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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23 Back to School Splash Bash
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
23 Ovation - School of Musical Theatre Open House and registration for fall Session I
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
30 Fresh Market on Main
9 Early Fall Gently Used Book Sale
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
PHOTO GALLERY: Grand opening of Everglades University solar energy teaching lab
Everglades University showcased its new outdoor solar energy teaching lab to the public Aug. 21 at the lab's grand opening.
PHOTO GALLERY: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Awareness Kickoff
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FDOT announces lane closures on State Road 64, at Bayside Church
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