He receives a big offer to open a new school and takes it until deciding the time wasn't right. For your Band of the Week, Marco La Manno shows how heartbreak led the Marching Mustangs' band director to stay at Lakewood Ranch.
MANATEE COUNTY - A Bradenton mother is furious after her son was released from school, and then got lost as he attempted to walk home alone.Maria Fuentes does not allow her 7-year-old son Fredy Nava to walk home from school, so every day when school gets
CAPE MAY, NJ/MANATEE COUNTY - Just over a year after a former Manatee High School math teacher died in New Jersey, her daughter has been arrested and charged with drugging and killing her with a cocktail of powerful drugs. Gabrielle Michaelis -Cifoni's de
Tidewell Hospice celebrates the grand opening of their new family grief center in Lakewood Ranch.
Bradenton - The body of Bradenton soldier who died in training accident in South Korea is coming home tonight. On Nov. 6, 20 year old Specialist Nicholas Panipinto was killed after a Bradley Fighting Vehicle rolled over. Two other soldiers were hurt.
Village of the Arts is becoming more parking– restricted.The major change will limit parallel parking to one side of 11th, 12th and 13th avenues.
SARASOTA - A new and improved photo exhibit returns to Benderson Park in Sarasota. 'The Fence' photo exhibit opens this Thursday, November 7 and continues through February 8 at Nathan Benderson Park, according to the Herald Tribune. Robert Frost once said
TALLAHASSEE - Less than 2 years. That is what Willie Taggart got in his dream job. Florida State announced yesterday during NFL action that it has fired Taggart, the now-former head football coach. The announcement coming just one day after the Noles lost
ANNA MARIA ISLAND - Daiquiri Deck is bringing its wide array of daiquiris to Anna Maria Island.According to the Herald Tribune, the three-story, 14,000-square-foot restaurant is being built on a former free parking lot. The store the lot belonged to, Brid
In this week's edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN's Grant Boxleitner spent time in Village of the Arts in Bradenton.
This weekend's monthly Artwalk features the 15th Annual Festival of the Skeletons.
In the final part of his conversation with SNN's Grant Boxleitner, Herald-Tribune Opinion Editor shares some final thoughts about his career at the newspaper and his time on the Suncoast.
Halloween is here and the Sarasota and Manatee County Sheriff’s office wants all of us to have a safe and happy Halloween.
SARASOTA - In Part 3 of his conversation with SNN's Grant Boxleitner, outgoing Herald-Tribune Opinion Editor Tom Tryon discusses some of the impact issues he's written about over the years on the Suncoast. They include the homeless issue, Sarasota Bayfron
The push to raise Florida's minimum wage to $15 an hour may be headed for the 2020 ballot. Florida for a Fair Wage said in a news release that the group has collected 766,260 petition signatures from registered voters
In Part 2 of outgoing Herald-Tribune Opinion Editor Tom Tryon's conversation with SNN's Grant Boxleitner, he discusses the local readers' continued interest in the newspaper and his role in guiding the conversation.
BRADENTON - The grandfather of the toddler girl who took a fatal fall from a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico in July was charged Monday with negligent homicide in her death.Prosecutors in San Juan say Salvatore Anello raised his 18-month-old granddaught
Herald-Tribune Opinion Editor Tom Tryon has spent a journalism career at the Herald-Tribune.
He's leaving at the end of the week after nearly 39 years at the newspaper.
Season, tourist season, snowbird season, whichever name you choose to apply, foot and car traffic are about to get real. It's likely that the number of visitors will increase, but overall revenue will probably go down this year
Rugby is gaining popularity in the U.S. and the Sarasota Rugby Club makes their mark on the Suncoast.
Suncoast residents were disappointed to hear the 28th annual Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival was canceled.
MANATEE- The Diocese of Venice celebrated their 35th anniversary at one of the first places Catholics landed in Florida. Parishioners from across the diocese celebrated Mass on the Manatee River.
Bradenton Police Detectives has released surveillance video they believe shows a murder suspect.
MANATEE COUNTY - Residents are putting up a legal fight against a new Cortez Bridge. Several Manatee County residents, along with two former county commissioners, are challenging the Florida Department of Transportation's decision to proceed with plans to
HOLMES BEACH - They may have friends in low places, but they now have a high-priced place where those friends can stay. Someone recently bought the Layby Hotel Resort on Holmes Beach for $8.825 million, making it one of the largest property sales on Anna
The truck suspected in the hit and run death of a 15 year old Manatee County teen has been recovered, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.