During turtle nesting season, visitors, residents and businesses are encouraged to move their belongings away from the beach to help turtles. Many, however, are leaving items behind, which can cause problems for nesting turtles.
Longtime Sarasota philanthropist Florence Katz turns 100 July 9.
Bird Key Yacht Club celebrated the Fourth of July with fireworks, games and a dinner.
Longboat residents, visitors and businesses kicked off their Fourth of July at Freedom Fest at Bicentennial Park.
Joel Fedder's family ensures his legacy will live on through the donation of his orchid collection to Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.
Suzanne Tomlin submitted this sunset photo, taken on Longboat Key.
Enjoy this week's edition of Cops Corner.