Local News for Bradenton, Florida

08/03/2020

When the news is good, be happy

The news hasn’t been that great recently, but the one bright spot is the country’s housing market. Likewise, Manatee County’s housing market is shining almost as bright as the afternoon westerly sun, so let’s enjoy it while we have it. According to Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Associations of Realtors (NAR), “the housing READ MORE.
08/03/2020

Reel Time: Engage and defend

This week as I watched the tribute to John Lewis, the American politician and civil rights leader, being eulogized by past presidents of both parties, I was inspired anew by the message of this great American. Lewis encouraged people to speak up and more importantly do something when they see wrongs that need to be READ MORE.
08/02/2020

Events

The Island Branch Library is open at 40% capacity. Please wear a face mask/covering. Tingley Memorial Library is closed. All classes at area parks and recreation areas are canceled. The Center of Anna Maria Island is open with social distancing and face masks required. The Holmes Beach dog park (Scentral Park), skate park, basketball courts READ MORE.
08/02/2020

Nesting News

Turtle nests laid: 332, up from 322 last week (Record: 544 in 2019) False crawls: 448, up from 442 last week Nests hatched: 58 Hatchlings hatched: 3,095 (Record: 35,788 in 2018) Nest disorientations: 0 Source: Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring The post Nesting News appeared first on AMI Sun. Read the rest READ MORE.