Latest Bradenton, Florida Stories
By Stacey Eidson, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jul. 18--Tomatoes are officially safe to eat again. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration lifted its warning to consumers nationwide Thursday concerning tomatoes and an outbreak of salmonella.
By Brian Neill, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jul. 15--Mark Ibasfalean is probably best known locally as a stone-crabber and fisherman. But he's also recently taken on the role of star-maker. Ibasfalean and his brother, Bryan, have started a business called True Hollywood Screen Test.
By Sara Kennedy, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jul. 10--After a heated discussion, the airport board Wednesday delayed action on a proposed contract for airport chief Rick Piccolo after three board members complained they felt rushed and wanted more time to consider it.
By Sara Kennedy, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jul. 1--Ground-breaking may take place as soon as Thursday on the first phase of the $100 million SRQ Innovation Green LLC project at the airport, officials said.
By Donna Wright, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jun. 25--TALLEVAST -- The county has reached an agreement with a Tallevast consultant and attorney that could allow crews to continue work installing a permanent water line to residents of 16th Street East. Lockheed Martin Corp.
By Stacey Eidson, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jun. 25--EAST MANATEE -- Trees are down and the land has been cleared on the southeast corner of Interstate 75 and State Road 70 in preparation of the River Club Park of Commerce Project.
By Donna Wright, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jun. 24--TALLEVAST -- County crews began digging trenches along Tallevast Road at 16th Street Monday morning to install permanent water lines to residents, who have expressed concerns for their safety.
By The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jun. 24--MANATEE -- A few years ago, Wakeland Elementary School was a chronic underperformer. Until, that is, Wakeland was recreated as the county's only elementary international baccalaureate school.
By Nicholas Azzara, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jun. 24--Regional water authorities today are expected to extend irrigation restrictions through the rainy season. Once-a-week lawn irrigation requirements in place since January 2007 are likely to be extended through Sept.
By Richard Dymond, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jun. 23--EAST MANATEE -- Myakka City farmer Ben King figures he lost between $120,000 and $150,000 in tomato sales when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an advisory after an outbreak of salmonella.