MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- For 15 years, Holmes Beach Police have paid nearly $53,000 for a School Resource Officer.
BRADENTON, Fla. -- For years, the Manatee County School District has been plagued with budget woes. But all that may now be over.
BRADENTON, Fla -- The Manatee County School Board voted unanimously to give former Assistant Superintendent Robert Gagnon $116,000 in back pay.
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Former Assistant Superintendent and Principal of Manatee High School Robert Gagnon should find out tonight if he will receive backpay for all the months during which he was suspended for the Rod Fraizer investigation.
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A sign of improvement for Manatee County schools: The district has moved up three spots in a state-wide ranking of school districts.
BRADENTON, Fla. -- The Manatee County School District will not renew the contract with the Manatee Y technological high school.
BRADENTON, Fla. -- The Manatee County School District could decide this week whether the YMCA's tech high school will remain open.
A four-page letter released today denies wrongdoing and raises concern about how the audit was conducted.
BRADENTON, Fla. -- An alleged misuse of county funds could cause more fallout for the Manatee YMCA. YMCA officials say the school district is now threatening to cancel its contract to run the YMCA's technical high school.
It's vindication for the former assistant school superintendent, but will the district oblige?
BRADENTON, Fla. -- An administrative law judge has recommended that Robert Gagnon should not be fired because of his involvement in the Rod Frazier scandal.
BRADENTON, Fla. -- The appeal of a former Manatee High administrator fighting for his job could wrap up Wednesday.
BRADENTON, Fla. -- E-mails documenting how the Manatee County School District spent sales tax bond money in 2009 have disappeared.
With the trials all concluded, district officials hope to go back to their main job: educating children.
Despite the Gagnon ruling, the case continues against Gregg Faller and Matthew Kane.
BRADENTON, Fla. – There’s a new way to make sure students in Manatee County don't go hungry this summer: the food will come to them.
BRADENTON, Fla. -- A hearing to determine if a former Manatee County assistant principal can keep his job should wrap up Wednesday.
BRADENTON, Fla. -- A dozen Manatee County School support staff were laid off of their jobs Monday.
NORTH PORT, Fla. -- The property tax base increased substantially across Southwest Florida this year as the real estate recovery gained a firmer footing, providing an influx of revenue that most local governments likely will use to boost spending or reduce their dependence on reserve funds.
The $10.25 million home is just the latest huge property purchase on the Suncoast.
SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. -- The property tax base increased substantially across Southwest Florida this year as the real estate recovery gained a firmer footing, providing an influx of revenue that most local governments likely will use to boost spending or reduce their dependence on reserve funds.