Supervisors are ready to approve construction of a facility that meets the state requirement that a building withstand 140-mph winds.
Rate increases for irrigation water is one reason for 2013 assessment increases.
After a unanimous vote by the Manatee County School Board, schools will be on a daily uniform schedule for the first time since 2007.
Superintendent Tim McGonegal hopes to use the extra dollars to give district employees a 1% bonus.
Tara Elementary School and Braden River High School will open to students this August with new principals.
Workshop educates about impaired driving
Brittany Wenger, 17, is one of 15 finalists from thousands of entries worldwide to compete in the Google Science Fair Competition.