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Residents describe the county administrator they want

Residents describe the county administrator they want

September 15, 2011

A strong sense of ethics and the ability to work well with people are among the desired traits for the person who will take Jim Ley’s former job as Sarasota County administrator.

County more pessimistic than state on property values

County more pessimistic than state on property values

September 15, 2011

Sarasota County staff projects taxable property values will drop 4% in fiscal year 2013, while the state is projecting a 2.7% increase. Moody’s is even more pessimistic than the county.

Neighbors: Miniature Artwork

Neighbors: Miniature Artwork

September 15, 2011

Helen Pelta takes out hundreds of buttons in plastic bags and on button trays and starts laying them out on a table in the Gulf Gate Library.

Quidditch sweeps through campuses

Quidditch sweeps through campuses

September 15, 2011

You don’t have to be Harry Potter to play the magical wizarding game of Quidditch. Although you may not able to zoom through the air on a broomstick, the earthbound version — Muggle Quidditch — still has its perks.

City fires employee over billing snafu

City fires employee over billing snafu

September 14, 2011

An audit of the Newtown Summer Youth Program has prompted a criminal investigation and will lead to increased oversight from city staff.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Where Am I?

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Where Am I?

September 14, 2011

Be the first to answer this trivia question and we'll give you a shout out on Facebook.

Sheriff appoints veterans officer

Sheriff appoints veterans officer

September 14, 2011

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has appointed a new military/veterans liaison officer.

New College receives top marks

New College receives top marks

September 14, 2011

Sarasota-based New College of Florida was ranked the No. 6 public college by a publication this week.

St. Armands median project starts this week

St. Armands median project starts this week

September 14, 2011

Work will begin in the next few days on a St. Armands Circle median project intended to enhance the district and improve pedestrian safety.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Pretty in purple

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Pretty in purple

September 13, 2011

It's not necessarily one of the most eye-catching flowers at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, but we thought it deserved a little recognition.



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