Big Earth Landscaping Supply says business is booming as people fight off feelings of claustrophobia and cabin fever during the COVID-19 pandemic, and 'stay at home' orders, by working in their yard.
At Albritton Fruit Farms, 60,000 blueberry plants with fruit ripe and ready to pick, cover 25 acres of land off State Road 72 in Sarasota, but there's nowhere for the berries to be sold.
Many folks are spending a lot of time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has proven difficult for some who need to stay busy.
Passengers aboard two cruise ships that have had coronavirus cases and deaths have been given the green light to disembark at a Florida port. Two Sarasota couples are among those who will disembark at Port Everglades in Broward County.
The 31-day cruise was supposed to be the adventure of a lifetime. Gloria and Bill Weed left with another Sarasota couple in early March. They flew to Buenos Aires where they boarded the Zaandam for a South American cruise.
A cruise aboard the Costa Luminosa turned into the worst-case scenario for Tom Sheehan, his wife, and their two friends.
City-owned boat ramps, 10th Street boat ramps and City Island boat ramps, as well as the Bird Key Park parking lot will close to the public effective Sunday, March 29 at 6 a.m. as part of emergency orders related to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Sarasota Memorial Hospital received 500 plastic, FDA-approved face shields from Ford on Friday.
The Ringling Bridge in Sarasota boasted a patriotic palette as it lit up in red, white and blue Wednesday night.
Terrence McNally, one of America’s great playwrights whose prolific career included winning Tony Awards for the plays "Love! Valour! Compassion!" and "Master Class" and the musicals "Ragtime" and "Kiss of the Spider Woman," has died of complications from the coronavirus. He was 81.
Sarasota police are investigating the death of a man after he crashed into a home, they said.
The physician has been in self-quarantine since late Tuesday after coming in close contact with a community member who tested positive for COVID-19.
Many businesses are going online, changing hours and encouraging phone orders and payments to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Sarasota police are investigating after they said a woman mistakenly thought the gas was the brake and drove into a Popeyes restaurant Saturday afternoon.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) recovered the body of a missing boater on Friday around 11 a.m. in the area of Big Sarasota Pass.
There have been no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Sarasota County, so that means tourism is not yet taking a hit.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is now handling the search for a missing boater in Big Sarasota Pass.
Sarasota Man convicted on sexual assault with a deadly weapon after 25 years of trail.
An overturned cement truck was at the center of a deadly crash on Interstate 75 in Sarasota County Monday morning.
The first patient in Florida to be hospitalized with COVID-19 has been discharged from the Doctor's Hospital of Sarasota.