If you make a donation to the American Red Cross between now and Dec. 31, your gift will be doubled through the Southwest Florida Community Challenge. The Red Cross has secured $100,000 in matching funds and now is seeking donations from the community to qualify for the additional funds. Red Cross CEO Megarie van Sickel […]
Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain is coming to Sarasota. The Republican Party of Sarasota County announced today that Cain will be the special guest at their 2011 Statesman of the Year Dinner to honor Mississippi governor Haley Barbour. The goings-on will be at the Sarasota Memorial Auditorium on Sunday November 27th from 6 to 8 […]
There’s a 9-11 memorial wall on display in Clearwater. Connecticut fire chief Tim Wall the National Chair of the Volunteer Combination Officers section of the National Association of Fire Chiefs, Tim Wall of Connecticut says it’s worth the drive… TAG: The 9-11 Angels Wall will be on display at Sheraton Sand Key in Clearwater through […]
The Sarasota Planning Board narrowly approved a 30,000 square-foot Goodwill store on the North Trail Wednesday night. About 17,000 square feet are proposed as a retail center, selling secondhand goods, with the remainder of the space reserved for job training, goods processing, offices and a “community center” available for the neighborhood.
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has arrested an Oregon fugitive in Sarasota. The sheriff’s office said 44 year old Francis Locascio was wanted on charges of robbery. He was booked into the Sarasota County Jail Thursday, where he will await extradition to Oregon.