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18-year-old Manatee High student dies after driver runs a red light while leaving previous crash  ABC Action News

BRADENTON, Fla. — A teenager in Manatee County was killed and several other people were injured Saturday night when a man running from an earlier crash ...



Here’s how Manatee County high schools fared in state, national rankings  Bradenton Herald

U.S. News and World Report released a list of the “Best High Schools” in the country. Here is where Manatee County Schools fell on the list in Florida and ...



Former Manatee High principal Chad Choate dies  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Chad Choate Sr., an influential principal at Manatee High School and loyal fan of the football program who went decades without missing a game, died in his ...



"Voice of the Hurricanes" remembered at Manatee High's homecoming game  WTSP.com

BRADENTON, Fla. -- High school sports fans in Manatee County are getting ready to memorialize a member of their community. Dave Bristow, 59, the public ...



December Chalkboard Champion for Manatee County: Mrs. Eskildsen from Manatee High  WWSB

We head to Bradenton for December's Manatee County Chalkboard Champion. ABC7′s Jacqueline Matter takes us to Manatee High School to meet orchestra ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Manatee offense has plenty of options  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

'Canes' attack starts with Fordham, but can come from 8 different athletes playing almost any position. BRADENTON. The Manatee High football offense is as ...



Rising teen blues star Christone "Kingfish" Ingram visits Manatee High School in Bradenton  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The guitarist spoke and jammed with students as part of Blues in the Schools, before he plays the sold-out Bradenton Blues Festival on Saturday.



PREP FOOTBALL: Manatee one-two punch KOs Palmetto  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

BRADENTON. The Manatee High football team unleashed plenty of weapons, starting with speedy Napoleon Harris and ending with Kyree Jones, a 5-foot-9, ...



The history behind the names of every Sarasota-Manatee high school sports venue  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Have you ever seen a name outside a field, gymnasium or sports complex and wondered who that person was? The 2018-19 high school sports year kicks off ...



HS students in Bradenton make tiny homes for homeless  ABC Action News

The teacher said they got the idea after hearing about the homeless population in the Manatee County School District. Administrators believe about 800 students ...



Manatee announces principals for new schools  Bradenton Herald

Two current principals in Manatee County will transfer to newly-constructed schools next year, and a district administrator is slated to become the principal of an ...



The annual DeSoto Grand Parade is Saturday. Here are 5 things to know before you go  Bradenton Herald

Here come the beads. Manatee County's biggest, brightest parade will march the streets of Bradenton this Saturday. The DeSoto Grand Parade tops off a month ...



VIDEO: Bradenton's DeSoto parade brings out thousands of people  WWSB

Did you miss the DeSoto parade last night? Well, you sure missed a treat!



Threatening note found at Manatee High School is a credible threat, cops say  Bradenton Herald

Law enforcement and Manatee County School District officials launched an investigation after a threatening note was found at Manatee High School Thursday, ...



Photos: Manatee High School Class of 2018 Graduation  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[1/43] Herald-Tribune photo/Carla Varisco. The pouring rain slowed to allow Manatee High School seniors celebrate their Class of 2018 Commencement ...



The DeSoto Grand Parade is almost here. Here’s everything you need to know for the big day  Bradenton Herald

Here come the beads. Manatee County's biggest, brightest parade will march the streets of Bradenton on Saturday. The DeSoto Grand Parade tops off a month ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Manatee silences Alonso  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

BRADENTON. Having two starting-caliber quarterbacks on the roster isn't a problem at all for second-year Manatee head coach Yusuf Shakir. In fact, it's the ...



Bayshore High student charged with bringing loaded gun to school  Miami Herald

A Bayshore High School student was arrested Tuesday and charged with bringing a loaded gun to the school, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.



Sarasota, Manatee closer to dual enrollment deal with USFSM  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Both Sarasota and Manatee County School Districts are considering agreements with USFSM that could allow students to take dual enrollment courses on their ...



