Politics

Primary Vote-By-Mail Ballots Start Going Out

Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner's office began mailing vote-by-mail ballots for next month's primary elections on Friday.

07/13/2018 By Staff

Openings

Hotel, School Looking to Hire 75-Plus

IMG Academy and its new Legacy Hotel are looking to fill more than 75 positions during a job fair this Thursday, July 19.

07/13/2018 By Staff

Tourism

St. Armands Circle Named to Travel Website's 'Hall of Fame'

St. Armands Circle was recently named to the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame.

07/12/2018 By Staff

Finance

Sarasota Woman Becomes President of National Attorney-Accountant Organization

Attorney and certified public accountant Jo Ann Koontz was recently installed as president of the American Academy of Attorney-CPAs.

07/12/2018 By Staff

Hospitality

New Hotel Names Executive Chef

The Legacy Hotel at IMG Academy, set to open this fall, recently hired Jason Patterson as its executive chef.

07/12/2018 By Staff

Giving

Nonprofit Launches New Society for Young Philanthropists

JFCS of the Suncoast is launching BeyondMe, an effort to connect those between the ages of 21 and 45 with local nonprofits and charities.

07/12/2018 By Staff

Appointments

Nonprofit That Helps Those with Disabilities Adds Two New Board Members

Laurie Huebner and Jack Drew recently joined the board of directors of Venice's Loveland Center.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Model Homes Open in New Sarasota Neighborhood

Medallion Home is holding a grand opening event for Hampton Lakes, a new single-family-home neighborhood, this Saturday, July 14.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Thirteen New Machinists Graduate From Workforce Training Program

This year's class brings the total number of graduates in the program to 102.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Drugs

Agencies Hosting Summit on Opioids and Pregnancy Sept. 13 and 14

The summit is focused on the topic of pregnant women addicted to opioids and newborns born with neonatal abstinence syndrome.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Health care

Two New Venice Hospitals Win State Approval

The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration this week approved plans for two new hospitals to be built in Venice.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Coffee

Starbucks to Eliminate Use of Plastic Straws By 2020

The move will cut the use of plastic straws by 1 billion each year.

07/10/2018 By Staff

New hires

Construction Firm Names New Business Development Manager, Project Engineer

Halfacre Construction Company recently hired Chelsea Gruber and Priscilla Harsham.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Real estate

New Neighborhood Under Construction in Parrish

Neal Communities recently broke ground on Canoe Creek, a 304-acre property with more than 600 planned home sites.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Planning

Supporters of Legacy Trail Extension Holding Campaign Kickoff Event

If approved by voters this fall, the referendum would provide $65 million in funding to extend the trail to downtown Sarasota.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Airport CEO to Discuss Future of Air Travel in the Region

The president and CEO of the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport will discuss the topic at a luncheon on Wednesday, July 25.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Lakewood Ranch the No. 2 Selling Master-Planned Community in the U.S.

The Florida community The Villages ranks No. 1; West Villages in south Sarasota County ranks No. 5.

07/09/2018 By Staff

Planning

County Explores Buying 3 Acres of Bayfront Land

Sarasota County is hosting an open house to gauge community support for the purchase of a property at 1710 Vamo Drive, Sarasota.

07/09/2018 By Staff

Law

Estate and Trust Attorney Joins Law Firm

The law firm Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen recently hired Alyssa Acquaviva.

07/09/2018 By Staff

Education

Argosy Campus Closing

Dream Center Education Holdings, LLC is closing the Sarasota campus of Argosy University, one of nine Argosy campuses closing overall.

07/09/2018 By Staff