Port Manatee

State Politics

Port cancels signing of pact with Cuba after Gov. Scott threatens to cut funding

After Gov. Rick Scott threatened to financially cut off Florida ports that do business with Cuba, Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale cancelled plans to sign Cuba agreement but will meet with Cuba delegation.

Business

Port Manatee enters agreement with St. Petersburg, Tampa ports

On Thursday, the Manatee County Port Authority authorized the port to enter an interlocal agreement with the ports of St. Petersburg and Tampa. The authority also authorized the port to file a claim against Fresh Quest, which was a tenant but stopped paying rent after it was bought by another company.

Videos

Puppies and animal advocates visit elementary school students

Animal Network and Royal Pet Rescue officials visit Daughtrey Elementary School Friday to discuss animal advocacy.
Sara Nealeigh Bradenton Herald
Puppies and animal advocates visit elementary school students 1:22

Puppies and animal advocates visit elementary school students

Cop helps veteran living in 'deplorable' conditions 2:45

Cop helps veteran living in 'deplorable' conditions

One year after a community took back their neighborhood from criminals. 2:20

One year after a community took back their neighborhood from criminals.

Trump to CPAC: I wouldn't miss a chance to talk to my friends 2:17

Trump to CPAC: I wouldn't miss a chance to talk to my friends