+Homeless arrests continue
Police are focusing on the 'Top 20,' a group of homeless people who break the law repeatedly. Advocates for the homeless say the city's overall approach is not getting to the heart of the issue.
+Sarasota County cleans Siesta sewers
Several state and county projects will start this month while the north bridge rehabilitation project concludes.
+Gans makes plans to run for another term
Longboat Key Commissioner Terry Gans has picked up paperwork to run for an additional two-year term in March as rumors circulate about at least one potential challenger.
+Sports complex in works for Lakewood Ranch
GoodSports is working with Lakewood Ranch Schroeder-Manatee Ranch on the possible development of an indoor sports complex and hotel.
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26 Tribute to Heroes Parade - Main St LWR
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
28 Braden River Soccer Club Try-outs
29 LWRBA May Membership Lunch
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
31 May YLA Breakfast "Legendary Leaders"
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Gullett student wins speech contest
Gullett Elementary School student Hailey Wahlers took home top honors May 11, after placing first in the Tropicana District Speech Contest.
Girl Scouts give cookies a new cause
Local Daisy Scouts from Troop 180 are helping Feeding Empty Little Tummies feed homeless school children in the area.
Dancing group to host fundraiser
Members of KC and the Sunshine Dancers, a group of Manatee County dancers ages 8 to 20, will show off their dancing skills in jazz, hip-hop and contemporary dance from 7 to 9 p.m. May 28, as the group holds a show titled "Breaking Ground."