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Joe Hendricks

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Correspondent Joe Hendricks covers Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach. Email
Budweiser Clydesdales

Clydesdales coming to AMI

The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales are coming to Anna Maria Island. Bradenton Beach has accepted an offer from Gold Coast Eagle Distributing for the Clydesdales to...
Bike trail

Multi-use trail included in Anna Maria budget

ANNA MARIA – The City Commission has adjusted its 2017-18 fiscal year budget to include $71,000 for a multi-use bike and pedestrian trail. Based on...

AMI Radio and Ugly Grouper hosting Irma benefit

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Local couple survives Irma’s worst

BRADENTON BEACH – Chase Purtill and Shawn Wall returned to work last week at the Drift In after a harrowing vacation experience in St....
Bill Herlihy

Business owner protests anthem protests

BRADENTON BEACH – Island Time and Bridge Street Bistro co-owner Bill Herlihy is taking a stand against athletes who refuse to stand for the...
Anna Maria City Pier

Anna Maria City Pier to remain closed

Updated Sept. 26, 2017 ANNA MARIA – The Anna Maria City Pier will be closed for at least a year due to damage inflicted by...
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What I learned from Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma was a teachable moment for those who had never experienced a major hurricane and for those who had. My wife, Amy, and I...
Anna Maria City Pier post-Irma

Landmark City Pier shredded

ANNA MARIA – The historic Anna Maria City Pier and its restaurant will remain closed until further notice due to significant damage inflicted by...
Cortez Bridge post Irma

Irma forces Island residents to flee

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Before Hurricane Irma arrived with predictions of Category 4 or 5 force winds, many Anna Maria Island residents evacuated to...
Anna Maria Pier post-Irma

Island escapes Irma-geddon

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Hurricane Irma passed over the Island Sunday afternoon and early Monday morning and left in its wake varied degrees of...
Hurricane Harvey Nate Weissman

Hurricane Harvey rescue trip a taxing ordeal

BRADENTON – Bradenton resident and full-time local charter captain Nate Weissman was among those who traveled from Cortez to Texas last week to assist...
Island Time Never Forget

Island Time salutes first responders

BRADENTON BEACH – Island Time Bar and Grill and the Bridge Street Bistro host their seventh annual Never Forget 9/11 fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 9...
Hurricane supplies

Restaurants, charter captains provide hurricane relief

CORTEZ – Last week the Swordfish Grill parking lot became the Cortez staging area for relief efforts to assist Texans impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The...

Five qualify in Bradenton Beach

BRADENTON BEACH – When qualifying ended at noon on Friday, Sept. 1, five candidates qualified to run in the city election that will conclude...
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Sunshine lawsuit prompts more resignations

BRADENTON BEACH – Three more defendants named in a Sunshine Law lawsuit have resigned from their city board or committee positions. On Wednesday, Aug. 23,...