Civil rights

NAACP's Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Takes Place Feb. 2

The event begins at 9 a.m. at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Bradenton.

01/09/2019 By Staff

New hires

Manufacturer Names New Senior Vice Presidents

PGT Innovations recently announced new roles for Bob Keller, Scott Gates and Rob Moulds.

01/09/2019 By Staff

Beer

Distributor Inks New Deal With Lakewood Ranch Brewery

Gold Coast Eagle Distributing will begin carrying cans of beer from Naughty Monk this month.

01/08/2019 By Staff

Sports

Baseball Team Looking to Hire

The Pittsburgh Pirates are holding two job fairs at which they will hire staff for the team's spring training season and for the season of their minor league team.

01/08/2019 By Staff

Planning

City Conducting Online Survey on Top Local Issues

The survey covers issues such as parks programs, sustainability, growth and development.

01/07/2019 By Staff

Honors

Construction Company President to Receive Chamber's Leadership Award

Ron Allen, the president of NDC Construction Company, will receive the second annual Robert P. Bartz Award for Outstanding Leadership on Thursday, Jan. 31.

01/07/2019 By Staff

Politics

Elections Supervisor to Accept New Registrations From Those Affected By Amendment 4

Amendment 4, which goes into effect Tuesday, restores voting rights for most individuals with prior felony convictions who have completed their sentences.

01/07/2019 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Rises

The American economy added 312,000 jobs during the month of December, while the nation's unemployment rate rose to 3.9 percent.

01/04/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Real Estate Office Adds New Agent

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty recently hired Lisa Otte.

01/04/2019 By Staff

Environment

County Recognized for Sustainable Supply Chain Practices

Sarasota County government's materials management team recently earned the Green Supply Chain Award for the second consecutive year.

01/04/2019 By Staff

Honors

Meet the Winners of Our 2019 Unity Awards

This year's winners are advocates for those in crisis, for the physically and mentally disabled, and for those from different cultures, genders, races and religious backgrounds.

01/04/2019 By Staff

Taste the Tropics

Nine Fruiting Trees and Plants for the Florida Home

How to enjoy nature's bounty in your own backyard.

01/03/2019 By Staff

Taste the Tropics

Four Tropical Salads to Try

Up your fruit intake with these four tasty dishes.

01/03/2019 By Staff

Finance

Trust Company Names New Assistant Vice President

Venice's Caldwell Trust Company recently hired Reppard Gordon.

01/03/2019 By Staff

Politics

Florida No. 14 in Ranking of States Most Affected By Federal Government Shutdown

The ranking is based on the number of federal jobs in each state, the amount of federal contract dollars the states receive and other data points.

01/03/2019 By Staff

Retail

Florida Consumer Confidence Rises

After four months of declines, consumer confidence among Floridians increased in December.

01/02/2019 By Staff

Public relations

Visit Sarasota Executive to Discuss Challenges of Marketing During Red Tide

Erin Duggan, the vice president of Visit Sarasota County, will speak at the next luncheon of the Central West Coast chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association.

01/02/2019 By Staff

Politics

County Commissioner to Outline Top Priorities for 2019

Mike Moran will speak at a Sarasota Republican Club dinner that runs 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17.

01/02/2019 By Staff

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox's New Year's Resolutions

"Fortunately, I have reached the age where you can exercise sitting down and it’s still considered legitimate."

01/02/2019 By Robert Plunket

Nonprofits

$1.5 Million Federal Grant Will Support 'Healthy Families' Program

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services recently awarded the money to JFCS of the Suncoast.

12/27/2018 By Staff