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July 23, 2014

Dates set for 2017 World Rowing Championships; Grand Challenge food drive extended through summer; Second case of mosquito-borne illness detected

Where Are They? Sarasota Young Voices take Paris

Where Are They? Sarasota Young Voices take Paris

July 23, 2014

For nine days, beginning June 22, Sarasota Young Voices Chamber choir, a 14-woman ensemble, went to Paris — the first time the group, founded in 2007, has traveled overseas.

Piano Man

Piano Man

July 23, 2014

East County resident Rob Satori’s passion for music began when he started piano lessons as a child. Now, he composes music. ‘I never know where the ideas are going to come from,’ he says.

Manatee County School District to vote on Lakewood Ranch High leaders

Manatee County School District to vote on Lakewood Ranch High leaders

July 22, 2014

At its meeting from 5:45 to 8 p.m., July 22, the Manatee County School District will vote on a new principal and assistant principal for Lakewood Ranch High School — Craig Little and Melinda Lundy.

Manatee County School District moves up in state district rankings

Manatee County School District moves up in state district rankings

July 21, 2014

The Manatee County School District moved up three spots since last year, to rank 37 among the state’s 67 school districts, Superintendent Rick Mills announced July 21.

FYI Friday — Your weekly news roundup

FYI Friday — Your weekly news roundup

July 18, 2014

Catch up on the week's most important and most interesting news stories from Sarasota, Longboat Key and East County with FYI Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Woodland Community Church Vacation Bible School

PHOTO GALLERY: Woodland Community Church Vacation Bible School

July 17, 2014

About 800 children in grades pre-kindergarten through third enjoyed Bible lessons, bounce houses, snacks and other activities during Woodland Community Church's Vacation Bible School, July 14 through July 17. Activities featured secret agent themes, as part of the camp's Agency D3 — discover, decide and defend — name this year.

LWRBA July Luncheon:

LWRBA July Luncheon: "The Regional Impact of Tourism and Sports"

July 16, 2014

The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance hosted its July Luncheon July 16, at the Polo Grill and Bar's Fete Ballroom. Attendees of The Regional Impact of Tourism & Sports event enjoyed lunch and a presentation on by Visit Sarasota County representatives Nicole Rissler and Virginia Haley.

Wallenda hits hurdle in plans for training center

Wallenda hits hurdle in plans for training center

July 16, 2014

After a disappointing hearing in front of the Sarasota County Board of Zoning Appeals Monday, "King of the High Wire" Nik Wallenda's plans for a training center in his hometown are on the line.

Observer wins 61 awards at newspaper contest

Observer wins 61 awards at newspaper contest

July 16, 2014

Six newspapers in the Observer Media Group garnered 61 total awards, including 24 first-place finishes, at the 2013 Florida Press Association Better Weekly Newspaper contest held July 10 to July 11, at the Biltmore in Coral Gables.



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