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PHOTO GALLERY: Toale Brothers 100th Anniversary

PHOTO GALLERY: Toale Brothers 100th Anniversary

September 3, 2012

Toale Brothers Funeral Home celebrated 100 years of business Friday, August 31, at its downtown location. Purchased in 1948 by George and Jack Toale, the company is in its third generation of Toale ownership. After a speech by Jason Toale, Mayor Suzanne Atwell delivered a proclamation, and guests enjoyed wine and food. “What great neighbors to have for 100 years,” said Atwell in her speech.

PHOTO GALLERY: Art Center Sarasota presents Once in a Blue Moon

PHOTO GALLERY: Art Center Sarasota presents Once in a Blue Moon

September 3, 2012

Just as a blue moon only occurs every few years, the eclectic mix of the four bands that performed at Art Center Sarasota Friday, August 31, isn’t exactly easy to stumble upon. The concert, presented by Art Center Sarasota and The Closet, featured local bands Physical Plant and The Equines, as well as traveling bands Not a Planet and Sparta Philharmonic. ACS decorated its stage with mannequins and stage lights, and guests enjoyed the music, as well as beer provided by Darwin’s on Fourth.

PHOTO GALLERY: Dianne Ochiltree Book Release

PHOTO GALLERY: Dianne Ochiltree Book Release

September 3, 2012

Local children’s author Dianne Ochiltree celebrated the release of her latest book, “Molly, by Golly,” in style Saturday, Sept. 1. The book centers on Molly Williams, America’s first female firefighter. In addition to signing copies of her book at Bookstore1Sarasota, Ochiltree posed with children and families as they explored a fire truck that was on hand.

'Unconditional Surrender' statue comes back in November

'Unconditional Surrender' statue comes back in November

August 31, 2012

A white Mercedes Benz crashed into the statue April 26. The statue is being repaired and expected to be back up in November.

VIDEO: Donald Trump visits Sarasota

VIDEO: Donald Trump visits Sarasota

August 31, 2012

The Donald Trump accepted the organization's Statesman of the Year distinction by the Republican Party of Sarasota last weekend. Watch what he had to say on video.

Aug. 30: Daily Headlines Video

Aug. 30: Daily Headlines Video

August 30, 2012

Join us as we observe and report today's stories from Longboat Key, East County, Sarasota and Siesta Key.

Terry Lewis: 'Officially Retired'

Terry Lewis: 'Officially Retired'

August 30, 2012

Interim City Manager Terry Lewis will walk out of City Hall Friday afternoon and take a bus home to Venice to start his retirement.

Police chief list down to 13

Police chief list down to 13

August 30, 2012

New Sarasota City Manager Tom Barwin is expected to choose a new police chief this fall. Interim City Manager Terry Lewis handpicked the 13 finalists from 98 applicants.

Portable county classrooms to disappear in three years

Portable county classrooms to disappear in three years

August 30, 2012

Data shows Sarasota County students are moving away from public education and into charter schools, which will ease school capacity issues but pinch the budget.

Summer projects in the works

Summer projects in the works

August 30, 2012

There's a new look for South Palm Avenue, just in time for the upcoming season. Two more downtown projects will begin soon.



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