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

Neighborhood Snapshots

What to Do in Downtown Bradenton

Downtown Bradenton offers all sorts of indoor and outdoor fun.

11/30/2016 Photography by Su Byron

Planning

Leader Picked for New Manatee County Redevelopment Department

Geraldine Campos Lopez recently joined Manatee County as the director of the county's new Redevelopment and Economic Opportunity Department.

11/01/2016 Research by staff

Environment

Waste Pro Opens New Manatee County Recycling Facility

Waste Pro, a waste collection, recycling, processing and disposal company, will celebrate the grand opening of its new SRQ Material Recovery Facility on Wednesday.

07/26/2016 Research by staff

Construction

Manatee Planning Commission OKs Cortez Development

The Manatee County Planning Commission last week voted in favor of a mixed-use project with 1,950 residential units, 90,000 square feet of commercial space, storage space for 200 boats and a boat ramp and marina basin.

07/18/2016 Research by staff

Culture

New Hire to Research Possibility of Manatee County Arts, Culture and Heritage Council

A Manatee County group recently hired an independent contractor to research, develop and report on the possibility of an overarching arts, culture and heritage council for Manatee County.

07/08/2016 Research by staff

941CEO Daily

Manatee County Millennials Conference Begins Friday

The event includes "cosmic shuffleboard," yoga and mimosas, and serious talk about the challenges facing local millennials.

03/28/2016 Research by staff

Real Estate News

Are We in for Another Real Estate Bubble?

The price index increased at a rate of about 13 percent a year between the end of 2011 and the end of 2015.

03/14/2016 By Brad Edmondson

Article

4 Florida-Inspired Recipes from Manatee County Chefs

Four recipes that scream "Florida."

08/25/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Breakdown: Charitable Giving in Sarasota/Manatee

We break down charitable giving in Sarasota and Manatee counties vs. the rest of the country.

09/02/2013 By Megan McDonald

Article

NOISEMAKER: State Sen. Nancy Detert

Republican state Sen. Nancy Detert heads back to Tallahassee with a new district but the same goals.

03/01/2013 By cooperl