If the agreement is approved, the salary for a beginning teacher with a bachelor's degree would rise from $38,285 to $39,094.
Sales of single-family homes in Florida totaled 20,543 last month, up 2 percent when compared to October 2016.
Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett together now have more wealth than 160 million Americans, or 63 million households.
Construction on a new roundabout there is expected to be completed by next May.
The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance and the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce are partnering to present the East Meets West Regional Business Expo.
Sixty-nine percent of high school students say the area has enough job opportunities, but only 16.7 percent say they plan to stay, according to a new survey.
Ryan Hilton of Admiral Travel was recently named a travel specialist for the 14th consecutive year by Condé Nast Traveler.
Gerling Law Group recently hired Scarlett Guy.
The Gulf Coast Community Foundation's Veronica Brady is being recognized for her advocacy for the Reading Recovery program.
An Ecuadorian trade commissioner and business development manager recently visited Port Manatee.
The special election was called because of the resignation of former state Rep. Alex Miller, R-Sarasota, who quit after serving less than a year in office.
The Sarasota County tax collector's office collected almost $21.3 million in Tourist Development Tax money during its most recent fiscal year.
That portion includes shoppers who plan to spend on Cyber Monday.
Organizers had predicted that the event would generate $25 million in economic impact for the region.
The bill cuts the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent, eliminates the estate tax in 2024 and drops many personal deductions, among other things.
The Patterson Foundation is helping the Humane Society of Manatee County, the Peace River Wildlife Center, the Prospect Riding Center and Satchel’s Last Resort.
Edward James III co-wrote a chapter in the just-published Races, Reforms, & Policy: Implications of the 2014 Elections.
The Mall at University Town Center's holiday attraction, Santa's Flight Academy, will run through Christmas Eve.
The new Planet Fitness takes up 20,000 square feet and offers cardio machines and strength equipment, specialty training equipment and more.
Parker helps drivers find public parking spaces in downtown Sarasota and Southside Village, at Lido Beach and on St. Armands Circle.