Masters patrons say phone ban has nice ring to it

...Club."You can get camera shots ? that's the best part of the practice rounds," said patron Alex Ried, visiting from Sarasota, Fla. "I wish I could have used my phone to take pictures."But he understands why the tournament bans them."It's...

Jackson State pursuing legal action against Grambling State, SWAC for forfeited game

...hospital spokeswoman says wide receiver Isaac Griffith was discharged following a near downing along Florida's Gulf Coast.Sarasota Memorial Hospital spokeswoman Kim Savage says Griffith was discharged Sunday and that he and his family will be heading home...

Solid pitching by Tigers, Orioles silence Braves

...in the bullpen after coming out. "I'm excited about maybe starting Opening Day. I'm waiting to hear."Meanwhile in Sarasota, Fla., the Braves' split squad lost 8-0 to Miguel Gonzalez and the Baltimore Orioles.Gonzalez, who pitched six innings...

Vacation spots send warm invitations up north

...bikini-clad women making snow angels in warm beach sand are more plentiful than in years past, acknowledged Erin Duggan, of Visit Sarasota County."We did that because we knew winter was shaping up to be brutal," she said.Not that people needed much reminding...

Augusta Rowing Club enjoys smoother run at regatta

...easier, he preferred slightly more difficult conditions. The belief is it would have prepared his team for future races in Sarasota, Fla., which usually has rougher and windier days.But Cobb thinks his team is hungry to get better."This group wants...

At Sarasota's Ringling Museum, art is the greatest show

SARASOTA, Fla. -- On March 23, 1927, the local...and Barnum & Bailey Circus had chosen Sarasota as its winter headquarters, and John...few miles south to Venice, Fla. But Sarasota's identity as a circus town endures...

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Russell no longer in running for Sarasota County, Fla., administrator job

...consideration for a similar job in Sarasota County, Fla.After public, individual...with each of the four finalists for Sarasota County administrator, Russell received only one vote from the five Sarasota County commissioners. The commission...

Augusta city administrator named finalist for Sarasota County, Fla., position

...among the finalists for a similar job in Sarasota County, Fla., according to media reports...Beach Post and the Herald-Tribune in Sarasota reported Tuesday that Russell is one...after the resignation of George Kolb.Sarasota County, on Florida's western coast...

Russell makes short list for Sarasota County administrator

...running for a similar position in Sarasota County, Fla.Russell was among three...as finalists by the five-member Sarasota County Commission during a Tuesday...the opportunity with members of the Sarasota commission."

Jackets ace moves up to Sarasota

...After only six starts and four victories, Augusta GreenJackets ace pitcher Justin Duchscherer was called up Monday to Sarasota, Fla., in the Florida State League. Augusta and the South Atlantic League are low Class A, while the Florida State...