The budget adoption paves the way for Lakewood Ranch CDD budget adoptions next month.
Following an incident at Port Manatee, Mixon Fruit Farm owners Dean and Janet Mixon this week will lobby for stronger protections for farms against pests.
The summer has proved an eventful time for tenants in San Marco Plaza.
After a career on the soccer field, Chris Loftus traded his cleats for a career in the medical field. He is now the new chief operating officer of Lakewood Ranch Medical Center.
An expanded cafeteria and a possible building addition that would house 10 classrooms are part of a $10 million renovation.
Gov. Rick Scott will decide who will fill the seat on the Manatee County School Board held by Mary Cantrell, who died July 12.
One lane will remain open between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.