UF Denies White Supremacists Permit to Rally

The University of Florida on Wednesday denied a request by a group headed by white supremacist Richard Spencer to rent space on the campus for a September event. UF President W. Kent Fuchs said in a statement that the decision was made after assessing risks to the campus, community and law enforcement. Fuchs said he […]

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North Port Library Runs Out of ‘Eclipse GLasses’

Long lines were spotted at the North Port Library yesterday…not for the library stocking the latest bestseller, but for people wanting specialized glasses to watch Monday’s solar eclipse. More than 200 people claimed a pair…in the first 15 minutes the library was open yesterday morning. The North Port library was the last library in Sarasota […]

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Venice Woman Dead After Sarasota Head-On Crash

A Venice woman has died after a crash in Sarasota last Thursday. 36-year old Tabitha Nicole Peters died this week after sustaining injuries in that crash. Police say she was driving south on McIntosh Road heading toward the intersection with Sarasota Square Blvd. Her car then drifted into the northbound lanes, and hit another head-on. Peters, […]

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