The tropical system became the first hurricane to form in the Atlantic Ocean early this morning.
The Out-of-Door Academy volleyball team defeated Sarasota Christian 3-2 Sept. 6.
The Out-of-Door Academy football team fell to Calvary Christian 43-7 Sept. 6.
Differences of opinion on reserve fund spending took center stage at the Sarasota Board of County Commissioners financial planning workshop Friday.
Today's Stories: Colony settlement extension granted; Commissioners reject Waterline Road development; Sarasota Memorial Hospital previews new Courtyard Tower; County commissioners break ground at Gulf Gate Library site
Sarasota County commissioners shoveled some dirt at a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Gulf Gate Library at 9 a.m. Sept. 6., at 7112 Curtiss Avenue.
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