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Sun staff writer/photographer Tom Vaught covers education, entertainment, events, crime and obituaries. E-mail
Wienermobile

Wienermobile drivers relish the attention

HOLMES BEACH – In these days of conspicuous consumption, a standout vehicle is a must, and one of the most outstanding sets of wheels...
Neal Preserve

Entertainment

Clubs Needles and hooks The Island Branch Library Knit and Crochet Club meets at 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, on Thursday, Dec. 7 from 2-4 p.m....

Entertainment

Art A call to artists The Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, is asking for submissions to its “Past to Present” photography...
Winterfest

Entertainment

Art Winterfest The 30th Annual Winterfest Festival of Fine Arts and Fine Crafts will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 9 and 10, from 10...
butterfly

Entertainment this week

Clubs Professional women meet The Together Anna Maria Island Chapter of S.W.A.T. (Successful Women Aligning Together) is holding its November networking meeting and lunch on Thursday,...
Katie O'Connor

Some Island students lose bus rides

HOLMES BEACH – Nine Anna Maria Elementary School (AME) students who live on the mainland and ride a school bus were recently given letters...
Gloria Dei tenting

Termite tenting a harrowing task

HOLMES BEACH - The tent over the sweeping roofline of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church has been removed and so have the termites, hopefully. Earlier...

Chamber presents business awards

The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce held its Installation Banquet and Small Business of the Year awards on Monday, Nov. 6, and there...
U.S. flag

Don’t forget our veterans

In this week's paper, Cindy Lane features me as I was almost 50 years ago; a Marine in Vietnam. There were no "John Wayne" moments...

It’s artsHOP time

Every year, Anna Maria Island’s arts community comes together to present artsHOP, a celebration of the arts, and this year, the big event is...
stone crab

Cortez celebrates stone crabs

CORTEZ – The beginning of stone crab season is a highly anticipated event to those who crave the colorful claws after they come out...

Spooks and ghouls invade Holmes Beach

The parking lot at the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce looked like a nightmare Saturday as ghosts, monsters and some odd creatures gathered...
Island Players Promo

Comedy thriller at Island Players

The Island Players’ second play of the season is a murder mystery comedy directed by Preston Boyd. It also is part of the annual...
Trail of Treats

Tykes travel Trail of Treats

Cooler than normal weather brought kids and parents out to the Anna Maria Chamber of Commerce Trail of Treats. Chamber President Deb Wing said the...

Time to get crabby

CORTEZ – The Swordfish Grill and Tiki Bar at 4629 119th St. W. hosts its Sixth Annual Cortez Stone Crab Festival on Saturday and...