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Baxter: Works for free in dangerous conditions
COURTESY PHOTO Bill Baxter, a volunteer at Venice Regional Medical Center, volunteers in Venice and all over the world.
Tue May 21, 2013
A vet's best friend
A U.S. Army veteran living in Venice hopes to turn his stressed life around, not with medication, but with the help of a furry friend.
Tervis owner's work earns honor
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.
Sun May 19, 2013
North Port Sun
Indians advance to 7A finale
SUN PHOTO BY ROB SMITH Tyson Albert threw a complete game two-hitter as Venice defeated Chiles, 4-0, to advance to Saturday's 7A championship.
Venice Theatre Summer Camps start soon
This summer, campers will audition, rehearse and perform a full-scale musical production during Venice Theatre's 6-week Summer Theatre Camp.
Sat May 18, 2013
Girl power in full force at Usf Stem summit
There were girls flying paper airplanes in the hallways, sending marbles down roller-coaster tracks they built and controlling a humongous robot while having fun all day Saturday.
FILE PHOTO Monty Andrews addresses a crowd at the Historic Train Depot celebrating the city's Bike Friendly Community status last year.
Fri May 17, 2013
Groups gather in Venice to help veterans
Groups that help area veterans gathered Tuesday in a roundtable meeting to learn more about what each does, and to discuss ways to better help those they serve.
Venice gets - chalked' with colorful artwork
SUN PHOTO BY JUSTIN FENNELL Gary Maria, a professional chalk artist and 2-time winner of previous chalk festivals puts the finishing touches on his sidewalk rendition of a Star Trek mural.
Wed May 15, 2013
Sharky's voted best Florida beach bar
Sharky's on The Pier in Venice was voted the 2013 Best Florida Beach Bar, with Jimmy B's on St.
City offering hurricane seminar Friday
Andrea, Barry, Chantal, Dorian, Erin, Fernand, Gabrielle, and Humberto are just some of the names designated for the 2013 hurricane season, which begins in June and runs through November.
Beach improvements scaled back in Venice
Plans by the city of Venice to clean up Flamingo Ditch and Deertown Gully, which offers drainage into the Gulf for roughly 100 acres on the island, were scaled back this week after city engineers learned project costs have nearly tripled.
Tiny telescope helps treat Venice woman
PHOTO COURTESY OF SARASOTA RETINA INSTITUTE Dr. Marc Levy performs eye surgery at Cape Surgery Center at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
Sunshine State News
Republican Hopeful Julio Gonzalez Has Good Head Start to Replace Doug Holder
With state Rep. Doug Holder, R-Venice, facing term limits next year, Dr. Julio Gonzalez, an orthopedic surgeon from Venice, is off to an impressive head start as he looks to represent parts of Sarasota County.
Tue May 14, 2013
Dorothy A. Flynn
Dorothy A. Flynn, originally from the Chicago, Southshore and Beverly, Ill., areas, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013.
Mon May 13, 2013
One of Florida's 'Best Beach Bars' is on Clearwater Beach
Clearwater Beach is home to one of the state's best beach bars. That's according to voters on FloridaBeachBar.com , which on Monday released the results of its annual "best beach bar" contest .
Teen actor funding dream of acting camp
If 14-year-old budding actor Justin "Jay" Harrington wants to go to the New York Film Academy Acting Camp in Orlando next month, he's got to sell a lot of Origami Owl jewelry.
Sat May 11, 2013
Tale of Matthew, bankers and a plumber
PHOTO COURTESY OF TANYA MORRIS Matthew Dupree, a plumber with Michael Douglass Plumbing, holds a 5-week-old kitten he pulled Monday from a pipe beneath the parking lot at Florida Shores Bank in Venice.
Mission team visits Bahamas
Nine men from Venice Presbyterian Church traveled to Eleuthera in the Bahamas recently to meet with the island's "Men of Faith" team to work together on projects to benefit the Christian community there.
Fri May 10, 2013
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SUN PHOTO BY KIM COOL Shannon Gerace has the same b irthday as her husband, Butch Gerace.