Car plunges from Cortez Bridge to bay waters, motorist, passenger rescued
Jan03

Car plunges from Cortez Bridge to bay waters, motorist, passenger rescued

“I heard a screech and then a thud.” Witness Jeremy Thomas described what prompted him to navigate his skiff Dec. 26 to a single-vehicle crash at the Cortez Bridge. Thomas said the crash occurred at about 9:05 p.m., adding “the car must’ve been traveling at a high rate of speed.” The vehicle careened and spun […]

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Car plunges from Cortez Bridge to bay waters, motorist, passenger rescued

“I heard a screech and then a thud.” Witness Jeremy Thomas described what prompted him to navigate his skiff Dec. 26 to a single-vehicle crash at the Cortez Bridge. Thomas said the crash occurred at about 9:05 p.m., adding “the car must’ve been traveling at a high rate of speed.” The vehicle careened and spun […]

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Islander remembers Debbie Reynolds’ dazzle
Jan03

Islander remembers Debbie Reynolds’ dazzle

It’s been more than half a century since a young Paul Barnett — serving in the U.S. Marines — stood in the South Korean sun and watched a young star dazzle hundreds of far-from-home soldiers. That star was Debbie Reynolds, barely past her teenage years, playing a show for the troops on a makeshift stage. […]

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Islander remembers Debbie Reynolds’ dazzle

It’s been more than half a century since a young Paul Barnett — serving in the U.S. Marines — stood in the South Korean sun and watched a young star dazzle hundreds of far-from-home soldiers. That star was Debbie Reynolds, barely past her teenage years, playing a show for the troops on a makeshift stage. […]

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BB code changes proposed would limit home sizes
Jan03

BB code changes proposed would limit home sizes

The Bradenton Beach Planning and Zoning Board plans to recommend changes that would limit the size of new homes in relation to the size of the lot and encourage bungalow-style architecture in the R-1 and R-2 residential districts. The board has been meeting weekly to revise the land development code and comprehensive plan to enhance […]

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BB code changes proposed would limit home sizes

The Bradenton Beach Planning and Zoning Board plans to recommend changes that would limit the size of new homes in relation to the size of the lot and encourage bungalow-style architecture in the R-1 and R-2 residential districts. The board has been meeting weekly to revise the land development code and comprehensive plan to enhance […]

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