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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015

At Tuesday's meeting, the Manatee School Board voted to accept a motion to appoint Dr. Diana Greene as the new superintendent effective May 27, pending approval of a one-year contract with the board as superintendent of the district. In other business, boards voted to give high schools the option to start 15 minutes earlier, and for traffic improvements at Braden River Middle for $368,321.68.

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Area farmers and ranchers spoke up for their livelihoods when they visited with the Florida Congressional delegation in Washington, D.C. during May 13-15.

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Bringing over 40 years of construction experience, Terry Hoatland recently joined the Venice-based J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp., a construction company that provides a full range of services, as a superintendent.


Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Published Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Tomorrow's weather will be partly cloudy with a high of 92 and a 0 percent chance of rain. Almost 800 people have died in a heatwave in India; a Goldman Sachs executive warns aging populations and massive debt will lead to a global collapse; oil fell below $65 a barrel Tuesday; the Air Force confirms an electromagnetic pulse weapon; seven students are charged with burglary after releasing 72,000 ladybugs at a Maryland school.

Published Tuesday, May 26, 2015

On Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott signed 44 pieces of legislation that include efforts to have greater protections of children. The changes include stronger investigations of child deaths and stronger background checks for employees of organizations that work closely with children.

Published Tuesday, May 26, 2015

At Wednesday's meeting, Bradenton City Council members will vote on approval of a resolution and an ordinance that would effectively make the council the city's Community Redevelopment Agency, consolidating all current CRAs, including the Central CRA and the Downtown Development Authority.

Published Tuesday, May 26, 2015

This Saturday, artists are invited to bring their sketchbooks to Emerson Point and learn the differences of the preserve's diverse flora. 

Published Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The equity markets continued to drift marginally higher last week. Although the advance in the second quarter failed to gather volume or momentum the performance is nevertheless impressive given the uncertainty surrounding the strength of the U.S. economy and Fed monetary policy. Worries over GDP growth and interest rates have been offset by stronger than expected corporate earnings in the first quarter.

Published Tuesday, May 26, 2015

HSN President Bill Brand and HSN Chief Financial Officer Michael Attinella are scheduled to visit Bayshore Elementary School’s Leadership Academy today at approximately 8:30 a.m., along with a number of other members of the HSN team.

Published Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Realize Bradenton, Inc., recently announced the addition of two new members to its 12-member board of directors. Elected to three-year board positions are Jennifer Zavidil and Rick Fawley. At the same meeting, Dennis Zink was elected as board chair and Chris Timol as vice chair. The board of directors takes action on critical issues and opportunities from a mission-based perspective to build community and economic development in downtown Bradenton.

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Name Date
David Scherer May 23, 2015
Donnaree Santangelo May 25, 2015
Lynda Hughes May 25, 2015
Bobby Lewis, Sr. May 20, 2015
Leland Deck May 22, 2015
Edward Huffman May 13, 2015
Cheryl Werner May 9, 2015
James Champlain May 15, 2015
Morton Pitt May 16, 2015
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