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Manatee Heritage Days schedule

Manatee Heritage Days schedule

Manatee Heritage Days to be held March 1-31 This year marks the 40th year for Manatee Heritage Days. As Bubbles Greer, one of the founders of Heritage Days wrote “The…

Are the ‘best’ things really free?

Are the ‘best’ things really free?

Chamber News & Views Are the best things in life really free? That’s what “they” say. Now, I haven’t actually been able to determine who “they” are, but they seem…

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

My effort to spread light in the world Dear Editor, All around us we see it: Heated Facebook exchanges, scathing news stories and constant unrest overseas. It seems there are…

What are you willing to spend?

What are you willing to spend?

Positive Talk What are you willing to spend to get what you want? James Allen in his great little book, As A Man Thinketh, wrote the following: “Men are anxious…

BUSINESS NEWS

BUSINESS NEWS

Three Bulls Tavern and Brewery to open in Brandon this spring Hand-crafted brews and gastro pub fare By YVETTE C. HAMMETT When Tracy Mellody began brewing beer in her backyard seven…

Longhorns limp to playoffs

Longhorns limp to playoffs

Blake takes final home game on senior night Longhorns limp to playoffs after heartbreaking home loss By STEVE JACKSON Trying to shake off a disappointing regular season 61-60 loss at…

Warriors open with playoff victory

Warriors open with playoff victory

Need win to stay alive By STEVE JACKSON The Ruskin Christian School varsity basketball team won its first round playoff game last week and had a second round match Feb.…

No appointment needed

No appointment needed

New walk-in veterinary clinic opens at SouthShore Village By LOIS KINDLE Many area pet owners will be delighted to know they no longer need to make appointments for their animals…

Trial finally set for Keetley

Trial finally set for Keetley

IN JAIL SINCE 2010 FOR KILLING GUITRON BROTHERS Ice Cream Truck Man trial finally set for June By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON RUSKIN — A June 3, 2019, trial date has…

Southern Rock performed locally

Southern Rock performed locally

Masonic Park and Youth Camp to host all day, family music festival Feb. 23 By LOIS KINDLE Synchronicity Festivals will present the inaugural Southern Rock & Bar-B-Q festival from 10…

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