Catch up on the week's most important and most interesting news stories from Sarasota, Longboat Key and East County with FYI Friday.
Grandparents and family friends were invited for a special 90th anniversary performance and to spend the morning at Out-of-Door Academy with their students Friday at the Siesta Key campus.
Sarasota County commissioners met with Tom Harmer, County Administrator, and staff today for the first budget workshop of the year.
The Sheriffâ€™s Office is experiencing everything from water damage to cramped quarters at a number of its facilities, and is asking the Sarasota County commissioners to start focusing on improvements.
Based on user reviews and ratings, Siesta Key Beach won TripAdvisor's 2015 Travelersâ€™ Choice Award for the best U.S. beach.
Two former Sarasota County Commission candidates are among the applicants for the advisory board, which will hold an important role as the county aims to revamp its comprehensive plan and the economy rebounds.
The new center must get state approval; Sarasota Memorial Hospital will submit the application in April.