Hawkins will fill the seat left vacant by Michael Moran, who filed to run for the 2016 Sarasota County Commission race.
Eugenie Clark founded what is now Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium 60 years ago as a one-woman operation.
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has ratcheted up enforcement on Siesta Key during spring break.
Michael’s On East remains the only 2015 AAA Four Diamond designated restaurant in Sarasota, while nabbing its 26th consecutive distinction.
Longboat Key resident Dr. Thomas Hecht to speak on “The Uniqueness of the Holocaust” March 8.
Former Sarasota County Commissioner Jon Thaxton and recent County Commission candidate Ray Porter have applied for the Planning Commission, along with previously-reported candidates.
The Sarasota Young Professionals Group hosted the second annual State of Jobs Conference Thursday.