Former Manatee School Board member dies at age 83  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

MANATEE COUNTY — Walter Miller, a former member of the Manatee County School Board and a longtime district administrator who oversaw the construction ...



Father-Son Duo Wrestle for Manatee's Gugliemini  Bay News 9

Dan and sophomore Tylynn Lukens are first father-son duo to wrestle for Gugliemini.



Manatee High School alumnus graduates from Air Force basic training  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

U.S. Air Force Airman Kameron J. Dudczak graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman ...



Anderson: Football player suspended for trying to live a better life  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sportscaster Dick Vitale says Braden River's Knowledge McDaniel was punished for doing nothing wrong. Knowledge McDaniel, as a high school junior, carved ...



Ex-Manatee High standout, now a youth coach, arrested after cops say they found drugs, gun in car  Bradenton Herald

Deputies arrested a Pee Wee football coach and former Manatee High School standout receiver last week after investigators said they found marijuana and a ...



Teen murder suspect charged earlier this year with Snapchat threat against Manatee High  Bradenton Herald

Joe Clerjuste, 17, the Bradenton teenager wanted for murder in connection to the shooting deaths of two of his friends was arrested in Denver, CO, Thursday, ...



Ann McDonald Named Manatee County Principal of the Year  The Bradenton Times

The School District of Manatee County announced this week that Ann McDonald of Sugg Middle School in West Bradenton will be recognized as the District ...



Confederate flag confiscated during Spirit Week at Manatee High School  Bradenton Herald

A Confederate flag was confiscated from a Manatee High School student Wednesday during “Spirit Week” after other students complained. Images on social ...



15-year-old charged with threatening Manatee High School ‘did something ... dumb,’ attorney says  Bradenton Herald

Family of Devin Reynolds said in court Thursday that the 15-year-old wrote a threatening note so he could be the hero who found it, but it was “not well thought ...



Construction costs soar for Manatee schools  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Projects during last three years are 84 percent over budget.



Bradenton High Schooler Killed in Deadly Crash; Others Injured  Bay News 9

BRADENTON, Fla. — Flowers, balloons, and tears have been accumulating at a crash site in Bradenton after an 18-year-old was killed. Victoria Mobley, 18 ...



Confederate flag sparks Black Lives Matter protest at high school; superintendent sends message to parents  Bradenton Herald

A day after a student's Confederate flag was confiscated, black students held a protest at Manatee High School on Thursday.



Manatee Sheriff’s Office ‘devastated’ by passing of long-time spokesman  Bradenton Herald

Long-time Manatee County Sheriff's Office spokesman Dave Bristow died of natural causes Sunday night, according to an announcement Monday from the ...



Bradenton’s DeSoto Grand Parade celebrates legacy of America’s veterans in 80th year  Bradenton Herald

The DeSoto Grand Parade celebrated the legacy of veterans in Bradenton in its 80th year. The celebration kicked off at Manatee High Saturday evening and ...



High school footballers accused of sex assault  ABC Action News

Bradenton Police arrested two Manatee High School football players, and accused them of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. According to detectives ...



Manatee High teacher, husband stole thousands from condo association, cops say  Bradenton Herald

A Manatee High School science teacher has been removed from her classroom position after she and her husband were arrested on charges of scheme to ...



Anderson: New Manatee high schools mascot needs to be Snooty  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

I've got it. I've got the perfect name: The Epic High School Fighting Snooties.I'm not kidding either. Manatee County's newest high school must be named in ...



Former Manatee High football coach Joe Kinnan sues school board, former officials  Bradenton Herald

Former Manatee High football coach Joe Kinnan has filed a lawsuit against the Manatee County School Board and former officials claiming libel and slander.



Bradenton's school resource officers unveil cars designed by Manatee High students  Bradenton Herald

Bradenton's School Resource Officers will cruise the city in style now, after two Manatee High School seniors created a new design for the 2015 Dodge ...



