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GRADUATION RATES RISE IN SARASOTA COUNTY

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION RELEASED FIGURES ON GRADUATION RATES IN THE STATE LAST WEEK, AND THE RATE IN SARASOTA COUNTY APPEARS TO BE ON THE RISE EVEN FASTER THAN THE STATE’S IS.  THE REPORT SAYS THAT 84.3% OF STUDENTS GRADUATED IN THE 2009-10... Read More.

TAX RATES SET IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY

CHARLOTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ON WEDNESDAY APPROVED THE COUNTYWIDE PROPERTY TAX RATE OF 6.0892 MILLS AT A MEETING THAT LASTED LESS THAN 20 MINUTES.  COMMISSIONERS WERE NOT IN TOTAL AGREEMENT HOWEVER, AS THE VOTE WAS 3-2 WITH COMMISSIONERS DICK LOFTUS AND ROBERT SKIDMORE DISSENTING.  THE... Read More.