Manatee County Fair January 17 -27

The 2008 Annual Manatee County Fair will be held Jan 17 -27 at the Manatee County Fairgrounds, 1303 17th Street West, Palmetto.

Attractions include:


AMI Community Center Basketball League

The AMI Community Center Basketball League starts Jan 14. Team coaches will distribute uniforms Jan 10 at 6:30pm with a dinner banquet provided by the Beach Bistro.

Individual and team photos will be taken Saturday, Jan 12. Time is to be announced. For details please call Amy Seiderman at the Community Center 941-778-1908.


Anna Maria Art League Exhibition

The Anna Maria Art League will hold an exhibition Jan 11 through Jan 31 on their premises at 5312 Holmes Boulevard, Holmes Beach.

Gallery hours are 9am – 2:30pm.

This is the 14th annual James Pay Exhibit and is open to members of the AMIAL. Artists may make submissions Jan 9 between 10am and 2pm at the league’s office. Up to 3 entries are allowed and costs $10 per entry. Pieces will be juried for acceptance and prizes awarded at a reception Jan 11 beginning 5:30pm.


Body Recovered from Key Royale

Holmes Beach Police and West Manatee Fire Rescue responded to a 911 call from Milton Simmons, who had discovered a body by the edge of the water at the 650 block of Key Royale Drive where he was checking stone crab traps.

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives and a medical examiner later identified the body as Dustin Benson, 19, of Palm Harbor (north of St. Petersburg).

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