Sarasota Will Require Masks in Public

The city received hundreds of phone calls and emails about the proposed ordinance in recent days.…


Manatee school district lays out recommended reopening plan

Elementary students to return fully to school while middle and high schools will have hybrid…


Masks not mandated in Manatee County, commissioners point to difficulty of enforcement

No mask mandate for Manatee County, some question how such a mandate would be enforced News Channel…


How Mindfulness Can Help During COVID-19

Tips for calming anxiety during a difficult time Rae Jacobson, writer and content engagement…


As We Begin to Open

  As our stores, gyms, restaurants and other local establishments begin to open, let us try…


Ellenton lands a waterside attraction

Whiskey Joe's finds a "perfect" spot on the Manatee River.   by: Jay Heater Managing Editor,…


Manatee County opens drive-thru COVID-19 sample collection

Approximately 50 people gave samples on the first day at the Bradenton Area Convention Center by:…