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Boogie-woogie legend resides in Holmes Beach

Boogie-woogie legend resides in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH – At 90 years young, Holmes Beach resident Bob Seeley remains one of the world’s premier boogie-woogie pianists. In April, Seeley traveled to...
Planning commissioners talk future flooding

Planning commissioners talk future flooding

HOLMES BEACH – The city’s planning commissioners voted unanimously June 5 to find an ordinance amending the existing flood plain ordinance as consistent with...
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Commissioners consider exemption for rental homes

HOLMES BEACH – Vacation rental owners may soon have one less piece of paperwork to worry about filing in one Island city. During a May...
Leah Purvis - simply one of the best

Leah Purvis – simply one of the best

Few individuals progress from gym rat to professional athlete. Even fewer rise to the top of their discipline. Anna Maria Island’s own Leah Purvis went...

Ahead of the curve

Another school year has come and gone with no harmful incidents to students or staff at Anna Maria Elementary School (AME). In this day and...
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WMFR 2019-20 assessment rates set

BRADENTON – West Manatee Fire Rescue commissioners held a public hearing May 21 to discuss the 2019-20 residential and commercial assessment rates. No members...
Vickers sentencing set

Vickers gets life in death of toddler

David Vickers has been sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole in the death of 16-month-old Luca Scholey on Aug. 21,...
School turns back the clock

School turns back the clock

HOLMES BEACH – Part of the past was unearthed last week, although it was almost lost forever. A time capsule, buried in 1994, was unearthed...
Dog park supporters get answers

Dog park supporters get answers

HOLMES BEACH – Dog park users are feeling a bit better about the future of their pooches’ beloved outdoor space after hearing plans for...
Tree house case back in court

Tree house case back in court

BRADENTON – The beachfront tree house at Angelinos Sea Lodge is back in the city of Holmes Beach’s crosshairs as the case goes back...
Vickers sentencing set

Vickers sentencing set

BRADENTON – David Vickers’ future will be announced on May 20 after a jury found him guilty of second-degree murder and neglect of a...
Dog park users disappointed with lack of progress

Dog park users disappointed with lack of progress

HOLMES BEACH – Little visible movement has been made on the city’s plans to relocated and improve the dog park, and it’s leaving users...
Commissioner proposes unique solution to noise

Commissioner proposes unique solution to noise

HOLMES BEACH – Commissioner Kim Rash wants city leaders to follow the letter of the law, particularly where it involves the enforcement of the...
Aeration plans take shape for Spring Lake

Aeration plans take shape for Spring Lake

HOLMES BEACH – Relief is coming to the residents located around Spring Lake in the form of an aeration system for the ailing body...
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Veterans Services Information

Are you a United States military veteran with questions about what programs are available to you? Come by the Island Branch Library where a...