Veterans Employment Workshop Offered Thursday

The goal is to help transitioning military members and veterans expand their professional networks and enhance their job search skills.

08/01/2017 By staff


Business Coach Earns 'Master Trainer' Designation

David Kauffman recently became one of 10 people in the world to earn the prestigious title of master trainer with Personality Insights Inc.

08/01/2017 By staff


Port Manatee Exploring Commercial Opportunities with Ocala Businesses

Port Manatee executives and business leaders from Ocala are exploring possible commercial ties to bridge the 120 miles between the port and Central Florida.

08/01/2017 By staff


Local Executives Ring Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange

Executives from North Venice's PGT Innovations rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Monday.

08/01/2017 By staff


Remembering Downtown Sarasota's Short Stop Market and Deli

Four regulars share their memories of Ali Molavi's beloved downtown market, which closed in June.

08/01/2017 By Rick Morgan Illustrations by Regan Dunnick

No Frenzy Necessary

Want to Help Mote Staff, Learn Something and Have Fun? Try Shark Encounter.

Shark Week came and went, but the infatuation with these fascinating predators is year-round. Mote's Shark Encounter allows visitors to help Mote staff by feeding sharks.

07/31/2017 By Rick Morgan


Deadline to Apply for Creative Design Prize Is Friday

Nominations are now open for the third annual Ringling College Innovation By Creative Design Award.

07/31/2017 By staff

Health care

Surgeon Named Sports Medicine Provider at Bradenton School

Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine & Pain Management's Dr. Arthur Valadie recently became the official sports medicine provider for the athletes at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School.

07/31/2017 By staff


More Sarasota Attorneys Earn Super Lawyers Recognition

Four shareholders in the Sarasota law firm of Fergeson Skipper, P.A. were recently named to the 2017 list of Florida Super Lawyers.

07/31/2017 By staff

Off the Clock

Scott Earl and His Dogs Are Flyball Champs

“We practice every Sunday morning and they know what that day is. When we’re loading the car to go to a tournament, they get excited.”

07/31/2017 By Ilene Denton


First Sports Event Showcase Set for Aug. 15

The showcase will feature area sports events and allow for local businesses to learn more about the events and create new partnerships.

07/31/2017 By staff


Solar Contractor Elected to Board of State Industry Group

Bill Johnson, the president of the Sarasota solar contracting company Brilliant Harvest, was recently elected to the Florida Solar Energy Industries Association board of directors.

07/28/2017 By staff


College Recognized for Health and Fitness Programs

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota was recently named a Healthy Business Certified Leader for the second straight year.

07/28/2017 By staff


MTV Reality Show Set on Siesta Key Debuts

MTV's new "summer soap docuseries" Siesta Key, which was filmed in and around Sarasota, debuts at 10 p.m. Monday, July 31.

07/28/2017 By staff


Gross Domestic Product Up in Quarter Two

America's gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 2.6 percent in the second quarter of 2017.

07/28/2017 By staff

Health care

Hospital Names New Head of Operations

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota recently hired Wyatt Chocklett as its new chief operating officer.

07/28/2017 By staff

New hires

Ringling Museum Selects New Asian Art Curator

Rhiannon Paget will oversee Asian art exhibitions and collections, including publications, collection development and research.

07/28/2017 By staff

Gone But Not Forgotten

The Fight for a Snooty Statue in Downtown Bradenton

In the wake of Snooty the manatee's tragic drowning, one local man wants to immortalize the famous sea cow in downtown Bradenton. He has the signatures, but will they be enough?

07/27/2017 By Rick Morgan


This Week's Good Deeds

Scholarships, fundraisers and more in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

07/27/2017 By staff

Laws of the Jungle

A Walk Through the Wild at Sarasota Jungle Gardens

There's a little bit of everything at the Jungle Gardens.

07/27/2017 By Rick Morgan