In a follow-up on the Vibrio vulnificus situation in Florida this year, health authorities reported two additional cases and one more fatality due to the serious bacterial infection. Manatee County saw their second death due to Vibrio this year, bringing the state total to five deaths through July 23. In
As protests and rallies occur all over the country, Bradenton and Palmetto citizens came out to support George Floyd, speaking out against police brutality and calling for justice. “A crowd of several hundred people gathered in front of Bradenton Police headquarters early Sunday night,” reported Bay News 9, noting those
Florida state health officials have reported the second COVID-19 case in a Manatee County resident. The patient, a 81-year old female, has been identified as a presumptive positive. This person is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. She has a history of recent
The Florida Department of Health has reported the first presumptive positive coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the state in Hillsborough County and Manatee County. The Hillsborough County case is an adult resident with a history of travel to Italy. This person is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until
Early this week, unknown suspects forced entry through the locked gate to the victim’s property and stole her horse. Deputies and the victim searched the surrounding area and later located the horse deceased in a nearby field. The horse had been slaughtered for the meat. On Thursday, Manatee County deputies
Tickets are now on sale for Manatee County Library Foundation’s latest blockbuster author event, “An Evening with David Baldacci.” The March 13 event will benefit the Manatee County Public Library System. “An Evening with David Baldacci” will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the Neel Performing Arts
January was a cold month for Florida’s wildlife and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says 35 manatees were killed because of cold weather Jan. 1 through Jan. 26. Overall, January 2018 was the deadliest for manatees in years, with 87 dying, the majority of which was from cold stress.
While voters will take to the polls in Pinellas, Manatee and Polk counties to cast ballots for mayor and/or various referendums, the big race in the area is in St. Pete: Rick Kriseman, the mayor of St. Petersburg versus the former mayor Rick Baker taking back the office. The two candidates have raised $2.6 million