Beach Report

No-Swim Advisory Issued for Multiple Sarasota County Beaches

Wading, swimming and water recreation are not recommended when no-swim advisories are in place.

08/11/2022 By Staff

Vote!

How to Vote in Sarasota County

Everything you need to know—from how to register to how to track your vote-by-mail ballot.

08/10/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Harvest House Earns Three-Year $140,000 Grant for Local Workforce Program

Plus, grants for education, homeless assistance and more.

08/08/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Former U.S. Congresswoman Joins Mote's Board of Trustees

Plus: more new hires, recognitions and promotions.

08/08/2022 By Staff

Honors

Sarasota Magazine Wins 20 Florida Magazine Association Awards

For the fourth year in a row, the magazine received the highest number of awards for design, writing and more.

08/08/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Sarasota Kiwanis Club Awards $100,000 in Grants to Celebrate 100th Anniversary

Plus, Gulf Coast Community Foundation awards $125,000 to CareerEdge and WBTT receives $40,000 Arts Appreciation grant.

08/01/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Chamber Announces Leadership Sarasota Class of 2023

Plus, a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright joins the Hermitage Artist Retreat board and Dr. Kameron Partridge Hodgens is honored by More Too Life.

08/01/2022 Photography by Staff

Grant Report

The Bay Raises $5 Million; Triggers $1 Million in Matching Funds

Plus, Safe Children Coalition awards scholarships and the Boys & Girls Clubs receive $300,000, three-year grant from United Way Suncoast.

07/18/2022 By Staff

Gas Prices

Florida Gas Prices Have Fallen 62 Cents Over the Last Five Weeks

It still costs about $64 to fill up, on average—but that's $9 less than what drivers paid in mid-June.

07/18/2022 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Airport Reports Slight Dip in Flights, Passenger Numbers in June

Airport CEO Rick Piccolo attributes it to flight reductions due higher fuel prices, airline staffing shortages and fears of a recession.

07/18/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Williams Parker Adds New Partner, Paralegals

Plus, new hires at All Faiths Food Bank, JFCS of the Suncoast and more.

07/18/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Selby Foundation Awards More Than $656,000 in Scholarships

Plus, Second Heart Homes purchases a Bradenton property thanks to a grant from the Barancik Foundation and more.

07/11/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Selby Gardens Promotes Walter Gilbert to VP of Diversity and Inclusion

Plus, Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation names new president and more new hires and promotions.

07/11/2022 By Staff

Retirement

Gulf Coast Community Foundation CEO to Retire

Dr. Mark S. Pritchett joined the foundation in 2008 as vice-president of community investment and was named president and CEO in 2015.

07/11/2022 By Staff

Health News

Sarasota Memorial Once Again Ranked Among the Nation's Top 100 Hospitals

It was also named one of the top 40 teaching hospitals and top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the country.

07/01/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Four Icard Merrill Attorneys Recognized Among Florida's 'Legal Elite'

Plus, a new program at The Hermitage Artist Retreat, realtor awards and much more.

07/01/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation Donates $60,000 for Wellfield Park Project

Plus, more donations for local arts groups, educational programs and more.

07/01/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Designing Women Boutique Donates $2,500 to Ukrainian USF Students

Plus, the Education Foundation receives STEAM education grant and the Gulf Coast Community Foundation finalizes $3.3 million in grants for local causes.

06/27/2022 By Staff

Tourism

Two Million Floridians Are Expected to Travel This Fourth of July

The holiday weekend will be the second busiest since 2000, according to AAA estimates.

06/27/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Goodwill Manasota CEO Bob Rosinsky Retires After 50 Years

Plus more local hires, promotions and scholarships.

06/27/2022 By Staff