Sunday, November 18, 2018

Digital trail leads to undelivered day dock

Bradenton Beach day dock located
BRADENTON BEACH – City officials have found the undelivered floating day dock and are now cautiously optimistic the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) dock project will be completed. Police Chief Sam Speciale and CRA chair Ralph Cole found the aluminum-framed dock decking in Gibsonton on Thursday,...

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BB Officer Straight

Devon Straight joins Bradenton Beach Police Department

BRADENTON BEACH – Nineteen-year-old Devon Straight is Bradenton Beach’s newest police officer. He was sworn in on Thursday morning, Nov. 15, then introduced to the...
holmes beach planning thank you

Planning commissioners consider commercial rezone

HOLMES BEACH – What started out as a potentially simple commercial rezoning request for an office building currently owned and occupied by Mike Norman...
Buddy Lee

Bridge Street loses its Buddy and beloved mascot

BRADENTON BEACH – Bradenton Beach and Bridge Street lost a good buddy last week when Buddy Lee, the 14-year-old purebred tick beagle, passed away. Buddy...
Hands Across the Sand oil protest

Oil drilling prohibited in Florida waters

Floridians voted to prohibit oil drilling in state waters today, passing Florida Constitutional Amendment 9 by 69 percent. Manatee County voters followed suit, approving the...
Elections Whitmore

Whitmore, Servia, Bellamy win county commission races

Updated Nov. 6, 10:33 p.m. MANATEE COUNTY - Manatee County voters, including those on Anna Maria Island, re-elected incumbent District 6 at-large County Commissioner...