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600-home East Manatee neighborhood gets OK by planning commission
The development, spearheaded by Texas-based developer D.R. Horton, would occupy 233 acres at 15156 and 16000 Upper Manatee River Road.
The Bradenton Times
Movers and Shakers: Keller joins BB&T Insurance Services
BRADENTON BB&T Insurance Services has announced that Jeremy Keller has joined the agency as a family risk manager in the Personal Lines division.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Villages of Lakewood Ranch South could have a neighbor in 2014
Whenever the long-planned Villages of Lakewood Ranch South project eventually gets off the ground in Sarasota County, it could have neighbors.
Holidays Around the Ranch festival set for Friday
When the holiday hoopla begins, Santa Claus will make his grand entrance on Main Street in a bedazzled carriage drawn by white horses.
Missionary Agriculturist Embraces Technology to Spread the Gift of Growing This Holiday Season
What started as one man's mission to help his fellow missionaries create a sustainable food source is quickly turning into a movement and introducing gardening to a new audience.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Imagine Schools Lakewood Ranch principal returns to work
Selenia Quinones, principal of Imagine Schools Lakewood Ranch, returned to work Monday after the State Attorney's Office announced she would not face charges for failure to report suspected child abuse.
Plans call for Lakewood Ranch to nearly double in size
Lakewood Ranch, the master-planned community south of Tampa that sits in both Sarasota and Manatee counties, could nearly double in size over the next 10 years.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Candy cane 'twist' a sweet holiday treat in Lakewood Ranch
Caroline Cestaro of Nolan Middle School celebrated her 13th birthday Sunday with a red-velvet cake covered in white frosting with black polka dots.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Foundation to fight cancer named for courageous Manatee boy
A 5-year-old Manatee County boy who fought cancer has inspired ESPN sportscaster Dick Vitale to raise money for a research grant in the youngster's honor.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Crossfit Lakewood Ranch at home in new facility
When Crossfit Lakewood Ranch moved into a new 9,000-square-foot facility at 5261 Paylor Lane in the Lakewood Ranch Corporate Park in September, staff members of Gulfstream Property and Casualty Insurance Company, located next door, saw a golden opportunity.
Imagine Schools Lakewood Ranch principal will not be charged with failure to report child abuse
The State Attorney's Office has said it will not file charges of failure to report suspected child abuse against Imagine Schools Lakewood Ranch principal Selenia Quinones.
East County-Imagine School principal cleared of wrongdoing
The State Attorney's Office has decided not to file charges against Selenia Quinones, the Imagine School at Lakewood Ranch principal accused of failing to report child abuse.
Thieves again steal copper wire from Lakewood Ranch site
Thieves Wednesday stole a spool of copper wire that was going to be used to replace wire that had been stolen earlier in the week from a Lakewood Ranch work site., according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Film program Inspired Minds gives Manatee County students the chance to be movie stars
Dec. 06--LAKEWOOD RANCH -- Manatee County students will walk the red carpet this weekend when their film is screened at Lakewood Ranch Cinemas.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
East County-Imagine School principal on paid leave
The principal of Imagine School at Lakewood Ranch is on paid leave as the state investigates whether she failed to report child abuse.
Infrared window maker IRISS to expand Lakewood Ranch headquarters
An industrial-grade infrared window manufacturer in Lakewood Ranch will undergo a 15,000-square-foot expansion and plans to add 25 jobs in the next three years.
Neal Communities already 35% ahead of 2012 sales
Neal Communities has sold 768 homes so far this year, a more than 35 percent increase from 2012.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Lakewood Ranch financial planner works through investing maze
There are many explanations of a maze. It can be a complicated and confusing system of interconnected paths with some dead ends, or a confusing collection or mixture of things.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Our Neighborhoods: Panther Ridge offers country living
Oh, there's an occasional bobcat sighting. Bald eagles, hawks, foxes, ducks and deer are abundant.
Business briefs: Bridge Street merchants host lighting festival
The Bridge Street Merchants are hosting their first "Lighting of Bridge Street" on Saturday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. as part of its Small Business Saturday Shop Local.