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High ranking Tampa administrator selected as Plant City manager

High ranking Tampa administrator selected as Plant City manager

PLANT CITY — The city of Tampa’s public works and utility services administrator has been selected as Plant City’s new city manager.
Updated: 51 mins ago
Plant City youth group volunteer charged with child pornography possession

Plant City youth group volunteer charged with child pornography possession

A Lakeland man has been charged with two counts of possessing child pornography.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Jewish congregation to offer evening of comedy

Jewish congregation to offer evening of comedy

The Beth Israel Jewish Congregation is inviting the public to dinner and “A Little Love, A Little Sex, A Little Nagging and A Whole Lot of Comedy” Aug. 30.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Gospel music to fill the heavens Labor Day weekend

Gospel music to fill the heavens Labor Day weekend

WIMAUMA – The Florida Gospel Music Association will host more than 20 gospel music groups Aug. 29 - 31 during its 25th annual convention in Wimauma. About 600 people are expected to attend each nightly performance of international gospel songs ...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Imagination, mechanics go into artist’s miniature fire truck

Imagination, mechanics go into artist’s miniature fire truck

Robert G. Woods has faced a lot of difficult tasks in his more than 10 years as a metal sculptor.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Plant City’s newest officers bring experience to the job

Plant City’s newest officers bring experience to the job

PLANT CITY — Police Chief Ed Duncan recently swore in his first officers since he took the agency’s top job in July.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Farmers take a bow at annual Plant City awards breakfast

Farmers take a bow at annual Plant City awards breakfast

PLANT CITY — Dale McClellan, who grew his family farm into a $65-million-per- year business, was honored Wednesday as Plant City’s agriculturist of the year.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Suspect arrested in Seffner homicide

Suspect arrested in Seffner homicide

A Plant City man was arrested Wednesday morning and charged in a fatal shooting earlier this month, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 19 hours ago
This soup is as cool as a cucumber

This soup is as cool as a cucumber

Summer is cucumber season, and grocery stores and roadside produce stands are selling the crop at prices so low they are jaw dropping.
Published: 08/20/14
Luxury home sales spur Tampa-area housing recovery

Luxury home sales spur Tampa-area housing recovery

Leaving out a plate of chocolate chip cookies for potential buyers may work for the average home seller, but those trying to sell luxury homes take it up a notch with fine wine tastings.
Published: 08/20/14