National "One Warm Coat" Effort Receives Hefty Sarasota DonationAs part of the national “One Warm Coat” collection effort – which works to provide free coats to people in need – Goodwill Manasota has donated nearly 70 pounds of coats, hats, gloves and scarves to Turning Points in Bradenton.
SarasotaMOD Weekend to Honor Architect Carl Abbott, November 6-8, 2020Now in its seventh year, Sarasota Architectural Foundation’s annual three-day architectural festival will feature new tours, new exhibitions and new experiences — Tickets Now on Sale
Sarasota Man Arrested For 2 Sexual Assaults At Fredd Atkins ParkA Sarasota man was arrested Friday and is facing two charges of Sexual Battery. Police are asking any additional victims to contact law enforcement immediately.
Law Enforcement Asks For Extra Awareness With Back To School TrafficMany Tampa Bay area students are returning to brick and mortar schools in Florida this week. With the return comes calls from local law enforcement for awareness and patience with the additional school traffic.
Disinfectant Company Embraces Technology As Students Return To SchoolAs schools begin to reopen, one Tampa Bay company says it's working to keep students returning to the classroom safe with new technology.
Elder Exploitation Discovered At Sarasota Assisted Living Facility, Arrest MadeSarasota authorities are searching for other possible victims of elder exploitation at an assisted living facility in Sarasota following reports of three confirmed elderly victims.
USF School Of Hospitality And Tourism Management Receives AccreditationThe University of South Florida announced Friday that its School of Hospitality and Tourism Management within the Muma College of Business has received professional and academic accreditation from the Accreditation Commission of Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA).
Sarasota Woman Pleads For Mask Mandate To Protect Florida Seniors“I was very scared and I still am. I have pre-existing conditions. I would not survive it.” Susan Thomas lives in a small coastal town in Sarasota County who she says she’s living there afraid because she says nothing has been done to protect seniors during the pandemic.
Suspected Skimming Device Found at Gas Station in the City of SarasotaSarasota Police officers were called to the gas station after an inspection service employee who was checking the pumps found the suspected skimming device inside pump #11. The pump was last inspected on June 11, 2020.
ARREST: Thomas Jefferson & Javier Vargas Caught Climbing Construction CraneSeveral officers with the Sarasota Police Department responded after a security operator called to report the two men were on the ladder of the crane. The security operator had issued multiple trespass warnings to both the men over the PA system with negative results. The construction site has clearly marked signs around the property stating no trespassing.
UPDATE: University Of South Florida Consolidation Takes Effect July 1, 2020Consolidation provides a wide range of new opportunities for students and faculty and ensures that every student has an opportunity to earn their degree from a Preeminent State Research University.
Meet Allison Crume: USF's New Associated VP And Dean Of Undergraduate StudiesThe University of South Florida announced today the appointment of Allison Crume as Associate Vice President and Dean of Undergraduate Studies. Crume, an experienced higher education leader, will provide strategic direction and leadership to a unit that will continue to drive the innovative policies, programs and practices that established USF as a national model for student success.
Tampa Bay Area Antenna TV Users: July 1, 2020 Is Rescan DayIf your television signal comes from antenna and you're in the Tampa Bay television market, you will need to rescan your tv on July 1, 2020. This will affect all views of CW44 and related "dot" channels.
Gov. DeSantis Announces Recommendations To Reopen Florida Education SystemsGovernor Ron DeSantis and Commissioner Richard Corcoran's recommendations for local communities to consider as they finalize plans to re-open safe and healthy schools that are set up for success.
University of South Florida Receives Consolidation Approval By Accrediting Agency“Today marks an historic milestone for our university,” USF President Steven Currall said. “Consolidation will provide USF students and faculty on all of our campuses with access to a broader array of opportunities and now every USF student will earn their degree from a Preeminent State Research University."