Banking

First Horizon, IberiaBank Merge

The combined holding company and bank will operate under the First Horizon name and be headquartered in Memphis, Tenn.

11/05/2019 By Staff

Meetings

Council of Neighborhood Associations to Discuss Celery Fields

The meeting will take place at the Waldemere Street Firehouse meeting room on Friday, Nov. 8.

11/04/2019 By Staff

Hotels

Tru by Hilton Hotel Coming to Bradenton

Sarasota's Firmo Construction has been hired to build the project.

11/04/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation Appoints New Members to Board of Trustees

The new members are Deborah Kabinoff, Eric Kaplan, Gwen MacKenzie and Dr. Kirk Voelker.

11/04/2019 By Staff

Grants

Impact 100 SRQ Announces 2019 Grant Recipients

They are Mothers Helping Mothers and The Haven.

11/04/2019 By Staff

Limelight

Brunch on the Bay 2019

USF's annual outdoor brunch welcomed more than 600 supporters to the college's bayfront.

11/04/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

The Bash at the Bishop

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature's annual gala offered dinner, dancing, an auction and more.

11/04/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Dog Days Are Over

The Last Days of the Sarasota Kennel Club

The racing greyhounds at the Sarasota Kennel Club are gone, and their trainers have quietly left the track, too.

11/04/2019 By Isaac Eger

Bullet points

Five Tips on How to Improve Your Community From Richard C. Harwood

The author and motivational speaker visited Sarasota last week to discuss his new book, Stepping Forward: A Positive, Practical Path to Transform Our Communities and Our Lives.

11/04/2019 By Olivia Epstein

Travel

SRQ Airport Opens New Cell Phone Lot

The new lot is designed to reduce congestion and allow traffic to move more smoothly around the terminal.

11/01/2019 By Staff

Grants

Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation Board Approves $3.8 Million in Grants

The aim of the funding is to support emerging needs in the community, including education, mental health and children's services.

11/01/2019 By Staff

Grants

Selah Freedom Receives $750,000 Grant from Department of Justice

Elizabeth Fisher, the founder of Selah Freedom, has said that the Suncoast region is a “hotbed” for trafficking.

10/31/2019 By Staff

Literacy

Reading Initiative in Sarasota Outperforms National Average for Third Year

A report found that 80 percent of Sarasota County students who received a full series of lessons last year reached average to above-average levels of reading and writing.

10/31/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Williams Parker Adds Tax Attorney

Prior to joining the firm, she served as a law clerk to Judge Mark V. Holmes of the United States Tax Court.

10/31/2019 By Staff

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox Test Drives a Tesla and Sees the Future

It was like a ride at a theme park, Mr. C. says.

10/31/2019 By Robert Plunket

Flashback

Flashback: Sailor Circus, 1952

Sailor Circus began as a Sarasota High School gym class in 1949.

10/30/2019 By Ilene Denton

Grants

Impact 100 SRQ Announces Grant Finalists

The five finalists will compete for two $114,000 grants on Nov. 3.

10/30/2019 By Staff

The Bay

The Bay Hires Jon F. Swift Construction as Construction Manager for Phase One

The construction firm has proven experience in building parks.

10/30/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Local Professionals Earn Public Relations Accreditation

Sharon Kunkel and Elise Ramer have received their APR designations.

10/30/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Team Member From Goodwill's Veterans' Program Honored

Jeremiah Robinson was recognized for his service on behalf of veterans.

10/29/2019 By Staff