+I-75 crash cleared
The crash caused injuries and blocked traffic this morning at Interstate 75 and Bee Ridge Road.
+Siesta water main break forces lag closure
Sarasota County currently has one lane closed on north Beach Road after a water main break reported at 7:48 a.m.
+Jaleski spars with the mayor
Commission candidate Gene Jaleski thinks town attorney David Persson is providing poor legal advice.
+PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Kindergarten Thanksgiving Program
The Out-of-Door Academy’s kindergarteners performed a Thanksgiving Program Monday, Nov. 19, in the Multi-Purpose Room at Out-of-Door Academy on Siesta Key.
+PHOTO GALLERY: Harvest Hustle
East County runners hustled to raise money for the All Faiths Food Bank, during Harvest United Methodist Church's annual Harvest Hustle 5K race Nov. 17, at the church.
+Bus-stuffing campaign nets 130,000 pounds of food
East County grocery shoppers stuffed Manatee County County School District buses with food Nov. 16-17.
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Mote-tagged shark swims toward Sarasota
A 14-foot, 2,300-pound great white shark is currently heading eastbound toward Sarasota.
Police get a wheel deal from anonymous citizen
An anonymous citizen recently contacted the town with an offer to buy the Longboat Key Police Department a new bicycle.
Surprise daytime turtle encounter
On his evening beach walk, Longboat Key resident Mike Haycock was in for a big surprise when he spotted a sea turtle coming out of the water Sunday.