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Jailed Manatee man charged in theft of $20,000 in jewelry from Parrish woman
MANATEE — A man has been charged with dealing in stolen property and defrauding a pawn broker for crimes committed between March 7 and March 9 in Parrish, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Large residental/commerical development planned for I-75 in Parrish
Developers of a proposed Robinson Gateway DRI are planning residential, retail, and office space, along with a 1,750-seat movie theater and more than one hotel in an area east of Interstate 75 near Parrish.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Bradenton attorneys, couple open Florida Mediation & Conference Center
Lawyer couple Trent and Lesa Miller aim to solve at least part of that conundrum as they open their Florida Mediation & Conference Center.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Parrish woman long-suffering from ALS says cannabis keeping her alive
Cathy Jordan had to prove to the government that she was still alive after she passed her "expiration date" in 1991.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
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Camp Able 2014: Going Beyond Special Needs
Schaeffer McHenry, Ellie Bennett, Gage Wheeler and Mary Evelyn Webb could not be more different.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Man pulls same scam on Apple 42 times, nets $310K, now faces prison
A Tampa man is accused of scamming nearly $310,000 from Apple. Sharron Laverne Parrish Jr., 24, is accused in a Secret Service criminal complaint of wire fraud in 16 states to rack up the total, the Tampa Bay Times said.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Democrats seek voting data from Manatee County Elections chief
Leaders of the local Democratic Party and a black voters' advocacy group Wednesday sought voting data from the Manatee County Supervisor of Elections office in order to evaluate what effect closing almost 30 percent of polling places would have on minority voters.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Pennington Park would bring nearly 800 homes, 100,000-square-feet of retail to Parrish-Ellenton
For years, developers wanted to build hundreds of homes on the southeast corner of Interstate 75 and 69th Street East and call it Pennington Park.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Sheriff: Parrish man tasered 3 times after fleeing from deputies
A Parrish man was arrested on numerous charges Friday after leading deputies on a chase, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Manatee Sheriff Brad Steube makes his case against medical marijuana
Manatee Sheriff Brad Steube called on county residents to vote against the legalization of medical marijuana on the Nov. 4 ballot during a Chamber of Commerce breakfast on Friday morning.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Parrish residents call for redlight at Fort Hamer Road-U.S. 301 intersection
But Parrish residents complain that the recently completed intersection of Fort Hamer Road, U.S. 301, and 121st Avenue East is an accident waiting to happen.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Fort Hamer Bridge project finally a done deal
A mere four decades in the making, a critical transportation corridor in East Manatee is finally on track.
Document problems but not fraud, Manatee YMCA officials say
Manatee County YMCA officials responded to allegations that more than $100,000 was defrauded from taxpayers by claiming the problem was all a document issue.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Bradenton family has three-generation connection to FPL Manatee Power Plant in Parrish
Within a year his son, Ron Cobb, moved back to Bradenton from Georgia to work in the family business, and now three grandchildren are helping out at the full service electrical, instrumentation, and controls company in the Whitfield industrial area of Manatee County.
Nudi's Neighbors | Local historian to sign copies of her new novel
Local historian Cathy Slusser will sign copies of her newly published historical novel, "From a Heavenly Land: Julia's Story," at 6:15 p.m. July 14 at the Manatee Village Historical Park, 1404 Manatee Ave. E. Slusser, the director of the Historical Resources Department in the Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court office, will then give a book ... (more)
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Mysterious ruin has them wondering in Parrish
It's so overgrown with vines, bushes and ferns that it could be part of a set for an Indiana Jones movie.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Parrish man wins $1 million on lottery scratch-off ticket
John Collins, of Parrish, claimed a $1 million prize in the 100x the Cash Scratch-Off game, the Florida Lottery announced Tuesday.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Parrish tomato farm sells for $5.25 million
Rutland Ranch Farms LLC, a Florida company owned by John Falkner of Falkner Farms in Myakka City, bought the property Friday, Manatee County records show.