Friday, September 21, 2018

Anna Maria Island

Irma places Manatee County in state of emergency

Manatee County Commissioners have declared a state of emergency countywide due to the path of Hurricane Irma. The declaration triggers the ability of county officials...

Evacuations possible Friday

Manatee County officials did not order evacuations from flood-prone areas in their briefing on Hurricane Irma this afternoon, but with tropical force winds expected...
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County Commissioners to declare state of emergency Wednesday

MANATEE COUNTY – County Commissioners are expected to declare a local state of emergency tomorrow during an 8 a.m. meeting to discuss the latest...
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Heavy crowds, no major problems for holiday

This year’s Fourth of July, although filled with the sounds of fireworks, seemed quieter than years past, thanks in part to preparation and execution...