Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the Sept. 3, 2018 edition of The Sun.
VENICE — The development of 10,600 homes in the area of River Road and Winchester Boulevard is well off in the future, but Sarasota County commissioners gave the go-ahead Tuesday to critical planning for the area.
SARASOTA — With beachfront businesses from Collier to Pinellas counties reporting losses due to the red tide, the U.S. Small Business Administration is offering assistance.
SARASOTA — Nine months into his tenure as the head of county government, Sarasota County Administrator Jonathan Lewis will get his first inkling of what county residents think of his administration.
NORTH PORT — One of the investigators attempting to warn the nation of a major terrorist strike before 9/11 happened will host a remembrance of the day Tuesday morning.
VENICE — Sarasota County Schools board members clashed on social media over the weekend, dissing each other about text messages, bathroom breaks and alleged attacks on families.
NORTH PORT — A homicide investigation is underway in rural North Port after a body was found near the Charlotte County line early Saturday.
SARASOTA — The Sarasota County School Board met this week to discuss its legislative changes and Chapter 7 of its policy manual dealing with budgeting.