Recent Articles by Francesca

  Bradenton Police to focus on traffic, pedestrians in certain areas of the city

  Minimum wage in Florida to increase in the New Year

  Law enforcement warn that empty boxes and empty homes can be inviting to thieves

  Many hitting the malls after Christmas for gift returns

  Many on the Suncoast facing holiday depression

  Contract negotiations between Cigna and SMH at a standstill

  Protest over controversial redistricting map in Sarasota County

  Manatee County Commission introduce new restrictions to massage parlors

  Local Pop Warner cheerleading team set to compete for National Championships

  Salvation Army of Manatee County short on gifts this holiday season

  City Commission candidate Martin Hyde in hot water after viral video, accusations of racism

  Some families in Newtown getting a lending hand before Thanksgiving

  Concerns over previous red tide reports hurting some businesses

  City of Sarasota trying to figure out how to operate Payne Park skate park

  Nothing found in lake despite new tip about Jennifer Kesse’s disappearance

  FL Agriculture Commissioner working on new hemp law and regulating CBD

  Researchers explain latest red tide report

  Some Florida lawmakers working on making daylight saving permanent

  SRQ Airport launching new flight destinations

  Food Bank of Manatee holds annual ‘Stuff the Bus’

  Some business owners on St. Armands concerned over construction timing of new walking and bicycle trail

  SNEAK PEEK VIDEO: North Port’s brand new Aquatic Center set to open!

  Caught on camera: Pair of coyotes kill cat, owners worried for their safety

  Local teacher associations weigh in on DeSantis proposal to raise minimum salary for teachers

  National Fire Prevention Week kicks off after a little relief of dry weather

  Homeless man found on Sarasota woman’s porch illustrates need for residential mental health facilities

  Opening date for North Port’s Aquatic Center may be getting closer

  Manatee County Sheriff’s Office welcomes first female SWAT deputy

SCSO warns parents of additional apps they should know about after online predators arrest

  Flu season underway, doctors say get flu shot now