The sights and sounds of the 97th Manatee County Fair are filling the skyline in Palmetto, where East County residents and others are enjoying midway rides, a smorgasbord of food, livestock shows, exhibits, concerts and more.
East County residents flocked Jan. 19 to Gold Coast Eagle Distributing for a night of beer, food and fun, as the Junior League of Manatee County hosted its annual Beertopia event.
Students and parents got an intimate look at the educational options in Sarasota/Manatee at the Rock Your Robot School Fair Jan. 17 at Polo Grill.
The new Pediatric Unit at the Lakewood Ranch Medical Center opened Jan. 17. The new unit includes six family-size suites.
The Manatee County Sheriff's Office received information a gang-related shooting would occur at the fair.
Middle school students at The Out-of-Door Academy are bringing to life a childhood favorite, with performances of â€œWinnie the Pooh Kids. Shows run at 7 p.m. through Jan. 19, at ODA's Lakewood Ranch campus.
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