Former Florida Gov. Charlie Christ will speak at an awards dinner March 15.
Cameron Pearcey hit a two-run home run in the top of the first inning to power the visiting Lakewood Ranch High baseball team to an 8-3 victory over Braden River Feb. 21.
Today's Stories: Young advocates find collective voice; Rick Mills selected as superintendent of Manatee County Schools; Entrepreneur Jesse Biter invests in downtown; Unfiltered Nature: Virginia Hoffman
The Manatee County School Board chose Rick Mills, a former military man and chief executive officer of Minneapolis Public Schools, as its superintendent Wednesday night.
Today's Stories: Manatee County School board member Julie Aranibar won't face violation charges; Commissioners continue Ringling Walmart appeal hearing; Town gives ULI a second look; Gulf Gate Library opens at Sarasota Square Mall
The State Attorney's Office reports insufficient evidence to press charges against Manatee County School Board member Julie Aranibar over a potential public records and Sunshine law violation.
The sponsorship signs go against county code, but they also bring in revenue.