New College Ranks No. 6 on U.S News & World Report's Top Public Liberal Arts Colleges

The school also ranked No. 84 among all national liberal arts colleges.

09/21/2020 By Staff


Voter Registration Deadline Nearing for Nov. 3 General Election

Voter applications must be returned by Oct. 5.

09/21/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Selby Foundation Names New Board Members, Appoints Officers

The foundation supports Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties through capital grants and scholarships.

09/17/2020 By Staff


Tidewell to Host Stress First Aid Webinar to Support Community During Covid-19

The webinar will be presented by well-known traumatic stress psychologist Dr. Patricia Watson.

09/17/2020 By Staff


Robrady, GMX7's Aquatic Resistance Training Device Wins International Design Award

The X1-Pro won an International Design Excellence Award for its compact, easy-to-use design.

09/17/2020 By Staff


CARES Act Funding Applications Now Available in Sarasota County

A total of $18.9 million in CARES Act funds is available for individuals and businesses for expenses dating back to March 1, 2020.

09/16/2020 By Staff

Online Class

New College Offers Covid-19 Course to Students and Public

New College has started an online class for students and the public, teaching about the history of pandemics, biology of the coronavirus and how Covid-19 has impacted our society.

09/16/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Keifer's House

Sarasota Nonprofit Opens New Residential Program for People Leaving Incarceration

Project 180 gives stable housing to people being released from jail and prison and also helps them with transportation, employment and addiction recovery.

09/16/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go Horseback Riding at Myakka River Trail Rides

The property's 40 acres of sprawling fields and shaded trails, along with purebred, trained horses, will have you feeling like a certified cattle wrangler in no time.

09/16/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Food Drive

Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee Providing Fresh Produce in Manatee County

Locations will be set up near six Title I schools, but anyone living in Manatee County can participate.

09/14/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

CareerEdge Hires Workforce Program Coordinator

Kathryn Whalen will assist with workforce development initiatives, lead fast-track training programs, work with business and community partners and coordinate special projects.

09/14/2020 By Staff

Solar Energy

Nonprofit Solar Co-Op Launches in Sarasota County

The co-op is free to join and open to homeowners and business owners in Sarasota County.

09/14/2020 By Staff


City of Sarasota Public Health Emergency Extended Through Sept. 18

Face coverings continue to be required in all indoor and outdoor public spaces in city limits whenever proper social distancing cannot be maintained.

09/11/2020 By Staff

Glamour Shot

Sarasota's Bustling Events Scene Has Evaporated. Where Does That Leave High-End Retailers?

Rahelia Durrani, who opened her downtown boutique in April, had no idea the toll the pandemic would take on her business.

09/11/2020 By Allison Forsyth


Florida Bars Can Reopen on Monday

The new rule applies to bars, breweries and other alcohol vendors.

09/10/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Mental Health

Local Experts to Participate in Mental Health Roundtable

The LWN Live With Nature Foundation's streaming event will focus on mental health and the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.

09/10/2020 By Staff


Orioles to Host Food Distribution Drive at Ed Smith Stadium

The first event will take place this Saturday, Sept. 12, in the stadium's East Lot.

09/09/2020 By Staff

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go Rollerblading at Venetian Waterway Park

Feel the wind in your hair (and wheels) while rollerblading this 10-mile paved path in Venice.

09/09/2020 By Allison Forsyth


Sarasota's Revcontent Named a 'Florida Company to Watch' by GrowFl

Together, the 2020 GrowFL "Companies to Watch" finalists represent nearly 3,000 jobs and generate $670 million in revenue.

09/09/2020 By Staff


Meals on Wheels Plus, Bradenton Kiwanis Partner For Food Drive

The event will take place on Sat., Sept. 12, at Renaissance on 9th/Bradenton Dream Center from 9:30 a.m.-noon.

09/08/2020 By Staff