The Florida Supreme Court ruled the 2011 Florida Retirement System constitutional, saving Sarasota County roughly $6.5 million.
Today's Stories: New bill addresses smoking regulation; Sarasota welcomes new businesses downtown; Manatee School Board Citizen Advisory Group picks top 10 superintendent candidates; Bullock questions Manatee trolley funding request
A Red Tide bloom has been reported along Florida Gulf Coast shores, including Longboat Key and Siesta Key.
Sarasota County procurement asks commissioners for a contracting decision regarding upgrading crosswalk lighting in Siesta Key Village.
Two entrepreneurs spent $20,000 to start a bus service from Westfield Southgate Mall to Siesta Key.
Florida Rep. Bill Hager plans to sponsor a bill to allow Sarasota County to ban outdoor smoking.
Waechter's court hearing delayed; Sheriff's Office had little input on beach project; Firm sought for Ed Smith condition study