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PLANT CITY – Plant City High School sophomore Caroline Brummer recently earned a place in the Optimist International’s inaugural youth speech contest world championship.
PLANT CITY Lights are for the first time controlling traffic at the eastbound Interstate 4 exit ramp and Thonotosassa Road.
PLANT CITY – Plant City’s annual observance of the National Day of Prayer will be from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at City Hall, 302 W. Reynolds St.
DOVER Strawberry Crest High seniors whose grades earned them admission to colleges from Florida to France took a bow Wednesday.
PLANT CITY A team of University of Tampa students, who are being advised by a Plant City resident, have advanced in an international competition for the best solutions to global problems.
PLANT CITY – The Futch family will open their ranch for the next two weekends for the second annual Sunflowers on the Ranch.
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PLANT CITY – About 200 people viewed the Plant City Garden Club’s annual flower show featuring the theme, “Travel the World.”
PLANT CITY Those who work with Tammy Spurlock at Wells Memorial and Event Center say she’s all about customer service.
PLANT CITY – Florida Strawberry Festival President Dan Walden accepted an award for the festival’s role in shaping local history – but made it clear that he wasn’t taking the credit for its ac...
PLANT CITY – It’s now Dr. Jennifer Closshey.
PLANT CITY – Medical marijuana may or may not be approved by voters in November.
PLANT CITY – It was an answer to prayer for two Christian ministries.
PLANT CITY – Magnifying glass in hand, Shilea Woodard looks carefully over the fingerprint for arches, loops and swirls.
PLANT CITY – As a parish nurse, Barbara Barton sometimes finds families facing some tough health care decisions when a loved one is incapacitated by an accident, illness or a condition such as dementia.
PLANT CITY – A well-known ophthalmologist and pianist will present a piano concert Saturday evening sponsored by the Arts Council of Plant City.
PLANT CITY Aleena Brown didn’t let her youthful age stand in the way of landing a whopper at the Plant City Youth Fish Derby.
PLANT CITY – Bart Butler, who has been blind since 2005, was desperate for work when he called Hillsborough Community College’s Plant City campus in search of a job.
PLANT CITY Winners of the Little Miss Plant City contest during its nearly 50-year history are invited to return for this year’s competition.
PLANT CITY — The Florida Strawberry Festival recently presented the Plant City Family YMCA with a check for $17,325 for the nonprofit’s work parking cars during the annual cele...
PLANT CITY — Fifth-graders from Wilson Elementary School got a first-hand look at city government recently with the help of Mayor Rick Lott.
PLANT CITY — A building that will house several Hillsborough County government agencies is expected to open in late 2017.
PLANT CITY — The annual Cork Academy reunion will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. April 16. Anyone who attended, taught or worked at Cork Academy is invited to the reunion at Cork Elementary...
Natalie Sweet first visited a YMCA as she was growing up in a seaport town in Massachusetts.
PLANT CITY — The owner of a shuttered Walden Lake golf course has dropped a 90,000-square-foot adult congregate living facility from development plans.
DOVER — Strawberry Crest High will hold a meet and greet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 14 for its new agriculture teacher and members of a committee that will serve as mentors to agricult...
PLANT CITY — A business owner and a retired Marine are headed for a runoff for the city commission seat being vacated by Billy Keel.
PLANT CITY The city has signed a $48,000 contract with an engineering consultant that will help find a developer for redevelopment of the 85-acre Midtown area.
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PLANT CITY – Gladys Vollick first learned to knit when she was in high school.
PLANT CITY — The owner of a shuttered Walden Lake golf course is dropping a 90,000-square-foot adult congregate living facility from development plans.
DOVER – Cecil Godwin, known affectionately as the “sausage lady” because her longtime job cooking and serving samples of the meat to Publix customers, is about to turn 100.
PLANT CITY – Plant City High School students and adult residents of the Plant City area can enter an annual photojournalism contest sponsored by a local nonprofit.
PLANT CITY – The Easter bunny is set hop over to the Otis M. Andrews Sport Complex at 10 a.m. Saturday for the 27th annual egg hunt.
PLANT CITY — Plant City High School’s Class of 1966 is planning a reunion June 10-12 that includes a banquet and a tour of the 1914 Plant City High School Community Center.
Sarah Palin’s visit to the Florida Strawberry Festival in support of Donald Trump is just the latest example of political heavyweights making campaign swings through the winter ...
PLANT CITY Congressman Dennis Ross, a Lakeland Republican whose district includes the Plant City area, announced last week that he will seek re-election to his fourth term .
PLANT CITY — Mother Nature played a key role in one of the Florida Strawberry Festival’s best runs in recent years.
THONOTOSASSA - Strawberry shortcake will be served 2 p.m. Friday at an art show at Stone Ledge Manor assisted living center, 12006 McIntosh Road, Thonotosassa.
PLANT CITY – State Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam has approved temporary use of three bactericides to fight citrus greening.
PLANT CITY – The owner of a shuttered golf course has submitted revised plans that would allow construction of multifamily units on 10.4 acres proposed for an adult congregate living facility.
PLANT CITY — Leon Silcox proved Thursday that he loves shortcake as much as Krystal hamburgers.
PLANT CITY Tampa attorney Carl Hinson posed for a photo Monday week with Florida Strawberry Festival Queen Haley Riley – but it was more than just a Kodak moment.
Editor’s Note: A version of this story ran recently in The Tampa Tribune. We are reprinting it here for our Plant City Courier readers.
PLANT CITY – Plant City High School student Caroline Brummer and Marshall Middle School student Gavin Hessler won a annual speech contest sponsored by the local Optimist Club and will advance to the next level of ...
PLANT CITY – Charlie Wilson said he has at least a couple of reasons to look forward to his 7:30 p.m. Saturday concert at the Florida Strawberry Festival.
PLANT CITY– Morgan Boykin said she had long imagined what it would be like to compete for Miss Florida.