Appointments

Florida Senate Confirms Appointments of Governing Board Members

Jack Bispham represents Manatee County; Joel Schleicher represents Charlotte and Sarasota counties.

04/03/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

SouthTech Makes Several Hires, Promotes Two

The tech company hired several engineers and promoted two team members.

04/02/2020 By Staff

Coping with COVID-19

Working From Home Right Now? We've Got Tips for Making It More Bearable

Our editors share their strategies.

04/02/2020 By Ilene Denton

Grocery list

Restaurants Have Begun Selling Groceries and Paper Goods, Too

Running out of milk, eggs or even toilet paper? These restaurants may be able to help you out.

04/02/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Q&A

Do Natural Remedies Really Boost Immunity and Protect Us From Viruses?

A Sarasota Memorial Hospital nutritionist answers common questions about natural remedies like vitamin C, zinc, elderberry syrup and more.

04/02/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Coronavirus

U.S. Unemployment Claims Spike to Shocking 6.6 Million

According to new data, nearly 10 million people have filed unemployment claims over the past two weeks due to the crushing economic ramifications of COVID-19.

04/02/2020 By Megan McDonald

Screenshot

Hollywood We’re Not, But Sarasota Attracts a Variety of Film Productions

Production companies are here all year long, filming TV shows, indie movies and commercials.

04/01/2020 By Susan Burns

From the Editor

From the Editor:Giving in the Age of COVID-19

Susan Burns on why philanthropy is more important than ever.

04/01/2020 By Susan Burns

Breaking News

Facing Rising National Pressure, DeSantis Issues Stay-at-Home Order for Florida

After days of resisting shutting down non-essential businesses, Gov. DeSantis' order will take effect Thursday, April 2, at midnight.

04/01/2020 By Megan McDonald

Real Estate

Developer Buys Retail Property on Manatee Ave. W for $1.08 Million

JBCC Development partners plan to redevelop the site.

04/01/2020 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Cuban Ballet School Dancers Win Top Prizes in Major Competitions

Past YAGP winners from the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School have gone on to careers at companies such as the Royal Ballet in London, the San Francisco Ballet and Boston Ballet.

04/01/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

How to Stay Safe If You Need Work Done Inside Your Home During the Pandemic

When your A.C. breaks, should you call someone to come into your home to fix the problem?

04/01/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Philanthropy

Anonymous Donor Gives $500,000 to Manatee Community Foundation for COVID-19 Response

Funds will be awarded to charities that are adapting and responding to the public health crisis in Manatee County

03/31/2020 By Staff

Good News

Legacy Donor Gives Boost to The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature, Sarasota Orchestra

Both organizations will each receive $114,000 in funding.

03/31/2020 By Staff

Education

CareerEdge Partners With STC To Launch Student Internship Program

Responding to the evolving needs during this time, CareerEdge adapted its Intern Reimbursement program model to make funding for this program possible.

03/31/2020 Photography by Staff

Coronavirus

Business Organizations Seek to Connect Displaced Workers with Job Openings

Business organizations are connecting workers with employers who need to fill staffing demands brought on by COVID-19.

03/31/2020 By Staff

Education

In Response to COVID-19, USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Unveils Food Pantry to Help Students

The university is also making additional social services available.

03/30/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Sarasota County Updates Residents on the Latest COVID-19 Precautions

Sarasota County will not be implementing a safer-at-home order; two nursing facilities have active coronavirus cases.

03/30/2020 Edited by Susan Burns

Coronovirus

Is Anyone Hiring Right Now?

CareerSource Suncoast’s job posts are dwindling, but a few companies still need workers.

03/30/2020 Edited by Susan Burns