Today's Stories: Gallons of sewage leak from Lift Station 7; City hires finance director; County denies negligence in Chen death; Colony submits settlement update; Feeding your New Year's resolution; Weekend Best Bets
Tonight's event will feature music by Goodbyeddie.
Today's Stories: Walmart protest scheduled for City Hall; Mote to celebrate new Boca Grande facility; County approves ice rink sign changes; SEASON magazine published Jan. 3
Manatee County commissioners today allowed the Ellenton Ice & Sports Complex the ability to use offsite advertising on a new electronic billboard.
Today's Stories: Tow truck driver stabbed during New Year's Eve festivities; Siesta residents protest variance requests; FDOT announces New Pass Bridge work; Kiwanis Club seeks award nominees
A veteran of the utilities industry, Ian Harding had a burning desire to own a business.
However, what to do as a new career and when to begin was another story.
It might take a simple smile to address complex issues such as economic growth, diversifying the tax base and distributing the budget in a county starving for new revenues.