Construction

City Moving Forward with Municipal Auditorium Renovations

The project includes rehabilitating 18 windows to their original 1940s Art Deco designs, reconstructing exterior doors and stairs and more.

01/05/2018 By staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Holds Steady

The American unemployment rate remained 4.1 percent in December, with the economy adding 148,000 new jobs during the final month of 2017.

01/05/2018 By staff

Tourism

Medical Tourism Conference Scheduled for Feb. 23

The theme is "Bringing Best Practices From Hospitality to Healthcare for Maximizing Quality of the Patient/Guest Experience."

01/05/2018 By staff

Energy

Trump Administration Announces Plan to Open Waters to Offshore Drilling

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced on Thursday plans to open almost all of federally controlled waters to offshore oil and gas drilling.

01/04/2018 By staff

Arts

Theater Troupe Recognized By State for Diversity Efforts

Sarasota's Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe was recently honored by the Florida Department of State’s Division of Cultural Affairs.

01/04/2018 By staff

Health care

Gynecologic Oncologist Joins Physicians Network

Richard Boothby, M.D., recently joined Sarasota Memorial Health Care System's First Physician Group.

01/04/2018 By staff

Marketing

Advertising Group Accepting Annual Award Submissions

AdFed Suncoast is accepting submissions for the next round of American Advertising Awards through Thursday, Jan. 18.

01/04/2018 By staff

Manufacturing

Window and Door Maker to Debut New Products

PGT Innovations plans to launch four new products at the 2018 National Association of Home Builders International Builders' Show.

01/04/2018 By staff

Leadership

Mentoring Group Offers Marketing Workshop Jan. 9

Manasota SCORE is offering a “Marketing to Your Target Market” workshop intended to help attendees create visibility for their companies.

01/03/2018 By staff

Marketing

Firehouse Subs Public Relations Manager to Speak in Sarasota

Liz Anderson will speak at the next luncheon of the Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association.

01/03/2018 By staff

Data

Growth in Health Care Spending Slows

The rate of growth in American health care spending dropped from 5.7 percent during the first decade of the new century to 3.6 percent during the period of 2010-2016.

01/03/2018 By staff

Deals

Sarasota Tech Company Merges with European Firm

Sarasota's Star2Star Communications announced Wednesday a $500 million merger with Blueface, a communications company based in Dublin.

01/03/2018 By staff

Health care

Eye Care Practice Opens New Bradenton Office

The Eye Associates is celebrating the grand opening of its new east Bradenton facility from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Jan. 17.

01/03/2018 By staff

Politics

Vote-By-Mail Ballots Going Out for State House Special Election

The race includes Democrat Margaret Good, Republican James Buchanan and Libertarian Alison Foxall.

01/03/2018 By staff

Data

Florida Consumer Confidence Drops

Floridians' consumer confidence dropped during the month of December, according to newly published survey results.

01/02/2018 By staff

Education

Tickets to Ringling College Speaker Series Go on Sale Monday

The Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series begins Monday, Jan. 22, with former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan.

01/02/2018 By staff

Planning

Panel to Discuss Benderson Rowing Facility, Public-Private Partnerships

The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations is discussing concerns about public funding for projects like the rowing park on Jan. 8.

01/02/2018 By staff

Construction

New Rosemary District Apartment Complex to Be Completed By July

The four-story Elan Rosemary will include one- and two-bedroom residences ranging from 550 square feet to 1,811 square feet.

01/02/2018 By staff

Politics

Housing and Urban Development Administrator to Speak in Sarasota

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Southeast Regional Administrator Denise Cleveland-Leggett will speak at The Argus Foundation's annual meeting.

01/02/2018 By staff

Data

Number of Fatal Workplace Accidents Up

There were a total of 5,190 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2016, a 7 percent increase from the 4,836 fatal injuries reported in 2015.

12/29/2017 By staff