+Beach Club owner buys Main Street buildings
The purchase offered an attractive investment for a potential redevelopment site sometime in the future, said Chris Brown.
+Gulf Gate Library collection headed to the mall
Sarasota County commissioners will consider a 25-month lease to open a temporary location for the Gulf Gate Library in Sarasota Square Mall.
+Audit firm begins investigation into Manatee Schools spending woes
Investigators from Navigant interviewed former superintendent Tim McGonegal and have begun to contact other key district figures to find the cause of a $3.4 million deficit, according to Internal Auditor Ed Daugherty.
+Sarasota Bay Watch releases 4 million scallops
The weekend project was the second release coordinated by Sarasota Bay Watch.
+Property maintenance code changing
The Longboat Key Town Commission also evaluated Town Manager Dave Bullock's annual performance Monday.
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Commission savors the sunshine
The weather on Longboat Key was cloudy on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 11, but the Longboat Key Town Commission stayed in the sunshine, as far as the Longboat Observer could tell.
Resident keeps eye on the pie
Inspired by her mother’s homemade banana cream pie, Bird Key resident Kim Manning had a sweet idea: key lime with a twist.
Show us your spirit this season
This week, our reporters will make our final decisions on our favorite displays of holiday cheer for our “Spirit of the Season” contest. This year’s competition isn’t limited to lights.