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2 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
A Bradenton man is facing capital sexual battery charges after investigators say he molested a child on at least two occasions, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
7 hrs ago | YourObserver
Shawn Trent stepped down as Lakewood Ranch High's football coach this week after nine years.
11 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
Local doctors who provide free care for the medically needy fear their organization, We Care Manatee, will close if the county halts payments to hospitals for indigent care.
With an additional $2 million now projected to push the fiscal year-ending fund balance to $6 million for the 2013-14 Manatee County School District budget, officials may add an armed security officer in each elementary school and two more full-time student resource officers to the secondary level for the 2014-15 year.
First row, from left: Cailyn Zomes, Victoria Tang, Pilar Henson and Rebecca O'Brien; second row, from left: Kasey Muse, Jordan O'Donnell, Theresa Polly and Victoria Moore; third row, from left: Amber Proffitt, Rasiel Freija, Emma Jones and Justice Alvarado.
The criminal case against former Virginia governor Robert McDonnell has ties to Manatee County thanks to a company owned by a key witness.
The Early Learning Coalition of Manatee County Inc. expects to take back $1,191.10 from the Manatee Family YMCA due to inadequate billing documentation on the part of the Y, a coalition official said Thursday.
At the request of some city business owners, Bradenton will consider lifting a long-time ban on wind sign advertisements.
Residents contemplating what a new tax increment financing district could do to speed redevelopment in Manatee County had lots of ideas: better code enforcement to combat blight, help for small businesses and sidewalk construction.
Parasitic illness prompts health alert in Pinellas Cryptosporidium is a parasitic disease that can cause loose, watery diarrhea, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting and slight fever.
Two 19-year-old men were charged in the slaying of 17-year-old Teria'le Rawls, who was shot early Monday morning in the parking lot of Royal Palm 20 movie theater.
The 17-year-old and 22-year-old were both cheerleaders at Riverview High School just years apart.
PETA advocates for the ethical treatment of animals, yet just last year the organization euthanized over 1,000 animals.
As a 12-year-old American girl, it's hard for Natalie Mount to imagine death and destruction happening outside her living room window.
A California consulting firm will help commissioners sort through charges and countercharges resulting from months of controversy involving Manatee County's troubled animal services division, the county administrator said Tuesday.
To accommodate voters throughout Manatee County, county commissioners Tuesday agreed to suspend MCAT fares for two days and to cancel regular board meetings that conflict with primary or general election days.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 03:26 pm
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