Fast Track

Manatee Clerk of Court Named President-Elect of Florida Court Clerks and Comptrollers

Colonneso will serve as a member of the executive committee, formulate and prepare future programs for implementation and serve as chair of the strategic planning committee, among other roles and responsibilities.

06/26/2020 By Staff

Top Sale

Parrish Notches Highest-Ever Single-Family Home Sale

A waterfront estate in River Wilderness sells for $2,125,000.

06/25/2020 By Ilene Denton

Fast Track

Jacqueline Steele Appointed to Manatee County Court

Steele fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Robert Farrance.

06/11/2020 By Staff

Awards

Manatee Clerk Honored With Nonprofit’s Government Service Award

The Palmetto Youth Center's annual award honors public officials who have made significant contributions to improving the lives of people in their communities.

02/06/2020 By Staff

Parks & Rec

New Accessible Playground Coming to G.T. Bray Park

Manatee County Rotary Clubs have raised nearly $200,000 so far to support construction at the first park, including a $90,000 donation from Neal Communities.

01/14/2020 By Staff

Holidays

Manatee County Government Announces Holiday Hours

Offices will be closed Dec. 24-25 and Jan. 1, 2020.

12/19/2019 By Staff

Green Light

Manatee County Clerk of Court Assists Hundreds of Residents During 'Operation Green Light'

Operation Green Light is a one-week driver's license reinstatement event.

12/02/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Manatee County Clerk of Court Appoints New General Counsel

Michael Gallen will lead the Manatee County Clerk of Court’s strategic and tactical legal initiatives.

11/19/2019 By Staff

Appointments

Angel Colonneso Appointed to Florida Supreme Court Commission

Colonneso is the Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller.

09/24/2019 By Staff

History

Three Manatee County Historical Sites Reopen

The sites were closed for month-long improvement projects.

08/14/2019 By Staff

Government

Manatee County Court Judge Nominations Sent to Gov. DeSantis

One of the six nominees will take the seat vacated by the Hon. Douglas Henderson.

06/12/2019 By Staff

Shred This

Manatee County Clerk of the Court Will Sponsor Complimentary Shredding Day

This is the second time Manatee County has offered the service.

04/26/2019 By Staff

Education

Manatee Educator Named Florida Assistant Principal of the Year

Bernadette Pletcher is assistant principal at Palmetto's Tillman Elementary; she helped guide the school from an F grade to a B grade.

04/05/2019 By Staff

New hires

Manatee County Names New Acting County Administrator

The Manatee County Commission voted Tuesday to appoint Cheri Coryea as the county's acting administrator, effective Friday, March 1.

02/26/2019 By Staff

Hot 'Hoods

Is Parrish the New 'Center of the Universe'?

Developers say yes, thanks to Parrish's "freakishly convenient location," new high school and planned 23,000 new homes.

01/02/2019 By Robert Plunket

Manatee County

Salvation Army Needs Thanksgiving Donations

Need expected to be greater this year due to Hurricane Irma.

11/07/2017 By staff

Government

Manatee County Clerk's Office Honored for Reports

The office recently won three awards from the Government Finance Officers Association.

10/27/2017 By staff

Environment

Manatee County Recognized for Cutting Energy Use

Manatee County has reduced its kilowatt hours nearly 7 percent over the past five years.

08/11/2017 By staff

State of the Market

The Latest Sarasota Real Estate News

Hot properties, top sales and more.

03/02/2017 By Ilene Denton

Construction

Construction Company Breaks Ground on New Manatee County Utilities Building

The commercial construction company Halfacre Construction Company recently broke ground on a new 7,200-square-foot building for the Manatee County Utilities Department.

01/18/2017 By staff