Today's Stories: Entrepreneur eyes additional downtown land; Firm to launch shuttle for Siesta; Bird Key sidewalk closed for maintenance; Popcorn Bob's Movie Magic
Sarasota County hired former Alachua County Concurrency and Impact Fee Manager Jonathon Paul as interim director of transportation.
Six qualified for the March election for two at-large City Commission seats.
Crews are expected to complete the maintenance project by the end of January or beginning of February.
Today's Stories: Notice to approve issued for gun club at Lakewood Ranch; Sarasota County will contract feral-hog hunters; Sarasota police chief DiPino reports on first week; Chinese scholar's dream takes shape one year after death
Property owner Elling Eide battled with the county for nearly a decade as he sought to make his lifelong dream a reality.
Bernadette DiPino always keeps a protein bar in her bag. They have come in handy during her busy first week as Sarasota's new chief.