Wednesday Apr 16
Seven days: 11-17 April 2014
The week in science: Japan reapproves use of nuclear power, second sighting of an exotic tetraquark, and biotech stocks plunge.
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Wednesday Apr 16
Manatee County commissioners tour Manatee agricultural businesses
The idea was to "take a comprehensive look at Manatee County agriculture," according to Jim Strickland of the Manatee County Property Appraiser's Office and a long-time East Manatee County rancher.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Sleepy Palmetto 14-year-old driver reportedly causes accident that injures 5
The Florida Highway Patrol ticketed a 14-year-old driver who apparently fell asleep and caused a two-car accident at 6:15 p.m. Sunday at County Road 675 east of 136th Terrace East in Manatee County.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Parrish Arts Council imagines village as tourist destination
Envisioned is a walkable community, where residents and visitors could stroll to ice cream shops and restaurants, check out rural Florida architecture from the early 1900s, or buy a ticket to see Thomas the Tank Engine or other special event at the Florida Railroad Museum.
Come hungry: Gulf Coast Rhythm & Ribfest returns to Palmetto
Aromas were plentiful at the Manatee County Fairgrounds on Friday evening. The smell of barbecue permeated the air.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Sewer agreement negotiated for Neal's Villages of Amazon South project
Manatee County government and developer Pat Neal have negotiated a sewer agreement that removes a stumbling block to Neal's proposed Villages of Amazon South project on Moccasin Wallow Road near U.S. 301.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Crash blocks intersection in Parrish
The crash, which was reported at 1:46 p.m., happened on U.S. 301 at the intersection with Chin Road, according to the FHP website.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
At least 1 hurt in crash in Parrish
At least one person was hurt in a traffic crash in Parrish on Tuesday afternoon, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Names and faces, 4/7
Premier Sotheby's International Realty at Lakewood Ranch has announced the addition of Beth Barnett to its roster of real estate professionals.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Florida Baptist Witness
Emmanuel Baptist Church in Parrish will present 'Jesus, Messiah'
Emmanuel Baptist Church in Parrish will present "Jesus, Messiah" Easter Sunday at 9 and 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 941-722-0218.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Developer seeks to increase homes for Buckeye Road project in northern Manatee County
Buckeye Road is a narrow stretch of two-lane highway that passes through farm land, forests and palmetto thickets, just south of the Hillsborough County line.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Parrish farm owners report $20K-plus burglary
Owners of a Parrish farm have reported a burglary in excess of $20,000 that includes a new John Deere "Gator" ATV among stolen items.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Our Neighborhoods: River Wilderness blazed a trail in Parrish
A dense forest of moss-shrouded oak trees stands guard along the northern flank of River Wilderness, offering little hint of what lies within.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
More homes requested for Dakin Homestead project in Parrish
Plans for developing a former Parrish dairy as a neighborhood of 448 homes dried up in the Great Recession but are being nursed back to life.