Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Politics

Gap in background checks under review

TALLAHASSEE - The nearly year–long gap in background checks for concealed carry permits under Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam's watch is now being reviewed. The audit...

North Port City Clerk resigns

SARASOTA - North Port City Clerk Patsy Adkins has given her 30 day resignation notice, ending a 15–year career with the city. Adkins has spent...

Bail reform to reach Sarasota and Manatee County

SARASOTA - A know your rights event put on by Black Lives Matter touched on topics of  what to do when stopped by the...

Political Corner: Sarasota Co. GOP rally, straw poll set for July...

SARASOTA - In this edition of Political Corner, SNN's Grant Boxleitner and Sarasota County Republican Party Vice Chair Jack Brill discuss the upcoming GOP...

Gillum campaigns in Sarasota

SARASOTA - Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum, was in Sarasota Wednesday campaigning for the Democratic nomination for governor. He's campaigning the old fashioned way, talking to...

Momentum builds ‘Hope’ for bullied students

TALLAHASSEE - A school program designed to help bullied students moves forward. The Florida Board of Education on Wednesday unanimously approved a rule for a...

Dr. Diana Greene says “goodbye” to Manatee County Schools

MANATEE COUNTY - “Being the superintendent for the school district of Manatee County has been an amazing opportunity. Situations where you feel like ‘oh...

Former teacher challenging school board chair in August

SARASOTA -- Nick Guy's campaign web site states he decided to run for the Sarasota County School Board in the aftermath of the February...

“Decide the Date” petition may be behind City Commissioner’s “outburst”

SARASOTA - Sarasota Chamber of Commerce CEO Kevin Cooper says the “Decide the Date” petition effort raised nearly a thousand more signatures required to...

Todd Bowden given approval to negotiate contract with 80/20 funding split

SARASOTA - The Sarasota county school board voted unanimously to extend a contract to local law enforcement to place SROs in MIDDLE AND high schools...