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Correspondent Joe Hendricks covers Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach. Email
Chiles Earth Day

Culinary Celebration to help build oyster reefs

ANNA MARIA – Tickets are now on sale for the START (Solutions to Avoid Red Tide) Culinary Celebration at The Studio at Gulf and...
Deb Wing

Wing facing child abuse charge

HOLMES BEACH – Former Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce President Deborah Kay Wing is facing a charge of third degree felony child abuse...
Holmes Beach Right of Way

Alternate 57 stone used for right of way restoration

HOLMES BEACH – The 57 stone that Westra Construction is placing in Holmes Beach rights of way is not the same white, jagged lime...
Kebony selected as siding for Anna Maria's pier buildings

Kebony selected as siding for pier buildings

Updated April 4, 2018 ANNA MARIA – City Commissioners voted Tuesday, April 3 that the exteriors of the restaurant and bait shop/bar built at the...
Anna Maria Bert Harris

Bert Harris counteroffers made

ANNA MARIA – City commissioners recently approved three more Bert Harris claim settlement offers, including one for a beachfront home at 107 Elm St....
drowning Bradenton Beach

Liveaboard boater dies after water rescue

BRADENTON BEACH – Liveaboard boater and anchorage resident Brandon Nieuwkoop, 52, died the afternoon of Saturday, March 31 after being pulled from Anna Maria...
Side yard trash pickup

New rental regulations in effect

BRADENTON BEACH – City staff is now implementing, enforcing and working out the kinks in the city’s new vacation rental regulations and registration program...
Rotary Golf tourney car

Get a hole in one, win a car

BRADENTON – Golfers competing in the fourth annual Anna Maria Island Rotary Club Golf Classic on Wednesday, April 4, will have the chance to...
Farmer's market

Farmer’s market on today

Week two of the new Anna Maria Farmer's Market is underway today until 5 p.m. This week's market features a second produce vendor and a...

County voters adopt one-mill school tax

MANATEE COUNTY – By a slim margin, Manatee County voters passed the proposed one-mill school tax in the county election that concluded this evening. As...
Farmer's market

Farmer’s market debuts ‘in the round’

ANNA MARIA – Anna Maria’s new farmer’s market got off to an excellent, albeit abbreviated start Tuesday morning. Positioned in a semi-circle around the edge...
Shark dragging

Shark dragging hearing scheduled

TAMPA – Robert Benac, 28, Spencer Heintz, 23, and Michael Wenzel, 21, have been ordered to appear at a felony court hearing on Tuesday,...
Rotary Golf Classic

Golfers wanted for AMI Rotary Club’s annual Golf Classic

BRADENTON – The Fourth Annual Anna Maria Island Rotary Club Golf Classic is scheduled for Wednesday, April 4 at 1 p.m. Interested golfers can still...
Anna Maria Farmer's Market

Anna Maria farmer’s market to debut Tuesday

ANNA MARIA – The city of Anna Maria’s new farmer’s market is scheduled to make its debut on Tuesday, March 20. Taking place in City...
Anna Maria Pier rendering rear

State funds will assist with pier replacement

ANNA MARIA – The $88.7 million budget the Florida Legislature adopted on Sunday, March 11 includes $750,000 in state funds for the estimated $4.5...