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Powerball winner behind random act of kindness in Plant City?
An older woman who visited BuddyFreddys on Sunday paid the bill for every customer in the restaurant – all 180 of them. Such generosityhas led to a big mystery.
Published on 06/13/13
Updated on 06/14/13
Plant City’s Madonias selling Red Rose, farming empire
The family that owns the iconic Red Rose Inn is selling the complex and other holdings in the hope proceeds will help keep farming operations running.
Published on 05/20/13
Updated on 05/21/13
Law officers honored at annual Plant City banquet
Officers who saved lives, broke up drug rings, nabbed drunken drivers and captured a fugitive were honored Tuesday at an annual banquet.
Published on 05/15/13
Rape survivor celebrates birthday – and much more
The women sit in a circle, smiling, laughing, joking about old times.
Published on 04/20/13
Veteran officer sworn in as Plant City police chief
Steve Singletary is officially the new chief of the Plant City Police Department.
Published on 04/08/13
Plant City firm buys shuttered Smithfield meatpacking plant
A shuttered meat packing plant that was founded 45 years ago by a Tampa family has been bought by a Plant City firm.
Published on 04/04/13
Florida Strawberry Festival attendance: 526,100
More than 526,000 people visited the Florida Strawberry Festival during its 11-day run, a slight improvement over 2012.
Published on 03/27/13
Plant City teenager remembered for love of family, friends
Classmates and friends, many dabbing tears, joined with family members Wednesday to say an emotional goodbye to Blake Elrod, a 17-year-old killed in a traffic crash.
Published on 03/20/13
Red Rose Inn owners vow to repay their debts
The owners of the Red Rose Inn and Suites say their farms will remain in operation while they work their way through bankruptcy proceedings and repay their debts.
Published on 03/10/13
Owners of Plant City hotel file for bankruptcy protection
The owners of the Red Rose Inn and Suites have filed for bankruptcy protection for themselves and three of their businesses, including the shuttered hotel once known for its Southern charm and sappy TV commercials.
Published on 03/10/13
Updated on 03/11/13
Contestant holds in shortcake long enough for eating competition victory
Ken Rozon knew it was inevitable as he crammed in bite after bite Thursday at the Florida Strawberry Festival shortcake eating contest.
Published on 03/07/13
Updated on 03/08/13
Cooperation is key at Strawberry Fest lamb jumping contest
– She told ewe so.
Published on 03/06/13
Updated on 03/08/13
Martina McBride: Visits to the strawberry festival extra sweet
Country star Martina McBride promises to play a variety of her hits when she hits the Florida Strawberry festival’s stage.
Published on 03/05/13
Updated on 03/08/13