The University of Florida's consumer sentiment index dropped by one-tenth of a point between August and September.
Sarasota's FCCI Insurance Group provides commercial insurance products to agency partners and policyholders in 19 states and the District of Columbia.
Education Foundation of Sarasota County president Jennifer Vigne was recently accepted into Leadership Florida’s Education Class IV program.
Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Meg Griffin.
Alderman Oaks Retirement Center is hosting a free seminar from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26.
Sara Campbell is opening a new store at 1508 Main St., Sarasota.
Lakewood Ranch's Halfacre Construction Company recently hired Shawna Brown.
Dawn McClure will lead almost 30 independent sales associates.
The Hershorin Schiff Community Day School recently inked a long-term lease with The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee.
The nonprofit Remote Area Medical offers free, high-quality dental, vision and medical care to underserved and uninsured individuals.
Merrill Lynch financial adviser Dominic Casanueva was recently recognized by Forbes.
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It's the newest project from the former owners of Divino Restaurant & Lounge.
SaraBay Real Estate, Inc. recently hired Michael Gallatin, who has worked for Michael Saunders & Company and SVN Commercial Advisory Group.
Chef Judi Gallagher has published a cookbook; illustrator Molly Dean, a graphic novel.
Cat Depot recently hired Jackie Ott Jaakola.
Premier Sotheby’s International Realty recently hired Jackie Griese, Catherine Ouellette, Mike Ouellette, Tony Huffman, Katelyn Letourneau and Karen Soscia.
To vote in this November's general elections, you must complete a registration form before that date, if you have not registered before.
The Ringling College Library Association board recently appointed four new members: Ashley Brown, Allen Carlson, Kelley Lavin and Brian Mariash.
55places.com selected the top cities by analyzing cost of living, geographical landmarks, property taxes, economic opportunities and more.
Google trainer Pamela Starr will lead an upcoming Manasota SCORE workshop, "Sharing Your Story Through Video."