April 9, 2014
Observer readers weigh in on last week's April Fools' edition.
April 2, 2014
Legacy of Mary Fran Carroll
April 2, 2014
I-75 traffic affects all of East County; Fort Hamer bridge idea should be axed
March 26, 2014
The Observer's readers weigh in on local issues and events.
February 26, 2014
Find out what Observer readers are saying about local issues.
December 31, 2013
Word for 2014: revelation
October 13, 2013
Braden River High School held its homecoming dance Oct. 12. At the “Comic Book” themed dance, held in the school’s gym, students could watch clips of super hero movies on a projector screen as they grooved.
September 11, 2013
"A plane flew into the World Trade Center," I overheard someone say.
September 6, 2013
A surging economy and ambitious public and private developments will significantly change how Sarasota County looks forever.
August 28, 2013
Government subsidies, aka taxpayer funds, for economic development are bad business. Bad business for elected officials to practice. Typically a losing proposition for taxpayers with respect to ROI — return on investment.
22 Manatee PAL Golf Classic
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
2 Spring Women's Conference with nat'l recording artist, Candy Pfeifer
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
2 2nd annual Glow Run
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9 2nd annual DeBartolo Family Foundation All-In For ALS Casino Night
Lakewood crowns students
Lakewood Ranch High School juniors Connor Jones and Kristen Mendez became school royalty March 31, after being named Mr. Mustang and Miss Lakewood Ranch.
MTI takes top awards
The Manatee Technical Institute Postsecondary Chapter of HOSA, formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America, dominated the Postsecondary-Collegiate Division at the HOSA State Leadership Conference April 3 through April 6, in Lake Buena Vista.
Schooled on Jazz
Students at Haile Middle School kept the audience’s toes tapping April 8, during the school’s Night of Jazz event.