Sarasota County Putting Brakes on Bus Transit Merger with Manatee County

Sarasota County Commissioners decided today they’re not ready to merge SCAT with Manatee County’s transit system. The Herald-Tribune reports commissioners say until staff completes an internal review of bus operations late next year. An Illinois company’s proposed merging the two transit systems with promises of cost savings to both counties. Manatee County Commissioners approved further […]

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FDLE Investigating Beating at CCI

FDLE’s investigating a beating last night at the Charlotte Correctional Institution. NBC2 reports the reason FDLE’s involved is due to a new policy put in place by Correction’s Secretary Julie Jones. It requires FDLE to investigate anytime there’s a serious incident. A Corrections Department spokesperson describes last night’s incident, which involved at least two inmates, […]

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