Changes include 96 cuts to district office staff and the addition of five new positions, including a director of budget and a Chief Information Officer to run the technology department.
Today's Stories: Driver killed in University Parkway crash; Sarasota County Commission to consider tourism plan; Siesta Chamber announces 2013 Crystal Classic; Longboat Key Town Commission plans to pass Mar Vista resolution
Haile Middle School eighth-graders danced off into high school at its annual end-of-year dance. Almost 300 students came out to the masquerade-themed dance.
Today's Stories: Downtown merchants welcome changes; License cameras will start snapping soon on Longboat Key; Creative Healing: Paula Kozak;Popcorn Bobâ€™s Movie Magic
Braden River High School bid farewell to its senior class during a graduation ceremony Wednesday, May 29, at the Bradenton Area Convention Center.
Today's Stories: Rising pensions costs contribute to Sarasota City deficit; Willowbrook residents sued for defamation; Colony Beach & Tennis Resort featured in 'The Lucky 6'; Iwo Jima veteran envisions a new monument; Pine View students unofficially break Guinness World Record
Ed Hunzeker's $517 million budget, set to be presented to the Manatee County Board of County Commissioners at a workshop this afternoon, features lower property tax rates.