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In celebration of Florida Arbor Day, Sarasota County is inviting the community to journey on a "Tree Quest," during a two-week scavenger hunt at county parks.
In Florida and throughout the U.S., flu activity is on the rise. In Sarasota County, we are currently seeing an increase in flu activity.
Cold weather shelters will open Wednesday and Thursday due to a predicted drop in temperatures in the low 30s, Sarasota County officials announced.
Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources announces the return of the popular "One Book, One Community" program for 2018 with the selection of Daniel Bergner's "Sing For Your Life: A Story of Race, Music and Family."
Voters who vote by mail in the February 13 House District 72 Special Election, must return their voted ballots in time for them to reach the supervisor of elections office no later than 7 p.m. on election night, Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner said today.
01/16/2018 4:30 PM
It's time to clean out the garage and gather discarded household items, appliances, junk, tree trimmings and other garbage as Sarasota County will hold a free community cleanup in the Newtown/Beverly Terrace area from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Jan. 27.
Sarasota County Fire Department (SCFD) is kicking off the new year with another Twitter ride-along 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18.
The Sarasota County Commission voted unanimously today to name Jonathan Lewis as Sarasota County Administrator.
Sarasota County has released its 2017 Annual Report, which offers a comprehensive look at the county's most important projects, initiatives and accomplishments.
Sarasota County Emergency Management officials have again coordinated with the county's municipalities, the Salvation Army and faith-based partners to provide cold weather sheltering for those in need due to the predicted drop in temperatures this weekend.
01/13/2018 11:30 AM
Most Sarasota County Government offices, including the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County, will be closed Monday, Jan. 15, for the national observance celebrating the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.
01/09/2018 3:30 AM
Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner is reminding citizens who reside within State House District 72 that Tuesday, Jan. 16, is the last day to register to be eligible to vote in the district’s Special Election, which is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 13.
01/08/2018 1:30 PM
Registration is now open for the 2018 Gulf Coast Games for Life, which will take place Feb. 10-17, 2018, in venues throughout Sarasota and Manatee counties.
Cold weather shelter openings will be extended through Friday evening due to a predicted drop in temperatures to the mid to low 30s, Sarasota County Emergency Management officials announced Thursday.
A predicted drop in temperatures to the mid to low 30s has Sarasota County Emergency Management officials reminding residents to be prepared and use caution both indoors and outside.
01/02/2018 4:00 PM
Most Sarasota County Government offices and facilities will be closed Monday, Jan. 1, in observance of New Year's Day.
Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources, in partnership with Friends of the Legacy Trail (FLT), announced this week the start of the 2018 surrey ride program.
Barefoot on the Beach at Nokomis Beach Plaza is back this winter and better than ever. Formerly the Barefoot Beach Bazaar, Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources has revamped the event and moved it to a new time.
Vote-by-mail ballots for the Feb. 13, 2018 House District 72 Special Election will soon be in the mail to voters who have requests on file with the elections office, Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner announced.
The county recently sent letters to the cities providing notice of termination of existing agreements for parks and recreation services. As we are faced with continued budget pressure, the county sent these letters to notify the cities of a potential change, amendment or the need for a new agreement
12/21/2017 1:31 PM