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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2007 Atlantic Hurricane Season Review



  • High water and flooding on Anna Maria Island from TS Barry
  • Lower seasonal activity than predicted
  • Record of 2 Category 5 hurricanes
  • Record number of storms (9) in one month (Sep)
  • No major hurricane landfalls in US
  • 15 storms
  • 6 hurricanes
  • 2 major (Cat3+)