Saks Fifth Avenue Sarasota General Manager Joel Ellzey oversaw the luxury fashion retailerâ€™s move from Westfield Southgate Mall to the Mall at University Town Center during his tenure.
The Sarasota-Manatee Airport Authority board was initially lukewarm on the new proposed advertising tagline: 'You'll Fly Through Here.'
A short film written and directed by Braden River High student Carrie Dutting, "Alike" won first place at the Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival shorts competition, held Jan. 23 and Jan. 24. Dutting also won the Young Prodigy Award.
Lakewood Ranch defeated Braden River 2-0 Friday and will host a regional playoff game Thursday at 7 p.m.
Thousands of spectators turned out Jan. 25 for the 46th annual Devereaux-Kaiser Car Meet held off Rangleland Parkway, in Lakewood Ranch.
More than 300 people joined in support of the Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund for its fourth annual Charity Golf Classic and Texas Hold 'Em Tournament Jan. 24.
Families at McNeal Elementary School enjoyed a day of carnival-style games, pizza and hot dogs, a silent auction and other festivities during the school's Winter Carnival Jan. 24, at the school.