Democrat Wins State House Special Election

Margaret Good defeated Republican James Buchanan in Tuesday's state House special election, winning 52.2 percent of the votes.

02/13/2018 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial to Develop Comprehensive Cancer Treatment Program

Plans include building a new cancer tower on Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s main campus and an outpatient radiation treatment center on its University Parkway campus.

01/17/2018 By staff

New hires

Landscape Company Names New General Manager

ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design recently promoted Joe Mantkowski to general manager of the company's landscape division.

09/06/2017 By staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Ranked as One of Florida's Best

Sarasota Memorial Hospital is the eighth best hospital in the state of Florida, according to a new ranking published by U.S. News & World Report.

08/08/2017 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


Small Business of the Year Finalists Announced

The Manatee Chamber of Commerce on Monday announced the finalists for its 2017 Small Business of the Year Awards.

07/17/2017 By staff

Health Care

Hospital Recognized for Hip and Knee Replacement Excellence

Sarasota Memorial Hospital was recently named a Center of Excellence for hip and knee replacement by DNV GL Healthcare.

06/01/2017 By staff

New hires

Manatee Chamber of Commerce Picks New Leader

The Manatee Chamber of Commerce recently appointed Jacki Dezelski as its new president and CEO.

05/31/2017 By staff


Congressman to Discuss Tax Reform March 31

Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, will discuss tax reform at The Argus Foundation's next Meet the Minds luncheon.

03/24/2017 By staff


Chamber of Commerce Honors Congressman

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday presented Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, with its Spirit of Enterprise Award.

03/21/2017 By staff


Financial Adviser Ranked in Magazine's Top 1,200 List

Scott Pinkerton, managing partner of Pinkerton Wealth Management Group, was ranked among Barron’s top 1,200 financial advisers for 2017 in the magazine's March 4 issue.

03/17/2017 By staff


Congressman Holding Town Hall Saturday

Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, is holding a public town hall at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 18, at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

03/16/2017 By staff


Congressman Wins Award From National YMCA Group

The national YMCA presented Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, with the Congressional Champion Award Wednesday for his work supporting youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

03/09/2017 By staff

Health Care

Sports Commission, Health Care System Forge New Partnership

Visit Sarasota County earlier this month announced a new partnership between the organization's Sarasota County Sports Commission and the Sarasota Memorial Health Care System.

01/19/2017 By staff


Women's Networking Group Picks 2017 Leaders

S.W.A.T.—Successful Women Aligning Together—recently announced its team of volunteer directors for 2017.

12/30/2016 By staff


Congressman Outlines 2017 Priorities

Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, on Wednesday outlined his policy priorities for 2017, pledging to cut taxes, eliminate "unnecessary regulations" and prevent "massive benefit cuts" for Medicare and Social Security recipients.

12/28/2016 By staff

Health Care

Sarasota Ketamine Center Opens

The Gulf Coast Ketamine Center recently opened a ketamine infusion therapy center in Sarasota.

12/20/2016 By staff


Groundbreaking for New Pinecraft Inn Set for Nov. 30

Dutchman Hospitality Group, Inc. will celebrate the groundbreaking of the Carlisle Inn, the new 103-room inn set to be built in Sarasota's Pinecraft community, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30.

11/22/2016 By staff

Going Up

The Coolinary Opens in Second-Story Main Street Space

Main Street's newest restaurant blends high and low with both its cuisine and its design.

10/11/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Groundbreaking for State Street Condo Project Set

The development team behind downtown Sarasota's 1500 State Street condo project will celebrate the official groundbreaking of the project at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26.

09/13/2016 Research by staff