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Sarasota County has been selected as a recipient of a 2017 Green Supply Chain Award by the publication and website Supply & Demand Chain Executive.
Sarasota County Extension Master Gardeners will host a special screening of "Wild Orchid Man: Journey to Machu Picchu" on Jan. 3, at the UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County office at Twin Lakes Park.
12/13/2017 10:33 AM
Each year, the Neighborhood Environmental Stewardship Team (NEST) produces the calendar, which supports the county's goal of environmental stewardship. It cultivates a strong conservation ethic in the community's youth and adults.
12/13/2017 9:23 AM
Holiday celebrations can put homes at risk for fire. Residents can keep their homes safe for the holidays by following these safety tips from the Sarasota County Fire Department before, during and after the celebrations.
12/08/2017 4:00 PM
The Board of County Commissioners selected Nancy Detert, District 3, as chair and Charles Hines, District 5, as vice chair for 2018 during its annual retreat Friday. Michael Moran, District 1, will serve as Pro Tem.
12/08/2017 1:00 PM
Making a New Year's resolution to spend more time volunteering? Selby Public Library will host a Community Volunteer Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 16.
A predicted drop in temperatures to the high 30s has Sarasota County Emergency Management officials reminding residents to be prepared and use caution both indoors and outside.
12/08/2017 4:30 PM
Sarasota County is hosting a neighborhood meeting to share the proposed plan for field improvements, lighting replacement and new lighting at the Twin Lakes Park athletic fields and Tatum Ridge Soccer Complex.
Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources is hosting the sixth annual, sold out, Holiday Arts and Crafts Show from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Englewood Sports Complex, 1300 S. River Road.
Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner is reminding registered Democratic voters, who reside within the boundaries of House District 72, that the district’s Special Primary is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 5.
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota has been designated a Healthy Sarasota County Worksite. SCF joins fourteen worksites in Sarasota County which have been awarded this designation after a comprehensive review of their programs and environmental supports to improve employee health and well-be
Sarasota County and Manasota SCORE are teaming up to present a workshop aimed at helping anyone interested in opening a business or making changes to their existing business.
11/29/2017 3:33 PM
Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner is reminding voters who vote by mail in the December 5 House District 72 Special (Democratic) Primary that voted ballots must be returned in time to reach the supervisor of elections office no later than 7 p.m. on election night.
Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner announces the following changes in polling place locations in Precincts 119, 227 and 411, effective as of the Dec. 5, 2017 House District 72 Special (Democratic) Primary.
11/17/2017 2:58 PM
Sarasota County Government offices, including libraries, recreation centers and the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County, will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Early voting for the December 5, 2017 House District 72 Special (Democratic) Primary will begin on Saturday, Nov. 25 and continue through Saturday, Dec. 2, Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner said today.
The North Port Public Library will hold its annual holiday celebration 2:30-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at 13800 S. Tamiami Trail in North Port.
Sarasota County Fire Department (SCFD) is taking you on a virtual ride-along 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 as, the department will host the first-ever "Tweet from the Heat." The virtual ride-along will allow residents to see what happens in the course of a day in the fire department.
Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) is starting an improved bus route for beach-goers in Englewood on Nov. 10, just in time for the Veterans Day celebration and the return of the popular Englewood Beach Waterfest.
11/09/2017 9:57 AM
The dock and observation deck at North Jetty Park will be permanently removed next week due to storm damage and the unsafe conditions they present for park visitors.