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PLANT CITY Al Berry was deemed a walking history of Plant City as he received an annual award for helping preserve the city’s past.
PLANT CITY The Plant City Area Democratic Club is sponsoring a candidate forum at 6:30 p.m. April 2 for the city commission race.
PLANT CITY – So just how much money does the Florida Strawberry Festival bring to Plant City, including area businesses?
Depot Antiques is preparing to move from the Reynolds Street address that the business has occupied for about a year.
PLANT CITY — An award-winning garden will be the venue for an April 11 fashion show sponsored by the Plant City Garden Club.
PLANT CITY – A summer camp that seeks to combine fun with science is returning for its second year in Plant City.
PLANT CITY Three Plant City High School students took the top three spots in a recent essay contest sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars’ District 4.
PLANT CITY A top postal official is reviewing the potential sale of the downtown post office, which was shuttered in June 2013.
PLANT CITY — A decade ago, a group that wanted to save the former home of First Baptist Church was brimming with optimism.
PLANT CITY Bike Fests will be held May 2, Oct. 3 and Dec. 5, according to the Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce.
PLANT CITY – Strawberry farmer Carl Grooms will open his fields for U-pick from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday to benefit students in 4-H.
PLANT CITY A local clogging team needs to clear out more room in its trophy case.
PLANT CITY – A decade ago, a group that wanted to save the former home of First Baptist Church was brimming with optimism.
PLANT CITY — Gary D. Hazen said he was enjoying a relaxing Sunday afternoon with his family when he heard a crash like breaking glass at his back door.
PLANT CITY Food, music, costume contests and dancing will be part of a Saturday fundraiser for a support group for families of children with Down syndrome.
PLANT CITY – A Lakeland resident has been named as the new city engineer.
PLANT CITY Children will make strawberry-related crafts from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Monday at Bruton Memorial Library.
PLANT CITY Recording artists Jody McBrayer and Nathan Woodward will be in concert 6 p.m. March 22 at Turkey Creek First Baptist Church.
PLANT CITY High school sophomore Ashlyn Yarbrough took first place in a recent Rotary Club Speech Contest.
DUETTE Wish Farms will open a Manatee County strawberry field for U-pick from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday to benefit the Redlands Christian Migrant Association.
PLANT CITY The Plant City Police Department is buying two new police canines.
PLANT CITY – Deborah Haldane isn’t sure she could have kept Plant City’s kids fishing derbies going over the years without T.J. Vail’s help.
DOVER – Strawberry Crest High’s varsity cheerleaders started out the season determined to make a lasting mark on the school.
PLANT CITY — After dating Trace Woolverton for 20 years, Willie Hunt decided it was finally time to pop the question.
PLANT CITY — The corporate owner of the troubled Walden Lake Golf and Country Club wants a judge to throw out a lawsuit that seeks to stop development on a closed 18-hole golf course....
PLANT CITY – So you think your chili is the best around?
PLANT CITY — Sunday’s traffic on Interstate 4 was horrendous, vendors ran out of shortcake and Reba sold out 20 minutes before show time at the Florida Strawberry Festival.
PLANT CITY Friends of the Bruton Memorial Library will hold a book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
PLANT CITY – A social dance that lost its longtime venue with the closing of the Stardust Dance Center has found a new home.
PLANT CITY – Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam praised both the strawberry industry and Plant City during a keynote speech at the annual Strawberry Salute breakfast.
PLANT CITY The Franzie Life Theatre will present “Mid-Life The Crisis Musical” starting March 13 at Plant City Entertainment.
PLANT CITY Nathan Biller of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Mary Bowers of Dana Point, Calif., won the inaugural hot dog eating contest at the Florida Strawberry Festival.
PLANT CITY The reservation deadline is March 13 for the Plant City Photo Archives and History Center’s annual Heritage Award banquet.
PLANT CITY A March 20 event for men only will help raise money for some of the Rotary Club’s favorite charities.
PLANT CITY Girl Scouts will be selling cookies outside local shopping centers and businesses through March 15.
PLANT CITY — Augie Sierra likes strawberry shortcake a lot. It might be a while before he craves the dessert again, though.
PLANT CITY Harmony Baptist Church will celebrate its 21st anniversary Jubilee with a week of special services.
PLANT CITY – The Plant City Family YMCA will offer free lessons next week to teach children how to be safe in and around water.
PLANT CITY – Eric “E.J.” James once thought he’d follow in his father’s footsteps into law enforcement.
PLANT CITY – L. Alan Estes had one major goal when he entered the Air Force in 1993, his father Lewis recalls.
PLANT CITY — A young girl was slightly injured Sunday when a light fixture fell onto a ride at the Florida Strawberry Festival, officials say.
PLANT CITY The second annual Bright House Networks Strawberry Picking Challenge, hosted by Wish Farms, raised $76,000 for Redlands Christian Migrant Association.
PLANT CITY One of the Florida Strawberry Festival’s longest running attractions has nothing to do with country singers, carnival rides or its signature juicy fruit.
PLANT CITY — Oak Ridge Boys bass singer Richard Sterban doesn’t recall the exact year the country group first took the stage at the Florida Strawberry Festival.
PLANT CITY — Nine-year-old Katie Hamilton said there was a trick to getting a lot of beads at the Florida Strawberry Festival’s Grand Parade.
Editor’s note: A version of this story appeared in the Plant City Courier.
PLANT CITY Two state lawmakers donated $500 each in leftover campaign donations to the Plant City Boys & Girls Club.
PLANT CITY – Sara Evans is hoping for warm weather when she travels to Plant City for her 7:30 p.m. Tuesday concert at the Florida Strawberry Festival.
PLANT CITY – Seven new workers were sworn in recently at an agency likened to a family – Plant City Fire Rescue.
PLANT CITY — Suzie Seagers knew her first destination on the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds before she walked through the gate Thursday morning.