Education

USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Faculty Promoted, Awarded Tenure

Faizan Ali and Zacharias Pieri have each been awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor from assistant professor.

5:26pm By Staff

Grants

All Faiths Food Bank Receives $146,579 in Grants

The funding will be used for the food bank's annual Campaign Against Summer Hunger.

4:09pm By Staff

Going for Gold

A Bradenton Realtor Is Sportscasting from the Tokyo Olympics

A Bradenton real estate agent is broadcasting softball and women's basketball from the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo, Japan.

10:30am By Kim Doleatto

Jobs

SRQ Airport to Host Job Fair This Morning

The airport is hiring full-time and part-time transportation security officers.

07/26/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Halfacre Construction Company Names New Marketing, Proposals, Communications Manager

Lindsay Roth will manage business development opportunities, marketing initiatives, events, external communications and more.

07/26/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Hermitage Artist Retreat Names New Program Manager

James R. Monaghan will coordinate and manage the Hermitage’s artist and community engagement programs.

07/26/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Promotes Two

Marrie Neumer has been named associate vice-president of advancement and Clara Reynardus de Villanueva director of development.

07/26/2021 By Staff

Team Sarasota

Here's How Our Sarasota Athletes Are Doing at the Olympics

Six local athletes are competing at the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo—here's how they're doing and when to watch them.

07/26/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Covid-19

Busting Covid-19 Myths with a TikTok-Famous Immunologist

Morgan McSweeney, or "Dr. Noc," has been researching the virus since the beginning of the pandemic.

07/26/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Fast Track

Healthy Teens Coalition Names New Executive Director

Jonathan Evans moved to Sarasota from London and has experience working as a civil service.

07/23/2021 By Staff

Shipping

Port Manatee Acquires 25.5-Acre Facility

As a result, the port is anticipating a jump in steel exports.

07/23/2021 By Staff

Mental Health

Academy at Glengary Launches 'Gateway to the Future' Initiative

The program is made possible through funding from the William G. & Marie Selby Foundation and the Florida legislature.

07/23/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Virginia Shearer Named Executive Director of the Sarasota Art Museum

Shearer is currently director of education at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, overseeing all areas of the museum's education department.

07/23/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Big Brothers Big Sisters Announces 2021-2022 Sarasota, Venice Community Boards

Carrie Collins will serve as chair of the Sarasota community board and James "Jake" Tate Jr. will serve as chair of the Venice community board.

07/23/2021 By Staff

Travel

Survey: 76 Percent of Floridians Are More Comfortable Traveling Now

A new report shows that traveler confidence has surged from 40 percent in Q1 to 76 percent in Q3.

07/22/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

ArtisTree Promotes Two

Michael Casper has been named vice-president of business development and Joe Mantkowski vice-president of the company's design division.

07/22/2021 By Staff

Jobs

Manatee School District Seeking to Fill Positions

The school district will hold a job fair on Tuesday, July 27, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

07/22/2021 By Staff

On Guard!

The Best Lifeguards in Florida Descended on Siesta Beach This Week

A glimpse in photos of this week’s steamy Siesta Key lifeguard competition.

07/22/2021 Photography by Chad Spencer

Covid-19

The Zip Codes Where Vaccination Rates Are Highest

We also looked at the rest of the state to see where vaccination rates are highest and lowest.

07/22/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Mental Health

Sarasota Is Facing a Youth Mental Health Crisis, and Many Parents Can't Cope

Over the past year, 85 children in Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto counties have been removed from a home because of a parent or guardian's "inability to cope."

07/22/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker