Saturday Mar 8
Apparent crash backs up traffic on Cortez Road
"There was a body laying on the ground with a white sheet covering him," said Daniel Gamero, who was headed west on Cortez around 5:25 p.m. "There was no ambulance but probably around seven or eight cops."
Palmetto Historical Park's big day runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Palmetto Historical Park & Manatee County Agricultural Museum will host a two-pronged event Saturday with a celebration including Heritage Day and the ongoing Legacy of Valor Campaign.
Crash blocks Cortez Road in West Bradenton
Cortez Road in West Bradenton is partially blocked after a traffic crash early Wednesday afternoon, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
The Bradenton Times
Citizens Rally in Protest of Long Bar Pointe Development
CORTEZ Citizens gathered at the corner of Cortez and 75th Street W in the Bonefish/Winn Dixie plaza parking lot on Friday afternoon to show opposition to the Long Bar Pointe development planned on the Sarasota Bay, behind IMG Academy in Southwest Manatee County.
Bradenton Herald Editorials
One of the two developers of Long Bar Pointe has thrown down the gauntlet with accusations that Manatee County exhibited favoritism in booting his bayfront property out of the new Urban Service Area.
Longboat Key-Weekend Best Bet: 32nd Annual Cortez Fishing Festival
The fun runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 and Sunday, Feb. 16, along the Sarasota Bay shoreline in the historic fishing village of Cortez.
Vin's People: Couple sets October date for B'town's beautiful ballyard
Spring training is barely here, yet some young folks are already looking ahead to a special date at McKechnie Field in October.