Last year's season was one of the coldest in history. Now, local tourism professionals say that last year's weather could impact this year's business forecast.
An impasse hearing that will decide points of contention in a firefighter union contract will be postponed until March.
The sculpture will stand at the entrance to the resort.
The Longboat Key Garden Club planted a gumbo limbo tree Jan. 14 at Overlook Park in recognition of Arbor Day. Event Chairwoman Virginia Sanders gave a presentation focusing on how tree planting helps to combat carbon emissions.
"Obama's Health-care Plan and What's Wrong With It" was the topic for discussion at the Longboat Republican Club's Jan.14 luncheon meeting, at the Sarasota Yacht Club. Dr. Jim Whitman, a practicing psychiatrist, was the speaker.
"The U.S. Supreme Court: Its Constitutional Role" was the topic of Dr. William Cotter's speech given at the Longboat Key Democratic Club's Jan. 11 meeting, held at the Chart House.
Grand Bay residents held a birthday bash in honor of the condominium's 16th anniversary on Monday, Jan. 17. In honor of the celebration, residents baked 12 cakes: one for each month of the year.