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Kristin Swain

Kristin Swain
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Sun staff writer/photographer Kristin Swain covers Holmes Beach. Email
Funding received for skate park bowl

Funding received for skate park bowl

HOLMES BEACH – A last-minute funding scare caused city leaders and staff to leap into action along with community members. Holmes Beach Mayor Judy Titsworth...
The results are in for Holmes Beach

The results are in for Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH – The results are in and the voters have spoken. Holmes Beach has three commissioners elect and all eight charter amendments passed. About...
WMFR welcomes Rigney, says goodbye to Sousa

WMFR welcomes Rigney, says goodbye to Sousa

BRADENTON – It was a day of sadness and celebration Oct. 17 as West Manatee Fire Rescue’s staff said goodbye to retiring Chief Tom...
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Meet the candidate: Jim Kihm

HOLMES BEACH – Commissioner Jim Kihm is running for his second term in office and he’s hoping that the city’s voters stand behind him. Kihm...
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Meet the candidate: Terry Schaefer

HOLMES BEACH – Political newcomer Terry Schaefer is no stranger to the city’s government. Prior to running for what would be his first term on...
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Meet the candidate: Rick Hurst

HOLMES BEACH – Commissioner Rick Hurst has his eyes set on a second term after the November election and is hopeful that the city’s...
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Meet the candidate: Carol Soustek

HOLMES BEACH – Commissioner Carol Soustek is seeking a third full term in November when she runs for re-election to one of the city’s...
Mayor delivers state of the city address

Mayor delivers state of the city address

HOLMES BEACH – Mayor Judy Titsworth’s first of two years in office will come to a close in November. To recognize her first year...
Spring Lake recovery slow

Spring Lake recovery slow

HOLMES BEACH – The city’s leaders are hopeful for the recovery of Spring Lake’s waters but warn residents that a full recovery is going...
National Night Out draws crowds to the Island

National Night Out draws crowds to the Island

HOLMES BEACH – Hundreds braved the warm weather and came out to city field for the biggest National Night Out the city has ever...
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Questions on the ballot in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH – City voters will have a lot more decisions to make with their votes in November than choosing which of the four...
Officials hope for Spring Lake recovery

Officials hope for Spring Lake recovery

HOLMES BEACH – Spring Lake may still have some brown water for now, but newly appointed Director of Development Services Eran Wasserman is hopeful...
Problems plague Spring Lake residents

Problems plague Spring Lake residents

HOLMES BEACH – Residents turned out in force during a Sept. 24 commission meeting to protest the city’s plans to clean up the waters...
ITPO members pledge support for smaller bridge

ITPO members pledge support for smaller bridge

BRADENTON BEACH – Some of the Island’s elected officials are not letting FDOT replace the aging Cortez Bridge with a 65-foot fixed-span bridge without...
TDC members consider Mote funding request

TDC members consider Mote funding request

MANATEE COUNTY – Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium’s leadership is hoping for some funds from the Manatee County Tourist Development Council but TDC members...