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Strawberry Festivalís Grand Parade lives up to its name
The Florida Strawberry Festivalís Grand Parade was still two hours away Monday when the Kidd family staked claim to their favorite viewing spot at Reynolds and Franklin streets.
Published on 03/04/13
Updated on 03/08/13
Florida Strawberry Festival Ė from A to Z

The Florida Strawberry Festival is dishing up food, entertainment and fun through March 10. For nearly 80 years, the fest has helped celebrate King Strawberry — the crop that put Plant City on the culinary map...

Published on 02/28/13
Updated on 03/18/13
Blake Sheltonís Florida Strawberry Festival concert sells out
Reserve seats to country superstar Blake Sheltonís March 10 concert at the Florida Strawberry Festival have sold out, festival officials said Friday.
Published on 02/22/13
Updated on 03/04/13
Program offers free dental care to some Hillsborough second-graders

Second-graders in Hillsborough County received preventive dental care in recent months as part of a new program.

Published on 02/20/13
Updated on 03/18/13
60 to lose jobs when Plant City Sweetbay closes
The first thing to fly off shelves was the meat.
Published on 01/31/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Sweet win for new Strawberry Festival queen

For the newly-crowned 2013 Florida Strawberry Festival queen, sweetness paid off in a big way.

Published on 01/26/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Michaela Paige to open for Blake Shelton at strawberry festival

Michaela Paige, a 17-year-old who Blake Shelton coached on NBC's reality show, "The Voice," will open for the country legend at his March 10 Florida Strawberry Festival performance.

Published on 01/17/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Pastor at one of Plant City's largest churches is leaving

The Rev. Michael S. Lewis, pastor of Plant City's First Baptist Church for nearly four years, is leaving to take a job with the Southern Baptist Convention.

Published on 01/14/13
Updated on 03/13/13
St. Pete police round up drug suspects

Law and Order

Published on 01/12/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Plant City-based National Guard unit going to Qatar

About 320 Florida Army National Guardsmen who are part of a battalion based in Plant City are being mobilized for Operation Enduring Freedom.

Published on 01/11/13
Updated on 03/13/13
25 young women to compete Saturday for Strawberry Festival queen

Twenty-five young women will compete Saturday for the Florida Strawberry Festival's queen crown.

Published on 01/04/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Plant City mourns loss of iconic grocer

Felton Williams opened his store in the mid-1950s and found a place in the heart of Plant City residents with his small-town heritage and eclectic selection of foods.

Published on 12/27/12
Updated on 03/13/13
CMA New Artist of Year Hayes joins Strawberry Festival lineup

With the announcement of Hunter Hayes as a headline act, the festival's main stage entertainment lineup is now complete.

Published on 12/27/12
Updated on 03/13/13
'Red hatters' moving to new venue, sticking with festival

The closing of the Red Rose Inn and Suites has forced the Red Hat Society to find a new venue for an annual statewide soiree.

Published on 12/24/12
Updated on 03/13/13