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Sun staff writer/photographer Tom Vaught covers education, entertainment, events, crime and obituaries. Email
Easter sunrise service

Easter sunrise service set at beach

The Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island will sponsor the 54th annual Easter sunrise service at Manatee County Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes...
St. Patrick's Day Parade 2017

St. Paddy’s parade on Sunday

HOLMES BEACH - The Beach Bistro’s 20th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will happen on Sunday, March 18 at 4 p.m. Those wanting to participate...
Skyway 10K

Locals run in Skyway race

TAMPA BAY – Thousands of people ran the inaugural Skyway 10K on March 4, several with ties to Anna Maria Island. Perhaps the most notable...
Oldies

Dancing the afternoon away

Get your tickets to the Oldies Beach Party on Tuesday, March 13, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Sandbar restaurant pavilion. It’s an opportunity...
Burton/Bratton store

Entertainment

Museums Shake Your Buoy The Florida Maritime Museum (FMM), at 4415 119th St. W., Cortez, presents the Shake Your Buoy donor event and soft opening for...

A walk on the art side

Art lovers enjoyed a stroll around the Holmes Beach business area for Friday night’s art walk. There was live music, snacks, liquid refreshments and...
Paddlers from Paradise

Paddlers from Paradise use people power

HOLMES BEACH – The AMI Paddlers from Paradise, a local Dragon Boat team, are ready for another season. Their boat resembles a serpent with a...
Elvis' nurse

Elvis described as polite, generous, loyal

HOLMES BEACH ­– The lady who was a close personal friend and nurse to rock and roll legend Elvis Presley has shed some light...
pedestrian death 5600 Gulf Drive

Pedestrian death prompts call for crosswalk

HOLMES BEACH – Police Chief Bill Tokajer is calling for a crosswalk near where an 80-year-old Canadian tourist and her husband were hit by...

Art around the Island

What’s new for artists The Artists' Guild of Anna Maria Island presents a talk by art supply sales representative Mike Grecian on Monday, Feb. 5,...
Holmes Beach logo

Crash leaves pedestrian dead

  HOLMES BEACH – A pedestrian was killed on Wednesday, Jan. 24 around 2 p.m. while crossing the street at 5600 Gulf Drive. Marion and William...
Jason Sato

Jason Sato keeps selling the lifestyle

ANNA MARIA – For the third year in a row, Jason Sato is the leading real estate seller in Manatee County, according to statistics...

Tribute to Robert Herman set

BRADENTON BEACH – There will be a Tribute to Robert Herman concert on Sunday, Jan. 28, from 1-5 p.m. at The Center of Anna...

Island Players to hold second tryout

The Island Players are holding a second tryout for “The Curious Savage,” by John Patrick, on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the...
Island Players Beyond a Joke

‘Beyond a Joke’ has plenty of them

ANNA MARIA – If you’ve been to Island Players performances more than once lately, you will notice they generally start out the same way....