CITY: When you’re in a fender-bender, who you gonna call? If you’re City Commissioner Philip Walker, you phone the police chief.

HIGHER EDUCATION: Zenith Education Group bought Everest University from troubled Corinthian Colleges and is turning it into a non-profit. | Construction of a second dorm at Florida Polytechnic University is 30 days ahead of schedule.

EVENTS: Burt Reynolds headlines Fall AutoFest at Sun ‘n Fun Nov. 13-14. | A meeting between promoter Ekho Powell and buzzy swimsuit designer Altrichia A. Lekay Cook led to Lakeland Fashion Week, which kicks off Tuesday. | Contemporary Christian singer Natalie Grant highlights a series of Porch Light events this weekend and next that raise funds for a sex trafficking victims shelter. | A Sm(ART) Business Symposium at Southeastern University on Friday explores the intersection of business and creativity.

Source: The Ledger

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