Killing It

Emanne Beasha Wins the Golden Buzzer on America's Got Talent

The 10-year-old opera singer from North Port gets the Golden Buzzer from guest judge Jay Leno in the Judges' Cut round of the show.

08/12/2019 By Olivia Letts

Class and Sass

Emanne Beasha Lights Up the Stage on America's Got Talent

Ten-year-old opera singer and North Port resident Emanne Beasha is the sweetest "diva" you'll ever meet.

07/25/2019 By Olivia Letts

Real estate

North Port Real Estate Summit Returns Nov. 9

The goal of the event is to bring together commercial real estate professionals, community leaders and business owners to discuss the city's growth.

10/24/2018 By Staff

Mr. Chatterbox

Our Humor Columnist Gives North Port Some Love

The city has finally come into its own.

09/26/2018 By Robert Plunket

Philanthropy

Former North Port Mayor Named President of National Civility Nonprofit

Jacqueline Moore was recently elected president of the Civility Center's board of directors.

08/01/2018 By Staff

History

North Port May Finally Be Taking Steps to Limit Damage to Prehistoric Sites

For decades, the city of North Port allowed damage to occur to these sites. But things may be changing now, thanks to an ordinary-looking marsh and a small group of activists.

06/25/2018 By Brad Edmondson

Planning

North Port Real Estate Summit Set for Nov. 3

Details of the new Atlanta Braves spring training facility will be unveiled.

10/25/2017 By staff

New hires

Sarasota County Names Interim Administrator

The Sarasota County Commission voted to designate assistant county administrator Jonathan Lewis as interim administrator after current administrator Tom Harmer leaves the job.

08/25/2017 By staff

Planning

North Port Approves Plans for New Aquatic Center

The North Port City Commission on Monday approved plans for a new aquatic center with a lazy river, water slides, a lap pool and more.

05/23/2017 By staff

Marketing

North Port Picks Marketing Firm to Help with Economic Development

Sarasota's Grapevine Communications, an advertising, marketing and public relations agency, was recently chosen to provide marketing services for the City of North Port.

04/11/2017 By staff

New hires

North Port City Manager Named Assistant County Administrator

Jonathan Lewis recently accepted a conditional offer to serve as an assistant administrator with Sarasota County government.

02/21/2017 By staff

Planning

North Port Hosts First Economic Development Summit

The event starts at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16.

02/13/2017 By staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Contemporary Southern Mansion in Myakka River Trails

This week, Bob Plunket takes us inside a 8,000-square-foot home in Myakka River Trails.

10/20/2016 By Robert Plunket

Planning

North Port Summit Scheduled for Friday

The event will include information about city services, an update on economic growth and a panel discussion on economic development.

09/28/2016 Research by staff

The South Rises

South County Explodes with New Developments and Residents

Sleepy little South County is waking up with a roar.

09/08/2016 By Kim Hackett

Research

North Port Ranked Highly for Job Growth

Forbes recently ranked North Port as the country's 10th best city for job growth.

08/22/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial to Build Pediatric Clinic in North Port

The Sarasota Memorial Health Care System on Monday announced plans to build a new pediatric specialty outpatient care clinic in North Port.

06/14/2016 Research by staff

Giving

North Port Gets New Goodwill Donation Center

The center will be located at 2250 Bobcat Village Center Road, North Port.

05/11/2016 Research by staff

Tourism

North Port City Commission Approves Parks and Recreation Plan

The plan calls for improving existing parks around the city and positioning the city as an ecotourism destination, with opportunities for paddling, hiking and swimming.

04/27/2016 Research by staff

Article

Warm Mineral Springs: Miracle Lake

Few in Sarasota ever visit Warm Mineral Springs. Yet thousands of Eastern Europeans have settled in North Port because of the legendary healing benefits of this murky little pond.

05/01/2013 By Jeff Parker Photography by Sean Salyards