March 8, 2014
Students at Haile Middle School brought Disney's "The Little Mermaid" to life during performance March 7 and March 8. The final performance is today at 3 p.m.
March 7, 2014
The parking lots and lawn areas in front of Tara Golf and Country Club were filled to maximum capacity March 7, as the community's residents gathered to watch models strut down the runway. The all-women crowd sipped on red wine, as they sat at tables with multi-colored flowers as centerpieces.
March 5, 2014
Ronna High submitted this sunrise photo, taken near Rosedale.
March 3, 2014
Supporters of education in Manatee County laced up their tennis shoes March 2 and headed to Lakewood Ranch Main Street for the fifth annual Take Stock in Children 10K/5K/Fun Run.
March 2, 2014
Members of the Lakewood Ranch Asian Women’s Club celebrated their heritage March 1 during the group's Orchid Ball event at The Lake Club Grand Clubhouse.
March 1, 2014
Attendees of Walk MS March 1, sported orange accessories, T-shirts and medallions, as they walked and jogged around Lakewood Ranch Main Street to show support for their loved ones affected by Multiple Sclerosis. Proceeds from the event benefited the National MS Society.
February 28, 2014
Families at Freedom Elementary School gathered Feb. 28 for a family social night. Attendees enjoyed popcorn and ice cream and games such as bingo.
February 27, 2014
Sam Woolf competes as part of the top 13 on 'American Idol.'
February 26, 2014
This weekend, the Mixons plan to compete with the “happiest place on Earth” as the farm hosts its seventh annual Orange Blossom Festival, which celebrates oranges coming into season.
February 26, 2014
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19 Easter Vigil
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
20 Holy Eucharist Rite I
7:45 am - 8:45 am
20 Holy Eucharist Contemporary Family Service w/Nursery Care
9:00 am - 10:00 am
20 Easter Egg Hunt
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lakewood crowns students
Lakewood Ranch High School juniors Connor Jones and Kristen Mendez became school royalty March 31, after being named Mr. Mustang and Miss Lakewood Ranch.
MTI takes top awards
The Manatee Technical Institute Postsecondary Chapter of HOSA, formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America, dominated the Postsecondary-Collegiate Division at the HOSA State Leadership Conference April 3 through April 6, in Lake Buena Vista.
Schooled on Jazz
Students at Haile Middle School kept the audience’s toes tapping April 8, during the school’s Night of Jazz event.