The Sarasota County School Board deserves credit for deciding Tuesday to bring in Kroll, a risk management firm, to review its sexual harassment policies and conduct training.
The Atlanta Braves became America’s Team, Major League Baseball edition, thanks to having their games carried on the Turner Broadcasting System (TBS), owned by team owner Ted Turner.
The Venice City Council’s strategic planning sessions are almost entirely devoted to setting policies and priorities. This year, however, it sounds as though some time will be spent on how the Council does things, too, perhaps with an eye toward more productive, more efficient meetings.
In October, a routine inspection of a phosphate manufacturing operation in Bartow found a pool of water where no water should be. It was determined to be seepage at an area where a gypstack meets cooling ponds and ditches in the complex campus operation.
The 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote in 1920. Going on 100 years later an amendment that would guarantee them equal rights still remains one state short of ratification.
Area oldtimers — and timers not quite so old — will readily remember when Venice Theatre’s season consisted of four productions presented from January through April.
The Sarasota County Commission decided to try to equalize the population in the county’s five districts this year to avoid a potential lawsuit after next year’s election.
The terms on which Sarasota County Schools Superintendent Todd Bowden is now willing to leave the job are vastly different from the ones he offered last week.