Join us as we observe and report today's stories from Longboat Key, East County, Sarasota and Siesta Key.
General Manager Michael Welly said the club always intended to find a hotel development company to assist in its redevelopment plan.
A woman pinned against a building by a pickup truck with brake failure Aug. 7 died a week later in Bradenton from injuries sustained in the accident.
Key officials say an effort to remove seaweed on the Key would be too expensive and destroy sea-turtle nests that have yet to hatch.
A federal jury awarded John Hawkins $397,000 in damages surrounding botched repairs to his unit during renovations.
Manatee County officials viewed Longboat Key data showing the Key's marine patrol officer spends 75% of his time in county waters. The county is declining to help pay for patrol of those waters.