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

It's That Time Again

Poll Workers Are Needed for Election Season

Deputies and inspectors will be paid $175-$300 for both the Aug. 23 and Nov. 8 elections.

06/27/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Caldwell Trust Company Moves Into New Downtown Sarasota Space

Plus, Ringling College film wins national ADDY Awards and local students receive U.S. Service Academy appointments.

06/16/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Donors of Distinction Awards $90,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

Plus, Regions Foundation awards $30,000 to CareerEdge and the Academy at Bradenton receives $15,000 from Bank of America to support adults with mental illness.

06/16/2022 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Airport Continues to Report Passenger Growth

May 2022 saw an passenger increase of 57 percent year-over-year.

06/16/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

State Provides $5.5 Million for Aviation School at SRQ

Plus, New College receives a grant from the Department of Defense and Goodwill Manasota receives a grant for its GoodPartner Coach program.

06/13/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Julie Schwartz Named Director of Development at Van Wezel Foundation

Plus, more local hires, promotions and scholarships.

06/13/2022 Photography by Staff

Ouch

Gas Prices Inch Closer to $5 Per Gallon in Sarasota-Manatee

Plus, inflation is increasing at the fastest rate since 1979, according to new data.

06/13/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Van Wezel Foundation Receives $1 Million Gift

Plus, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County awards $225,000 in Giving Challenge prizes and Barancik Foundation distributes $475,000 in retention bonuses to early education professionals.

06/06/2022 By Staff