+Two killed in East County crash
Lisa Kay Gunn, 40, of Bradenton, and Nadine Hoffman, of Sarasota died in the crash.
+Sarasota fugitive captured after 24 years on the run
Sarasota authorities have captured a fugitive who in 1988, was convicted in Sarasota County of Lewd and Lascivious Battery on a Child for sexually assaulting a seven-year-old girl.
+One year later: Ranch murder remains unsolved
Manatee County Sheriff Brad Steube remains confident the individual who murdered Lakewood Ranch resident Ina Gross last year will be caught.
+Property near Publix takes shape
The town of Longboat Key is keeping an eye on four acres of property that could be used as a future town center.
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23 LBK Chamber of Commerce Networking Luncheon
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25 Manatee Audubon -- Bird walk at Leffis Key
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15 Being your best self
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29 Santa Jaws at Mote Aquarium
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A fitting tribute
A day after receiving an Ageless Creativity Award from the Ringling College/Longboat Key Center for the Arts in honor of their late father, Ed Brickman, daughter Carol Diamant and son Eli Brickman held a celebration of life service Saturday.
Alma mater honors Harold Ronson
Philadelphia University presented Longboat Key resident Harold Ronson with its “Leadership in Philanthropy” award Oct. 11, at its Homecoming Dinner Dance.