Fast Track

Suzanne Sherman Appointed Provost and VP for Academic Affairs at New College

Sherman is an associate professor of chemistry and has served as associate provost since 2018.

5:04pm By Staff

Construction

Saprito Pier To Close for Improvement Project

Access to the pier will be obstructed for approximately three to four months to ensure public safety while the work is completed.

4:52pm By Staff

Voting

Supervisor of Elections Announces Temporary Polling Place Changes for Nov. 3 General Election

Be sure to double-check your precinct info before you head out next Tuesday.

4:43pm By Staff

Philanthropy

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation Receives $100,000 Gift

The donation comes from Eliza Perlmutter Culverhouse in support of the hospital's emergency care center.

4:28pm By Staff

Events

The Greater Sarasota Chamber Announces 100th Annual Meeting and Luncheon

This year's event will take place virtually.

4:19pm By Staff

Home Tour

Annual Lakewood Ranch Tour of Homes Morphs into ‘Ranch Road Home’

The revamped event, a nod to Covid-19, takes place Nov. 6-22 in 21 Lakewood Ranch villages.

8:54am By Ilene Denton

Grants

Child Protection Center Awarded $10,000 Covid-19 Response Grant

The funding comes from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation.

10/23/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

World's Attic Thrift Shop Building Sold

Guerrero Food Market purchased the building at the corner of Beneva Road and Webber Street for $900,000.

10/23/2020 By Staff

Awards

Sweet Sparkman Wins Four Design Awards

The awards recognize restoring a Sarasota School of Architecture building and a Myakka farmhouse, among projects.

10/23/2020 By Staff

Grants

Tidewell Receives CareerEdge Grant to Fund Hospice Certification for RNs, CNAs

The grant will fund training and examination fees for 22 RNs and 10 CNAs.

10/23/2020 By Staff

Swimming

Sarasota Sharks Selected to Host 2020 Toyota U.S. Open

Selby Aquatic Center is one of the nine sites selected by USA Swimming to host the championship event

10/22/2020 By Staff

Education

Manatee County Schools Names New Director of Federal Programs and Grants

Latrina Singleton is the former principal at Blackburn Elementary School in Palmetto; Danielle Delk will take over her role for the remainder of the school year.

10/22/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Realtor Association Reports More Sales in First Nine Months of 2020 Than 2019

During September 2020, the market experienced a rise in sales, higher prices and fewer available listings than during the same month last year.

10/22/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Installs New Physician Leaders

Dr. Jack Wazen has been named chief of staff for a one-year term.

10/22/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Jane Grogg Named Director of Sarasota County Area Transit Services

Grogg will immediately assume the position.

10/22/2020 By Staff

Jobs

CareerSource Suncoast to Participate in 'Paychecks for Patriots' Hiring Event

This year's event will take place virtually on Nov. 12.

10/21/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Sarasota County Schools Extends Face Covering Policy

But the vote attracted passionate responses from both sides.

10/21/2020 By Staff

Pets

DOGPerfect, Animal Rescue Coalition Team Up to Prevent Animal Homelessness

DOGPerfect will offer free Perfect Club memberships to all who spend more than $60 at ARC’s clinic through the end of the year.

10/21/2020 By Staff

Conservation

Conservation Foundation Announces Myakka Headwaters Protected

The 363 acres at the headwaters of the Myakka River in Myakka City are next to the 2,300-acre Flatford Swamp, the river's largest forested wetland.

10/21/2020 By Staff

Conferences

Florida Creativity Conference Announces 2021 Date

Next year's conference will take place virtually.

10/20/2020 By Staff