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1 hr ago | Bradenton.com
A Sarasota woman was charged with petty larceny Tuesday after deputies say she refused to pay her cab fare, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
3 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Walmart will hire up to 95 associates to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open this fall in Sarasota.
6 hrs ago | Sarasota Magazine
Even though one of them was suddenly canceled under mysterious circumstances, the building of a batch of downtown condos is proceeding apace, and here's the one that's going up next door to the offices of Sarasota Magazine .
7 hrs ago | YourObserver
Neighborhood groups are rallying residents to attend a Sarasota County Planning Commission meeting tomorrow, during which the advisory board will consider the most controversial changes proposed for Sarasota 2050.
11 hrs ago | YourObserver
Photo by Pam Eubanks Although Rob Satori is known locally as the "Sinatra guy," he also impersonates musical icons such as Van Morrison, Jimmy Buffet and Sammy Davis.
After reporting a missing wallet incident to Longboat Key Police, Police Chief Pete Cumming's department spent two days tracking down the missing wallet and returning it and all of its contents to its owner.
The current Visitors Center at 701 N. Tamiami Trail in the Historic Chidsey Library Building will close on Nov. 1. A new Visitors Center will be at the new Mall at University Towne Center and the second will be in downtown Sarasota.
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has a signed a two-year deal with Staffing Connection/Action Labor to outsource its crossing guard services.
Occupations : Renee works for a real estate/development company and also has a small business making locally and organically grown produce and grocery items.
On July 5, 2014, at approximately 1:30 a.m., officers monitoring cameras along Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way near Dixie Avenue, observed two suspects known to them, Maurice Carnes and Jerral Bell, standing near the intersection.
Earlier this month, the County Commission drafted a letter to make sure it was still on the same page as the city regarding the pursuit of a regional come-as-you-are homeless shelter.
Working for yourself and being your own boss can be exhilarating, but unless you prepare ahead of time for potential pitfalls, you can be rudely awakened to the fact that When you're first starting out, this becomes evident in small ways - when you catch the flu, you're not just bedridden for a few days, you're rendered incapable of earning money ... (more)
Contracted security officers who guard the gates at Balmoral and Legacy Boulevards, the primary entrances into the Country Club West and East communities, do not consistently follow administrative policy, according to operations director Ryan Heise.
Katharine, the great white shark who was reportedly swimming toward the Sarasota area earlier this month, pinged earlier today to the east of Daytona Beach.
The new space at 14 Lemon Avenue is smaller than their old place in the historical Chidsey Library, said Stephanie Grosskreutz, managing director of Visit Sarasota.
Robert Gibbs was hired by the city in April to study the optimal mix of businesses in four areas: St. Armands Circle, downtown, the Rosemary District and the Martin Luther King Jr. Way corridor.
Arthur M. Guilford announced his retirement in January , and will step out of office July 31. His official retirement begins in January, ending his seven years as University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee, chancellor.
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Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 03:42 pm
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