+PHOTOS OF THE DAY: Remembering 9/11
Today marks the eleventh anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Sarasota and Manatee residents, businesses and government officials remember those who died in the attacks.
+Manatee County School Board names interim superintendent
Manatee County Public Schools Superintendent Tim McGonegal resigned Monday. School board members named Bob Gagnon as interim superintendent.
+Longboat Key Northern Trust branch to close
The bank recently sent a letter to customers explaining that the bank would close for consolidation purposes.
+Village taxes get public hearing
There were no public comments during the hearing last night to consider the rate charged to Siesta Key Village merchants for upkeep of the commercial district.
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15 Irish Celtic 5K, Lakewood Ranch
8:00 am - 10:00 am
15 Palma Sola Botanical Park plants, antiques and crafts sale
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
22 5th Annual Ponies for Pups
22 Lakewood Ranch Community Fund 'Havana Nights' Gala
23 The Bridal EXPO
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
26 LWRBA March Executive Briefing
7:30 am - 9:00 am
16 USF Sarasota-Manatee HospitaBull Evening
2 2nd annual Glow Run
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Daylight Saving Time starts 2 a.m. Sunday, so be sure to set your alarm accordingly.
The Tabernacle Christian School middle school student Lauren Medred, an East County resident, earned top vocal honors, taking first place in vocal solo female category of the Florida League of Christian School’s Festival of the Academics and Arts Feb. 28 and March 1 at Southeastern University in Lakeland.
Manatee County schools dominated a state technology competition with five of six top-three finishes earned by Manatee County schools during the 35th annual Technology Student Association State Competition late February.