Sarasota County Newswire (Page 4)

Sarasota County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Sarasota County, FL. (Page 4)

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  1. Elderly couple missing after evacuating from Florida amid Hurricane IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | KWLM-AM Willmar

    Florida residents Milan and Lucille Yezic were last seen Saturday night at approximately 7:30 p.m. ET at a gas station near Interstate 75 in Ocala. At the time, the 89-year-old husband and 86-year-old wife were headed to Pennsylvania to evacuate as Irma barreled toward their home state, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.

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  2. Additional FPL employees working to restore Longboat Key powerRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 13 | YourObserver

    In an email to town commissioners, Town Manager Dave Bullock said of the 10,400 accounts on Longboat Key, 2,190 were without power as of 4 a.m. on Sept. 13. Bullock met with Florida Power & Light Co.

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  3. An aerial view of flooding across the SuncoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | WWSB

    ... Raintree Boulevards in North Port following Hurricane Irma. (Sarasota Sheriff's Office) Deputies with the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office have been keeping a close eye on flooding across the Suncoast. Tuesday, they flew Air-1 over the Hidden River ...

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  4. Sarasota city garbage pickup resumes Thursday, county begins todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | WWSB

    Regular garbage pickup in the City of Sarasota will begin Thursday, September 14. Unincorporated Sarasota County and the City of Venice restart their garbage collection Wednesday. The City of North Port will also resume solid waste pickup on Wednesday for customers normally serviced by Waste Management on the Wednesday schedule.

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  5. Glancing blow fortunate for Manatee CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 13 | YourObserver

    It was getting late on the night of Sept. 10, and Maureen and Richard Curtis knew Hurricane Irma was about to knock on the door of their Fourth Plaza East home in Mill Creek.

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  6. Sarasota Co. deputies headed south for relief effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | WWSB

    Annesley's dad is a Sarasota County deputy and part of the Emergency Response Team headed to help Irma victims in south Florida. She and the family's neighbors loaded dad's truck full of essentials before he left Wednesday.

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  7. Voalte Announces Top Healthcare Leaders to Speak at 3rd Annual User Experience ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | PRWeb

    ... Center and Zebra Technologies. Code , GroundControl , Ingram Micro , ScanSource , Spectralink , Visit Sarasota County and Zebra Technologies are sponsors of the event. For more information on VUE17, please go to https://www.voalte.com/vue17 or ...

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  8. Longboat pleased with town's response to emergency Officials plan to...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 12 | YourObserver

    ... were powerless, requiring manual work to keep it overflowing. Bullock said he had already told Manatee and Sarasota County officials to expect a spill, but that was averted because of town workers. These efforts meant in the days following Irma ...

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  9. Deputy, daughter to travel to south...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A Sarasota County sheriff's deputy and his daughter helped load a truck full of relief supplies for the victims of Hurricane Irma. A girl named Annesley and her father, who is on the county's emergency response team, will distribute the supplies in south Florida.

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  10. Flames break out at Robert E. Lee Elementary School in TampaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | WFLA

    A local state of emergency is still in effect for Sarasota County. There are still massive power outages and roads that are impassable.

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  11. Sarasota County not ready to issue all-clear; residents urged to be...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 12 | YourObserver

    "That recognizes that during the recovery phase, there are still a number of emergency operations that need to occur," he said. Although the storm passed early Monday morning, the county has still not issued an "all-clear" for residents, and recommend they continue to shelter in place, if they can.

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  12. One-third of Sarasota County traffic lights are still outRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | YourObserver

    On Tuesday, 76 of Sarasota County's 243 traffic lights were still out after Hurricane Irma. In the city of Sarasota, 17 signals are still not working.

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  13. Roughly half of Sarasota County traffic lights are still out With...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | YourObserver

    According to Larry Mau, Senior Manager for Transportation in Sarasota County, the delay in getting the lights working again is largely due to power outages . According to the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles' 2017 Drivers Handbook: "Traffic from all four directions must stop.

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  14. Longboat Key still under boil water notice, some power outagesRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 12 | YourObserver

    As of 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 12, all roads were considered passable, an email from Susan Phillips, assistant to the town manager, said.

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  15. Thousands of Sarasota County residents still without powerRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 12 | YourObserver

    As of Tuesday afternoon, 120,000 Florida Power and Light customers in Sarasota were still without power, according to County Administrator Tom Harmer. FPL posted on Twitter that residents on the west coast of Florida can expect power restoration by Sept.

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  16. Sarasota Co. couple evacuating from Irma go missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | WFLA

    ... about 7:30 p.m. at a gas station near Interstate 75 in Ocala. They were headed to Pennsylvania to evacuate. Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said they have not yet returned to their home on Golf Club Lane in Venice. They were driving a 2004 beige ...

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  17. Sarasota schools closed until MondayRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 12 | YourObserver

    Sarasota County Schools will reopen Monday to allow officials time to prepare for students and staff at the schools that served as Hurricane Irma shelters. Almost 19,000 people and thousands of pets sheltered in 14 schools, according to Superintendent Todd Bowden.

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  18. Sheriff warns of scammers Unlicensed contractors, handymen could flood the area after Irma Read MoreRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 12 | YourObserver

    ... as part of a scam. To avoid falling victim to a scam, you can check to see if a contractor of handyman has a Sarasota County license, or report a suspected scammer, by calling 861-5214 or 861-5000, or going online to scgov.net/contractors.

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  19. Deputies search for elderly couple with dementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | ABC Action News

    ... 12 at 10:22AM EDT expiring September 14 at 6:00AM EDT in effect for: Hillsborough VENICE, Fla. - The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help locating an elderly married couple who have dementia who have not been seen since ...

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  20. Federal Disaster Funds Available for Sarasota-ManateeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Sarasota Magazine

    As Sarasota-Manatee begins to recover from and clean up after Hurricane Irma, it's important to remember that there are programs and funds are available to help. The federal disaster declaration for Sarasota and Manatee counties unlocked government funds, which include grants and loans for home repairs, rental assistance for temporary housing, unemployment payments, crisis counseling and loans for small businesses.

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