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FYI Friday — Your weekly news roundup

FYI Friday — Your weekly news roundup

December 19, 2014

Catch up on the week's most important and most interesting news stories from Sarasota, Longboat Key and East County with FYI Friday.

East County high schools excel in graduation rates, school grades

East County high schools excel in graduation rates, school grades

December 19, 2014

Two East County high schools received "A" grades and had high graduation rates in the 2013-2014 school year, a Florida Department of Education report shows.

PHOTO GALLERY: Braden River Middle Snowcoming Dance

PHOTO GALLERY: Braden River Middle Snowcoming Dance

December 19, 2014

Sixth- through eighth-grade students put on their formal gowns and suits for the Snowcoming Dance, Dec. 18, in Braden River Middle School's cafeteria.

PHOTO GALLERY: Horseshoe Cove Christmas Golf Cart Parade

PHOTO GALLERY: Horseshoe Cove Christmas Golf Cart Parade

December 19, 2014

Residents of Horseshoe Cove lined their golf carts with ornaments, lights and other holiday decorations for the 16th annual Christmas Golf Cart Parade Dec. 18. Participants drove their themed vehicles around the community for an excited audience who photographed the unique carts from the sidelines.

Gator policy still floats

Gator policy still floats

December 18, 2014

Despite a legal opinion from legal counsel stating the Ranch shouldn’t create a gator policy, Town Hall officials are working to create an educational presentation that help the reptiles stay put.

Future Music on Main acts set

Future Music on Main acts set

December 18, 2014

Lakewood Ranch Commercial Realty announced its Music on Main series of acts performing through June.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hanukkah Celebration

PHOTO GALLERY: Hanukkah Celebration

December 17, 2014

Chabad of Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch welcomed the public and Jewish community to a special Hanukkah celebration Dec. 17, on Lakewood Ranch Main Street.

PHOTO GALLERY: December Celebrations: A Tour Around the World

PHOTO GALLERY: December Celebrations: A Tour Around the World

December 17, 2014

Gene Witt Elementary kindergarten students sang and played instruments during the December Celebrations: A Tour Around the World production, Dec. 17, in the school's cafeteria. Fourth- and fifth-grade students who are members of the school's "Orff"estra kicked off the play with drums and other instruments they played for their audience.

Light up the night

Light up the night

December 17, 2014

These East County Christmas lights are worth the ride around town.

Frosty returns

Frosty returns

December 17, 2014

He’s big, costly and a bear to maintain. But new owners vow to keep River Club’s famous snowman shining next year.



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