The Manatee County Board of County Commissioners will consider funding to solicit the 2017 World Rowing Championships to the area, among other topics.
Polo players and cowboys tested their skills in a three-day competition Feb. 22 through Feb. 24, during the annual Schroeder-Manatee Ranch Cup.
More than 120 children and their families grabbed fishing poles and worms Feb. 23, and headed to Summerfield Lake, in Lakewood Ranch, for Lakewood Ranch's annual Youth Fishing Tournament.
East County residents and students at Braden River High School headed Feb. 23 to the school's track area, for the Pirate 5K Run/Walk.
Fathers and daughters at Freedom Elementary School hit the dance floor Feb. 22, during a "Winter Wonderland" themed dance.
Supporters of the Sarasota Manatee Association for Riding Therapy titested their cooking skills Feb. 28, at the Polo Grill and Barâ€™s Fete Ballroom.
Prior to former Manatee County Schools Superintendent Tim McGonegal announcement of a 2011-12 $3.4 million budget deficit to the school board and public, district leaders had hoped the deficit would go away.