(Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the Sun in 2017.)
NORTH PORT — On a day of national pride, North Port runners came together locally Wednesday for the 12th annual Firecracker 5K Run at the Morgan Family Community Center.
The owner of the restaurant where a deputy was accused of exposing himself says Sgt. James White never showed his own genitals — displaying, instead, fake ones.
Local restaurants deal with seasonality differently. A handful choose not to fight it and simply go off on vacation. Some find astoundingly different ways to sweeten or otherwise punch up business. And many roll out BOGOs and specials.
NORTH PORT — Meeting in a special session Monday, North Port city commissioners approved the budget and operating hours for the city’s new aquatic center, which is set to open next summer.
NORTH PORT — Following a rocky legislative session this past spring, the North Port City Commission heard from state Sen. Greg Steube on what to expect for the coming session.
Upon retiring, many newly minted retirees find themselves looking for ways to fill their free time. Hobbies may not take up too much time, and travel can stretch retirees’ budgets.
Moving can be a considerable undertaking. While working professionals who are single or married with no children may find it easier to move than men and women with families, it’s fair to say that anyone who is moving in the near future has some significant work ahead of them.
Deciding to leave a job is seldom an easy decision. However, it’s a more common decision than many people may know, as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates the average worker holds 10 different jobs before age 40.
NORTH PORT — The North Port Community United Church of Christ, off Pan American Boulevard, held its vacation Bible school in late June.
NORTH PORT — Sarasota County Commissioner Alan Maio wants to talk about North Port’s concerns regarding the referendum for the Legacy Trail on the November ballot.