Monthly Archives: August 2012

Car collides with utility pole in Englewood

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Sarasota eyes Isaac damage

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Author Tim Dorsey promoting ‘Pineapple Grenade’

ENGLEWOOD — New York Times best-selling author Tim Dorsey was scheduled to make multiple appearances in Charlotte County today and Tuesday — at least that was the plan before Isaac catapulted into the Gulf. Dorsey was scheduled to do a … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers: How They Can Claim NFC South Crown

Greg Schiano has a daunting task ahead of him — restoring the fan base’s faith in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. An NFC South division title will surely be a cure for such ills. Here’s how the Buccaneers can do it. … Continue reading

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More than half of Englewood Elementary students on free or reduced lunch

ANNE KLOCKENKEMPER ; Staff Writer SARASOTA COUNTY — During a School Board meeting Tuesday, Beverly Girard, Sarasota County School District director of food and nutrition services, said once all the families who want to have registered for the program, more … Continue reading

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UK family helps protect sea turtles

ENGLEWOOD — Efforts by the Coastal Wildlife Club and other conservationists are helping to protect nesting sea turtles, which suffered a huge blow in late June when Tropical Storm Debby washed away most of the season’s nests, along with hundreds … Continue reading

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Earlier school semester affects Labor Day travel season

ENGLEWOOD — AAA Travel projects 33 million Americans will vacation away from home this Labor Day Holiday weekend, a 2.9 percent increase from 2011. Local hotels, resorts and lodgings are hoping to see a similar bump. “We’re optimistic but cautious,” … Continue reading

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