FPL preps for Hurricane Ian response on the Suncoast
FPL preps for Hurricane Ian response on the Suncoast

Hundreds of trucks and crews are pre-positioning at the Sarasota Fairground staging site preparing for response as Hurricane Ian nears the Suncoast. 

September 27th, 6:43 PM EDT by Valezka Nava
Red Cross rolls out on Suncoast
September 27th, 6:22 PM EDT by Briana Bozkurt
Ham radio is ready if cell phones go down
September 27th, 6:19 PM EDT by Briana Bozkurt
Sarasota Bradenton International is Terminating All Flights After 6:00 pm Tonight
Sarasota Bradenton International is Terminating All Flights After 6:00 pm Tonight

Sarasota Bradenton International is terminating all flights after 6:00 pm tonight, and closing its doors at 8:00 pm tonight due to hurricane Ian.

September 27th, 5:07 PM EDT by Alex Vaughn
As Hurricane Ian Approaches, We're All Reminded to Take Precautions
As Hurricane Ian Approaches, We're All Reminded to Take Precautions

As hurricane Ian approaches, we’re all reminded to take precautions.

September 27th, 4:58 PM EDT by Alex Vaughn
Manatee boaters prepare for Hurricane Ian
Manatee boaters prepare for Hurricane Ian

With more than 25,000 registered boaters in Manatee County, many are locking down their vessels at marinas to prepare for Hurricane Ian.

September 27th, 4:57 PM EDT by Annette Gutierrez
The Ed Smith Stadium Sand Bag Pick Up
The Ed Smith Stadium Sand Bag Pick Up

The Ed Smith Stadium today in Sarasota was packed.

September 26th, 8:51 PM EDT by Alex Vaughn
Sarasota County Officials urge residents to plan ahead of Hurricane Ian
Sarasota County Officials urge residents to plan ahead of Hurricane Ian

Sarasota County Officials are making a plea to residents ahead of Hurricane Ian's arrival. 

September 26th, 5:32 PM EDT by Valezka Nava
Sarasota schools closed Tuesday, list of school shelters
Sarasota schools closed Tuesday, list of school shelters

SARASOTA COUNTY (SNN TV) - Due to Hurricane Ian casting severe weather possibilities on the Suncoast by late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning, Sarasota County will be closing schools Tuesday. Also, that gives the county a chance to set up 12 schoo

September 26th, 3:23 PM EDT by Don Brennan
Sarasota County announces evacuation orders
Sarasota County announces evacuation orders

SARASOTA COUNTY (WSNN) - Sarasota County has ordered evacuations for certain residents. The order is a required evacuation for all residents that live in Zone A. Zone A is mostly the residences closest to the water all across the county. To see if you're

September 26th, 1:54 PM EDT by Robert Weich
How to prepare for Hurricane Ian
How to prepare for Hurricane Ian

There is just about 3 to 4 days until potential impact by tropical storm Ian.

September 25th, 7:17 PM EDT by Sydney Roell
Schools open Monday, sandbag locations detailed around Suncoast
Schools open Monday, sandbag locations detailed around Suncoast

Schools open Monday, sandbag locations detailed around Suncoast

September 25th, 6:37 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
Former NASA scientist praises climate provisions in Inflation Reduction Act
Former NASA scientist praises climate provisions in Inflation Reduction Act

SARASOTA (SNN TV) - With the Inflation Reduction Act, the United States makes its biggest investment in reversing climate change, which also may help encourage other countries to join the effort. I've spoken many times with the CEO of the Climate Adaptati

September 25th, 6:17 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
Shooting leaves one Osprey man dead
Shooting leaves one Osprey man dead

The incident took place at the intersection of Highland Road and Westview Drive.

September 25th, 12:08 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
Chocolate festival for children with cancer
Chocolate festival for children with cancer

September 24th marks the day of the Children’s Cancer Center Chocolate festival.

September 25th, 9:57 AM EDT by Sydney Roell
Savannah’s oldest candy store comes to Sarasota
Savannah’s oldest candy store comes to Sarasota

If you have a sweet tooth then you’re in luck! Savannah’s oldest candy store has moved in to St Armand’s circle. 

September 24th, 6:02 PM EDT by Briana Bozkurt
Sarasota clergyman sentenced to life in prison
Sarasota clergyman sentenced to life in prison

The 74 year old was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences.

September 23rd, 9:12 PM EDT by Cynthia McLaughlin
Sarasota County hires a new Fire Chief
Sarasota County hires a new Fire Chief

SARASOTA COUNTY (SNN TV) - Sarasota County has a new fire chief, and they reached outside the Suncoast to get him. David Rathbun, a 32-year veteran of Orange County Fire-Rescue, will take the reigns on Nov. 7. Rathbun actually retired as the orange county

September 23rd, 3:49 PM EDT by Don Brennan
Chalk Festival brings in first-ever flower carpet delegations in U.S.
Chalk Festival brings in first-ever flower carpet delegations in U.S.

Chalk Festival VENICE (SNNTV) - The Chalk Festival, a jubilation of art and culture, is recognized for hosting the world’s largest gathering of Internationally renowned pavement artists. Founded in 2007, the festival invites artists to travel to Sar

September 23rd, 3:41 PM EDT by Don Brennan
Residents support Sarasota County's interest in Gulf Gate land
Residents support Sarasota County's interest in Gulf Gate land

Gulf Gate residents are hoping to stop nearly 50 acres of wetland from turning into pavement.

September 22nd, 5:35 PM EDT by Briana Bozkurt
ShorePoint Health Venice hospital officially closes
ShorePoint Health Venice hospital officially closes

ShorePoint Health Venice hospital has officially ceased all of its operation as of September 22nd at noon. 

September 22nd, 5:28 PM EDT by Valezka Nava
Manatee girl recovering from heart transplant as a baby
Manatee girl recovering from heart transplant as a baby

During National Rehab week, a toddler is recovering after having a heart transplant when she was just a baby.

September 22nd, 4:27 PM EDT by Annette Gutierrez
Second Chance Last Opportunity Ran Out of Food Earlier This Week.
Second Chance Last Opportunity Ran Out of Food Earlier This Week.

A Newtown non-profit that helps feed those in need, is itself in need today.

September 22nd, 2:24 PM EDT by Alex Vaughn
Real Men Wear Pink fashion show at UTC Mall
Real Men Wear Pink fashion show at UTC Mall

The 2022 Real Men Wear Pink fashion show is this Saturday at Sarasota's UTC mall.

September 21st, 9:44 PM EDT by Cynthia McLaughlin
Band of the Week 2022 - Venice High Marching Indians
September 21st, 9:00 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
RV catches fire in North Port, no injuries
RV catches fire in North Port, no injuries

Multiple units responded, and the fire is now extinguished.

September 21st, 5:57 PM EDT by Cynthia McLaughlin
Sarasota attorney re-appointed to judicial commission
Sarasota attorney re-appointed to judicial commission

SARASOTA COUNTY (SNN TV) - Tuesday, the governor also made appointments, or re-appointments, to the state judicial nominating committees. One of those was Hunter Norton to the Twelfth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. Norton, of Sarasota, i

September 21st, 5:53 PM EDT by Don Brennan
Record numbers of New Yorkers moved to Florida in August
Record numbers of New Yorkers moved to Florida in August

FLORIDA (SNN TV) - Florida! Its not just for vacation anymore. Florida is the place to be, especially for New Yorkers. August saw the most New Yorkers transplanting to Florida in any month ever recorded. More Empire State residents - 5,838 - switched thei

September 21st, 4:31 PM EDT by Don Brennan

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