A 14-year-old student at Lincoln Memorial Academy, in Palmetto, helped to raise a piglet as part of the National FFA Organization. Bucky the pig is scheduled for auction at this year’s Manatee County Fair.
Manatee County School District’s new computer software system has been riddled with delays and its price tag has more doubled since school board awarded first contracts. It is still not working perfectly.
Cynthia Saunders, interim Superintendent for the School District of Manatee County, increased the pay of 13 top-level administrators for various reasons between July and September, shortly after becoming superintendent.
Lawyers say a U.S.-born Marine veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder was held for three days for possible deportation after pleading guilty to a disturbance at a western Michigan hospital.
The state of Nebraska and its Health and Human Services Department have been dismissed from a lawsuit that alleged the state violated rules and regulations in diagnosing and treating mentally ill patients.
Acting Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler's past lobbying work for coal companies and other industries regulated by the agency is expected to draw scrutiny Wednesday when a Senate committee considers his nomination to the post full time.