Sarasota US Representative Greg Steube is pushing for the federal government to lower the classification of marijuana. Currently, pot is a Schedule 1 drug- the same as heroin and other substances that are deemed... Read More.
American and European models are differing on what will happen with a disturbance moving through the southern Bahamas. Invest 95L -as of now- is not a named storm. But if and when it turns... Read More.
The Charlotte County School Board unanimously approved a $326 million budget for the upcoming school year this week. The budget is $24.2 million more than last school year. The district estimated they will spend... Read More.
A driver involved in a hit-and-run crash Sunday in Sarasota County that killed a 70-year-old woman and critically injured an infant was out on bond for two drug-related felonies. As part of his release,... Read More.
One of only a handful of orange juice-processing plants left in Florida stopped processing fruit Tuesday in yet another sign of the havoc that imported juice, diseases and Hurricane Irma have had on the... Read More.
The Venice City Council Monday night unanimously approved the first reading of the 2019-20 property tax rate. Members of the council also focused their ire on Mike Rafferty, the coordinator of Venice Tax Watch,... Read More.
People got their first look at maps drawn by a consultant hired to guide the Sarasota County Commission redistricting process along. The new maps don’t drastically change the boundaries, but just had some minor... Read More.
This year’s Make A Difference Day is coming up next month, and the City of Venice has won an award for its effort for last year’s Make A Difference Day. The City won a... Read More.