Temporary speed bumps were installed along Riverview Boulevard between 59th Street and 64th Street, which often sees constant traffic, for the past 90 days. The county has been getting complaints of speeding since February and installed three temporary speed bumps in the neighborhood back in June.
Last week those residents found out the land they’re living on was sold. The people who live at the W.T Mobile Home Park rely on social security or disability to pay their bills. Now they have to pack up and leave.
People with the organization brought three vans full of animals across the state to the Bishop Animal Shelter. In total, 42 extra animals, including dogs, cats and rabbits, are looking for foster homes.
On the third day of administrative hearings involving Lincoln Memorial Academy, a former charter school taken over by the Manatee County School District after its founder and principal resigned when the school was unable to pay its bills, new accusations were levied against its former leaders.
The week after Lincoln Memorial Academy’s principal, founder and CEO Eddie Hundley resigned from the school amid controversy surrounding the school’s finances, ABC7 has learned the U.S. Department of Education has opened an investigation.
The female pit bull mix is in safe hands at the Manatee County Animal Services after being found inside its crate in a dirty dumpster behind the Speedway gas station located at SR 64 and Upper Manatee River Road/Lakewood Ranch Blvd.
Sheriff deputies with the traffic unit say they come across many drivers not obeying school zone safety laws. To crack down, sheriff offices across the state, including Manatee and Sarasota counties, are doing what’s called Operation School Zone Safety.
In the Manatee Emergency Operations Center is where you can find Manatee County’s 911 and Sheriff Office Dispatchers and Telecommunicators. Many selflessly come in daily to take calls from citizens who may be in dire need.
a group of concerned citizens with Food and Water Watch held up signs to let this office know that they are against all forms of fracking. Fracking is the process of injecting liquid at high pressure into the earth to extract oil or gas.
Early Tuesday morning, public health professionals at the Manatee County Health Department were on a conference call with other affected counties in the state. That meeting was to discuss the increase in Hepatitis A cases statewide and how to tackle the disease.