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…

Press Release From The Office Of Palmetto Mayor Shirley Bryant
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Press Release From The Office Of Palmetto Mayor Shirley Bryant

This office received notification Tuesday November 28, 2023regarding the dismissal of litigation filed by Lincoln MemorialAcademy, Eddie Hundley, et al against the City of Palmetto, theSchool District of Manatee County and the Commissioner ofEducation. According to the dismissal notification, the case wasdismissed with prejudice as to the City of Palmetto and theSchool District of Manatee…

Keith Green: A Vanguard of Integrity and Prosperity for Manatee County District 7 At-Large
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Keith Green: A Vanguard of Integrity and Prosperity for Manatee County District 7 At-Large

Response to the Failed and Erratic Incumbent’s Entrance into the Race. Bradenton, FL – 10/31/23Keith Green, the game-changer in Manatee County politics, roars into action. Manatee County, brace yourselves for a political whirlwind like never before! With the incumbent’s desperate and eleventh-hour decision to join the Commissioner race, Keith Green still stands firm, unwavering in…

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…

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…

From the Mayor’s Desk: Shirley Groover Bryant, City of Palmetto
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From the Mayor’s Desk: Shirley Groover Bryant, City of Palmetto

Source: City of Palmetto Fall is an exciting time of the year. The children are back at school, football season starts, and our winter residents start planning their next trip south. Speaking of football, check out the new athletic field at Palmetto High School. The Manatee School District allotted the funds needed to update the…

Manatee County School District Constitution Day essay winners celebrated during a special event
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Manatee County School District Constitution Day essay winners celebrated during a special event

Source: Manatee County School District Three high school students were invited to attend a special luncheon held by the Bradenton Rotary Club and Sons of the American Revolution on September 25, 2023. Three high school students were invited to attend a special luncheon held by the Bradenton Rotary Club and Sons of the American Revolution on…