Todd Morton says the new store will open this summer.
Tourist development taxes help the county pay for projects, but the funds could run short.
The program, if accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, is two years from launch.
A public beach access near Point of Rocks is disappearing as sand diminishes.
Artists’ booths took over Ocean Boulevard in Siesta Key Village for the two-day art and craft festival April 11 to 12.
Sarasota County has started conversations with consulting firm Atkins to vet the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to mine Big Pass to renourish Lido Key.
Weekend events include activities for art lovers and pets with Siesta Fiesta and Celebration of Pets Fest.