SARASOTA CO., FL - Residents in North Port and Venice paused Wednesday morning to remember the victims of the 9/11 attacks.
SARASOTA, CO., FL - Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight is expected to appear before the Venice City Council this week to speak about the future of the south county jail.
SARASOTA CO., FL - A 287 acre nature preserve in south Sarasota County is being named after former county commissioner Jon Thaxton.
SARASOTA CO., FL - The results of a $90,000 consultant study on future growth is not sitting well with everyone.
SARASOTA, Fla. - It's scam awareness month here at ABC 7, and sometimes exposing these types of things can be hazardous. That was the case today for 7 South Newsroom reporter Josh Taylor, who is investigating an alleged rental property scam.
ENGLEWOOD, FL - Food pantry shelves are bare amid a greater demand from hungry families.
VENICE, FL - A local aviation group is packing up hundreds of Thanksgiving meals for families in Haiti.
SARASOTA, CO., FL - The Jacaranda Boulevard extension project is complete.
VENICE, FL - The concerns about the Venice Christmas Boat Parade not happening this year are gone, the show will in fact be taking place on Dec. 7.
Sarasota County, FL - County leaders will be talking about future growth and development this week.
VENICE, FL - More than $6 million worth of renovations to a water treatment plant in Venice is being unveiled Tuesday.
SARASOTA, FL - The recreational and commercial stone crab claw harvests open Oct. 15 in state and federal waters.
SARASOTA, CO., FL - The murder trial of Charles Hill is nearing its end.
VENICE, FL - The city's downtown fire station, built in the mid 1970's, is not up to current storm standards.
TALLAHASSEE, FL - State Lawmakers will begin considering changes to the states "Stand Your Ground" Law today.
SARASOTA, CO., FL - A special election will be held in March to get voter approval of a school tax.
SARASOTA, CO., FL - The Department of health is warning residents to avoid standing water in the wake of heavy rain fall this week.
VENICE, FL - Fire Departments in Venice feature ambulance service run by Sarasota County.
VENICE, FL - As students head back to school, construction workers are nearing the end of several projects at Venice High School.
VENICE, FL - The Casa Di Amici Condo has new restrictions on who can purchase or rent, and if your and your partner are gay, or straight but unmarried, you're out of luck.
Venice, Fla., - Millions of dollars worth of improvements at the Venice Airport are part of several projects happening on the southern end of the island.
Sarasota County, Fla.- With the water table high on the Suncoast thanks to an abundance of recent rainfall, there are now concerns about the possibility of flooding in some areas.
ENGLEWOOD, FL - Families make up most of the homeless population that lives in South Sarasota County.
VENICE, FL - A waterfront park full of amenities could be coming to the south Sarasota County city.
VENICE, FL - Sarasota Memorial Hospital opened a new urgent care site in south county this month.