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60 to lose jobs when Plant City Sweetbay closes
The first thing to fly off shelves was the meat.
Published on 01/31/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Plant City mourns loss of iconic grocer

Felton Williams opened his store in the mid-1950s and found a place in the heart of Plant City residents with his small-town heritage and eclectic selection of foods.

Published on 12/27/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Food, prizes planned at fundraiser for injured Plant City teen

A Sunday fundraiser at a Valrico salon will help the family of a 15-year-old boy critically injured in an accident.

Published on 08/20/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Riders hope to put brakes on proposal to cut bus route

Sandy Cullins has a lot of reasons to like her daily commute to downtown Tampa aboard a HART bus.

Published on 07/09/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Brandon Regional building Plant City emergency center
Brandon Regional Hospital expects this fall to open a nearly 11,000 square-foot emergency care center near the Aldi supermarket on the south side of the city.
Published on 05/14/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Sides speak out on plan to expand Bay area hunting lands

Hunters aren't finding much common ground with hikers, bikers and horseback riders among others over a plan by the Southwest Florida Water Management District to open more land in the Tampa Bay area for hunting.

Published on 12/05/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Plant City businessman sells interest in Dallas Bull

Ed Verner said he remains a fan of the popular honky-tonk at 3322 U.S. 301 N., "but in the end, I am an investor and developer more than I am a nightclub manager."

Published on 11/24/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Local educators attend conference on holocaust

Marshall Middle School teacher Martha Justice and her sister, Durant High School teacher Dee Justice, made two trips this summer to the nation's capital, including the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Published on 09/25/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Popular Plant City fishing spot may stay closed two years

One of the area's most popular fishing spots will remain closed to anglers for some time, possibly as long as two years.

Published on 09/23/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Public can comment on Plant City fish management plan

Anglers can sound off at 6 p.m. Sept. 22 about a proposal to designate one of the area's most popular fishing spots as a fish management area.

Published on 09/15/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Plant City park's boardwalk closed until Oct. 15

A boardwalk at Edward Medard Park was closed this week for $292,000 in reconstruction and renovations.

Published on 08/10/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Teen attending seminars at Navy, Coast Guard academies

Teenager attending seminars at Navy, Coast Guard academies

Published on 06/21/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Plant City to fluoridate municipal water

The city has agreed to fluoridate the municipal water supply to aid the community's dental health.

Published on 06/16/11
Updated on 03/21/13
89-year-old aerobics instructor honored by Plant City

Plant City names a room at a recreation center for Clarice Stewart, an aerobics instructor who who turns 90 in July.

Published on 05/18/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Guitar signed by Lady Antebellum nets $2,125 in eBay charity auction
A guitar that Lady Antebellum used in concert at the Florida Strawberry Festival didn't have quite the appeal on eBay that a charity to help the rural poor anticipated.
Published on 05/16/11
Updated on 03/21/13