Bradenton Times News Articles
The Manatee School Board's decision to deny a Charter School appeal made by Cortez High School has been upheld by the Florida Charter Review Appeal Commission.
Motorworks Brewing, Bradenton's first craft beer brewery, opened last month giving Bradenton beer aficionados something to write home about. Millennial reporter Mike Tokars offers insight into what this delicious development means for The Friendly City.more»
If you have kept up with my column, you would know that the beef business was a huge industry in Manatee County from the mid to late 1800s to the early 1900s. In those days, “cow hunters” rounded up Florida scrub cattle, a breed that evolved from early Spanish cattle. The cows were shipped to Cuba at little cost to the herder. But one of the most notorious cow hunters to come out of Manatee County went by the name of Bone Mizell.more»
Saying goodbyes always stirs the past, and retiring Manatee County EMS Paramedic Ronnell Dorsey gathered with fellow workers to hash over just how good the past has been having him on the team.more»
The Sarasota Institute of Lifetime Learning (SILL) is bringing some of its engaging and informative lectures to Lakewood Ranch. Programs are hosted by an impressive array of experts and cover a wide variety of interesting topics.
The big story this week was Sony Pictures' decision to pull the release of a mid-budget farce comedy after cyber-attacks that may have involved the North Korean government. This, despite the fact that an historic and truly monumental foreign policy achievement was realized, while the utility industry won the right to further screw Florida consumers. It was the kind of week that made you embarrassed to work in the media.more»
Today in Christmas, FL, the holiday spirit extends past the New Year and continues all year round. However the origin of the town’s name is rooted in Florida history, derived from the torrid developmental years when natives roamed the mainland and skirmishes over land ownership broke out on a regular basis.more»
The Bradenton Times consolidates its daily obituaries each week for our Sunday Edition.more»
Nominated by the Ringling College of Art and Design, Willis A. Smith Construction was recently awarded the Outstanding Corporate Partner Award for 2014 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Southwest Florida Chapter.more»