Politics

Early Voting in City Commission Race Begins

The top two vote-getters among the final three candidates, Jennifer Ahearn-Koch, Hagen Brody and Martin Hyde, will earn a seat on the commission.

04/28/2017 By Staff

Education

Women's Resource Center Offers New Programs and Classes

The Women’s Resource Center is offering two new programs starting in May.

04/28/2017 By Staff

New hires

Property Management Company Picks New Manager

LandQwest Commercial/Property Management, which has offices in Tampa, Orlando and Fort Myers, recently hired Faith Goetz as a property manager.

04/28/2017 By Staff

Construction

TreeUmph! to Break Ground on New Hernando County Location

TreeUmph! Adventure Course is hosting a special celebration on Wednesday, May 3, to break ground on its new Hernando County location.

04/28/2017 By Staff

Infrastructure

Water Treatment Plant Wins State Award

The Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority recently received the Outstanding Class A Water Treatment Plant Award from the Florida section of the American Water Works Association.

04/28/2017 By Staff

Tourism

Panel Discusses Sports Tourism May 4

The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club is hosting a panel discussion on Sarasota as an "international sports mecca" at Michael's on East.

04/28/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Healthy meals, plenty of grants and more in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

04/27/2017 By Staff

Deals

Office Unit Goes for $150,000

A Slice of Heaven LLC recently purchased a 1,416-square-foot office condo unit from Myakka City's HFS Properties LLC.

04/27/2017 By Staff

Law

Sarasota Law Firm Hires New Associate

Syprett, Meshad, Resnick, Lieb, Dumbaugh, Jones, Krotec & Westheimer, P.A., recently hired Emily Garriott as an associate.

04/27/2017 By Staff

Education

Ringling College Department Head Named 'Mentor of the Year'

Ringling College of Art and Design film program head Bradley Battersby was recently named Mentor of the Year by Variety magazine.

04/27/2017 By Staff

Deals

751 Acres in Myakka City Sold

Miami's Gopher Hill Farm recently purchased 751 acres of agricultural land from Pennsylvania's Giuliano Florida Realty Development Group for almost $2.7 million.

04/27/2017 By Staff

Technology

Innovation Showcase Takes Place Saturday

DaVinci’s Faire and BarCamp takes place 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m. this Saturday, April 29, at Manatee Technical College.

04/27/2017 By Staff

Education

Community Foundation Names New Leadership Institute Participants

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation recently announced its selection of 26 community members who will participate in the nonprofit's 2017 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute.

04/26/2017 By Staff

Construction

Bradenton Beach Restaurant Finishes New Outdoor Bar and Waterfront Deck

The Chiles Restaurant Group recently completed construction of the Beach House's new outdoor bar and waterfront deck, the final phase of a four-phase project that has taken nearly four years.

04/26/2017 By Staff

Honors

Real Estate Firm Wins Statewide Awards

RE/MAX of Florida recently presented RE/MAX Alliance Group, which serves Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties, with its Community Citizenship Award and its Total Volume Achievement Award.

04/26/2017 By Staff

New hires

Engineering Firm Adds to Business Development Division

Sarasota's Karins Engineering Group, Inc. recently added Samantha Cummins to its business development division to further grow the company's portfolio of structural engineering design and restoration consulting projects.

04/26/2017 By Staff

New hires

Girl Scouts Council Names Former Sarasota Mayor as CEO

The Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida recently named former Sarasota mayor and city commissioner Mary Anne Servian as the Girl Scouts council’s new chief executive officer.

04/26/2017 By Staff

Food

Pre-Made Meal Store Opens

Fitlife Foods' menu includes options like chicken enchiladas, barbecued beef with mac 'n' cheese and gluten-free chicken pizza.

04/26/2017 By Staff

Retail

Mall Hosts Pre-Mother's Day Event

The Mall at University Town Center is holding its first All About Mom event from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 6.

04/25/2017 By Staff

Tourism

Bradenton Nonprofit Launches New Interactive Exploration Site

Realize Bradenton recently launched WalkBradenton.com, a new website that highlights places in Bradenton to eat, shop, visit and more.

04/25/2017 By Staff