April 9, 2014
Observer readers weigh in on last week's April Fools' edition.
April 2, 2014
Legacy of Mary Fran Carroll
April 2, 2014
I-75 traffic affects all of East County; Fort Hamer bridge idea should be axed
March 26, 2014
The Observer's readers weigh in on local issues and events.
February 26, 2014
Find out what Observer readers are saying about local issues.
December 31, 2013
Word for 2014: revelation
October 13, 2013
Braden River High School held its homecoming dance Oct. 12. At the “Comic Book” themed dance, held in the school’s gym, students could watch clips of super hero movies on a projector screen as they grooved.
September 11, 2013
"A plane flew into the World Trade Center," I overheard someone say.
September 6, 2013
A surging economy and ambitious public and private developments will significantly change how Sarasota County looks forever.
August 28, 2013
Government subsidies, aka taxpayer funds, for economic development are bad business. Bad business for elected officials to practice. Typically a losing proposition for taxpayers with respect to ROI — return on investment.
17 Women's Council of Realtors Fashion Show
20 First Responders Community Day
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
24 Food Fight
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
26 Lakewood Ranch Republican Club Luncheon
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MTI hosts 9/11 blood drive
As the nation remembers the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Manatee Technical Institute will commemorate the tragedy with a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 10 and Sept. 11, at its main campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, in front of Braden River High Schol.
Salon hosts benefit for transplant recipient
An East County salon is trimming up to support a local 32-year-old battling cystic fibrosis.
Texting video goes viral
Seven million clicks. For Salt & Light Productions, the number was unimaginable.