+Patrol targets DUI violations
Manatee County Sheriff's Office deputies made three DUI arrests and issued 16 citations during a DUI enforcement detail.
+Thaxton tapped by Venice charity
The three-term Sarasota County Commissioner will start work as director of community investment for the Gulf Coast Community Foundation Monday.
+The Golden Apple closes for business
Sarasota County Sheriff's office has given the Golden Apple Theatre an eviction notice and changed the locks on the doors of the building.
+Tourism tepid in July
Bed tax collections on Siesta Key slipped 14% this July compared with the same month in 2011.
+IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Ed Catalane
Ed Catalane, who works as the head chef at the Windsor of Lakewood Ranch, grew up in an Italian household with seven siblings. This carbonara dish is one his mother used frequently.
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26 Tribute to Heroes Parade - Main St LWR
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
28 Braden River Soccer Club Try-outs
29 LWRBA May Membership Lunch
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
31 May YLA Breakfast "Legendary Leaders"
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Gullett student wins speech contest
Gullett Elementary School student Hailey Wahlers took home top honors May 11, after placing first in the Tropicana District Speech Contest.
Girl Scouts give cookies a new cause
Local Daisy Scouts from Troop 180 are helping Feeding Empty Little Tummies feed homeless school children in the area.
Dancing group to host fundraiser
Members of KC and the Sunshine Dancers, a group of Manatee County dancers ages 8 to 20, will show off their dancing skills in jazz, hip-hop and contemporary dance from 7 to 9 p.m. May 28, as the group holds a show titled "Breaking Ground."