The Manatee County School Board's meeting chambers were exceptionally crowded Monday night, and as I squeezed into the back to stand, I first noticed Superintendent Tim McGonegal was missing from his normal seat.
The conventions for the Republican National Committee and the Democratic National Committee have both come to a close, and although both platforms differed greatly, one issue stood out in both â€” our tax system.
Enjoy this week's castaway cartoon.
Those who have lived in Florida long enough to recognize the waxing and waning seasonal population will inevitably ask about the summer workload at Town Hall, the number of service requests we receive, and where I am going for my vacation this year.
Pam Eubanks commemorates the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Through past articles that I have written for the East County Observer, perhaps some of you know I am a photographer and enjoy wildlife photography first and foremost.
Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon by Jorge Blanco.