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PLANT CITY Mayor Rick Lott has proclaimed July as Park and Recreation Month in Plant City.
PLANT CITY – The Plant City Recreation and Parks Department’s summer program has seen a 30 percent increase in attendance over last year.
PLANT CITY Local leaders are looking into the possibility of forming an economic development commission for Plant City.
PLANT CITY Plant City High School rising senior Katelyn Scott is the Plant City Photo Archives and History Center’s new summer intern.
PLANT CITY — Independence Day will once again be celebrated with a bang at Plant City Stadium.
PLANT CITY When you are critically ill, probably the last thing you need is a bumpy ambulance ride to the hospital.
PLANT CITY City commissioners refused to change a policy requiring that members of the library board live inside the city limits.
PLANT CITY The city has signed a lease with a nonprofit that will coordinate daily meals for the needy at the Winter Visitors Center.
PLANT CITY – Two stalled park projects, including the re-opening of Snowden Park and construction of six fields at Ellis-Methvin Park, are expected to be completed in December.
0ourdan Anderson, Ezion Reaves and Eden Williams say there’s plenty to like at the Lots of Hugs Learning Center.
PLANT CITY Downtown’s Whistle Stop Cafe has closed until the first week in September as owners Jerry and Marti Lofstrom take their annual summer vacation.
PLANT CITY Simply Events of Tampa will present the Mid–Florida Summer Home Show & Taste of Plant City next month at the Florida Strawberry Festival’s Expo Hall.
PLANT CITY South Florida Baptist will hold a class on kicking the smoking habit from 6 to 8 p.m. July 2.
A version of this story published in the Plant City Courier.
PLANT CITY The city is expecting thousands of people July 4 for the annual Independence Day celebration at Plant City Stadium.
PLANT CITY — Fire protection in the Springhead area has come a long way since Charles Bell started the first volunteer fire department in the 1960s.
PLANT CITY Daisy Alvarez devotes many hours to helping others.
PLANT CITY Former Florida Strawberry Festival Queen Chelsea Bowden was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Samford University.
PLANT CITY Nine recently graduates, including four who attended school in the Dover-Plant City area, were honored recently for having perfect attendance from kindergarten through 12th grade.
PLANT CITY City and business leaders are hoping to revive a program that the say will promote and strengthen downtown.
PLANT CITY – Some of the East Hillsborough Art Guild’s best works are on display this month at Bruton Memorial Library.
PLANT CITY – Priscilla Davis has found a great way to entertain her three visiting grandchildren this summer.
PLANT CITY – The American Heart Association recently presented an award to Plant City Fire Rescue for taking measures to help save patients who have severe heart attacks.
PLANT CITY – The municipal employees who supply some of the most basic services to the city’s 36,000 residents have added new awards to their collection of trophies.
PLANT CITY A water slide, display of animals and other fun will be part of Plant City Community Church of the Nazarene’s annual vacation Bible school.
PLANT CITY — City code inspectors have ordered the removal of wasps that have built nests on one of downtown’s more historic buildings.
PLANT CITY The time for the planning board’s Aug. 13 meeting on Vision Golf LLC’s request to rezone a shuttered Walden Lake golf course has been moved from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
PLANT CITY – A nonprofit that supports Bruton Memorial Library is making plans to present its 16th Mystery Dinner Theatre.
PLANT CITY – A June 27 seminar at a local church will help men strengthen their spiritual and personal lives.
PLANT CITY The city is spending $11,627 for 18 portable printers that save officers’ time when they issue traffic citations.
PLANT CITY – A television show starring a veteran private eye whose parents live in Plant City has returned for a second season on Investigation Discovery.
PLANT CITY – Henry Davis believes the slaves who founded Bealsville in 1865 shaped the generations to come.
PLANT CITY Rising Plant City High School senior Deanna Rodriguez has received the Anne Frank Humanitarian Award in recognition of her community service.
PLANT CITY – Mayor Rick Lott may have been nearly 8,000 miles from City Hall and without a printed Bible handy, but that didn’t stop him from being sworn in for his second consecutive one-year term.
PLANT CITY – Harold Falls was about 10 years old when he and a buddy with a chemistry set learned to make gunpowder with ingredients from a drug store in their hometown in rural Virgi...
PLANT CITY Meals on Wheels has once again hung out the “help wanted” sign.
PLANT CITY — The troubled Walden Lake Golf and Country Club has a new manager.
PLANT CITY — Bud Lee photographed the likes of Clint Eastwood, Mick Jagger and Jane Russell in a career that spanned four decades.
PLANT CITY A widow’s request has prompted the city to adopt a policy allowing memorial markers on city maintained streets.
PLANT CITY Teens can participate in a trivia contest on super heroes from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Bruton Memorial Library, 302 W. McLendon St.
PLANT CITY — Tomlin Middle School Principal Susan Sullivan is switching campuses to take the top job at her alma mater, Plant City High School.
PLANT CITY – Harold Falls was about 10 when he and a buddy with a chemistry set learned to make gunpowder with ingredients from a drug store in their hometown in rural Virginia.
PLANT CITY South Florida Baptist Hospital has announced plans to open a new 17-bed intensive care unit in 2016.
PLANT CITY Two Plant City police officers who rescued a woman and her teenage daughters from grave danger were honored recently at the local Optimist Club’s annual Respect for Law Dinner.
DOVER — Strawberry Crest High School International Baccalaureate valedictorian Anuj Desai was just starting his commencement speech.
PLANT CITY Joe Sedita will be honored Aug. 25 as the Plant City Family YMCA’s Strong Leader of the Year.
PLANT CITY Members of the Plant City High School’s Class of 1964 will hold their annual reunion June 27.