54 min ago | Venice Gondolier
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office may one day move its headquarters to share land with a new Emergency Operations Center in Sarasota, after the County Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved an action plan for its relocation.
4 hrs ago | North Port Sun
County commissioners helped to link manufacturers in need of local employees with students searching for higher-paying jobs Wednesday after voting unanimously to give $350,000 to the Sarasota County Technical Institute.
9 hrs ago | North Port Sun
School district staff informed Sarasota County School Board members Tuesday morning that although the district is receiving more money from the state this year, the majority of it is already encumbered.
13 hrs ago | Venice Gondolier
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is again participating in the National Click It or Ticket Campaign to save lives and remind motorists that the law requires them to buckle up.
17 hrs ago | Venice Gondolier
Named as a finalist for the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 Award is Norbert Donelly, a Sarasota County resident and owner of Tervis, one of the fastest growing companies in Venice.
An 18-year-old Englewood teen faces numerous child porn charges after detectives found out he was sharing pornographic images to others.
Authorities are investigating a possible road rage incident in which two people were injured by a shotgun blast late Tuesday afternoon near North Port.
The foundation recognized more than 120 middle-and high-school educators from Sarasota and Charlotte counties earlier this month at a celebration at the Venice Yacht Club for teachers in its STEMsmart initiative , presenting special awards to 12 teachers for innovative work in science and math education, with the evening culminating in the ... (more)
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Are you happy with the results? 2. Two Teens Charged in Siesta Beach Attack Two teenagers are charged with beating another teen until he was unconscious, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said.
Strong seabreezes were fueling the formation of storms in eastern Manatee County on Monday afternoon, and the National Weather Service cautioned residents about severe weather until sundown.
Three Manatee County officials will fly to Switzerland in July seeking the right to play host to the 2017 World Rowing Championship.
In an effort to keep the Warm Mineral Springs Day Spa open after the June 30 deadline passes, an interlocal agreement is awaiting signatures of the heads of the North Port City and Sarasota County commissions.
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is stepping up its efforts to curb drunk driving with DUI "saturation patrols" this weekend and next.
Two teenagers have been arrested and charged in a vicious attack that left another teen boy unconscious last week on Siesta Beach, authorities said Thursday.