The Sarasota High wrestling team defeated Lakewood Ranch 43-36 in a dual match Dec. 12.
East Manatee Fire Rescue closed on two parcels of land Dec. 14.
The bankruptcy court trustee has 90 days to sell off assets of the Viking Culinary School, as well as Paradise Homes' other assets, or potentially have someone purchase the business.
A 47-vehicle accident on Interstate 75 Oct. 5 resulted in 52 injuries.
Manatee County Schools Superintendent Tim McGonegal announced his immediate resignation Sept. 10. Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Bob Gagnon will fill the role on an interim basis, as the district now faces a financial crisis.
Vanessa Baugh wins 57.86% of the vote, while Manatee County Sheriff Brad Steube easily wins re-election.
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Bradenton welcomed its inaugural class of dental students.