Some animal welfare groups are not happy witrh Ringling Brothers' decision to phase out elephants in the circus.
Florida Lottery officials have announced Bradenton resident Jack Bennett, 59, claimed a $1.6 million Lucky Money Quick Pick lottery prize after purchasing the winning ticket Jan. 6 at Publix, 11205 East State Road 70 in Lakewood Ranch.
Manatee County Commission discussed the Bradenton Area Riverwalk Regatta at its Land Use meeting Thursday.
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Essence Winkfield, 4, a Manatee County girl diagnosed with meningitis last month, died Sunday. "She fought for a whole month. There was just no way she could continue," said mother Belinda Dangerfield. "We didn't want her to suffer anymore."