Superintendent Dan Vande Pol announced Wednesday that the students and staff of BCS are going outside to view the historic partial eclipse at roughly 2:30 p.m. Monday equipped with approved safety goggles.
A group of local supporters of President Trump are calling for a peaceful rally on Monday evening at the site of a Confederate monument outside the Manatee Historic Courthouse, where local activists also will protest to demand its removal.
Thursday is expected to be another hot day with a chance of scattered storms in the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Officials are still monitoring several disturbances in the Atlantic.
The Florida Department of Corrections says it has received ‘credible intelligence’ that inmates are planning disturbances this weekend to coincide with a prisoners’ rights march in Washington. And so, they are canceling all visitation.