+Deputies arrest robbery suspects
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested two men after a drug deal gone awry Saturday, July 20.
+Town prepares beach project review
The town of Longboat Key will have a beach consultant perform a $121,800 analysis of its Beach Management Plan.
+Study shows manatees are touchy-feely
Manatees can feel water movements thousands of times smaller than the width of a human hair, according to a Mote study.
+Town declares impasse
The 11 members of the Longboat Key Police Department Union have until Thursday to select one of three retirement contract offers.