Sarasota County commissioners Jan. 29, will hear the final report from the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing about its procurement policy.
+Longboat Key's finance director resigns
The Longboat Key Town Commission was informed Friday night that finance director Tom Kelley resigned.
+Beach Road drainage bids exceed expectations
The lowest bid Sarasota County received for the Beach Road drainage improvements was $4.3 million — more than double previous estimates.
+ABOUT LAST NIGHT: Catholic Charities Ball and Forks & Corks Grand Tasting
Enjoy two videos from this weekend's Black Tie Events.
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1 Community Cookout
2 3rd annual 'Power of the Girl' Business Breakfast
2 French apÃ©ro evening
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2 Florida's Children First 2014 Sarasota Reception
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bridging the gap
The Children’s Guardian Fund wants to help teens get hired.
Win big in two Observer contests
Starting in October, the Observer will now offer prizes for winners of the weather photo contest, sponsored by Manasota Flooring Inc.
Can you dig it?
Third- and fourth-grade students of Temple Beth Sholom had a chance to brush up on their paleontology skills last week while digging for faux dinosaur bones.