Congratulations to Lakewood Ranch High School student Sydney Yoder, who is one of 10 local students to receive a scholarship from the Peace River Electric Cooperative's charitable foundation, Operation Round Up.
Sydney has received a one-time $1,500 scholarship.
Operation Round Up is giving out $47,500 in the form of renewable four year and non-renewable one-year scholarships. Recipients are students in Hillsborough, Manatee, Osceola, Polk and Sarasota counties.
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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
17 Women on Wheels 100
I-75 funding axed from state budget
The state Legislature has eliminated a proposal for $100 million in transportation funding from the budget. FDOT planned to use some of the money for improvements to Interstate 75 at University Parkway.
FDOT promotes public transportation with free bus rides
As part of the FDOT's attempt to boost public transportation, Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) and Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) will not charge fares for fixed route services Friday, April 25.
Southbound I-75 ramp blocked
The southbound on ramp at the at mile marker 191 in Venice is blocked.