+Longboat commission sets millage at 2.0760
The rate is up 10% from last year, meaning that a property owner with a $500,000 home will pay $94.20 more.
+City Commission to vote on finalizing budget, millage rate
The Sarasota City Commission will hold the second and final public hearing regarding its proposed FY2014 budget and millage rate this evening.
+Alleged drug smugglers busted at airport
Manatee County deputies arrested two men carrying 63 pounds of marijuana Sunday, at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport.
+Flood watch in effect for Sarasota County
Sarasota Police could close roads as heavy rain continues to batter the region.
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Merchants on Lakewood Ranch Main Street continue to mourn the surprising loss of fellow business owner Rebekah Hatmaker, co-owner of Serendipity Boutique.