9/11

Will We Ever Know the True Story Behind Sarasota’s Connection to 9/11?

How three journalists began to uncover Sarasota’s integral role in the events of that day—and how Sarasota might be the key to the true story of 9/11.

09/10/2021 By Isaac Eger

Secrets and Lies

Does a Classified Sarasota Investigation Hold Shocking Truths About 9/11?

Former Florida Sen. Bob Graham believes it does.

09/09/2021 By Lucy Morgan

Real Estate Junkie

A Look Inside the Sarasota Home the 9/11 Hijackers Frequently Visited

What did the hijackers do during that year they were in Sarasota for flight training? Who did they hang out with? What other clues are out there, strewn around town, yet to be discovered?

09/09/2021 By Bob Plunket

9/11

The Reporters and Politicians With President Bush on 9/11 in Sarasota Look Back on That Morning

"I never talked to him about how he felt reading to the kids that day," the president's brother, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, recalls. "I’ll ask him at the 20th anniversary.”

09/09/2021 By Allison Forsyth

9/11

The Sarasota Teacher Who Was With President Bush on 9/11 Recalls the Minutes After

Not only did America change, but so did the lives of the students and adults at Emma E. Booker Elementary School.

09/09/2021 By Allison Forsyth

9/11

Where to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 in Sarasota-Manatee

Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Twenty years later, local organizations are honoring them.

09/09/2021 By Staff

History

Who Says Nothing Happens in Sarasota in September?

Reports of September's slowness have been greatly exaggerated.

09/01/2021

Listening to Black Voices

Former New York Police Commissioner James H. Lawrence Jr. on 9/11, Vietnam and Peaceful Protests

On September 11, 2001, Lawrence was the highest-ranking officer at NYPD headquarters, just blocks from Ground Zero.

08/10/2021 By Heather Dunhill

Memorial

County Will Host 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

A ceremony and moment of silence will take place to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11.

09/06/2019 By Staff

Made in SRQ

L-3 Aviation Products Manufactures Black Boxes Right Here in Sarasota

The company produces around 5,000 recorders here each year.

10/26/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

9/11

The President in Sarasota: September 11, 2001

Bob Plunket recounts his time with President George W. Bush in the hours leading up to the events of September 11, 2001.

09/07/2016 By Robert Plunket

Article

Former President George W. Bush Opens 2014 Ringling Town Hall Lecture Series

Bush spoke to two sold-out and enthusiastic crowds.

01/15/2014 By staff