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.
Due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis, the North port Area Chamber of Commerce realizes the financial hardships our local businesses are experiencing.
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.
If you've driven by an area United Parcel Service distribution center recently, you may have noticed employees are scrambling to load those big brown trucks up with packages as quickly as possible.
With closures of public facilities happening left and right around the state due to the coronavirus pandemic, the list is dwindling for outdoor family activities.
Do you get motivated when hearing a good, well delivered, meaningful speech? I mean one that’s a real “stem-winder.” If the speech is inspirational, it’s only because the person giving it was inspired.
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.
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.
The Department of Health in Sarasota County will begin drive-thru collection for coronavirus testing Friday at Twin Lakes Park at 6700 Clark Road in Sarasota.
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.
PORT CHARLOTTE — It’s too soon to tell if an actual jump exists in domestic violence cases due to coronavirus, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office.
Allison Harris had a plan to have her two oldest daughters help catch her new baby and cut the umbilical cord, while her son stayed by her forehead wiping the sweat from her brow. Her youngest daughter, who has special needs, would wait elsewhere in the hospital but would come to see the bab…
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.
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.
Doctors can now refill medications, help patients with various ailments like hypertension and diabetes, and even order a test for coronavirus, all with the patient comfortably at home.
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.
Hospitals, dental offices and other health care practitioners statewide are prohibited from providing any “medically unnecessary, non-urgent or non-emergency procedure or surgery,” Gov. Ron DeSantis issued in an executive order March 20.