As Manatee County has sights set on its future, an opportunity has come to light that could mean a new park and library for the ever-expanding east. Schroeder-Manatee Ranch has offered to sell another 74.5 acres near Premier Sports Campus to the county for $4.25 million.
The Lakewood Ranch High softball team is two wins away from capturing the program's first state championship. The Mustangs face Orange Park Oakleaf in the Class 8A state semifinals on Tuesday at Historic Dodgertown in Vero Beach.
In Georgia's gubernatorial primary, Democrats elected someone who could become the first black female governor in American history, but no Republican candidate gathered more than 50 percent of the vote _ so the top two face a July runoff.