Education

Applications Open for Leadership Development Program

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for its 2017 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute.

02/23/2017 By Staff

Planning

Millennials Conference Returns Next Month

Millennial Con 2017, a free conference "by millennials, for millennials," will take place on Thursday, March 30, at State College of Florida.

02/23/2017 By Staff

New hires

North Port City Manager Named Assistant County Administrator

Jonathan Lewis recently accepted a conditional offer to serve as an assistant administrator with Sarasota County government.

02/21/2017 By Staff

Events

Big Manatee County Networking Event This Thursday

The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation is holding its 29th annual Hob Nob Bar-B-Que on Thursday, Feb. 23.

02/21/2017 By Staff

Politics

Citizens' Group Hosts City Commission Forum Feb. 27

STOP!, a newish citizens group advocating changes to Sarasota’s zoning code and project approval process, will host a forum for Sarasota City Commission candidates on Monday, Feb. 27.

02/20/2017 By Staff

Transportation

Pre-Check Program Enrollment Available at Sarasota Airport March 13-17

The Sarasota Bradenton International Airport is holding an enrollment event for the Transportation Security Administration's Pre✓ expedited screening program March 13-17.

02/20/2017 By Staff

Data

Sarasota Companies See Growth on the Horizon

CEOs at 74 Sarasota County companies estimate that they will add 1,000 new jobs over the next three years, according to survey results released Wednesday by the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County.

02/15/2017 By Staff

Networking

Latin Chamber of Commerce Holds Mixer

The Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce is holding its next Conexiones networking event on Monday, Feb. 27.

02/14/2017 By Staff

Off the Clock

Tim Beury Loves Rugby

Tim Beury spreads his passion for rugby coaching with the Sarasota Surge Youth Rugby Academy.

02/14/2017 By Ilene Denton

Jobs

Home Depot, Culver's, Spectrum and More Holding Hiring Events This Week

CareerSource Suncoast is helping organize a number of hiring events taking place this week.

02/13/2017 By Staff

Planning

North Port Hosts First Economic Development Summit

The event starts at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16.

02/13/2017 By Staff

Environment

Ribbon-Cutting Set for Recycling Facility

Waste Pro is marking the official opening of its Manatee County recycling facility with a ribbon-cutting Wednesday, Feb. 8.

02/07/2017 By Staff

Data

Crime Down in Sarasota County in 2016

Violent crime in Sarasota County decreased by almost 9.1 percent between 2015 and 2016 and nonviolent crime decreased by almost 7.7 percent.

01/30/2017 By Staff

Education

Applications Open for Lakewood Ranch Leadership Course

The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance is currently accepting applications for its spring leadership development series, The Executive Academy: Real Skills for Real Business.

01/27/2017 By Staff

The SEEN

Photos From Our 2017 Unity Awards Celebration

941CEO honors champions of diversity in the workplace and community.

01/26/2017 Photography by Lori Sax

Construction

Officials Celebrate Groundbreaking on New Tax Collector Facility

Local officials, builders and leaders on Thursday celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Mid-County Tax Collector Office.

01/26/2017 By Staff

Transportation

Event Celebrating New Bus Service Transit Station Is Jan. 30

Sarasota County Area Transit is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new transfer station at The Mall at University Town Center at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30.

01/24/2017 By Staff

Transportation

Autonomous Transit Vehicle Showcased

The Paris-based public transit company Transdev held an autonomous transit vehicle demonstration at the Mall at University Town Center on Monday.

01/24/2017 By Staff

Politics

City Commission Candidates Square Off Feb. 2

The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club is hosting a forum for candidates running for the two Sarasota City Commission at-large seats up for grabs in the city's March 14 elections.

01/24/2017 By Staff

Data

Florida Unemployment Rate Holds Steady

Florida's unemployment rate in December held steady at 4.9 percent, unchanged from November, according to figures released last Friday by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

01/23/2017 By Staff