Galen College of Nursing and HCA Florida Healthcare, both part of HCA Healthcare, continued their mission to expand access to quality nursing education with today’s announcement of new campuses in Sarasota and Gainesville. With existing Florida campus locations in Tampa Bay and Miami, Galen, one of the largest educators ofContinue Reading

The Big Bounce America, home of the only Guinness-certified world record holder of The  World’s Largest Bounce House, rolls into Sarasota, Florida from Friday, January 14th through  Sunday, January 16th, 2022 at Nathan Benderson Park. Produced by XL Event Lab, The Big  Bounce America is the biggest touring inflatable eventContinue Reading

Those who would like to receive COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Treatment can now receive it in the comfort of their home. DeliveRxd Pharmacy will provide the treatment to those who may need it and live in the following counties: Citrus, Hardee, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, and Sumter. Those who would likeContinue Reading

“Sequences”, a retrospective collection of works by world-renowned artist Jean Kazandjian will be on exhibition and available for acquisition at Chasen Galleries, one of Sarasota’s most venerable art galleries. The exhibition opens on Thursday, November 14 and extends through to Saturday, December 28, 2019. Two very special, not-to-be-missed in-gallery receptions with theContinue Reading

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office have identified Miguel Angel Castillo-Hernandez in the Florida murder suicide which also left his 2-year-old daughter dead. Castillo-Hernandez, 34, was identified in a BOLO search in the wake of Friday night to reports of a “family disturbance” the 3600 block of Stardust Place around 7:30Continue Reading

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Sarasota County health officials have identified a positive case of hepatitis A in a food service worker at Duval’s at 1435 Main Street Sarasota. The employee may have exposed patrons between April 26 through May 10, 2019. The epidemiological investigation determined the individual may have been infectious. If you frequented this restaurantContinue Reading

Sarasota County, FL health officials are reporting four children in the county have been diagnosed with measles. According to the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County, the children have “close contact to each other” and none of them were vaccinated against the disease. “We will continue to investigate,” DOH-Sarasota Health OfficerContinue Reading

Following four successful years of touring and more than 350 performances, the “most famous reindeer of all” from the longest-running and highest-rated holiday television special will fly into Sarasota at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Saturday, December 22 at 6:30 p.m. live on stage with the critically acclaimed Rudolph the Red-NosedContinue Reading

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrests of 38-year-old Angelo Bisbini  and 37-year-old Michelle Frankford for selling fentanyl. Detectives began their investigation on February 20 when Bisbini agreed to meet undercover detectives to sell them heroin. When Bisbini arrived, Frankford was in the passenger seat. Bisbini agreed to sell heroin toContinue Reading

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office has identified a suspect in connection with the murder of Joseph Allen, who was found dead alongside a road in Parrish. Police say the incident may have been instigated by a “messed up tattoo.” Jamal Christopher Calloway, 20, now faces murder charges, officials said. Allen’sContinue Reading

Authorities have now identified the body discovered on Thursday afternoon in the Intracoastal Waterway as Mary Ellen Dyer. Dyer was killed in a St. Pete Beach crash around 3 a.m. Thursday morning near Shark Tales Waterfront Restaurant at 75th Avenue and Sunset Way. Dyer, 66, was found by a fisherman about two milesContinue Reading