|Braden River High School's Black Pearls varsity dance team.|
The Black Pearls, led by captain Emily Harris and co-captain Caitlyn Mumma, are Tori Denison, Avery Ellis, Jazminn Lucas, Erin Malcom, Ashley Miller, Kerri Ranck and Haleigh Roberts.
The Silver Pearls, led by captain Emma Slotabec and co-captains Katie Cafiero and Kristen Colonna, are Danny Coronado, Elizabeth Dinsdale, Alyssa Disbro, Katie Hang, Tina Hart, Kennedy Kovalick, Sydney Perry, Caitlyn Ralston, Valerie Solorzano and Valentina Velasco-Escobar.
The Black Pearls are coached by Traci Cristello, the Silver Pearls by Amanda Dawsey.
Former DeSoto queen Caitlen Murrell and husband Tyler named their first bundle of love, Graham Davis.
Bill Field, charismatic commander for American Legion Kirby Stewart Post 24, will be laid to rest 12:30 p.m. Monday at Sarasota National Cemetery.
The 80-years-young Korean War veteran died Jan. 7 in a vehicular accident.
Billy Dzwonkowski won Photographer Of The Year 2012 from the Bay Area Professional Photographers Association for the second straight year.
All of John Lakin’s acquaintances have to start addressing him, “Your honor,” after 4 p.m. Friday.
He’s being invested as a circuit court judge at the Manatee County Judicial Center.
Read more Friday in Vin's People on Bradenton.com