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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
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 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
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 festivalís stage.
Published on 03/05/13
Updated on 03/08/13
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
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