Politics

Republican Club Dinner Features State Legislative Candidates

Tommy Gregory, Ray Pilon and Will Robinson will appear on Thursday, Sept. 20.

09/10/2018 By Staff

Politics

Forum Features Candidates for State Legislature

Tracy Pratt, Will Robinson, Margaret Good, Ray Pilon, Liv Coleman, Tommy Gregory, James Buchanan, Robert Samuel Kaplan and Tony Mowry have been invited to participate.

09/04/2018 By Staff

One County

Should Longboat Key Belong to Sarasota or Manatee County?

Longboat Key has two suitors. Is it time to choose?

08/29/2018 By Susan Burns

Real estate

Sales of New Homes Drop

Sales of new single-family homes dropped by 1.7 percent between June and July, according to new figures.

08/24/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Number of Housing Starts Ticks Up

The number of new residential construction projects recovered slightly between June and July after dropping dramatically during the previous month.

08/16/2018 By Staff

Politics

County Commission Candidates' Forum Takes Place Monday

Wesley Ann Beggs, Mike Consentino, Al Maio and Lourdes Ramirez have been invited to participate in the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations event.

08/08/2018 By Staff

Health care

'Healthy Worksites' Recognized for Banning Tobacco, Encouraging Healthy Habits

Several Sarasota County companies and nonprofits were recently recognized for being "healthy worksites."

08/06/2018 By Staff

Construction

Number of Housing Starts Tumbles

The number of new residential construction projects dropped by 12.3 percent between May and June.

07/18/2018 By Staff

Politics

Primary Vote-By-Mail Ballots Start Going Out

Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner's office began mailing vote-by-mail ballots for next month's primary elections on Friday.

07/13/2018 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Rises

The American economy added 213,000 jobs in the month of June while the unemployment rate ticked up to 4 percent, according to new data.

07/06/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Construction Spending Up

Total construction spending in America ticked up by 0.4 percent between April and May, according to new data published by the U.S. Census Bureau.

07/03/2018 By Staff

Data

Manufacturing Orders Down

New orders for American manufactured goods decreased by $1.4 billion between April and May, a decline of 0.6 percent.

06/28/2018 By Staff

Data

American Home Sales Rise

Sales of new American single-family houses rose by 6.7 percent between April and May and by 14.1 percent between May 2017 and May 2018.

06/25/2018 By Staff

Constrctuon

Housing Starts Up

The number of new residential construction projects in the United States increased by 5 percent between April and May.

06/19/2018 By Staff

Government

Sarasota County Selects New Assistant Administrator

The deputy city manager in Lakeland recently accepted an offer to serve as Sarasota County's assistant county administrator.

06/07/2018 By Staff

Politics

Proposed Changes to Florida Constitution to Be Discussed Monday

The panel will feature Sarasota County Tax Collector Barbara Ford-Coates, journalist Dennis Maley and activist Lourdes Ramirez.

06/06/2018 By Staff

Data

Population Up in Sarasota, Manatee Counties

Sarasota County's population rose by 1.5 percent between 2016 and 2017, while Manatee County's grew by almost 2.7 percent.

05/24/2018 By Staff

Data

National Home Sales Drop Slightly

Sales of new single-family homes in America declined by 1.5 percent between March and April.

05/23/2018 By Staff

History

Presentation to Highlight Significance of Newly Discovered Archaeological Site

The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations is hosting a talk by John McCarthy.

05/10/2018 By Staff

Networking

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Celebrates National Small Business Week

Running April 30-May 6, the week includes a number of parties, networking opportunities and updates on the state of small business in Lakewood Ranch.

04/19/2018 By Staff