaching out, hoping to improve communication between the department and the community. About a dozen people showed...

Waterline hotel readies for opening day

HOLMES BEACH - The Waterline Marina Resort and Beach Club is moving closer to opening day. With temporary occupancy permits in place for much of...
skate park closed

Skate park improvements underway

HOLMES BEACH - After being closed for several months, work is getting underway to reopen the gates of the Holmes Beach Skate Park. While commissioners...
Holmes Beach election waving

Holmes Beach election results in

HOLMES BEACH - The voters have spoken and Jim Kihm, Carol Soustek, Rick Hurst and Pat Morton will fill the commission's roster for the...
Holmes Beach dog park discussion

Planning for dog park improvements begins

HOLMES BEACH - Work is underway to bring fresh ideas and upgraded facilities to the city's dog park. Users from both the small and large...