Cash Flood

This Casey Key Home Just Sold for $12 Million Cash

The home was owned by former Cadbury CEO Todd Stitzer and his wife Marenda. It was originally listed for $20 million last year.

09/01/2023 By Kim Doleatto


Here's an Update on Which Local Parks Are Open

Due to boats that have crashed ashore, buckled sidewalks, fallen light poles and damaged piers, some parks remain closed.

08/31/2023 By Staff


Evacuation Centers Close in Sarasota County, Schools Plan to Reopen Tomorrow

Sarasota County schools serving as Idalia evacuation centers have closed and are prepping for school reopening tomorrow. The School District of Manatee County is still determining its reopening date.

08/30/2023 By Staff


How to Watch Live Footage of Local Beaches Post-Hurricane Idalia

Watch in real time without leaving the safety of your own home.

08/30/2023 By Staff


Sarasota's Hurricane Watch Is Now a Tropical Storm Warning

In other areas, however, hurricane warnings remain in place.

08/29/2023 By Staff


SRQ Airport to Close Ahead of Hurricane Idalia

The airport will close at 7 p.m. tonight, Aug. 29, and plans to reopen at 8 a.m. tomorrow, Aug. 30.

08/29/2023 By Staff


Hurricane Idalia Is Rapidly Intensifying

A storm surge warning, tropical storm warning and hurricane watch are in effect for Sarasota. A hurricane warning is also posted for coastal Manatee County.

08/29/2023 By Bob Bunting

Blue Moon

Hurricane Idalia Will Make Landfall During a 'Super Moon' and 'King Tide.' But What Does That Mean?

Not only will Wednesday's moon be super, it will also be blue.

08/29/2023 By Lauren Jackson


Water Service to Casey Key Shut Off Ahead of Idalia

The island will be without water service, beginning at 1 p.m., until Hurricane Idalia passes.

08/29/2023 By Staff


Sarasota and Manatee Counties Issue Evacuation Orders Ahead of Hurricane Idalia

Shelters are now open, and those in Zone A or Level A have been called on to evacuate.

08/29/2023 By Staff


Tropical Storm Idalia Will Soon Become Hurricane Idalia

Idalia's path is still somewhat variable. However, it's critical to understand that a small easterly shift in the storm's projected path could bring much more severe impacts to our region.

08/28/2023 By Bob Bunting

Tropical Storm Idalia

Suncoast Blood Centers Requests Donations Ahead of Idalia

In general, healthy adults over the age of 16 with no history of blood-borne illness or pathogens can donate blood.

08/28/2023 By Staff

Tropical Storm Idalia

Where to Find Sandbags in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

Residents are allowed ten sandbags per vehicle in both counties.

08/28/2023 By Lauren Jackson


Sarasota, Manatee County Schools to Close Ahead of Tropical Storm Idalia

The tropical storm is forecast to become a major hurricane that could pose threats to our region.

08/28/2023 By Staff

Hurricane Season

Here's a List of Local Hurricane Shelters

Ahead of Idalia, Sarasota County shelters will open on Tuesday, Aug. 29, at 8 a.m. Manatee County shelters will open Aug. 28 at 2 p.m.

08/28/2023 By Megan McDonald


Tropical Storm Idalia Has Formed in the Caribbean

A full super moon, high sea surface temperatures and sea level rise combine to make Idalia a potential threat for our region.

08/27/2023 By Bob Bunting


A New Tropical System Could Impact the Suncoast Next Week

Expect a tropical storm to form in the Caribbean late this weekend or early next week.

08/25/2023 By Bob Bunting