Technology

Goodwill Manasota Launches Financial Literacy App

The app, Show Me the Good Money, focuses on managing a checkbook, accumulating wealth and more.

10/26/2018 By Staff

Health care

Dermatology Practice Breaks Ground on New Expansion

O’Donoghue Dermatology's office will grow by another 3,000 square feet.

10/26/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Sales of New Homes Down

Sales of new single-family homes in America dropped by 5.5 percent between August and September, and the September number was down 13.2 percent from one year prior.

10/25/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida's Population Surpasses 21 Million

According to the Florida Chamber of Commerce, the state's population is expected to grow by another 5 million by 2030.

10/25/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Boat Maker to Debut New Model Next Week

The Manatee County boat manufacturer Chris-Craft will reveal its new Launch 35 GT at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

10/25/2018 By Staff

Deals

Sarasota County and Mote Agree to Terms for Land for New Aquarium

The deal will allow Mote Marine Laboratory to move forward with plans to build its new Science Education Aquarium on 11.5 acres at Nathan Benderson Park.

10/25/2018 By Staff

Education

Professor Named to National Economics Faculty Advisory Board

Kristen Zaborski teaches economics and finance at State College of Florida in Venice.

10/24/2018 By Staff

Health care

Ear Research Foundation Hires New Scientist

Dishank Patel will coordinate research on ear diseases, hearing loss, balance disorders and more.

10/24/2018 By Staff

Real estate

North Port Real Estate Summit Returns Nov. 9

The goal of the event is to bring together commercial real estate professionals, community leaders and business owners to discuss the city's growth.

10/24/2018 By Staff

Education

Ringling College Adds New Entertainment Design Major

The program will cover design for theme parks, museums and exhibitions, zoos, retail establishments, restaurants and more.

10/24/2018 By Staff

Retail

Sarasota Architectural Salvage Opens New Showroom

The new location is the company's first in a traditional retail shopping center.

10/24/2018 By Staff

Celebrating the Arts

Paying Tribute to Arts Leaders with a Special Night

The Arts and Cultural Alliance's annual awards night highlighted the people and organizations who keep the arts strong.

10/23/2018 By Kay Kipling

Retail

New Publix Shopping Center Under Construction

West Villages and Sembler recently broke ground on West Villages Marketplace, a Publix-anchored shopping center scheduled to open next fall.

10/23/2018 By Staff

Politics

County Administrator, City Managers to Speak at Tiger Bay Luncheon

Sarasota County administrator Jonathan Lewis, Sarasota city manager Tom Barwin, Longboat Key town manager Tom Harmer and Venice city manager Edward Lavallee will participate.

10/23/2018 By Staff

Education

University of South Florida Again Ranked as a Top College for Veterans

The school was named the No. 2 college in the nation for veterans for the second consecutive year by Military Times magazine.

10/23/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Donates $500,000 Toward Hurricane Recovery Efforts

Half will go to help those in regions affected by Hurricane Florence; the other half will help those in regions affected by Hurricane Michael.

10/23/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Travel Magazine Names Sarasota the No. 5 Small City in America

Condé Nast Traveler readers recently voted Sarasota as one of the country's top small cities.

10/23/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Hurricane Michael's Timber Damage Estimated at $1.3 Billion

The storm affected nearly 3 million acres of forest in 11 counties and also damaged timber processing facilities.

10/22/2018 By Staff

Science

Foundation Donates $1 Million for New Red Tide Institute at Mote

The Andrew and Judith Economos Charitable Foundation donation will support red tide mitigation research.

10/22/2018 By Staff

Politics

Early Voting in Manatee County Starts Wednesday

Voters can cast a ballot from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily between Wednesday, Oct. 24, and Saturday, Nov. 3, at five different locations.

10/22/2018 By Staff