Lynn Flood captured this shot of water lilies blooming in Lakewood Ranch Professional Park.
Bernie Farber celebrates 102nd birthday; MTC hosts SkillsUSA; and Leap Year baby celebrates first birthday
McNeal Elementary Schoolâ€™s winter carnival event Jan. 25 not only brought smiles to the faces of East County children and their families, but it also helped raise money for classrooms.
The Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary has added a big act to its Animal Extravaganza this month.
Brandeis University professor and best-selling novelist Stephen McCauley spoke to Brandeis National Committee members from Sarasota and Manatee counties Jan. 12, during a brunch held at the Prestancia Country Club.
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East County-based Nateâ€™s Honor Animal Rescue seeks donations of new and used golf carts, which the organization will use to transport supplies and animals around its eight-acre no-kill ranch shelter, off Lorraine Road.
Students from Braden River and Bashaw elementary schools performed Jan. 10 at the Tampa Convention Center for the FMEA Elementary All State Chorus.
Manatee Countyâ€™s resident manatee, Snooty, bid farewell to the last of his two roommates Jan.16.