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Sarasota County commissioners vote to terminate County Administrator Randall Reid.
Siesta Key Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 7 years ago

Daily Headlines: Oct. 24, 2013

by: Alex Mahadevan News Innovation Editor

+ Reid ousted as Sarasota County administrator

Sarasota County commissioners vote to terminate Randall Reid after lackluster performance reviews.

Sarasota's crime rate raises alarm

FBI crime statistics expose disparities between the city of Sarasota and the rest of the county and place Sarasota in the same league as major crime hot spots nationwide.

 Sarasota Police investigate dead body discovery

Landscapers discovered a dead body near the 10th Street boat ramp Wednesday, Oct. 23.

 Siesta Key revisits outdoor display ban

A Siesta Key ban on outdoor merchandise displays is under review, continuing a debate ignited by a crackdown on Siesta zoning codes launched earlier this year.

 PHOTO GALLERY: Women's Club Bazaar and Luncheon

Ladies in the Lakewood Ranch Women’s Club enjoyed the club’s annual Bazaar, Boutique and Luncheon Oct. 23, at the Polo Grill.

 Black Tie: The Show of Shows

Guests enjoyed an ‘artistic and culinary experience’ Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Michael’s on East.

 PHOTO GALLERY : Sarasota Young Professionals chat with Mayor Shannon Snyder

Mayor Shannon Snyder met with young professionals, students and Community Youth Development Wednesday, Oct. 23, at New College to discuss future plans and participate in an intimate conversation with young adults. The goal of the event was to cultivate active and informed citizens in Sarasota.

 + Think tank that studies aging appoints COO 

Stacy Prouty will run day-to-day operations at the Institute for the Ages.

 Mixed couples

Politicians, take note. You can work together even when you disagree — as these three couples demonstrate.

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