The Manatee County School Board on Monday agreed to make teacher salary reductions effective Feb. 16, rather than retroactive, as planned.
Manatee County high schools took first, second and third place for overall peformance. Nolan Middle School also came home with a championship title.
The Manatee County Sheriff's Office has no specific updates to report regarding the murder of Lakewood Ranch resident Ina Gross, but Sheriff Brad Steube said his office is following strong leads.
East County residents rallied for education during the annual Take Stock in Children 10K/5K/Fun Run fundraising race Feb. 26, at Lakewood Ranch Main Street.
After a child was hit by a truck on University Parkway, the Florida Highway Patrol now has filed charges with the State Attorney's Office against the child's father.
Join us as we observe and report today's stories from Longboat Key, East County, Sarasota, and Siesta Key.
Hundreds of middle and high school and master rowers from across the country hit the water for the 2012 Sarasota Invitational Regatta Feb. 25-26 at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota.
Rowers competed in a plethora of races, including singles, doubles, quads, eight-person and novice.
For complete regatta results visit www.sarasotainvitational.com.