Here are the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) statistics available for Florida and our area counties, as of 6:30 p.m. March 30. The next update will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.
VENICE - A loggerhead sea turtle is in critical condition but receiving care at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium after being rescued Friday off Venice.
The Sarasota County School district recently released its Instructional Continuity Plan, outlining how the district intends to transition to home learning.
VENICE — The fears of area high school seniors were confirmed during spring break when districts announced school was delayed due to COVID-19.
VENICE — Between Senior Friendship Centers in Charlotte, DeSoto, and Sarasota counties along with the state of Florida Department of Elder Affairs, help is at hand for seniors.
VENICE — Since the threat of the coronavirus became apparent, city and county officials have been inundated with requests that they implement increasingly stronger measures to combat it.
VENICE — Usually, there are two options for watching a City Council meeting: Go to City Hall or stream the meeting from the city’s website.
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SARASOTA - The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested a Sarasota man for possession of child pornography and possession of an explosive device.
VENICE — Colorado-based Lucky’s Market — which was set to build a new store in Venice — announced Friday that Aldi Inc. was the winning bidder for the lease on its Venice and Sarasota properties.
NORTH PORT — The coronavirus has started to appear in pockets of Southwest Florida, with two reported cases Friday in North Port, and a Sarasota County firefighter testing positive for COVID-19, county officials reported Friday afternoon.
VENICE — A North Port man is accused of stealing more than $13,000 in scratch-off lottery tickets from a Venice convenience store where he worked as a manager.
As the American Legion celebrates its national centennial anniversary this month, members of its NO-VEL (Nokomis, Osprey, Venice, Engelwood and Laurel) Post 159 count down to the 75th anniversary.
WASHINGTON — The Senate late Wednesday passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Senate leaders of both parties have struck an agreement on a sweeping $2 trillion measure to aid workers, businesses and a health care system strained by the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak.
As some hospitals report shortages in supplies needed to protect their healthcare workers from the coronavirus, area hospitals say they have what they need for now.
SARASOTA — Sarasota Memorial Hospital announced Tuesday afternoon that it has nine patients with confirmed COVID-19 at its facilities — and two others have died — both with the coronavirus as the cause or suspected cause.
As coronavirus cases in America increased this week, fuel prices plummeted across the board. Crude oil plunged to 18-year lows, while prices at the pump are now the lowest since August 2016.
For 50 years, we’ve worked tirelessly to provide our community’s future leaders with opportunities that empower them to achieve their full potential. We would not be the leading youth-serving organization we are today without the unparalleled support of our dear neighbors.
SARASOTA — County Commissioners rushed through their small agenda in 40 minutes Tuesday, then spent the next two hours getting updates about the county’s response to the coronavirus and offering their own suggestions.