Sunday, February 10, 2013
OK, so you had a busy week. We understand. Let us catch you up on all the highlights from Bradenton Patch!
Patrick Mullins' cause of death is still undetermined, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office reports. Music, dancing, singing, a market and more make up the Greek Glendi Festival celebration of a culture. Are you overloaded on grocery stores in Manatee County? What else would you put in these massive stores? Bradenton Police are able to trespass at the Riverwalk Skate Park and, so far, skaters are noticing a change. The local ACLU chapter is monitoring to make sure that the ordinance is constitutional The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is searching for 11 wanted absconded sexual offenders, including two known sexual predators. Sign up for the Bradenton Patch email newsletter to get more top headlines delivered straight to your inbox each …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Are you overloaded on grocery stores in Manatee County? What else would you put in these massive stores?
Bradenton is down two grocery stores plus a third closed Sweetbay isn't too far away in Ellenton. The Sweetbay at 5201 33rd St. E. officially closed Monday, while the store at 8750 State Road 70 E. in Lakewood Ranch closed Tuesday. The Ellenton store at 3410 U.S. 301 also closed Tuesday. The three stores were among 33 Sweetbays scheduled to close in February We want to know what do you want at those vacant storefronts, Bradenton? Could you use another grocery store, or would you drive to the nearby Walmart Supercenterss on both 33rd Street and State Road 70? Or perhaps it's time for something completely different. Here are comments we received so far from our Bradenton Patch Facebook Fans: CHIME IN BELOW IN THE COMMENTS
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Manatee County Sheriff's Office investigators say they believe the same suspect took pills from an Ellenton Kmart on Wednesday and from a Bradenton Sweetbay last week.
A man robbed an Ellenton Kmart pharmacy of prescription pills Wednesday, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office reports, and detectives say they believe the suspect committed a similar crime last week at a Sweetbay in Bradenton. The suspect entered the Kmart at 6110 U.S. 301 N. around 2:50 p.m. Wednesday and handed an employee a note demanding pills, detectives said. He implied he was armed but a weapon was not seen, and he left with an undisclosed number of pills. The man is described as being of average height and weight with facial hair. He was wearing sunglasses, a white-and-yellow checkered, longsleeved shirt, black shorts, a black cap and dark flip flops, according to a news release. Detectives said they believe the same man robbed the …