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Pine View junior to represent district as 2014 Sunshine State Scholar

Pine View junior to represent district as 2014 Sunshine State Scholar

Sarasota, Florida -- Nicholas Pelisek, a junior from Pine View School in Osprey, has been selected to represent the Sarasota County School District as the 2014 Sunshine State Scholar at the statewide celebration to be held Thursday and Friday, Feb. 13-14, 2014, at the Orlando Hilton. If Pelisek is unable to attend, the alternate student is Jacob Hurwitz, a junior at Riverview High School.     

Sun and sound combine for art exhibit

Sun and sound combine for art exhibit

 Sarasota, Florida -- Art Center Sarasota launched its season this week with "CUBEMUSIC," a site-specific installation created by Craig Colorusso, who explores the intersection of sound, light, and space in his sculpture.

Honor the Badge set for December- Donations being accepted now

Honor the Badge set for December- Donations being accepted now

Sarasota, Florida -- The Sarasota Housing Authority, City of Sarasota Police Department and Target are partnering to provide underprivileged youths with a unique holiday experience.

Time to fork over cash for Forks & Corks

Time to fork over cash for Forks & Corks

Sarasota, Florida - Time to buy some tasty tickets. Tickets for January's Forks & Corks Food & Wine Festival go on sale Monday, November 11th.

Road closures for Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11

Road closures for Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11

Sarasota, Florida -- The Sarasota Patriotic Observance Committee will host the annual Veterans Day parade on Monday, November 11, 2013 beginning at 10 a.m. at Main Street and Osprey Avenue in downtown Sarasota.  There will be several vehicle tow away zones and a street closure notices will be in effect for the following times:

Art at Armands

Art at Armands

Sarasota, Florida -- If you're looking for unique holiday gifts, St. Armands Circle could be a good bet this weekend. Some 175 artists and craftsman will be displaying their works.

The art festival features paintings, ceramics, jewelry and sculpture and is considered one of the best in the country.

The festival runs from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday.

 

Captains Graduate from Commanders Academy

Captains Graduate from Commanders Academy

Sarasota County, Florida -- Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight is pleased to announce that two members of his command staff graduated today from The Florida Sheriffs Institute Commanders Academy.

Captain Paul Richard, commander of the Criminal Investigations Bureau, and Captain Jon Goetluck, commander of the Support Services Bureau, have now successfully completed the Academy, held at the Florida Public Safety Institute in Havana, Florida.