The Manatee County Schools Educator of the Year and Support Employee of the Year will be named tomorrow night when the district hosts the EdVantage Education Awards.
The Texas Roadhouse restaurant has leased a buildiong near the new Walmart Supercenter in Lakewood Ranch and will open its new site in May.
Roger Hill, ranch manager for Schroeder-Manatee Ranch, died March 1.
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Families of McNeal Elementary School gathered March 2 in the schoolâ€™s courtyard for a carnival. Guests played carnival-style games, slid down slides and won prizes.
Students and families huddled on blankets and chairs and endured the cold at Braden River Elementary Schoolâ€™s Family Bonfire Night March 1. Attendees played by the schoolâ€™s playground and ate Sâ€™mores and Chick-fil-A among other activities.
Mixonâ€™s Orange Blossom Festival celebrated this yearâ€™s citrus crop March 2-3.
The World Famous Wallendas performed, while visitors shopped at arts and crafts booths, bought food, rode rides and could take a tram tour through the citrus groves.