Jobs

Suncoast Technical College, Florida Department of Education Partner on Workforce Education Initiative

Programs include auto service technologies, plumbing, HVAC and electrical, nursing and culinary arts.

09/28/2020 By Staff

Jobs

Another 870,000 People Filed For Unemployment Last Week

The news comes as the number of deaths from the novel coronavirus passed 200,000 this week.

09/24/2020 By Staff

Awards

Six Local Realtors Recognized with Emeritus Status

Realtor Emeritus status is presented to realtors who have been members of the National Association of Realtors for 40 years or more.

09/24/2020 By Staff

Education

Sarasota County Schools to Provide Free Meals for All Children Through Dec. 31

This includes children who are not currently enrolled in Sarasota County Schools.

09/23/2020 By Staff

Grants

Laurel Civic Association Receives $30,000 Grant for Financial Education Program

Support from the Bank of America will help nonprofit launch its financial literacy program.

09/23/2020 By Staff

Burning

Crisis in Wine Country

2020 is shaping up to be the worst year for American wineries since Prohibition.

09/23/2020 By Bob McGinn

Education

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

Vote!

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

Coronavirus

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

Awards

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

Coronavirus

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

Coronavirus

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