Navy Lt. Cmdr. Shannon Stout, from Sarasota, recently became the first female to hold a field officer billet for a Marine tank battalion.
The Education Foundation awards the Exploration Grant to 23 different schools that will benefit 7,900 students in Sarasota County.
Judge sentences former Sand Cay manager to three years in jail; Police arrest man for abduction attempt; Dick Vitale accepts Sports Icon Award
The 12th Circuit Court Judicial Nominating Commission recently named seven qualified applicants for a vacancy on the Sarasota County Court.
The Sarasota Board of County Commissioners will meet tomorrow to discuss a range of topics affecting Longboat Key, including beach-renourishment plans.
LWR Commercial Realty president leaving company; Man attempts robbery with pellet gun; North Trail prostitution sting nets 16; Sarasota 2050 tweaks come into focus
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