The Sarasota Police Department has withheld the name of a man who allegedly drowned while swimming in Sarasota Bay near 10th Street Tuesday.
Candidates for the City Commission race hosted watch parties through out the city to wait for results from the polls.
Challengers Liz Alpert and Shelli Freeland Eddie beat incumbent Sarasota City Commission candidates Eileen Normile and Stan Zimmerman in the runoff election Tuesday.
Mote's newest scientist, Dr. Jordon Beckler, to focus on red tides
Save Our Siesta Sand 2 consultant Robert Young, a coastal geologist, criticized the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' assertion that the dredging of Big Pass won't affect the beaches of Siesta Key.
With two new art festivals scheduled on Lido Key during the height of season in 2016, St. Armands Circle leaders are concerned about the events’ impact on traffic in the area.
Mote released Mrs. Turt Lee on May 8.