Many of us know where we were on 9/11, when the planes struck the Twin Towers. What some people don’t know is that President George W. Bush was sitting in a classroom at Emma E. Booker Elementary School in Sarasota when he learned about the attacks.
They are declaring Champion “vicious” after two documented attacks on other dogs in downtown Sarasota over the past three weeks - which includes one in July and an attack on a poodle Sunday night only a block away from the previous incident.
ABC7 has teamed up with Gettel Automotive to celebrate teachers on the Suncoast - calling them “Chalkboard Champions." The community nominates a teacher and ABC7 selects two winners each month - one for Sarasota and Manatee County.
The North Port Aquatic Center was supposed to open this summer, with pools, water slides and a lazy river. But now it won’t be open for the kids in South Sarasota County to enjoy before school starts back.
Just over a week after being denied the opportunity to build a new venue at Payne Park in the City of Sarasota, the Sarasota Orchestra announced their search for a new home will be expanding outside of city limits.
After 33-years of teaching art, Martha B. King Middle School teacher David Leppek will ride what he calls “his convertible” to school for the last time. For decades, whether in the heat or rain, Leppek has made the bike trip to and from school, with a different sign daily, that hangs on the back.