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Kristin Swain

Kristin Swain
Sun staff writer/photographer Kristin Swain covers Holmes Beach. Email
Center of AMI

Holmes Beach disappoints Center leadership

HOLMES BEACH — Commissioners agreed to help financially support The Center of Anna Maria Island, but the amount wasn’t quite what the nonprofit and...

FDOT changes 119th Street plans

BRADENTON — Residents of the Village of Cortez can breathe a little easier now that the Florida Department of Transportation is changing its plan...
Randy Cooper WMFR

Fire commissioner begins state office run

West Manatee Fire Rescue District Commissioner Randy Cooper is stepping into a larger political arena - running for state office. Cooper seeks community support in...

Grassy Point reopens to the public

HOLMES BEACH — The gates of Grassy Point Preserve are officially open, at least for the hours between dawn and dusk. City leaders and more...
Mary Seine

Celebrating 90 years young with Mary Seine

ANNA MARIA — Mary Seine is officially 90 years young. It was standing room-only April 22 in the Roser Memorial Community Church fellowship hall as...
center baseball

Center honors past with improvements for future

ANNA MARIA — Come out to the old ballgame at the Center of Anna Maria Island. Just in time for baseball season, the rededicated field...
Holmes Beach logo

Holmes Beach wins Bert Harris victory

HOLMES BEACH — Holmes Beach scores one point in the battle between the city and the Bert Harris Act. City leaders received notice March 22...
Cari Roth

Holmes Beach selects Cari Roth as state lobbyist

HOLMES BEACH — Lobbyist Cari Roth will continue to represent Holmes Beach in the state Legislature to oppose two proposed bills. Holmes Beach commissioners unanimously...
Heritage Day fishing

AMI history comes to life on Heritage Day

ANNA MARIA — People took a step back in time at the Anna Maria Island Historical Society’s Heritage Day celebration. Attendees flocked to the Anna Maria...

FDOT approves Holmes Beach speed changes

HOLMES BEACH — It didn’t take long for the Florida Department of Transportation to respond to Holmes Beach commissioners’ request to return the Holmes...
Holmes Beach police

Road rage lowers speed limit

HOLMES BEACH — Drivers crossing the Anna Maria Island bridge may have noticed a recent speed limit change. The slowdown going in and out of...