Latest Manatee County Stories

2015-02-20 23:00:36

Hayward Baker has completed remediation work on Lake Manatee Dam.

2008-08-12 12:02:06

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Roskamp Institute's Associate Clinic Director and Neuropsychologist Cheryl Luis, Ph.D., ABPP-CN was recently nominated and appointed chairperson to the Department of Elder Affairs' (DOEA) Alzheimer's Disease Initiative Advisory Committee (ADIAC).

2008-07-25 15:01:07

By Donna Wright, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jul. 24--Planned Parenthood officially opened its first health center in Manatee County on Wednesday night when supporters gathered to celebrate the event after decades of opposition.

2008-06-18 09:00:36

By Stacey Eidson, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jun. 18--MANATEE -- A scheduled presentation on the proposed $35 million expansion of the Prime Outlets-Ellenton was postponed until August to give the parties involved more time to work on the road improvements around the project.

2008-06-14 09:00:36

By Joe Saunders, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jun. 14--MANATEE -- A combination of financial savvy, educational understanding and organizational management are the key factors Manatee County school board members are looking for in a new superintendent.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.