In the United States, they cause about $1.5 billion in damage to agriculture every year. Sarasota County is no exception. To help, County Commissioners just approved a pilot program that will allow managed feral hog hunting on Pinelands Reserve.
Tuesday, Manatee County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the program, which Twill replace any drug user’s dirty syringe with a new one in an effort to decrease the spread of infectious diseases and offer them resources.
November is Children's Grief Awareness Month and this week Blue Butterfly and the Mark Wandall Foundation partnered to educate parents, grandparents and teachers on the best ways they can be there for children who have experienced a loss.
Maxwell Guss, 34, of Bradenton, was arrested Monday afternoon on two counts of Lewd and Lascivious Conduct by a Person Over 18. Guss is currently the business teacher at Brookside Middle School and has been placed on administrative leave.
The report found Superintendent Dr. Todd Bowden “did not take prompt or appropriate steps to investigate Bonner’s claims” of sexual harassment, a hostile work environment, retaliation and threatening behavior.
Volunteers teach Manatee County residents from 38 different countries to read and write through two programs that offer free, weekly one-on-one tutoring at the office for the Manatee Literacy Council on Cortez Road in Bradenton.