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PLANT CITY The Biblical Leadership Institute is entering its new year in a partnership with a church and a prestigious seminary that will enable students to take accredited classes for the first time.
PLANT CITY – The city expects to spend a total of $250,000 over the next five years to make nine parks more accessible to the handicapped.
PLANT CITY – Joe Sedita challenged others to help make their community a better place to live as he accepted the Plant City Family YMCA’s Strong Leader of the Year award.
PLANT CITY – The audience got to hear first-hand from area lawmakers about what’s happening in Tallahassee at the annual Eggs n’ Issues Legislative Wrap-Up Breakfast.
PLANT CITY – More than 1,000 needy youngsters in the Plant City area will have the school supplies they need thanks to the efforts of a civic club, charity and car dealership.
PLANT CITY — A new book on Billy the Kid includes a lengthy passage of a Plant City resident who, for a time, made a living portraying the infamous outlaw.
PLANT CITY – Motorists who encounter long waits when they exit Walden Lake at Timberlane Drive and Alexander Street will soon be getting some relief.
PLANT CITY — Food, fellowship and fun for a good cause will be part of a mystery dinner theater for Bruton Memorial Library.
PLANT CITY – There’s a saying around City Hall that a penny of taxpayer money doesn’t leave city coffers without Martin Wisgerhof’s scrutiny.
PLANT CITY — Police are hoping a home computer might provide clues to what led to the apparent murder-suicide of an elderly brother and sister.
PLANT CITY The city is reviewing plans for a sales center for prefabricated homes.
PLANT CITY Plant City Photo Archives and History Center Associate Director Shelly Drummond has been awarded a scholarship to attend the American Association of State and Local History’s annual meeting in Louisvill...
PLANT CITY – Maylin Torres-Ramirez said she wanted a theme that was contemporary and fun for the cheer she and other first-year Wilson Elementary School teachers presented at the New Teacher Coffee.
PLANT CITY Don Walden was recently presented with a plaque honoring him for his 12 years on the citizen’s advisory committee of Hillsborough County’s Metropolitan Planning Organization.
PLANT CITY A company working to perfect an automated strawberry harvester has obtained its first patent, for a device that can quickly pick berries from the plant.
PLANT CITY – Students at Faith Christian Academy will have more room than ever – not to mention a gym and lunchroom – when they return to classes.
PLANT CITY One of the Florida Strawberry Festival’s signature galas is moving from January to April.
PLANT CITY – A Plant City resident recently won H&R Block’s top award for outstanding customer service.
PLANT CITY – Joe Sedita, who for years has volunteered with organizations ranging from his church to the Cub Scouts, will be recognized for his efforts Aug. 25 by the Plant City Famil...
PLANT CITY – Shelly Drummond has written short stories but never penned a novel until she was inspired by her daughter’s entry into a writing contest.
Graduates of Turkey Creek High School will hold their annual reunion from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Florida Strawberry Festival’s Arthur Boring Building.
PLANT CITY Diane Reichard has been named the city’s new chief financial officer.
PLANT CITY Farmers and others who have volunteered their time for such causes as helping youngsters with Florida Strawberry Festival livestock contests were honored Wednesday at an annual awards breakfast.
PLANT CITY — The Red Rose Inn & Suites was once an oasis for travelers and hungry diners drawn by its Southern charm and hospitality.
PLANT CITY Walden Lake residents who oppose re-zoning that would clear the way for development on a former golf course are seeking more signatures on a petition supporting their position.
PLANT CITY Bruton Memorial Library plans to install a glass wall to create a reading and conference room in a portion of the library.
PLANT CITY South Florida Baptist Hospital will sponsor at an Aug. 12 seminar for children and families on healthy eating and physical fitness in preparation for the start of the school year.
PLANT CITY – The city’s new and improved website is up and running without any major glitches.
PLANT CITY – Marshall High School’s class of 1965 will have their 50th reunion Friday and Saturday.
PLANT CITY Jermaine Crosson has been appointed senior vice president, chief financial officer of Sunshine Bank.
PLANT CITY For more than two decades, Bread of Life Ministries has been a beacon of hope to some of the area’s neediest people.
PLANT CITY – The city has delayed a public hearing on the rezoning petition for a shuttered Walden Lake golf course at the applicant’s request.
PLANT CITY – Over the objections of some neighbors, city commissioners have given a green light to a zoning modification for a development of up to 2,640 homes and 345,000 square feet of commercial space north of ...
PLANT CITY The Rotary Club of Plant City recently installed Jeremy Burris as president, replacing Brian Griffin, who had a successful year at the helm.
PLANT CITY Students who attended Lots of Hugs summer camp will show off some of what they learned 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Performance Night.
Editor’s note: A version of this story published in the Plant City Courier.
DOVER The Gibbs Family will be featured at a Saturday Aug. 8 gospel sing and fish fry at Sydney Baptist Church.
PLANT CITY – William H. Bryant and David A. Smith graduated from Fort Valley State University more than four decades ago.
PLANT CITY – The city’s proposed new budget includes 2.5 percent raises for most employees and money for a new fire station to cover the growing northeast area.
PLANT CITY – A Virginia minister who is an accomplished musician will soon be the worship pastor at Plant City’s First Baptist Church.
PLANT CITY – The Rev. Doug Pareti had never spent much time in Plant City before he accepted an assignment as pastor of First United Methodist Church.
PLANT CITY – City Commissioner Mike Sparkman was highly critical at a budget workshop of the city’s annual contribution to the Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce.
PLANT CITY – Nevoline Cowan was fair and kind as Turkey Creek High’s dean of girls.
PLANT CITY – There are no easy days for Bud and Grace Moriarty, whose daughter Kelly vanished from Plant City shortly before her partial remains were discovered on a Pinellas County shore.
PLANT CITY Elvis is long gone, but his fans can relive his music Saturday at an annual competition for the best tribute performer to The King.
PLANT CITY Planning is already under way for the next Plant City Pig Jam.