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Thursday, Feb 11, 2016

Plant City Courier

Kids can make crafts with Valentine’s theme at library class

PLANT CITY Students in kindergarten through fifth-grade are invited to get creative at Bruton Memorial Library’s monthly Crafternoon from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday.
Published: 02/04/16

Hospital’s Diamonds & Denim gala brought in $115,650

PLANT CITY South Florida Baptist Hospital Foundation’s Diamonds & Denim brought in $115,650, according to a final tally from the annual fundraiser.
Published: 02/04/16
White pelicans make rare pit stop in Plant City

White pelicans make rare pit stop in Plant City

PLANT CITY – White pelicans – typically found to the west – made themselves a popular but temporary home at a Plant City park.
Published: 02/04/16
Bike ride in Dean Snyder’s memory helps Plant City YMCA program for cancer survivors

Bike ride in Dean Snyder’s memory helps Plant City YMCA program for cancer survivors

PLANT CITY – More than 100 bicyclists participated in an annual bike ride to benefit a wellness program for cancer survivors at the Plant City Family YMCA.
Published: 02/04/16
Growers expect strawberry shortage to give way bountiful supply starting this month

Growers expect strawberry shortage to give way bountiful supply starting this month

It was so hot in November and December that the plants weren't flowering as normal, which meant fewer berries to harvest. The result: supermarkets with few or no berries.
Published: 02/03/16
Consulting firm owner joins Fryed Egg Productions

Consulting firm owner joins Fryed Egg Productions

PLANT CITY Karen Hurst, owner and president of KCK Consulting, has joined a downtown marketing and advertising agency as project manager.
Published: 02/03/16
Patriotism to be topic of speaker at Plant City church

Patriotism to be topic of speaker at Plant City church

PLANT CITY Inspirational speaker Andrew Phipps will be featured at patriotic-themed services 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday at Harmony Baptist Church.
Published: 02/03/16
New queen and court look forward to the Florida Strawberry Festival

New queen and court look forward to the Florida Strawberry Festival

PLANT CITY — The new Florida Strawberry Festival queen isn’t afraid to get her hands dirty.
Published: 02/03/16
Plant City gives wish list to state Rep. Dan Raulerson

Plant City gives wish list to state Rep. Dan Raulerson

PLANT CITY – The city is asking for state help for eight projects, from $1 million in improvements to Waller Street to $275,000 for making the police station more secure.
Published: 02/03/16
Club’s $25,000 donation to help build a cover over school’s playground

Club’s $25,000 donation to help build a cover over school’s playground

DOVER – Students at the Willis Peters Exceptional Learning Center may soon get to use the school playground year round, thanks to the efforts of the Plant City Lions Club. The club presented a $25,000 donation to the school on Jan. 26 to help ...
Published: 02/03/16