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21 min ago | Bradenton.com
When Elliott Falcione heard the Christmas weather reports from up north and for Manatee County this week he rubbed his hands together like a mad scientist.
Should states get to ban abortion?
Could you survive the end of civilization?
21 min ago | Bradenton.com
The annual train ride to the North Pole at the popular Florida Railroad Museum has had one of its most successful seasons yet, with record attendance.
2 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
A 30-year-old Sarasota woman has been charged with operating a vehicle as an habitual traffic offender and leaving the scene of an accident with injuries.
8 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
A Palmetto woman is facing charges of operating a business place for prostitution and unlicensed massages, according to the State Attorney's Office.
9 hrs ago | The Bradenton Times
The proposed revisions are the first in a two-phase exercise to update the Land Development Code and to give County Commissioners the ability to better implement community visioning exercises.
14 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
Bradenton Beach: Regular service Dec. 24. No service Dec. 25. Pick up will be postponed by one day through Saturday.
It was a perfect day for bird watching Thursday at Emerson Point Preserve as a group of VIPs walked its trails through dense undergrowth.
Gov. Rick Scott reappointed Carlos Beruff, 55, to the Sarasota Manatee Airport Authority.
Four of seven high schools in the Manatee County School District earned A grades from the state, the district announced Wednesday.
The East Manatee Fire Department and the Manatee County Sheriff's Office responded to a suspicious fire at Greenbrook Adventure Park in Lakewood Ranch Wednesday afternoon.
Sheriff's deputies early Thursday arrested a 34-year-old man after they saw him break into a Bradenton business by smashing the front glass door, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Offices.
Contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock of Oak Brook, Ill., will tow a dredge barge to the borrow area supplying the sand, said Michelle Pfeiffer, an engineer for Coastal Planning and Engineering Inc. of Boca Raton, Manatee County's engineering consulting firm.
O'Reilly Auto Parts of Springfield, Mo., has plans to build a hub store at 115 30th Ave. E., Bradenton, and expects to open during summer 2014.
MANATEE — Help from the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office was required Tuesday after a 26-year-old Bradenton man reportedly assaulted his girlfriend for taking him to the emergency room.
Manatee County's Capital Improvements Element is reviewed annually, and is restricted to the previously-adopted Capital Improvement Program .
A special team of Santa's helpers are wrapping toys and checking lists twice to provide a Christmas to children who don't have it so nice.
Construction of The Venue, a 237-unit luxury apartment complex, has gone vertical, most noticeably with elevator towers that will serve three four-story buildings on 8.5 acres across from Lakewood Ranch Main Street.