Bradenton Police To Increase Patrols At Schools In Wake Of Threat  Bradenton, FL Patch

Manatee, Southeast High Schools Receive Threats - Bradenton, FL - Bradenton Police detectives are investigating a threat against Manatee High School made ...



WRESTLING: Manatee captures district crown - Sports  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Hurricanes win all five of their matches at 3A-8 Dual Championships.



Ron Allen: A worthy choice for Manatee Chamber of Commerce honor  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Ron Allen and Bob Bartz both rank among the transcendent business and community leaders in Manatee County. When Allen arrived in Bradenton from ...



Manatee High School students hold mock presidential debate before Florida primary  Bradenton Herald

Government students at Manatee High School got a first-hand look at democracy on Monday, as they took on presidential candidate personas and held a mock ...



Bradenton’s newest hotel opened Friday. The views it offers will never get old  Bradenton Herald

After a 16-month construction period, the $23 million, eight-story SpringHill Suites by Marriott hotel, offering a panoramic view of the Manatee River and a rooftop ...



Manatee High School football head coaching applicants  Bradenton Herald

One-hundred-and-twenty-seven individuals applied for the head football coaching job.



Millennials find their voice in Manatee County government  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

“The county was planning for the future with the people who are going to inherit that future.” MANATEE COUNTY – Four years ago, then-Manatee County ...



BOYS BASKETBALL: Mooney finds its new coach in Connecticut  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Veteran coach John Luzzi, 49, feels he will fit in nicely with Cougars.



Bradenton Christian to construct state-of-the-art athletic complex  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

BRADENTON. Bradenton Christian School received approval Wednesday to begin constructing a new sports complex at the school. “We're kind of excited now,” ...



22 best events in Sarasota-Bradenton now through April  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Festivals, fairs and more fun January through April in Sarasota and Manatee counties.



Tennis courts at King Middle School to be named after longtime Manatee High coach  Bradenton Herald

On Tuesday, the Manatee County School Board may decide to name the tennis courts at King Middle School, used by Manatee High School's tennis teams, after ...



Dangerous intersection causing concern for residents of one Bradenton neighborhood  WWSB

Residents in one Bradenton neighborhood concerned with a dangerous intersection.



COLUMN: McKnight on a rocky mountain high  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

When Kelvin McKnight stepped onto the campus of Manatee High School, he planned to make a name for himself playing football for the Hurricanes.He quickly ...



Kennedy faces challenger in school board election  Bradenton Herald

A lifelong resident is challenging an incumbent for his District 2 seat on the School Board of Manatee County. Board member Charlie Kennedy served as the ...



ArtSlam Returns to Downtown Bradenton With Interactive Art  The Sarasota Post

Downtown Bradenton's Old Main Street will be transformed into an interactive art zone during Realize Bradenton's 10th annual ArtSlam, March 2, 2019, 9 a.m.–4 ...



Manatee High assistant football coach investigated - News  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Rod Frazier, Manatee High assistant football coach, is accused of improperly touching a student and sending her text messages.



Buchanan Honors Local Educators  Sarasota

The Congressional Teacher Awards, established by Buchanan in 2014, are given out annually to special Suncoast teachers for their outstanding achievements ...



Yusuf Shakir named Manatee High football coach  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

BRADENTON. Yusuf Shakir has swapped one tradition-rich football program for another. On Thursday, Shakir was officially named the new head coach at ...



Bradenton Kiwanis award scholarships for service  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Bradenton Kiwanis Club recognized eight students from local high schools with scholarships for their outstanding *service* as Key Club members, on June 19.



Former Manatee High coach and teacher acquitted  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Colby West, a former teacher and boys soccer coach, was found not guilty of a 2014 driving-while-impaired charge.



Teen double murder suspect back in Manatee County, cops say  Bradenton Herald

A Bradenton teenager implicated in the shooting deaths of two friends late last month has been transported back to Manatee County from Colorado, the sheriff's ...



