THE COMPOUND: Writer Gary White takes a nostalgic look at a sprawling, L-shaped residence at Frank Lloyd Wright Way and Jefferson Avenue (street view) that dates to the 1920s. FSC, which recently bought the house, seeks to demolish it and eventually build an early-learning lab on the property.
CANDIDATE: Jennifer Sabin, an activist opponent of standardized testing in public schools, becomes the second candidate to file for the Polk School Board seat currently held by Kay Fields, who hasn’t said whether she will seek re-election.
SEU: Southeastern University begins the school year with record enrollment above 7,000 students, just under 3,000 of whom are on its Lakeland campus. The rest are at 80 extension sites in 29 states and online.