The Sarasota Board of County Commissioners (BCC) had a busy week, approving funding for several high-profile projects, making a key staff change and addressing hot-button issues in a joint meeting with the city of Sarasota.
Today's stories: Sarasota County commissioners advance plans for a downtown Sarasota hotel; Town of Longboat Key settles differences with Longboat Key Police Union; Landowners move to overturn Manatee County Commission denial of Waterline Road project: and MORE!
The Sarasota High volleyball team defeated Braden River 3-1 in a Class 7A-District 10 semifinal match Oct. 22.
The Sailors will play Lakewood Ranch for the district title Oct. 24.
The Sarasota County Commission voted to terminate County Administrator Randall Reid Wednesday, Oct. 23.
Landscapers discovered a dead body near the 10th Street boat ramp Wednesday, Oct. 23.
The Sarasota County Commission directed staff to negotiate with developers interested in constructing a 150-room Kimpton hotel at U.S. 301 and Main St.
Lakewood Ranch, Cardinal Mooney, ODA, Sarasota and Sarasota Christian all advanced to Thursday's district championship games.