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Noise updates head for vote

HOLMES BEACH – City commissioners met in a work session Nov. 19 to discuss a problem plaguing the city – noise in residential areas. City...
Noise problems for 68th Street residents

Noise problems for 68th Street residents

HOLMES BEACH – Under advice from the city attorney, commissioners reluctantly agreed to add a provision to the noise ordinance allowing a waiver for...
Construction moves forward at city field

Construction moves forward at city field

HOLMES BEACH – Projects at the city field complex are underway and showing signs of significant progress, however, some residents are concerned about what...
Stormwater fees on the rise in Holmes Beach

Stormwater fees on the rise in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH – At the urging of City Engineer Lynn Burnett, commissioners have opted to move forward with raising the city’s stormwater fee from...
Lawsuit filed against fire department

Lawsuit filed against fire department

BRADENTON – West Manatee Fire Rescue commissioners had a couple of legal decisions to make when the board met Nov. 19, first to select...
Scott Moore inducted into Agricultural Hall of Fame

Scott Moore inducted into Agricultural Hall of Fame

PALMETTO – Holmes Beach resident and charter fishing guide Scott Moore is the newest member of the Manatee County Agricultural Hall of Fame. Family and...
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...
Fishing tournament raising funds for Matt Bauer

Fishing tournament raising funds for Matt Bauer

HOLMES BEACH – Twenty-six-year-old Holmes Beach resident Matt Bauer has been diagnosed with leukemia for a second time and the upcoming Fishing for a...
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...
Lay-By resort sold to LLC with Nashville ties

Lay-By resort sold to LLC with Nashville ties

HOLMES BEACH – The Lay-By resort has been sold to Nashville-based Coasting LLC and there is much speculation as to whether two married country...
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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...