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3 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
Detectives believe human remains found in Duette Preserve belonged to a man they say shot his girlfriend to death in August, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
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6 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
The federal government is getting involved in the fight against citrus greening disease, in hopes of saving Florida's -- and possibly the entire nation's -- citrus crop.
He's making a list, he's checking it twice. He's going to find out if you're naughty or nice.
Jeffry Rhyan McGhee of Venice, who goes by the name, “Mookie,” was arrested Sunday and charged with an armed home invasion robbery related to an incident in Manatee County, also on Sunday.
Thomas Fleming, a retired Bradenton police captain who on Wednesday was convicted of murdering his wife, tried to kill himself Thursday morning at the Manatee County jail, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
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McDuke Family Limited Partnership sold the office building at 5325 SR 64 East for $4.475 million to CMA Realty, LLC, which is owned by Alan Keseten of University Park.
The Manatee County Commission wrestled Tuesday with whether the $10 million it allocates through dozens of social service programs operated by nonprofits is spent efficiently.
The Florida Department of Education's statewide graduation data report shows that school districts around the state are improving their graduation rates and the Manatee School District is just above the state average.
Every year when I hear the honks of the Canada geese overhead at our home in Alberta, something in my genes starts pulling my inner-compass to the South.
One of the criticisms against protesters of the ambitious development plans for Long Bar Pointe is that we're just a bunch of NIMBYs who are only concerned about protecting our territory.
Three juvenile suspects in a Sarasota carjacking were arrested late Tuesday in Bradenton, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
As the years slipped by, repairs and renovation work piled up beyond their financial ability to do anything about it.
The Holmes Beach Parks and Beautification committee is getting back to business with its second meeting since its summer break.
Animal lovers throughout Manatee County are joining together with us at Animal Services to try to solve the ongoing problem of our homeless pets.
The economic impact of tourism has reached $566 million, a 10.2 percent increase in Manatee County during the first nine months of 2013 over the same period last year, a tourism expert said Monday.