2 hrs ago
J.Jill, Edward Beiner coming to new Mall at University Town Center
A dressy casual women's clothing store and a trendy eyewear maker are the latest retailers to come to the new Mall at University Town Center.
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6 hrs ago
School Board pushes to leave Todd's seat vacant04/16/14 The selection ...
The Sarasota County School Board is pushing to leave open the vacancy left by former board member Carol Todd until the Aug. 26 primary election.
10 hrs ago
Bail in Sarasota can now be paid with credit, debit cards
On Wednesday the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office announced that bail payments of up to $750 could be made through GovPayNet.
14 hrs ago
Mall at University Town Center offers sneak peek for charity
Shoppers will be able to get a sneak peek of the new Mall at University Town Center the night before it opens and help some local charities in the process.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Sarasota fertilizer company moves corporate HQ to LWR
Florikan, a Sarasota manufacturer of time-release agricultural fertilizer, is moving its headquarters to Lakewood Ranch as part of a wholesale relocation of the company's operations.
SARASOTA-Sarasota deputies investigate homicide
Authorities report that David Alessandrini, 47, was found dead at his home on the 2100 block of Oak Terrace Monday.
ABC Action News
Dog show world stunned by sex arrest
A man who has been a key figure in the country's most prestigious dog organization is facing multiple child molestation charges, and now investigators are trying to determine if there are other possible victims.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Manatee's high-tech I-75 traffic monitoring system near completion
A new high-tech traffic monitoring system along Interstate 75 is near completion, featuring closed-circuit television cameras with real-time information shared with drivers via electronic signs, phone apps and websites.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
The Bradenton Times
Community Spotlight: Attorney E. Ralph Tirabassi Recognized By Florida Bar
SARASOTA E. Ralph Tirabassi, a shareholder in the law firm of Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A., has been recognized by The Florida Bar for having retained his board certification in real estate law for 25 continuous years.
SW Fla's Warm Mineral Springs reopen to the public
The attraction closed last summer after the concessions contractor's lease expired.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Rowing | Sarasota Crew lead area contingent at State Sculling Championships
Sarasota Crew put itself in prime position to to claim its fourth consecutive state championship after Saturday's action at the 2014 Florida Scholastic Rowing Association Sculling Championships at Nathan Benderson Park.
The Bradenton Times
Community Spotlight: All Faiths Food BankA's A"Cooking MattersA" Teaches Kids Healthy Habits
SARASOTA Healthy is a hit! On Saturday, April 5, 2014 families and groups of local students visited Hazeltine Nurseries in Venice for a special Cooking Matters event presented by All Faiths Food Bank.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
News Talk Florida
Sarasota Police Searching For Missing 82 Year Old Woman
Officers with the Sarasota Police Department with assistance from the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office are currently searching for Herminia Franco, 82, last seen at the YMCA at 1075 S Euclid Avenue, Sarasota.
VIDEO: Problem with homeless shelter site surfaces
The search for the downtown Sarasota location for a proposed "come as you are" homeless shelter has hit yet another snag, highlighting tensions still lingering between city and county staffs over the project despite recent attempts at compromise.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Rowing nonprofit SANCA loses charitable license from state
The nonprofit organization that took over management of Nathan Benderson Park last month is prohibited from petitioning donations after failing to submit financial records to state regulators.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Warm Mineral Springs reopens and has unexpected guestWarm Mineral...
After being closed for nine months, Warm Mineral Springs reopens for swimming and bathing... plus it has an unexpected scaly guest After being closed for nine months, Warm Mineral Springs reopens for swimming and bathing... plus it has an unexpected scaly guest Sarasota County, Florida - Warm Mineral Springs re-opened this week, a few days ahead of ... (more)
Weather Channel to showcase Legacy Trail
The nearly 10-mile long Legacy Trail stretches from just south of the city of Sarasota to the city of Venice and is the largest public recreation project ever constructed in Sarasota County.
Amber Alert issued for 5-month-old girl from Sarasota County
First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:12 AM on 4/15, issued at 10:12 AM Hoboken, GA SARASOTA, Fla.
County staff plans for the unthinkable04/10/14 Sarasota County staff...
For Sarasota County staff tasked with drafting the area's Post-Disaster Redevelopment Plan, Hurricane Ike is a sobering reminder of the destructive power of hurricanes.
UN picks Sarasota as host for World Environment Day
Sarasota County may be a quickly-growing international tourism destination for its beaches, but now the United Nations has highlighted the community for its environmental accomplishments.