Thousands attended the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on Old Main Street in downtown Bradenton on Saturday. Residents said the tradition of partying there goes back years and years, but they have other customs, too.
The manager of the Manatee County Sheriff's Office's property and evidence unit has been suspended for two weeks after an internal affairs investigation confirmed on-going harassment of employees under her supervision, and insubordination towards her own supervisor.
Guests at the fifth annual Manatee Pride Festival on Saturday, March 17, 2018, interrupted Beneva Fruitville’s performance about halfway through to give her tips and praise during a performance at Bradenton’s Riverwalk.
Ryan CallihanBradenton Herald
Manatee Pride Festival visitors show love for local drag queen Beneva Fruitville
Youngsters participate in MLB's Play Ball event at Pirate City
Palmetto students "Dive into Reading" at Anna Maria Oyster Bar