Steube Pushing for Reclassification of Marijuana

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.

Charlotte Co. School Board Passes Budget

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.

Venice Passes First Reading of Budget

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.

New Sarasota Co. Redistricting Maps Unveiled

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.

Section of Palisade Road to close

Watch out for this road closure tomorrow through Friday. Palisade Road between Manilla Lane and Bushire Lane will be closed from 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. those three days.