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One Particular Harbour marina opens to the public

One Particular Harbour marina opens

The new marina at One Particular Harbour Margaritaville will have a grand opening on Saturday, Feb. 9 from noon to 4 p.m. The opening of the...

Helicopter crashes into Gulf off AMI

Updated Jan. 11, 2019 - ANNA MARIA - A helicopter crashed into the Gulf of Mexico about two miles off Anna Maria Island on...

Churches celebrate the reason for the season

Christmas is about the birth of Jesus Christ, and Christians usually want to give thanks, as well as unwrap presents and feast with family....
roser relief group

Roser group helps with hurricane response

ANNA MARIA – When Hurricane Michael made landfall Oct. 10 in the Florida Panhandle near Mexico Beach as a Category 4 storm, it left...
center tree donations

Buy a Christmas tree, support The Center

Merry Christmas Trees of Bradenton is teaming up with The Center of Anna Maria Island to help make the season brighter for the nonprofit. Michigan...
Holiday of Treasures

Businesses prepare for Holiday of Treasures

ANNA MARIA – Co-sponsored by the Anna Maria Island Historical Society and the Anna Maria Island Sun, The Anna Maria Holiday of Treasures Open...
Newfoundlanders Explore Anna Maria

Newfoundlanders explore Anna Maria Island

CORTEZ – Newfoundland residents Pat Mooney and Cathy Tucker visit Florida every year and their first stay in the Cortez and Anna Maria Island...
AME fall fest evil clown girl

A haunting in Anna Maria

ANNA MARIA – Autumn was in the air Saturday morning as a cold front moved in. Anna Maria Elementary School’s PTO was holding its...
hurricane michael relief supplies

Hurricane relief donations

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, through Anna Maria City Hall, is collecting items to send to the areas hit by Hurricane Michael last week....

Police taking donations for hurricane victims

HOLMES BEACH - The Holmes Beach Police Department is working with Manatee County Search and Rescue to gather supplies for first responders and residents...

Michael brushes past Anna Maria Island

Hurricane Michael made landfall at Panama City around 2 p.m. as a category 4 storm with 155 mph winds, and has since dropped to...

Hurricane Michael brushing Anna Maria Island

Updated Oct. 10, 7:30 a.m. - ANNA MARIA ISLAND - Hurricane Michael developed Tuesday night into a category 4 storm with 140 mph winds,...
Holmes Beach coyotes Wooten

Coyotes are here to stay

After an increasing number of coyote sightings in West Bradenton and on the Island, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is cautioning...
red tide fishing license exception

Special license sought to lessen red tide fish kills

BRADENTON BEACH – Cortez fisherman and businessman John Banyas is seeking a state-issued special activity license allowing him a greater ability to harvest mullet...
Turtle Watch

Hank’s and A Paradise help AMI Turtle Watch

HOLMES BEACH – A Paradise Realty and Vacation Rentals and Hurricane Hank’s teamed up for the inaugural Turtle Watch Wednesday fundraiser that raised more...