State House District 71: Will Robinson  YourObserver.com

Age: 42. Education: Graduate of Manatee High School. Graduate of The University Notre Dame with a degree in finance and graduate of the Stetson College of ...



Bradenton endorses master plan for Riverwalk extension  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

BRADENTON — The Bradenton City Council on Wednesday endorsed a master plan for an eastward extension of the popular Riverwalk. In doing so, it also ...



Seeking fine dining in a comfortable setting? This new restaurant hungers to please  Bradenton Herald

Château 13 Restaurant & Wine Bar opens at 535 13th St. W., Bradenton. It brings some of the best western European cuisine to the heart of Bradenton.



Demarcus Christmas: 4 facts about the Seattle Seahawks 2019 NFL Draft pick  Tallahassee.com

Four things to know about Florida State football defensive tackle, 2019 NFL Draft prospect Demarcus Christmas.



Manatee High football coach John Booth is resigning  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

BRADENTON. As much as John Booth loves football, or to be more specific, football at Manatee High, he loves his family more. So in what he called a ...



Two months before slayings, suspect broke into home. He was with one of the victims, cops say  Bradenton Herald

The Bradenton teenager charged in the shooting that killed two of his friends was with one of the victims in May when he was arrested for breaking into another ...



These people want your vote for a seat on Manatee's school board  Bradenton Herald

Eight people are vying for three seats on the School Board of Manatee County, including the three incumbents. The qualifying period, a time when candidates ...



Manatee Deputies: Pee-wee coach had pot for sale  WFLA

The head coach of a pee-wee football team in Manatee County is no longer running his players through drills.



His two friends confronted him over a drug deal, cops say. Two of them ended up dead  Bradenton Herald

A argument between three Bradenton teenagers over a prior drug deal ended in gunfire last month, leaving two dead and the third charged with murder.



Obit: Dr. William Bashaw  The Bradenton Times

Dr. William Howard Bashaw, 91, passed away on February 9, 2019.



Manatee County School Board OKs $400,000 for Bob Gagnon  Bradenton Herald

The Manatee County School Board approved a $400000 settlement for Bob and Melissa Gagnon on Tuesday, closing a contentious lawsuit against the Manatee ...



Teaching in Lakewood Ranch is right up her alley  YourObserver.com

Lakewood Ranch High teacher Elaine Bowling earns special recognition.



After Parkland, one Florida countys solution: Armed guards  Gainesville Sun

BRADENTON -- It has been nearly a year since a shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland killed 17 people and wounded 17 others.



Bradenton Blues Festival announces 2019 lineup  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

BRADENTON — The Friendly City has been hosting its annual blues festival along the Manatee River since 2012 and each year the waterfront grounds reach ...



Integration a tough path for Lincoln Memorial High School  Bradenton Herald

Up until integration in 1969, Lincoln Memorial was the only high school for black students in Manatee County. Moody Johnson remembers starting at Lincoln ...



Manatee High mourns loss of tennis coach Brian McAllister  Bradenton Herald

Brian McAllister spent nearly half of his life with Manatee High School and its tennis program, first as a student in the 1980s and then for two decades as the ...



Book tells of Terra Ceia Island settlers  Observer News

By CARL MARIO NUDI. Native residents of Manatee County are proud of their local heritage, with some tracing their family roots back five or more generations.



Former Manatee High football player charged with recording sex with minor  Bradenton Herald

MANATEE -- Prosecutors have decided to not file two charges against a former Manatee High School football player for having sex with an underage girl, but ...



These Golden Herald winners are looking forward to a bright future in Manatee  Bradenton Herald

Nearly 150 high school students were honored during the 41st annual Golden Herald Awards ceremony Thursday night. Each of the nominees was honored for ...



Pastor challenges incumbent for county commission seat  Bradenton Herald

Ahead of the Aug. 28 primary, here is a look at the Republican race between incumbent Carol Whitmore and challenger James Satcher for Manatee's District 6 ...



