The Phoenix Award for saving a life is among the distinctions during an April 25 ceremony at the Sarasota County Commission chambers.
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Law enforcement will be collecting unwanted, unused and expired prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Take-Back Day.
Commissioners will listen to public comments regarding a proposal for a Walmart Neighborhood Market at the Corner of Beneva Road and Bee Ridge Road this afternoon.
A loggerhead that hatches on local beaches might swim thousands of miles before returning to nest at the place where it hatched.
Commissioners did not vote on a moratorium on new bars, deciding to focus on trying to seek "long term" solutions to downtown sound issues.
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