Real estate

Statewide Home Sales Up

While sales of single-family homes in Sarasota County declined in August, the number of sales statewide grew by 4.2 percent.

09/24/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Realtor Joins Michael Saunders' Bradenton Office

Carol Lee has lived in the Sarasota and Bradenton area for over 15 years and obtained her broker’s license in 2005.

09/24/2018 By Staff

Politics

Vote-By-Mail Ballots Start Going Out

Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner's office began sending out vote-by-mail ballots for the Nov. 6 general election last week.

09/24/2018 By Staff

Deals

Original Owner Buys Back Spa

Alison Pollack recently bought back The Inner Circle Spa, which she opened 10 years ago and sold over two years ago.

09/24/2018 By Staff

Design

Michael's on East Renovates Ballroom Space

The changes overseen by Anne Folsom Smith Interior Design include new carpeting and molding.

09/24/2018 By Staff

Politics

National Organization for Women Co-Founder to Speak in Sarasota

Sonia Pressman Fuentes will discuss her career as an attorney, women's rights activist and author on Wednesday, Oct. 24.

09/21/2018 By Staff

Environment

Free Tervis Tumblers for Those Who Pledge to Stop Using Disposable Cups

Tervis plans to give away 10,000 reusable tumblers to customers who sign a pledge to stop using disposable cups on Thursday, Sept. 27.

09/21/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Two Real Estate Teams Join Longboat Key Office

The Gillen Group, previously with Michael Saunders & Company, and the Lorman Team, previously with RE/MAX Alliance Group, recently joined Coldwell Banker.

09/21/2018 By Staff

Environment

Free Workshop Covers Inexpensive Energy-Saving Upgrades

Sarasota County's University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences office is offering the workshop from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27.

09/21/2018 By Staff

Science

Scholar From Jordan Joins Mote Marine

Riyad Manasrah, a recipient of a Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program award, will work in Sarasota through next May.

09/20/2018 By Staff

Networking

Forty-Plus Companies Looking to Hire at Job Fair

Goodwill Manasota is hosting a job fair that will include dozens of employers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

09/20/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Selby Gardens Names New Vice President

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens recently hired Lynn Hobeck Bates as its new vice president of external relations.

09/20/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Sarasota Home Sales Down

Sales of single-family homes in Sarasota County totaled 716 in August, down 1.2 percent from the August 2017 figure.

09/20/2018 By Staff

Retail

Halloween Spending Projected to Reach $9 Billion

That's down slightly from last year.

09/20/2018 By Staff

Design

Furniture Company Picked for Model Home Interior Design

Norris Furniture & Interiors was recently awarded the interior design contract for a new model home in the Genoa neighborhood of Lakewood Ranch.

09/19/2018 By Staff

Education

School Leader Chosen for State Ethics Board

Dan Ceaser of Hershorin Schiff Community Day School was recently appointed to the Florida Education Practices Commission.

09/19/2018 By Staff

Technology

New Online Video Company Launches

Powr is a video syndication and monetization platform that connects video creators with publishers across the web.

09/19/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Travel Agent Recognized for Expertise in Egypt and the Middle East

Malaka Hilton, the founder and president of Admiral Travel International, was recently recognized for the 16th consecutive year by Travel + Leisure.

09/19/2018 By Staff

Honors

Economic Development Corporation Announces Award Winners

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County last week recognized the CEOs of the Observer Media Group Inc. and Dealers United.

09/19/2018 By Staff

Health care

Dermatology Practice Hires New Physician Assistant

SkinSmart Dermatology recently hired Brittany Eberly.

09/18/2018 By Staff