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DOVER Sydney Baptist Church will hold its 13th annual International Mission Conference Sunday, Nov. 1, starting at 6 p.m. with a meal featuring international dishes.
PLANT CITY Roberta Lamothe needed some note cards before classes started on a recent day at Durant High School.
PLANT CITY The Dance Connection, 507 N. Wheeler St., will hold a scavenger hunt starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
PLANT CITY The Plant City Garden Club will host a workshop, Have Fun with Flowers, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
More than 130 large, professionally built radio controlled aircraft will take part in 12 O’Clock High, an event at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport.
PLANT CITY — Colorful butterflies sometimes seem to outnumber the plants in Joanne Mason’s garden.
PLANT CITY – Organizers of the Dec. 5 Christmas Parade are seeking sponsors to help stage the event that heralds in the holiday season.
PLANT CITY – Long before the era of cell phones, Mark Poppell recalls his father stopping at least once a day at a pay phone to check in with his insurance office during family vacations.
PLANT CITY South Florida Baptist Hospital’s Cancer Resource Center will hold an open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
PLANT CITY The Florida Baptist Children’s Home has taken ownership of the shuttered refuge for troubled teenage girls, but the property’s future hasn’t been decided.
PLANT CITY – Colorful butterflies sometimes seem to outnumber the plants in Joanne Mason’s garden.
The class is open to females 12 and older and will focus on techniques to counter an attacker. The course will also include tips on how to avoid such crimes as parking lot attacks, purse snatchings and carjackings.
PLANT CITY Danny Funderburk, affectionately known as America’s Favorite Tenor, will perform Oct. 19 at Harmony Baptist Church.
PLANT CITY – Plant City Photo Archives and History Center Executive Director Gil Gott recently attended a national conference of an association of museums and historical societies.
PLANT CITY — Cindy Holland was a passionate supporter of youth recreation programs, and not even her fight with a life-threatening disease could keep her from lending a helping hand.
PLANT CITY The Florida Opry kicks off its new season with a three-hour show starting at 6 p.m. Saturday.
PLANT CITY – Plans have been submitted to city hall for a 125-unit apartment complex at the southwest corner of Frontage and Son Keen roads.
PLANT CITY — Three things shaped the life of A.H. “Hank” Varnum: his humble upbringing, his love of family and his take-charge personality, his son, Scott, said.
PLANT CITY Children can make a Halloween-themed wreath at a free class at Bruton Memorial Library that starts at 3 p.m. Monday.
PLANT CITY – When George Banning was named the Plant City Family YMCA’s Strong Leader of the Year, a childhood friend told Banning he wanted to make a donation to his favorite charity.
PLANT CITY Brother Gene Bell and the Holy Propheteers of Bartow will celebrate their singing anniversary at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at Gospel Mets Ministries.
PLANT CITY Jonathan and Annemarie (Smith) Kephart of Plant City recently welcomed a daughter, Alicen Louise.
PLANT CITY – If you have taste buds that enjoy wild game and a heart for charity, circle Oct. 24 on your calendar.
PLANT CITY – Betsy Lieberman, an independent consultant with Tomboy Tools, said she was happy with her first visit to GardenFest of More.
PLANT CITY – A historic Plant City church plans to honor its pastor with two days of worship and fellowship.
PLANT CITY Break out your dancing shoes and welcome in fall from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Stardust Dance Center.
PLANT CITY The reopening of a farmers market has been postponed for a week due to wet conditions.
PLANT CITY – Betty Bricker and her husband Phillip were searching for a place to worship when they attended a Sunday service at Plant City First Church of God.
PLANT CITY — A Plant City insurance agent and financial advisor will serve at least 21 months in prison on a charge she defrauded elderly clients of $200,000, officials say.
PLANT CITY South Florida Baptist Hospital is sponsoring a smoking cessation class from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
PLANT CITY – David Sollenberger says he means it this time – his days as city manager are over.
PLANT CITY – Shutterbugs take note: you can win accolades for photos of people posing with the sculptures on temporary display around downtown.
PLANT CITY A video that included Brooklyn Rollins, a 1-year-old with Down syndrome, premiered last month on Times Square, much to the delight of her proud parents.
PLANT CITY A Lithia company has been awarded a more than $130,800 contract for sidewalks at Ellis-Methvin Park.
PLANT CITY The corporate owner of Walden Lake Golf and Country Club has come into compliance with city codes regarding the condition of its golf courses, a city report said.
PLANT CITY Sure, a family with Plant City roots didn’t win during an appearance this week on a popular TV game show.
PLANT CITY A class in intermediate silk scarf design will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the 1914 Plant City High School Community Center.
PLANT CITY – Starbucks at Interstate 4 and Thontosassa Road is planning some changes to alleviate congestion – an issue that will likely only get worse when a convenience store opens next door.
PLANT CITY The Plant City Police Department is partnering with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration to collect expired and unwanted medication.
PLANT CITY Teresa Colletti, who has 39 years of nursing experience, has been named South Florida Baptist Hospital’s new patient care director.
PLANT CITY—The Florida Strawberry Festival’s 2015 theme, “Come Join the Party!” pays homage to the celebration’s roots.
PLANT CITY The 20th annual Plant City Optimist Club/Plant City Recreation and Parks Department golf tournament will be held Oct. 2 at Diamond Hill Golf & Country Club, Dover.
PLANT CITY – Call it a softball tournament for women – with insomnia.
PLANT CITY — Lelia Blevins said she had to trick her husband Carl into taking their first lesson in ballroom dancing.
PLANT CITY Signups are ongoing for the Plant City Junior Woman’s Club’s second annual Charity Golf Tournament.
PLANT CITY Jonathan and Valrie Humphrey of Plant City recently welcomed the birth of a son, William Armistead Humphrey.
PLANT CITY – Dick Elston can honestly say he gave his blood, sweat and tears when he worked for the Plant City Courier.
PLANT CITY City commissioners will hold their second and final public hearing Monday on the city’s proposed budget and tax rate.
PLANT CITY — Angela Johnson and her mother, Janet Wright, were watching “Family Feud” over the holidays when Johnson had an idea.