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County School Board looks to hire lobbyist

County School Board looks to hire lobbyist

April 17, 2014

Sarasota County School Board members claim the district needs a more vocal presence in Tallahassee.

City attorney sides with residents on complaints

City attorney sides with residents on complaints

April 17, 2014

Instead of approving a traffic study for a new development at U.S. 41 and Gulfstream Avenue, the city mandated the consultant provide options to mitigate traffic in the area.

Upcoming events spur Sheriff's Office changes

Upcoming events spur Sheriff's Office changes

April 17, 2014

A series of high-profile international sporting events on tap for Sarasota County pose unique law enforcement challenges for the Sheriff’s Office.

Army Corps delays the release of impact study

Army Corps delays the release of impact study

April 17, 2014

Sarasota County staff examines its options to independently review the Corps’ plans, including an offer from ‘Dr. Beach.’

Your Neighbor: Amy Webber

Your Neighbor: Amy Webber

April 17, 2014

When Amy Webber isn’t teaching adult ceramics at Sarasota County Technical Institute, she is designing teapots.

Alleged drunk driver kills pedestrian

Alleged drunk driver kills pedestrian

April 16, 2014

Sarasota Police responded to the report of a traffic fatality at the intersection of Irving Street and U.S. 41 before 12:45 a.m. Wednesday.

Shelter site could become available

Shelter site could become available

April 16, 2014

The city has identified a possible alternate staging area for a deep-injection well project, which would free up a potential homeless shelter site on city property.

PHOTO GALLERY: Class 7A-District 10 Semifinal Softball- Lakewood Ranch vs. Sarasota

PHOTO GALLERY: Class 7A-District 10 Semifinal Softball- Lakewood Ranch vs. Sarasota

April 16, 2014

The No. 2 seed Lakewood Ranch High softball team defeated No. 3 seed Sarasota 9-1 in the Class 7A-District 10 semifinals April 15. Freshman Logan Newton allowed one run on five hits and two walks while striking out four in five innings of work to earn the win on the mound. Junior Amanda Rak pitched the final two innings in relief, striking out five, to earn the save. Jackie Schoff went 1-for-1 with a double, three walks, a stolen base, a RBI and three runs scored to lead the way for Lakewood at the plate. Maddie Biggs went 2-for-3 with a double, three RBIs and a run scored. Kaylee Misiti went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs. SaraBeth Wengerd went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored to lead the way for Sarasota at the plate. Clarissa Lynch pitched 1/3 of an inning before turning the ball over to Brittany Bendel. Lakewood Ranch will travel to rival Braden River for the district championship April 17.

School Board pushes to leave Todd’s seat vacant

School Board pushes to leave Todd’s seat vacant

April 16, 2014

The selection of former board member Carol Todd’s replacement should wait until the Aug. 26 primary election, the Sarasota School Board said Tuesday.

The Good News: Terry Stottlemyer and Madeline Brogan

The Good News: Terry Stottlemyer and Madeline Brogan

April 16, 2014

The all-volunteer, nonprofit organization provides assistance for struggling mothers through community donations.



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