Sarasota County

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota

The campus can hear from the finalists for president of State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota

The three presidential finalists will take part in forums, according to the State College of Florida website.
Joe Gruters

Florida State Senator Joe Gruters is the possible next chair of the Republican National Committee

Joe Gruters is being mentioned as a possible replacement for Ronna McDaniel as chair of the Republican National Committee.

How to dispose of your Christmas Tree

 If you’re looking to get rid of your live Christmas tree, here is how you can determined by the county that you live in.

Sarasota wants to be the home of future Florida Black History Museum

Listen: State officials are looking at locations for a future Florida Museum of Black History, and Sarasota County is gunning for the spot. Sarasota was among a handful of areas around Florida, including St. Petersburg...
Joe Gruters

Sarasota residents get a chance to speak to their legislators ahead of legislative session

The legislative session starts in 2024, and concerned Sarasota citizens and community leaders had a chance to speak to their representatives.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., September 7, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Lakewood Ranch legal battle A couple is fighting a plan for thousands of new homes to be built as part of an expansion of Lakewood Ranch near their rural neighborhood in Sarasota County. They have...
Florida House of Representatives

Fiona McFarland draws a Democratic foe, Derek Reich, in the race for Florida House in Sarasota

Rep. Fiona McFarland, R-Sarasota, has drawn a challenger, Derek Reich, D-Osprey, as she runs for a third term in the Florida House.
mosquito malaria

Four malaria cases have been found in Florida’s Sarasota County

The Florida Department of Health issued a statewide “mosquito-borne illness” advisory. 4 cases of malaria were confirmed in Sarasota County.
Warm Mineral Springs

Warm Mineral Springs: Will North Port allow “High Intensity” development near the archaeologically important sinkhole?

Warm Mineral Springs in Sarasota County, Florida is archaeologically important. The City of North Port is considering adding development.

Bacteria found in Lido Casino Beach

A part of Sarasota’s Lido Beach is under a no-swim advisory. High bacteria levels were shown in water samples taken from a Sarasota Beach.
red tide fish kill beach

Red tide still lingers from Pinellas to Sarasota

Red Tide has remained in Southwest Florida as of Wednesday and reports of fish kills likely caused by red tide.
K. brevis

Red Tide is still being reported in Sarasota County

Red Tide is still being reported in Sarasota County. The Florida Department of Health issued a public notice to caution guests about red tide.

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