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Friday, Feb 12, 2016

Plant City Courier

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.
Updated one month ago
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.
Updated one month ago
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:
Updated one month ago

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
Florida Strawberry Festival queen pageant dates back more than eight decades

Florida Strawberry Festival queen pageant dates back more than eight decades

PLANT CITY The first Florida Strawberry Festival queen’s pageant was held in 1930 when the winner was based on the amount of donations the competitors raised for charity.
Updated one month ago

United Way honors Plant City for employees’ generosity

PLANT CITY City government has been named to United Way Suncoast’s list of 100 top supporters.
Updated one month ago

Nebraska investor says location led to his purchase of buildings in Plant City, Tampa

PLANT CITY It’s said location is the most important aspect of prime real estate.
Updated one month ago
New Florida Strawberry Festival queen has roots in agriculture

New Florida Strawberry Festival queen has roots in agriculture

Haley Riley has been raising and showing livestock since she joined 4-H as a 5-year-old. And she's not going to let the crown keep her from showing her steer, Wyatt Earp, at the festival's livestock shows.
Updated one month ago