Local beekeeper Pedro Mello says the bees began swarming his home Monday after he extracted honey from his beehives inside of his garage. He says after that, the bees smelled the honey and came from everywhere trying to get into his garage.
Prosecutors allege Josephine Scheid killed her mother, 58-year-old Gabrielle Michaelis, using a lethal amount of sedatives and painkillers in order to benefit financially before returning home to the Suncoast.
The search is on for the person who stole Emma and Chris Cox’s joy of tying the knot by pilfering between $3,000 to $5,000 in gift cards and cash they received on their wedding night at Mixon Fruit Farms in Bradenton.
Homeowners and a County Commissioner gathered in the University Place community Tuesday morning. All of them say FDOT should reconsider and include the community in their plans because they are faced with loud traffic noise daily.
Officials with city, concerned over the nationwide epidemic of illnesses and deaths related to vaping, are on board with the idea of increasing the age limit to purchase the products, a change that could take as little as six months to be in place.
Beach renourishment projects are expected to happen in order to fix concerns over less sand on beaches like Coquina Beach. The project will likely start November and last last for two months. The project is to help renourish the sand that has dwindled down over time.
Since the first day of school, there’s been an increase in student enrollments by more than a thousand. With the school district’s population continuing to grow, reaching 50,000 enrollments for the first time in the district’s history, the need for more teachers is also growing.
The team of more than 30 volunteer first responders looks for missing people when they get the call from local law enforcement. The team averages one call a week and have found five people within three months.
for some years now the manatee county sherriff's office has been hosting national night out. Although the fast cop cars on display are cool and the family fun is great, the whole idea behind the event is to continue building good relationships between the agency and the community.
School board member Dr. Scott Hopes says there are kids living in neighborhoods right across from a school but are being bused 15 miles to other schools. He is now pushing for the district to be rezoned.
The federally protected animals were seen on top of a construction mound and that left them concerned. But the company, Medallion Homes, isn’t doing anything wrong after receiving a federal permit allowing them to continue to build single family homes on the site.
Around 12% of households in Samoset and 34% in West Samoset are considered to be living in poverty. This month county leaders will be reviewing an initiative called “Inclusive Manatee” to improve economic opportunity for those living in the historic neighborhood.
Right now there are pounds and pounds of USDA food left on shelves inside the Food Bank of Manatee, a place where local food pantries come to get their supplies. But starting October 1, the Food Bank of Manatee can no longer distribute the food. It is the responsibility of Feeding Tampa Bay.
During days of administrative hearings, evidence was presented in court appealing the Florida Department of Education’s decision to hand over the charter school to the district after several financial woes. But the judge ruled in the district’s favor and Lincoln Memorial Academy returned to the publ
After four days of hearings and weeks of waiting, a judge has decided that the Manatee County School District acted properly when it terminated the charter for Lincoln Memorial Academy (LMA) and took the school over.
1404 14th Street West is where the Bradenton Police Substation sits, the property adjacent to it is the open lot where the Manatee Inns once were. The area has been vacant for about 20 years and at one time was considered an eyesore to that neighborhood.
The proposed locations will be on Bayshore Gardens Parkway & U.S 41 and Lockwood Ridge Road & State Road 70. Tuesday, Manatee County Commissions approved a total of eight new red light camera lights at those two busy intersections.