Veteran’s Memorial Park Planned for Manatee County
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Veteran’s Memorial Park Planned for Manatee County

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (February 14, 2024) – The Manatee Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has approved funding for the initial plans and design work to establish a Memorial Park to salute Veterans on a 24-acre piece of County-owned property at 5431 Buckeye Road in Palmetto. Plans call for permanent memorials paying respect to participants in every American-involved…

School Zone Speed Cameras Coming to Manatee County
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School Zone Speed Cameras Coming to Manatee County

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (February 13, 2024) – The Manatee County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has approved the installation of School Zone Speed Cameras throughout the county. The vote was unanimous to move forward with installation and monitoring of the speed zones. A 6-1 majority approved an agreement with the vendor, RedSpeed, to furnish, install and maintain the…

Local Democrats Suffer From Van Ostenbridge Derangement Syndrome (VODS)
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Local Democrats Suffer From Van Ostenbridge Derangement Syndrome (VODS)

Political observers have watched Democrats fall prey to “Trump Derangement Syndrome” (TDS) over the past 8 years. If Trump supported an idea, those suffering from Trump Derangement Syndrome would automatically oppose the idea.  During the “Covid Era”, when Trump called for schools to reopen, the Democrats screamed that he was “killing teachers and grandparents” and…

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Liberal Double Standards: Racism in the Guise of Progressivism?

In the political landscape, the Democratic Party and its liberal base have long positioned themselves as the vanguard of inclusion and equality, often casting conservatives in a negative light as racially insensitive or outright racist. However, a recent incident involving Keith Green, an African-American candidate for the Manatee County Commission, raises troubling questions about the…

Keith Green Candidate for Manatee County Board of County Commissioners
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Keith Green Candidate for Manatee County Board of County Commissioners

District 7 at Large Official Campaign Statement: Keith Green Demands Accountability for CommissionerGeorge Kruse’s Environmental and Economic NegligenceMANATEE COUNTY, Fla. — As the conservative candidate committed to responsiblestewardship and economic growth, I address you today with a grave concern thatstrikes at the core of our community’s well-being. The environmental catastrophe at PortManatee, which unfolded under…

SRQ And New College: A Good Fit
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SRQ And New College: A Good Fit

Recently the Sarasota Manatee Airport Authority approved an agreement with the New College Board of Trustees to sell land to New College, The land involved in the sale is property the Airport Authority leases to New College.  Recently there have been accusations of impropriety in this transaction. The accusations come from individuals and groups that…

Manatee County Names New Directors
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Manatee County Names New Directors

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (October 24, 2023) – The Manatee County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has confirmed the appointment of two new leaders. Nicole Knapp was named Director of Development Services. She started her Manatee County career eight years ago, bringing with her nearly 20 years of land development experience spanning several areas. In the early part of…

Manatee County Port Authority Chairman Expresses Support for Ashdod Port in Israel
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Manatee County Port Authority Chairman Expresses Support for Ashdod Port in Israel

Source: SeaPort Manatee Palmetto, Florida – The Chairman of the Manatee County Port Authority, James Satcher, has signed a letter of support and solidarity for Ashdod Port in Israel. The letter was signed during a recent meeting held by the Manatee County Port Authority. In the letter, Satcher stated, “SeaPort Manatee stands with the State…

Governor Ron DeSantis Commemorates New Park in Manatee County Named in His Honor
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Governor Ron DeSantis Commemorates New Park in Manatee County Named in His Honor

Photo Courtesy: Governor’s Press Office Governor Ron DeSantis was in Manatee County today to mark the grand opening of the newly christened Governor Ron DeSantis Park. “What a great park!” said Governor DeSantis. “As a dad, I am glad that this is here so that so many families will be able to enjoy it in the…