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PHOTO GALLERY: LWR Remembers 9/11

PHOTO GALLERY: LWR Remembers 9/11

September 10, 2011

Families gathered Sept. 10 at the Premier Sports Complex in Lakewood Ranch for a special event remembering the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The LWR Remembers 9/11 event included patriotic songs, speakers, a flag pole dedication, a silent procession of emergency vehicles and more.

PHOTO GALLERY: Braden River High 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

PHOTO GALLERY: Braden River High 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

September 10, 2011

Students at Braden River High School learned the significance of Sept. 11, 2001 during a 10th anniversary memorial presentation Sept. 9. During the presentation, guest speakers and staff members shared stories of where they were when terrorist hijackers crashed commuter jets into New York City’s World Trade Center and the Pentagon. A freedom bell rang throughout the ceremony, signaling significant events of the day. Following each bell, students with designated colored pieces of paper stood up to represent those who lost their lives. In addition, several students, including Shelby Graves, who father was one of the firefighters who lost his life, shared poems and stories they had written about Sept. 11.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Dramatic Debut

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Dramatic Debut

September 10, 2011

The Lakewood Ranch High School Mustang Marching Band debuted its 2011 competition show, "The Greatest Generation," at halftime during the Mustangs' home opener against Southeast Sept. 9.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tara Ice Cream Social

PHOTO GALLERY: Tara Ice Cream Social

September 9, 2011

Families at Tara Elementary School enjoyed a night of ice cream and socializing as the school hosted its annual "Welcome Back Ice Cream Social" Sept. 9. Attendees wore NFL attire to help the PTO in its effort to win a $10,000 grant from the NFL Play 60 program.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Charlotte's Web?

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Charlotte's Web?

September 9, 2011

This spider has found a home among some trees in the Summerfield Park community.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

September 9, 2011

A selection of the best photos from all Observers this week.

Non-profit hosts re:play conference

Non-profit hosts re:play conference

September 9, 2011

East County non-profit Taking Back Lives will host a multimedia-driven youth conference Saturday.

Authorities crack down on DUIs

Authorities crack down on DUIs

September 9, 2011

The traffic unit of the Manatee County Sheriff's Office recently conducted a DUI Enforcement Wave that resulted in 30 DUI arrests.

Manatee School Board adopts budget

Manatee School Board adopts budget

September 8, 2011

The Manatee County School Board on Thursday adopted a $598 million budget.

East County schools remember 9/11

East County schools remember 9/11

September 8, 2011

Several East County schools this week are holding special events to commemorate the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.



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