Monday, January 27, 2020

Mayor hands out 2019 city awards

Mayor hands out 2019 city awards
HOLMES BEACH – Mayor Judy Titsworth stepped up Jan. 14 to hand out some very special city awards to members of the community. First up, she presented the 2019 Employee of the Year award to Code Compliance Officer James Thomas. She said the award is...
Carolyne Norwood – dedicated to Island history

Carolyne Norwood – dedicated to Island history

Contributed by Pat Copeland | Special to The Sun ANNA MARIA – Carolyne Norwood has been the heart and soul of the Anna Maria Island...
Bill Robinson honored at preserve

Bill Robinson honored at preserve

To commemorate the life of Bill Robinson, the Robinson family organized a candlelight walk at Robinson Preserve on Monday evening. Robinson was the owner...

Community News

Heron nest halts construction

Heron nest halts construction

HOLMES BEACH – Construction workers received a surprise Jan. 13. As they were pulling the branches from an Australian pine at a residential construction...
Water line broken during undergrounding work

Water line broken during undergrounding work

BRADENTON BEACH – The Wilco construction crew doing the boring for burying the Bridge Street utility lines accidentally broke a water line Saturday afternoon...

Entertainment

Starship lifts off at The Center

Starship lifts off at The Center

ANNA MARIA – Featuring Mickey Thomas on lead vocals, Starship put on a stellar concert at The Center of Anna Maria Island. Taking place inside...
Artists’ Guild erases boundaries with new exhibit

Artists’ Guild erases boundaries with new exhibit

BRADENTON – The Artists’ Guild of Anna Maria Island’s 11th annual juried art exhibition, “Boundaries Erased,” is on display at ArtCenter Manatee in downtown...

Outdoors

The solution to climate change

Reel Time: The solution to climate change

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, I attended an advance screening of the documentary, “Kiss The Ground,” based on the novel of the same name by...
Reel Time: Scallopalooza, It’s Clamtastic

Reel Time: Scallopalooza, it’s clamtastic

Sarasota Bay Watch’s “Scallopalooza, It’s Clamtastic!” fundraising event is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Feb. 15, 2020. SBW’s major fundraiser supports the many projects the...

Photo galleries | Preserves

Business

Castles in the Sand

What does a mortgage broker do?

I’ve talked many times in this space about getting a mortgage for a home and how it is one of the most stressful aspects...
Fire & Stone preparing to reopen

Fire & Stone preparing to reopen

CORTEZ – The owners of the Fire & Stone pizzeria on Cortez Road hope to reopen their restaurant as early as this week. When reopened,...

Sports

Team Rays Ramblings capture their first win of the season

After two weeks of youth flag football play at The Center, three teams remain undefeated with two wins in the record books. In the...
Youth gridiron action starts the new year at The Center

Youth gridiron action starts the new year at The Center

The ringing in of the new year brought in 2020 and a new season of youth flag football at The Center of Anna Maria...

Opinion

Political cartoon

 

Letters: Horses on the causeway

I appreciate your article in the Anna Maria Island Sun dealing with potential health concerns of horse fecal matter on the Palma Sola Causeway....

Photo galleries | Sealife

Photo galleries | Staff

Photo galleries

2019 Press Awards

Online News Site; In-Depth Reporting; Environmental Reporting; Commentary; Illustration; Headlines – Florida Press Club
General Excellence; First Amendment Defense; Online Breaking News; Environmental Reporting; Outdoors Reporting; Editorial Cartoon – Florida Press Association