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Tiny Tim only weighs 6 and a 1/2 pounds, is very fearful of strangers and is still missing.
At Tuesday's work session, commissioners discussed the new Southwest County Improvement District, the anticipated expansion of the Manatee County Tax Collector's base, what to do with Surplus Property, Employee's health care benefits, and who will be hauling the county's trash for the next seven years.
County Administrator Ed Hunzeker on Wednesday will announce upcoming changes at Manatee County Animal Services, which has been rocked with criticism from animal welfare advocates and others.
Six years ago, Pat Bearry grew tired of his longtime career in law enforcement. He'd moved to Seminole from Maryland a year earlier to take a job as a deputy sheriff in Manatee County and to remain close to his son, a football player at the University of South Florida.
Lane on Tallevast Rd in Sarasota closed Manatee County Public Works officials are urging drivers to use extra caution in the Tallevast area in coming months.
Keep Manatee Beautiful says Aaron's needs a permit and is limited to two wind wavers for a 120-day period each year.
Two teens charged accused in the shooting death of a Sarasota 17-year-old were charged Tuesday with possession of a firearm by a person under 21, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Anticipating thousands of people needing new and renewed drivers' licenses, Manatee County Tax Collector Ken Burton Jr. told county commissioners he hopes to buy a vacant building to accommodate the crowds.
In my opinion, re-electing Frank Brunner to the Manatee County school board would be a huge mistake on the part of Manatee County voters.
The man charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of his 22-year-old roommate two months ago was arrested Tuesday morning, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
BRADENTON, Fla., Sept. 6, 2011, 11:46am -- The Manatee County Port Authority - meeting abruptly amid a county commission debate over the legality of doing so - decided Tuesday morning to ask the port's attorney whether they can add a last-minute applicant to the "B" list of three finalists for the post of Port Manatee executive director to replace ... (more)
MANATEE — Gas prices continued to slide last week with motorists finding gasoline at or below $3.20 in metro markets such as Bradenton Orlando and Tampa.
A Palmetto woman was charged with aggravated battery causing great bodily harm Sunday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Twenty-five years of debt went up in flames Monday morning as Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport officials celebrated paying off its bonds.
A man said his phone was snatched from his hand Sunday evening, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
School board members Bob Gause, left, Superintendent Rick Mills and school board member Karen Carpenter greet Manatee school bus drivers early Monday morning.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 01:13 pm
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