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PLANT CITY – Michael Cameron set three goals for the year as he took the chairman’s gavel for the Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce.
PLANT CITY — A Plant City police officer was justified when he shot and killed a man who repeatedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend and apparently set her home on fire in November, state investigators say.
Editor's note: This event has been cancelled.
PLANT CITY – So you think you’re chili cook is the best around?
PLANT CITY – Bike Fest, which has been a downtown staple since 2002, will cease being a monthly event after the Feb. 7 show.
PLANT CITY – A flower show that has been held for a half-century will pay tribute to two of the city’s oldest cornerstones: railroads and farming.
PLANT CITY – The program for Saturday’s Florida Strawberry Festival queen’s pageant includes the photos and bios of the 2014 queen and court.
PLANT CITY – Jessi Rae Varnum said she’ll offer the following advice to the young lady who takes her place as reigning Florida Strawberry Festival queen:
PLANT CITY – When Art Wood retired last fall after four decades in the credit union business, he said he wasn’t planning to spend time in a rocker.
PLANT CITY – Inspirational speaker Andrew Phipps will be featured at services entitled “I Love America” at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday at Harmony Baptist Church.
PLANT CITY Al Berry, who served as a Florida Strawberry Festival director for 43 years, will be busy accepting accolades in the next few weeks.
PLANT CITY — The head librarian at a Christian school near Atlanta has been named the new director for Bruton Memorial Library.
PLANT CITY – A chef perhaps best known for his appearances on reality TV will be featured at an annual fundraiser for the United Food Bank of Plant City.
PLANT CITY The head librarian at a Christian school near Atlanta has been named the new director for Bruton Memorial Library.
PLANT CITY Some of the youngest members of the community received top honors at an annual breakfast in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
PLANT CITY – Children 4 to 18 years old are eligible to participate in the annual Plant City Recreation and Parks Department/Optimist Youth Soccer Program.
PLANT CITY – The city is looking for two new employees to replace City Engineer Brett Gocka, who was fired, and Assistant City Engineer Kishor Desai, who resigned in protest.
PLANT CITY — A 61-year-old Winter Haven man was killed and three other men injured Friday when a car turned in front of a pickup truck on Alexander Street at the Interstate 4 interchange.
PLANT CITY Tickets went on sale today at three locations for the Florida Strawberry Festival’s queen pageant.
PLANT CITY – Get your sweet tooth ready for a once a year treat, courtesy of the local Girl Scouts.
PLANT CITY – Don Walden entered college in the late 1940s thinking he’d graduate and take over his father’s Plant City Chevrolet dealership.
PLANT CITY Preliminary plans have been filed for a Burger King on Thonotosassa Road at the Gold Finch Drive intersection.
PLANT CITY The ninth annual Every Buddy is Beautiful fashion show will be 7 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Plant City High School auditorium.
PLANT CITY – Debbie Clark’s love of Plant City youngsters inspired her to spend nine years as assistant children’s librarian at Bruton Memorial Library.
PLANT CITY – Registration for the Florida Strawberry Festival’s popular Baby Parade will be from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Jan. 24 at the offices of Hillsborough Title.
PLANT CITY – The Plant City Colts youth sports program is reviving its baseball league after more than two decades.
PLANT CITY Bishop Rance Allen will lead revival services 7 p.m. Jan. 22 and 23 at St. Mary’s Community Church, 907 E. Laura St.
PLANT CITY – State Rep. Darryl Rouson said he believes that the best way to honor slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is through helping others.
PLANT CITY - Fifteen young women from the Plant City area will compete Jan. 31 for Florida Strawberry Festival queen.
PLANT CITY — Roosevelt “Bobby” Miller didn’t carry a gun when he became one of Plant City’s first black police officers in the 1960s, his brother David Smi...
PLANT CITY – The city begins the New Year with a relatively new leader who sees a bright future ahead.
PLANT CITY — Award-winning freelance journalist Lynn Waddell will be the featured speaker at the 7 p.m. Jan. 15 meeting of the Friends of Bruton Memorial Library.
PLANT CITY — Hayden Hitchcock was only 4, but he made an impression to last a lifetime on those around him.
PLANT CITY Bonnie Bell first caught Phil Eckenrode’s eye four years ago at the Stardust Dance Center.
PLANT CITY — Betty Everidge, who may have been this community’s oldest resident, has died a month shy of her 110th birthday.
PLANT CITY The annual Planes, Trains & Automobiles is moving to February.
PLANT CITY — A popular park that has been closed for most of the year is expected to reopen by March 1.
PLANT CITY The city’s fleet of white patrol cars with blue and gold decals continues to dwindle as the department switches over to its retro color scheme.
Thanks for the memories
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...