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FIVE THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT: Jim Brown

FIVE THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT: Jim Brown

October 6, 2011

Think you know Jim Brown? Here are five things you may not have known about him.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Florida etymology

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Florida etymology

October 6, 2011

These are beach daisies. When Ponce De Leon found Florida, he was impressed with the flora. Hence the origin of the word "Florida:" flowered, or feast of flowers.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Life's a beach

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Life's a beach

October 5, 2011

A service in honor of previous Mayor, columnist and philanthropist Jim Brown took place at 9 a.m. at St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Many of the speakers mentioned how there wouldn't be a beach without him.

FULL STORY: Bullock receives one-year contract

FULL STORY: Bullock receives one-year contract

October 5, 2011

Town Commission voted 6-1 for longtime Sarasota County deputy administrator.

Jim Brown leaves behind a legacy

Jim Brown leaves behind a legacy

October 5, 2011

After 35 years on Longboat Key, Jim Brown, former mayor, town commissioner and champion of the island bids adieu to his home.

DCA reverses Islandside ruling

DCA reverses Islandside ruling

October 5, 2011

The Florida Department of Community Affairs reversed a previous ruling, but the significance of the decision has yet to be determined.

Lighthouse Point dock project creates waves

Lighthouse Point dock project creates waves

October 5, 2011

The proposed expansion plan reached stormy waters last week, when a fight broke out between two neighbors.

Q & A with Interim Town Manager David Bullock

Q & A with Interim Town Manager David Bullock

October 5, 2011

After 14 years at the No. 2 spot with Sarasota County, David Bullock will take charge as Longboat Key interim town manager.

Historical Society fish fry gets new name

Historical Society fish fry gets new name

October 5, 2011

This year, the Longboat Key Historical Society and Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub will host the society's annual fish fry under a new name: "Grouper vs. Mullet Fry Off."

Education Center offers lifelong learning opportunities

Education Center offers lifelong learning opportunities

October 5, 2011

Fall semester classes and workshops begin Oct. 17. Registration is open now.



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