Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Holmes Beach

Holmes Beach Coyote

Coyotes sighted in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH – There have been three reported coyote sightings in Holmes Beach in the past week and pet owners are advised not to...
Holmes Beach ad hoc David

Commissioners consider city manager recommendation

HOLMES BEACH – Ad Hoc Committee members recommending a city manager form of government wasn’t a surprise to nearly three dozen community members and...
Holmes Beach City Hall

Meet your mayoral candidates

HOLMES BEACH – With current Mayor Bob Johnson not running for a third term on the Holmes Beach City Commission, voters will choose either...
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Burglary in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH - The suspect in a Thursday afternoon burglary is still at large, according to Holmes Beach Police Chief Bill Tokajer. Police are searching...
Holmes Beach planning policy change

Changes proposed for flood prevention policy

HOLMES BEACH – Planning commissioners are hoping members of the public will step up to voice their opinions before a vote is taken to...
Andrew Helderman

Attacker gets life in prison

A 28-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of attempted second-degree murder at a home in Holmes Beach on...
Holmes Beach surf shop fire award Mayor

West Coast Surf Shop employees honored for bravery

HOLMES BEACH – A fire at the West Coast Surf Shop on April 15 turned staff members Kaitlin Kee, Anna Rehorn and Benjamin Webb from...
Bradenton Beach roundabout

LBK mayor wants Bradenton Beach roundabout gone

HOLMES BEACH – The Coalition of Barrier Islands Elected Officials meeting is a time for the mayors of the four neighboring Island cities to...
Holmes Beach dog park staging area

Plans expand for dog park renovations

HOLMES BEACH – Renovations at the city’s dog park now hinge on City Engineer Lynn Burnett’s master plan for the city park complex. Members of...
dog park funding

Dog park plans ready for commission presentation

HOLMES BEACH – The plans have been several months in the making but now members of the parks and beautification committee have a date...
Flooded street in Holmes Bea

Protecting Holmes Beach from rising tides

HOLMES BEACH – Stories of climate change and sea level rise may soon be more than just cautionary tales for Island property owners, but...
Deborah Wing

Wing child abuse charge dropped

HOLMES BEACH – The child abuse charge levied against former Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce President Deb Wing has been dropped. The charge stemmed...
Holmes Beach noise

Commissioners to revisit noise ordinance

HOLMES BEACH – Commissioners aren’t sure how they’re going to amend the city’s noise ordinance to help residents with ongoing issues, but they all...
assault jessies store Holmes Beach

Suspect arrested in Island assault case

HOLMES BEACH – Officers have a suspect in custody for the March 22 assault of a clerk at Jessie’s Island Store. Holmes Beach police officers...
Kaleta noise lawsuit

Property owners file lawsuit, injunction against neighbors

HOLMES BEACH – Neighbors of vacation rental homes in this Island city are seeing one of their worst fears coming to pass. Owners of two...