+Planners present roundabout project to residents
FDOT hears from residents who live near the first two proposed roundabouts on U.S. 41.
+The ins and outs of Common Core State Standards
Manatee County Schools' innovation and design 'team' works to install a new way of learning.
+Iwo Jima: A survivor's story
At 98, Marty Samowitz is the oldest-known Iwo Jima survivor. Feb. 19 will mark 68 years since the start of the pivotal World War II battle.
+Home of the Month: Artistic History
A modest home in Pine Shores provides a lively look at 50 years of American art and design.
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Commission savors the sunshine
The weather on Longboat Key was cloudy on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 11, but the Longboat Key Town Commission stayed in the sunshine, as far as the Longboat Observer could tell.
Resident keeps eye on the pie
Inspired by her mother’s homemade banana cream pie, Bird Key resident Kim Manning had a sweet idea: key lime with a twist.
Show us your spirit this season
This week, our reporters will make our final decisions on our favorite displays of holiday cheer for our “Spirit of the Season” contest. This year’s competition isn’t limited to lights.