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Plant City Courier

Community garden takes root at HCC’s Plant City campus

Community garden takes root at HCC’s Plant City campus

PLANT CITY – Karen Elizabeth looks over the new home of the community garden and sees a future showcase of nature’s bounty.
Published: 01/27/16
City extends deadline until March 17 for church to find new location

City extends deadline until March 17 for church to find new location

PLANT CITY – The Rev. Joe Kelley doesn’t know where Plant City Foursquare Church will eventually call home.
Published: 01/27/16
Take these steps for creating a smoother smoothie

Take these steps for creating a smoother smoothie

For the past year or more, the first thing I’ve done every morning is take a bike ride around the neighborhood. It’s exhilarating to pedal through the streets in the quiet dawn when motorists aren’t out there clogging things up.
Published: 01/27/16
Every home needs an aloe plant

Every home needs an aloe plant

Today, you can buy aloe soap, aloe lotion, aloe capsules and many other aloe products. Many of them are good. But in my opinion the real thing, the way God made it to serve us freely, is much better.
Published: 01/27/16

Weekly Plant City farmers market changing its hours

PLANT CITY A farmers market held Thursdays in McCall Park is changing its hours.
Updated one month ago
Ticket deadline Monday for food bank’s Feb. 6 Celebrity Chef Dinner

Ticket deadline Monday for food bank’s Feb. 6 Celebrity Chef Dinner

PLANT CITY Tickets are on sale for a Feb. 6 fundraiser featuring food writers and authors Matt and Ted Lee.
Published: 01/26/16
Reward offered in death of 36-year-old Plant City man

Reward offered in death of 36-year-old Plant City man

Crime Stoppers Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information in the death of a 36-year-old Plant City man.
Published: 01/25/16
Sign up now for Plant City’s Daddy Daughter Dance

Sign up now for Plant City’s Daddy Daughter Dance

PLANT CITY Signups are continuing through Feb. 12 for the seventh annual Daddy Daughter Dance.
Updated one month ago
Highlights of the Florida Strawberry Festival queen’s pageant

Highlights of the Florida Strawberry Festival queen’s pageant

Here are some of the items of note from Saturday’s Florida Strawberry Festival queen’s pageant:
Published: 01/24/16
Updated: 01/27/16

Lakeland woman killed when SUV collides with tractor trailer

A Lakeland woman was killed early Sunday morning when her 2000 Jeep SUV crossed into the path of a tractor trailer just east of County Line Road in Polk County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Updated one month ago