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School district hires finance director

School district hires finance director

April 15, 2014

Rebecca Roberts replaces Tommy Crosby as the finance director for the Manatee County School District.

Janet Kerley will retire from Haile Middle School

Janet Kerley will retire from Haile Middle School

April 14, 2014

After 12 years at Haile Middle School, Principal Janet Kerley will retire at the end of the school year.

IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Blu Mangrove Grill

IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Blu Mangrove Grill

April 14, 2014

This week we went in the kitchen at Blu Mangrove Grill as chef Kent Dalton prepares his signature Terra Ceia Bay clams with garlic herb butter.

PHOTO GALLERY: JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes

PHOTO GALLERY: JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes

April 13, 2014

JDRF held a Walk to Cure Diabetes at Lakewood Ranch Main Street April 12. Walkers and attendees could also enjoy food and music.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bayside Eggolution Egg Hunt

PHOTO GALLERY: Bayside Eggolution Egg Hunt

April 12, 2014

Bayside Community Church held its annual Eggolution Easter Egg Hunt at Lakewood Ranch Park April 12. In addition to the massive hunt, attendees could play on inflatable games and slides and visit with the Easter Bunny.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tabernacle Easter Egg Drop

PHOTO GALLERY: Tabernacle Easter Egg Drop

April 12, 2014

The Tabernacle Church held its 2nd Annual Easter Egg Drop April 12. The event featured more than 15,000 eggs plus other games and activities.

PHOTO GALLERY: Big Girls Day at Camp

PHOTO GALLERY: Big Girls Day at Camp

April 12, 2014

Current members of the Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, along with alumni, donors, volunteers and anyone interesting in learning about the organization and its activities, came together for a girls-only day in the sun April 12 at Camp Honi Hanta, in Bradenton. Teenagers to elderly women joined in activities together, such as kayaking, archery, canoeing, arts and crafts, for the annual Big Girls Day at Camp event. Proceeds from the $50 admission fee benefited the Girl Scouts’ Gulfcoast chaper.

PHOTO GALLERY: EGGstravaganza

PHOTO GALLERY: EGGstravaganza

April 12, 2014

Children and their families, dressed in pastel-colored Easter outfits, gathered April 12, for pictures with the Easter Bunny, to snack on donuts and other breakfast foods, and to collect some of the more than 12,000 plastic eggs scattered throughout Greenbrook Adventure Park. Lakewood Ranch Community Activities Corp.’s EGGstravaganza event benefited The Florida Center for Early Childhood.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tara Elementary Spring Luau

PHOTO GALLERY: Tara Elementary Spring Luau

April 11, 2014

For $2, Tara Elementary students and their families enjoyed face painting, pizza, performances by the school’s dance team and other activities at the annual Spring Luau. The proceeds from the seventh fundraiser of its type, which transformed the field behind the East County school into a Hawaiian destination, will go toward supplies for the teachers’ classrooms.

UPDATE: Florida Highway Patrol sees Donald Mader's death as a traffic homicide investigation

UPDATE: Florida Highway Patrol sees Donald Mader's death as a traffic homicide investigation

April 11, 2014

After being hit by a red-light runner April 4, Donald Mader died April 5 — an event that transformed Florida Highway Patrol's investigation into a potential traffic homicide case.



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