Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Cortez

Bell Guthrie aerial

Bell submits Butler Act evidence

CORTEZ – The A.P. Bell Fish Co. submitted 44 pieces of evidence on Friday to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) that a...
Fire Stone lawsuit

Street ownership dispute prompts lawsuit

BRADENTON – Street ownership and property rights are the subjects of a lawsuit the owners of Fire & Stone Brick Oven Pizzeria have filed...
Cortez Mural

New mural a welcome sign in Cortez

CORTEZ – Rose Lipke’s “Welcome to Historic Cortez Village” mural now graces the east wall of the Village Center plaza near the corner of...

Community celebrates the coast

CORTEZ – The Coastal Community Celebration at the Florida Maritime Museum Thursday evening drew more than 100 people to celebrate World Oceans Day (June...
Cortez Memorial Day

Memorial Day at Cortez Cultural Center

The Cortez Cultural Center held an old-fashioned hot dog picnic on Memorial Day, with two veterans (top row from left), Bob Landry, who served...
Cortez Florida Maritime Museum

Museum to host Coastal Community Celebration

CORTEZ – The Florida Maritime Museum will host its Coastal Community Celebration on Thursday, June 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. The after-hours event will...
FDOT Cortez Bridge

FDOT: Only one building affected by bridge

CORTEZ – If the current plans for the 65-foot clearance replacement for the Cortez Bridge hold true, the only structural casualty of the project...
Cortez Guthrie

Bell claims ownership of disputed Guthrie property

CORTEZ – A third party has joined the legal battle over the net camp that Raymond Guthrie Jr. built in 2017, and the disputed...
Guthrie net camp

Guthrie denies DEP allegations

CORTEZ – Raymond Guthrie Jr. denies all but one of the 21 allegations in the state’s order to tear down the net camp he...
Guthrie net camp

County supports Guthrie net camp

CORTEZ – The Manatee County Commission has voted to support Raymond Guthrie Jr. in his fight to keep the net camp structure he built...
Mark Coarsey

Fishermen ask Floridians to cast vote against net ban

Updated March 27, 2018 The CRC did not select the net ban proposal in its last cut for the November ballot. CORTEZ – Nearly 25 years...
Net ban

Fishermen to cast vote against net ban

CORTEZ – Local commercial fishermen plan to petition Florida’s Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) next month to place an amendment on the November ballot reversing...

Body identified not missing fisherman

Updated Dec. 5, 2017 CORTEZ – The Manatee County Coroner’ Office has identified a body found near Egmont Key last weekend, but it is not...
Guthrie net camp

Guthrie ordered to remove building in bay

CORTEZ – Raymond “Junior” Guthrie Jr. plans to contest the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)’s final order issued on Friday, Nov. 17 requiring...
Cortez Cultural Center Veterans Day - Cindy Lane | Sun

Veterans Day in Cortez

The Cortez Cultural Center celebrated Veterans Day on Saturday with a flag-raising ceremony, a prayer for all veterans, living and dead, and an all-American...