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PLANT CITY Nicole Williams saw her dream come true when she founded a faith-based school in 2012.
PLANT CITY – The city’s newest park is expected to be ready for a ribbon cutting in about a month.
PLANT CITY – The sign at Interstate 4 and Thonotosassa Road advertising the new Wawa is the chain’s tallest in Florida.
PLANT CITY More than 230 players competed in the recently completed annual youth flag football program sponsored by the Plant City Recreation and Parks Department and Optimist Club.
PLANT CITY United Food Bank of Plant City is asking for donations of frozen turkeys and nonperishable foods to help feed the needy at Christmas time.
Christmas Lane by the numbers
Editor’s note: A version of this story published in a community section of The Tampa Tribune
PLANT CITY Leola McDonald has been named marshal of the Jan. 17 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Parade.
PLANT CITY – Twice a day during the Christmas season, Felton’s grocery store doesn’t need any amplified background holiday music.
PLANT CITY – It’s been more than 20 years since Jo Reynolds said goodbye to the last foreign exchange student who stayed at her home.
PLANT CITY Lone Oak Baptist Church’s sanctuary choir will present its annual Christmas cantata, “Christ was Born for This,” at...
PLANT CITY – Donna Garzone has many happy memories hosting dance parties at the Stardust Dance Center over the last decade.
PLANT CITY – Bealls Outlet plans to expand into the space occupied by the Stardust Dance Center starting early next year.
PLANT CITY A 36-year-old motorcyclist was killed and the driver who turned into his path was cited for driving without a license, Plant City police said.
PLANT CITY – John Russell, who said he loves inspiring youngsters, is the new children’s librarian at Bruton Memorial Library.
PLANT CITY – A “feel-good” Christmas story starring Plant City native Charleene Closshey will be shown 7:45 p.m. Dec. 18 at the historic Tampa Theatre.
PLANT CITY – A developer has agreed to pay $250,000 to help improve the Interstate 4-Thonotosassa Road interchange where Wawa opened a store this week.
DOVER – When Jimmy Evans decided he was ready for a pulpit of his own after more than 25 years of church service, he and his wife Lisa asked for divine guidance.
PLANT CITY — Ron Bushaw wants to make sure the sacrifices of millions of soldiers during World War II never are forgotten.
PLANT CITY The Wawa’s convenience store at Interstate 4 and Thonotosassa Road is offering free coffee through Dec. 14 to celebrate its grand opening.
PLANT CITY – Ron Bushaw wants to make sure the sacrifices of millions of soldiers during World War II are never forgotten.
A version of this story appears today in some community sections of The Tampa Tribune.
PLANT CITY –Time has run out for a fire-damaged, nearly 100-year-old home in the heart of a historic district.
A father-and-daughter duo is making an encore performance Dec. 13 at the Florida Opry.
PLANT CITY A parade of foster pets, and vendors selling food, wine and beer will be part of a Dec. 7 event to benefit the Florida Boxer Rescue group.
About 50 students at Cork Elementary School were walking about campus Wednesday with happy feet.
PLANT CITY A mansion on the grounds of Bok Tower Gardens is looking a lot like Christmas – thanks in part to owners of a Plant City shop.
Kenneth Parker, executive director of the Florida Strawberry Growers Association, has been re-elected president of the Hills- borough County Farm Bureau.
PLANT CITY – Russell and Peggy Goodwine said they weren’t looking to shatter any racial barriers when they rushed their infant daughter to South Florida Baptist Hospital a half century ago.
LAKELAND – A walk to fight a rare childhood disease raised $27,100, far exceeding its $20,000 goal.
Santa Claus is probably getting ready right now to make his way from the North Pole to Plant City.
PLANT CITY — Andrew Samuel was 17 when he moved from his native India to Pennsylvania to attend a small Christian college.
PLANT CITY Aniston Aimsworth said she wanted to create something practical for her exhibit for Lincoln Elementary Magnet’s Invention Convention.
PLANT CITY – Some of the best barbecue around will be available at the 12th annual Pig Jam, which for the first time includes two days.
PLANT CITY – After nearly three decades, Floyd Hall said he still loved his job at the helm of Sunshine State Bank.
PLANT CITY – Andrew Samuel was 17 when he moved from his native India to Pennsylvania to attend a small Christian college.
PLANT CITY Reba, John Legend, Alabama and a band led by actor Kevin Costner will be among the headline entertainment at the 2015 Florida Strawberry Festival.
Editor’s note: A version of this story appeared in the community sections of The Tampa Tribune.
PLANT CITY – A generous dose of laughter was mixed with a very serious message at the Pregnancy Care Center’s largest fundraiser of the year.
PLANT CITY – Authorities say they have effectively closed a large homeless encampment hidden in woods in one of the city’s most affluent neighborhoods – but a huge amount of trash was left behind.
PLANT CITY About a half-dozen groups are scheduled to appear Sunday at an annual gospel music concert.
PLANT CITY Children took center stage as Plant City paused to remember those who have fought and died for their country.
Three people won awards for taking the best photos with the bronze sculptures that were on display for four months around downtown.
PLANT CITY It’s fair to say that the Dahlke family has done it share to serve its country.
PLANT CITY Four businesses and a charity won first place at an annual awards banquet sponsored by the chamber of commerce and economic development council.
PLANT CITY — The annual Pioneer Heritage Festival turned into a personal trip down memory lane for Stuart Hicks and others.
PLANT CITY – The state is planning improvements at Thonotosassa Road and Interstate 4 to ease congestion around Starbucks that’s likely to get worse when a convenience store opens next door.