Heroin use in Manatee County has spiked since the 2011 crackdown in Florida on pain management clinics known as "pill mills." The overdose and death statistics prove it.
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Brandilyn Karnehm of Bradenton lived in and barely survived the darkness that is heroin addicition. After several failed attempts at recovery, she has been clean for more than two years.
Salguero, an offensive lineman, offered by Marshall and Mercer, quarterback Huesman by Samford and defensive end Belvin by Marshall.
A 150-acre expansion of Robinson Preserve is set to begin in May.
County commissioners OK establishment of a CDD for part of the Long Bar Pointe project site.
Booker and Braden River high schools battled to the buzzer as the visiting Tornadoes beat the Pirates 59-56.
Nik Wallenda starts practice in Benderson Park.
The developers of the proposed Long Bar Pointe have filed a constitutional challenge to language in Manatee County's comprehensive plan that gives protections to sea grass beds.
Nik Wallenda, an East Manatee resident, will begin practicing for his next tightrope walk tomorrow at Nathan Benderson Park. He will practice through October in preparation of the Nov. 2 walk in Chicago.
“I was worried if I could play or not,” said Louis, who suffered a neck injury during Thursday's win over Sarasota. “I’m grateful I’m standing here being interviewed right now.”
Bradenton resident Nik Wallenda says his next high-wire stunt will include him walking between two skyscrapers -- blindfolded.