+Tides destroy Beach Road repair
Sarasota County called on a local construction firm this morning to mull emergency improvements.
+Welly is out as Key Club manager
Michael Welly's final day as the Key Club's general manager came a week earlier than previously anticipated.
+Support structure stolen from Dolphin Tower
At least 60 of the temporary aluminum support beams were taken from the vacant building's construction site.
+Take Stock in Children announces new non-profit
The announcement was made at 10 a.m. today in the Manatee County School Board Chambers.
+PHOTO GALLERY: Lakewood Ranch Homecoming
Students at Lakewood Ranch High School celebrated Homecoming Oct. 22 through Oct. 27. Weeklong celebrations included spirit days, a bonfire, the Homecoming game and a dance.
+Safe Sex Halloween Bash 2012
Check out video and photos from Planned Parenthood's Safe Sex Halloween Bash on yourobserver.com.
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23 LBK Chamber of Commerce Networking Luncheon
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
25 Manatee Audubon -- Bird walk at Leffis Key
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
15 Being your best self
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
29 Santa Jaws at Mote Aquarium
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Only 16 days left to vote for your favorite 'It's Read Everywhere' photo!
Voting is now live for the Observer's 'It’s Read Everywhere' photo contest.
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.