Rail and USF were two of the main topics in the news this week, but readers of Billy Townsend’s Ledger Endtimes, Part One: Time For Skip To Go, Too were probably most surprised to read the Ledger’s long-time Executive Editor Skip Perez announced his retirement.
More cash headed Florida’s way for high speed rail [BayNews 9]
Mayor: CSX Facility in Winter Haven ‘Might Not Happen’ [Rick Rousos]
USF Poly to Seek Its Own Accreditation [Robin Williams Adams]
Judy Genshaft at USF: 5 more years to finish the job? [Lindsay Peterson – Tampa Tribune]
USF gets state backing for push into DeSoto [Robin Williams Adams]
Federal Building in Downtown Lakeland Closer to Restoration [John Chambliss]
Lakeland Moves Toward Skyview Sewer Takeover [John Chambliss]