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Geckos roasts 28-pound pig

Geckos roasts 28-pound pig

August 11, 2009

Gecko's Grill and Pub chef Gordon Yates spent 14 hours roasting the 28-pound pig to perfection for the restaurant's first pig roast Aug. 10. Guests feasted on pig, corn on the cob, macaroni and cheese and other traditional pig roast delicacies during the event, which lasted from 5-8 p.m.

Philanthropist donates $2 million

Philanthropist donates $2 million

August 10, 2009

Lawrence E. Ruf, a retired accountant who died last October, gave $2.1 million to the Manatee Community Foundation.

Kiddie Academy to host VPK Open House

Kiddie Academy to host VPK Open House

August 10, 2009

Kiddie Academy of Lakewood Ranch will host its VPK Open House from 5-6:30 p.m., Aug. 11, at the East County center, 4225 Concept Court.

St. Barbara completes iconic installation

St. Barbara completes iconic installation

August 10, 2009

The church has photos of the installation and the finished work on its Web site.

Manatee launches back-to-school phone line

Manatee launches back-to-school phone line

August 10, 2009

Parents of children in Manatee County Public Schools now have a convenient way to get back-to-school information.

Two injured in hit-and-run

August 10, 2009

Two individuals suffered injuries during a hit-and-run accident involving three vehicles on the afternoon of Aug. 9.

SMR gets new development code

SMR gets new development code

August 7, 2009

Lakewood Ranch developer Schroeder-Manatee Ranch earned favor from the Manatee County Board of County Commissioners Aug. 6 for a proposal to create a new land development code category called mixed-use community.

Excel Golf to buy majority of The Concession

Excel Golf to buy majority of The Concession

August 5, 2009

Excel Golf, a family partnership operated by Bruce Cassidy Sr., announced today a tentative agreement to buy a majority interest in The Concession Golf Club

Cornerstone hosts VBS

Cornerstone hosts VBS

August 5, 2009

More than 40 children gathered at Cornerstone of Lakewood Ranch for Vacation Bible School this week. Themed “The King is coming,” the camp included arts and crafts, snacks, song and dance and lessons about creation, salvation and God’s glory, among other topics. Camp ends Aug. 7.

Horses Hang 10

Horses Hang 10

August 5, 2009

Lakewood Ranch Country Club resident Tim Mattox offers horse surfing through his business, Great World Nature Tours, also known as BeachHorses.com.



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