As Manatee County District 5 Commissioner Donna Hayes prepared to lead the pledge of Allegiance at her Advisory Committee meeting May 1, she pulled out a miniature American flag and waved it briefly.
The meeting’s new location, The Preserve Golf Club, did not have a flag in the room.
“This came out of the trunk of my car,” Hayes said. “You can never go anywhere without a flag.”
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30 Fresh Market on Main
9 Early Fall Gently Used Book Sale
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
17 Women's Council of Realtors Fashion Show
27 Health & Wellness Expo
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Realtor groups consider merger
The Realtor associations for Manatee and Sarasota counties will vote Sept. 16 on merging their organizations.
PHOTO GALLERY: 'Dr. Who' Celebration
Fans of the British science-fiction television show "Dr. Who" converged for a night of trivia, Aug. 28, at Braden River Library. The "Dr. Who" Celebration attracted both children and their parents who enjoy the original show, which originally aired in 1963 and was relaunched and filmed in 2005.
Road privatization effort gains traction
Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club communities seek to have more security and complete control over their streets and gates.