Feb 23, 2024



County Commission agrees to extend closing on parcel at 4644 N. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota, with goal of seeing affordable housing project open by Dec. 31, 2025

1,479-unit residential development with 371 affordable homes on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Sarasota wins County Commission approval

Most serious types of crime down 16% in city of Sarasota in 2023, with no homicides reported

One lane opened to traffic on Myakka Road section with deteriorated culverts

With a few more connectors, Sarasota County could become ‘best trail county in state’ and possibly in U.S., county’s Tourist Development Council members learn

Lee County emergency management chief hired for same position in Sarasota County, replacing Ed McCrane

Members of public encouraged to participate in online survey to guide Main Street Complete Street design for City of Sarasota

Two construction workers rescued in downtown Sarasota after cable breaks on ‘swing stage,’ leaving them hanging outside 18-story building

Damage to 2 air release valves results in about 4,000 gallons of raw sewage spilling at U.S. 301/47th Street intersection in Sarasota

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Yong to visit Sarasota County March 1 to discuss 2024 One Book selection

Treasure Quest interactive game unveiled for Sarasota County youth

Beach University to begin again on March 7 at Siesta Public Beach

Sarasota Memorial named to Forbes’ list of ‘America’s Best Large Employers’ for 2024

‘Enhancing Communities’ the February spotlight for Conservation Foundation’s 20th anniversary year