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  • Osprey Junction Trailhead to close

    Osprey Junction Trailhead will be closed beginning Wednesday for up to 12 months to accommodate the construction of the Bay Street extension to Honore Avenue.

    07/31/2017 1:09 PM

  • Venice Library community updates Aug. 2

    Sarasota County is inviting the community to learn about the status of the Venice Library during two engagement sessions scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 2.

    07/28/2017 11:30 AM

  • Teens lead movement against big tobacco

    Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT), Florida's statewide youth-led movement to combat the tobacco industry, announced the names of its new Youth Advocacy Board members. Sachit Gali, a student at Pine View School, was named as a member of the SWAT Youth Advocacy Board.


  • Venice Library community update

    07/22/2017 5:09 PM

  • County earns national procurement award

    Sarasota County has earned the 2017 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) award from the National Procurement Institute (NPI) for the third consecutive year.

    07/21/2017 3:15 PM

  • Investment firm affirms County's tax bond rating

    Following the Florida Supreme Court ruling on the constitutionality of a local law regarding the reimbursement to private hospitals for indigent care, New York based Moody's Investor Services has affirmed Sarasota County's Aaa issuer rating and its outstanding limited ad valorem tax bond rating of Aaa.


  • Volunteer recruitment

    Sarasota County Health and Human Services is recruiting a team of volunteers to run Volunteer Reception Centers (VRCs) during a disaster.


  • Find yourself at county libraries this summer

    Join Sarasota County Libraries for an array of summer fun, laughter and learning for all ages.


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    Restoration project underway

    Work has begun to restore Sarasota County's Historic Courthouse, the 91-year-old landmark that houses the main office of the Sarasota County Clerk of the Circuit Court and County Comptroller.


  • County wants you to be storm ready

    As Florida enters hurricane season, it's an important time for local residents to take precautions for hazardous weather and ensure their disaster supply kits are complete.


  • Atlanta Braves explore West Villages for new spring training site

    Sarasota County Commissioners authorized the county administrator on Tuesday to continue negotiating terms with the West Villages and the Atlanta Braves for the funding, design and construction of a state-of-the-art spring training destination in the new master-planned community. The proposed campus is envisioned to have training facilities, practice fields and a 7,500-seat stadium on a 100-150 acre site, with direct access to U.S. 41 and West Villages Parkway.


  • Atlanta Braves in exclusive negotiations to make Sarasota County new spring home

    The Atlanta Braves have announced that Sarasota County is the destination for the team's new spring training complex, and the team is in exclusive negotiations with the county and its partners at the West Villages.