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Manatee bus riders give input to transit officials
It was a small audience, but they were all knowledgeable, dedicated bus riders, as county transit officials Thursday completed a series of five public workshops focusing on newly proposed routes and fares.
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6 hrs ago
Manatee architect Rick Fawley honored with 2014 Kent Schulz alumni award
Rick Fawley, president of Fawley Bryant-Architecture, Interiors and Design, was named the 2014 recipient of the Kent C. Schulz Distinguished Alumni Award.
10 hrs ago
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Baby on Board: Traveling safety tips
Florida currently has the weakest child passenger safety law in the country, as the law only requires children up to three years old be secured in a car seat.
16 hrs ago
Incumbents not rushing to file for Lakewood Ranch election
Although the qualifying period to run for a Community Development District seat in Lakewood Ranch in the November General Election is little more a month away, no incumbents have officially announced their intent to seek re-election.
21 hrs ago
Adress Manatee County's indigent medical costs with another surtax vote
Manatee Healthcare System's chief executive officer has pitched a solution to Manatee County's dilemma with reimbursing the medical community for administering health care to the poor.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
Willowbrook construction completion date still unclear
Cars must weave around massive Dumpsters placed in the middle of neighborhood roads while giant trucks maneuver back and forth.
Crash blocks Lakewood Ranch intersection
The crash, which was reported at 2:50 p.m., happened on Lorraine Road at the intersection with 59th Avenue East, according to the FHP website.
Deputy visits women's club04/23/14 Manatee County Sheriff's Office...
Deputy visits women's club Manatee County Sheriff's Office Deputy Alan Fifield lent his expertise on identity theft and cyber security to women in the Lakewood Ranch Women's Club April 10. During the group's monthly meeting, Fifield shared about monitoring your credit card statements for evidence of fraud, shredding personal documents and other ... (more)
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Manatee Memorial CEO proposes new surtax election to pay for indigent health care
The chief executive officer of Manatee Healthcare System has proposed another effort to pass a surtax to pay for health care for the poor in Manatee County, county commissioners said Tuesday Commissioner Michael Gallen said he had met with Kevin DiLallo, who proposed placing the proposal on the November election ballot.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Lakewood Ranch Main Street reaches 100 percent occupancy
With an eye care center moving in and opening in mid-May, Lakewood Ranch's Main Street will achieve 100 percent occupancy for the first time.
Katherine Harris talks Pentathlon04/21/14 Katherine Harris,...
The Manatee Chamber of Commerce invites the public to a breakfast and informative meeting about the Modern Pentathlon World Cup Finals, with former Congresswoman Katherine Harris, from 7:45 to 9 a.m., April 22, at the Manatee Chamber of Commerce, 4215 Concept Court, Lakewood Ranch.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Lakewood Ranch Harvest draws 2,000 for Easter Sunday
On an Easter Sunday morning that started off overcast, but ended with sunlight, thousands in East Manatee celebrated the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
If you go: Katherine Harris speaking event in Lakewood Ranch
What: Katherine Harris, executive chair of the 2014 Modern Pentathlon, will speak about the upcoming 2014 Modern Pentathlon World Cup Finals.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Manatee County exploring a satellite emergency center in Lakewood Ranch
With another six-month hurricane season beginning June 1, discussions have begun between the Manatee County Public Safety Department and Lakewood Ranch Operations to locate a satellite emergency center at the new maintenance facility.
Manatee docs and nurses are like rock stars at Champions of Healthcare Awards
He wasn't at a concert or a sports event. Instead, he was part of a crowd of 323 at an awards ceremony for Manatee County health care professionals.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
10,000 pounds of food distributed to Bradenton's needy
A man walked up to a table filled with hot dogs under a tent manned by Church Without Limits volunteers.
Mall at University Town Center offers sneak peek for charity
Shoppers will be get a sneak peek at the new Mall at University Town Center the night before it opens -- and help 10 local charities in the process.
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Diabetic teen feels discriminated against
A family wants to change a theater's food policy after it refused to allow a diabetic teenager to bring in food.
Sarasota fertilizer company moves corporate HQ to LWR
Florikan, a Sarasota manufacturer of time-release agricultural fertilizer, is moving its headquarters to Lakewood Ranch as part of a wholesale relocation of the company's operations.