Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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Sarasota schools’ new police chief has blips on past employment screen

SARASOTA - The newly–hired police chief of Sarasota schools has a complicated past. According to the Herald Trubune, as a police officer, Paul Grohowski was involved...

Sarasota rejects payment plan on nearly $50 million judgement

SARASOTA - As expected, the Sarasota City Commission rejected a payment plan offered by a developer The city rejected an offer from Buck-Leiter Development to pay...

Olympic medalist cancer-free

She went on to capture the gold on the balance beam, a first for an American. Now, she’s hoping to capture the attention of women...

History behind the Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix

SARASOTA - Fifty dollars and a lunch date is how the Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix started 34 years ago. One of the founders, Cal Erb,...

Sarasota Memorial Hospital is top performer in cardiac surgery

SARASOTA - The July issue of  Consumer Reports says Sarasota Memorial Hospital is one of the nation's top–performing hospitals for cardiac surgery. Consumer Reports used...

Manatee County branch of the NAACP organizes black block vote

BRADENTON - The president of the Manatee County branch of the NAACP wants African Americans to vote so the organization is organizing what they...

22 families remember a loved one through ‘Eternal Reefs’

SARASOTA-  22 memorial reefs, honoring lost loved ones, join more than 800 others near the Sarasota Bay Monday. Mary Hall called it a proper goodbye...

Man drowns after being caught in rip current off Lido Beach

LIDO BEACH- A man drowned after being caught in a rip current Sunday Night off of Lido Beach, Sarasota Police are investigating. Just after 10...

Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office field interview leads to a quick arrest

CHARLOTTE COUNTY - A field interview by the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office helps them solve a crime. Charlotte County Sheriff's Office says they arrested Damien Mosser...

Placida waterfront has new owners with big plans

CHARLOTTE COUNTY - A Boca Grande couple has plans for the waterfront Placida Historic Fishing Village. Jay and Cookie Potter-Feinberg’s Placida Point LLC  bought the property...