1. Ground Breaking. Officials broke ground on the new Highland Recreation Complex on May 15. The ceremony signaled the start of the $17 million project, which the city expects to finish around May 2013.
2. FCAT Passing Scores Lowered; What’s Your Take? The passing grade for Florida’s standardized writing test has been lowered by an emergency rule, keeping the failure rate basically unchanged, TBO.com reports.
3. Checkers to Reopen on Missouri Avenue. After a two-year absence, the iconic burger joint will return just north of Largo by the end of the month.
4. City Commission Tries to Preserve