Wednesday, June 26, 2019

City to county: ‘Not so fast’ on tree removal

City to county: 'Not so fast' on tree removal
BRADENTON BEACH – City Building Official Steve Gilbert has the city commission’s support to issue a stop work order on a county drainage project that would remove at least 103 and possibly up to 232 Australian pines from Coquina Beach. This comes in response to...
Bortie Too tagged, releasedvideo

Tagged sea turtle off to races

BRADENTON BEACH – Following in the flipper tracks of predecessors Bortie I, Eliza Ann and Amie, a female loggerhead sea turtle named “Bortie Too”...
County to consider record high tourism budget

County to consider record high tourism budget

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Tourism officials voted to recommend a record $13.2 million marketing budget for the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB)...

Community News

Bradenton Beach to receive $2 million in state funds

Bradenton Beach to receive $2 million in state funds

BRADENTON BEACH – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has signed off on $2 million in state funds for the city. The Florida Legislature supported the funding...
Strong man competition, holidays cause traffic concerns

Strong man competition, holidays cause traffic concerns

LONGBOAT KEY – When officials met for the Coalition of Barrier Island Elected Officials meeting June 18, the topic of discussion turned toward traffic...

Entertainment

BEACH NUTZ

Beach Nutz

   
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...

Outdoors

Reel Time: Tarpon primer

Tarpon are one of the premier gamefish that swim local waters and are a noble adversary on any tackle. The fish that frequent our...
Turtle rainbow

Nesting News

Turtle nests laid: 307 (2018 record: 534) False crawls: 278 Nests hatched: 0 Not hatched: 0 Nests remaining: 0 Hatchlings hatched: 0 (2018 record: 35,788) Nest disorientations: 0 Related coverage Turtle season...

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Business

Castles in the Sand

The buyer’s best buddy

I love learning new words, and I love applying those new words to anything in real estate. My new word is chimera, which is...
Castles in the Sand

Real estate selling for the smartphone generation

If your smartphone has become an extension of one hand and the TV remote an extension of the other, then iBuying may be the...

Sports

Jiffy Lube dominates on the pitch

Jiffy Lube dominates on the pitch

The last game of the regular season last Wednesday night, June 19, was just the beginning of the dominating soccer play by Team Jiffy...
Muscle up! Strong men hit the beach

Muscle up! Strong men hit the beach

MANATEE COUNTY – The 2019 Tachi Palace World’s Strongest Man Competition began in downtown Bradenton on Thursday, June 13, shifted to Coquina Beach in...

Opinion

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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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