Before making it to the NFL, Austin Reiter started on the field at Lakewood Ranch High School. Reiter graduated in 2010 before heading to USF. Mustang Coach Mick Koczersut still remembers how hard Reiter worked not only on the field but also in the classroom.
Sarasota businessman Martin Hyde, known among other things for his candidacy for Sarasota City Commission, is in hot water after a video surfaced on social media showing an alleged altercation with a group of teens from Puerto Rico at a local tennis club.
Thanksgiving is just a few days away and a local organization is lending a helping hand to families in need, not only by providing them with the essentials of a Thanksgiving meal but by providing a way to make their voices heard.
Early this month, there was a major change on how the Food Bank of Manatee operates and distributes food. Because of contract changes, Meals on Wheels Plus was left with empty shelves. But today that changed.