Legendary Florida football coach sues school for defamation, conspiracy  USA TODAY High School Sports

One of the most successful coaches in Florida's storied prep football history filed a lawsuit against members of his former school's administration this week, citing ...



5 Things To Do In Manatee County This Weekend  Bradenton, FL Patch

Parade, Art, Cornhole Competition On Tap - Bradenton, FL - Looking for something to do this weekend? Here's some ideas.



So long, sweet summer. School is back in session on Thursday  Bradenton Herald

The 2017-18 school year begins in Manatee County on Thursday. Here is a look at what to expect as 50000 students make their return to school.



These 15 people will review spending in Manatee's school district  Bradenton Herald

Citizens Financial Advisory Committee will review spending by Manatee County School District.



School district announces administration changes  Bradenton Herald

The School District of Manatee County announced Wednesday changes to school administrations, most notably the new Bayshore High School principal.



Manatee High School: A band apart - News  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Marching 'Canes hope to keep up their own winning tradition at Saturday's festival in Bradenton.



New to Manatee restaurant scene, this family-owned cafe offers traditional Italian cuisine  Bradenton Herald

A new restaurant, Villa Italia Cafe, recently opened at 2808 10th Street West in Palmetto, FL. The cafe is closed on Mondays and open Tuesday-Sunday and ...



A Manatee schools leader's fall from grace - News  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

When the district was in deep crisis, Bob Gagnon became its face. A year later, he is no longer its face -- or in it at all.



Open transfer rules begin for Florida HS athletes  Bradenton Herald

House bill 7029, which allows school choice to any school that isn't at capacity and the student or parent can provide transportation, goes into effect Saturday.



De Soto Heritage Grand Parade: Here's map of the parade route  Bradenton Herald

How big a deal is the DeSoto Heritage Grand Parade? The population of Bradenton is a bit over 50,000. Every year, the parade attracts somewhere between ...



2 longtime islanders excel in sports  The Anna Maria Islander

Longtime Anna Maria resident and former Islander newspaper editorial cartoonist Jack Egan was inducted into the Manatee High School Athletics Hall of Fame ...



Bristow, a voice for the sheriff, MHS Hurricanes  The Anna Maria Islander

Dave Bristow was the voice on the other end of the line when I called. Beloved to the community, he was the voice of the Manatee County Sheriff's Office and ...



Area debs shine at the elegant Debutante Ball  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Debutante BallTwenty-two young women entering their senior year of high school were honored at the annual Debutante Ball, held at the beautifully decorated ...



The next time a big hurricane comes our way, there won’t be enough shelter space  Bradenton Herald

It's official: Much of Southwest Florida has a hurricane shelter deficit, according to the Florida Division of Emergency Management.



Kinnan retires after email that reads like a hail-Mary pass  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Legendary football coach stepped down Thursday, after 29 years at the school and two days after an election-day plea. He was 10 wins away from 300.



Authorities charge student for threats at Nolan Middle School  YourObserver.com

Manatee County Sheriff's Office says threat was not credible but the charges are serious.



Market snapshot: Harbor Hills  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Although what qualifies for hills in Florida would not pass muster in most northern states, Harbor Hills in West Bradenton somewhat lives up to its name.



Florida releases 2016 school grades; Harllee, Just for Girls deemed F  Bradenton Herald

On Friday, the Florida Department of Education released school and district grades from the 2015-16 academic year. Five Manatee County schools earned an A ...



Manatee JROTC team tops Florida Best Raider Competition  Bradenton Herald

Three two-person teams from Manatee High School JROTC participated in the Florida Best Raider Competition.



‘Take a knee’ draws protesters at school district building  Bradenton Herald

More than 20 protesters and two counter-protesters made their positions known in front of the Manatee County School Board building Tuesday evening on ...



Michael Saunders lauded as Hero of History  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Wednesday's ceremony to honor Michael Saunders with the Historical Society of Sarasota County's Hero of History Award began with some humor. Well-known ...



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