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PLANT CITY It appears the city will forgo a scheduled 3 percent increase in city sanitation disposal rates.
PLANT CITY – Lelia Blevins said she had to trick her husband Carl into taking their first lesson in ballroom dancing.
PLANT CITY The Southern gospel group Midnight Cry will perform 6 p.m. Sunday at Harmony Baptist Church, 6008 W. Knights Griffin Road.
PLANT CITY The Southeast Tourism Society has named the Florida Strawberry Festival to a monthly list of the top 20 events.
PLANT CITY – The grand opening celebration for the city’s first Marshalls will be from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday.
PLANT CITY — A film that focuses on the civil rights movement’s Freedom Riders will be shown 7 p.m. Sept. 23 at the John R. Trinkle Center on the Plant City campus of Hillsboro...
Editor’s note: A version of this story appeared in the community sections of The Tampa Tribune.
PLANT CITY – For years, the Plant City Christian Center has offered workshops to build up the spiritual and personal lives of women.
PLANT CITY Art Wood was serving in the Air Force when he happened to volunteer at the base’s credit union.
SEFFNER CrossFire Gospel Quartet will perform at 6 p.m. Sunday at Mango Church of God, 5306 McCranie St., Seffner.
PLANT CITY – You don’t need a green thumb to enjoy the Sept. 27 GardenFest and More, organizer Cassandra Banning says.
DOVER Syndey Baptist Church will celebrate its 105-year history with Sunday homecoming festivities that include dinner on the grounds.
PLANT CITY – Advance, discounted registration is now available for a Nov. 1 obstacle mud run that helps two charities.
PLANT CITY South Florida Baptist Hospital will offer a series of weekly classes on diabetes management starting Monday.
PLANT CITY The city plans to terminate free Wi-Fi service in downtown’s McCall Park in October.
PLANT CITY Lone Oak Baptist Church will celebrate its 93rd homecoming Sunday with a dinner on the grounds and special music.
PLANT CITY The Girl Scouts of West Central Florida is seeking adults who are willing to serve as leaders – and role models for the girls.
PLANT CITY – Brooklyn Rollins may have just turned 1, but she has the kind of a smile that can light up a room.
PLANT CITY – For a time, the former classmates were Dragons once again.
PLANT CITY Plant City police Officer Signe Polk and Detective Robert McLellan have been promoted to sergeant.
PLANT CITY The Women’s Mission of St. Mary’s Community Church is holding its annual women’s conference from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 20.
PLANT CITY Graduates of Turkey Creek High School will hold their annual alumni picnic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 4.
PLANT CITY – Kids, get ready to wet a line.
PLANT CITY – Hopewell Church Old Cemetery Inc.’s annual meeting and picnic will be held at noon Sept. 27 at Hopewell Baptist Church, 6001 S. County Road 39.
PLANT CITY A free gardening program, “Foundation Plantings Do’s and Don’ts,” will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at Bruton Memorial Library.
PLANT CITY The Whistle Stop Cafe will reopen for the season Saturday following a summer break.
PLANT CITY – The city plans to hire a contractor to rebuild about 75 percent of Timberlane Drive because the road's base is crumbling,
PLANT CITY — The new city manager hasn’t yet worked his first day but he’s already gotten a raise.
PLANT CITY South Florida Baptist Hospital is sponsoring two programs this month on weight loss surgery.
PLANT CITY — A nonprofit that preserves the area’s heritage recently received some of the writings of a retired educator who literally wrote the book on Plant City history.
PLANT CITY Singers interested in taking part in the Plant City Community Chorale’s Christmas concert should come to rehearsals Sept. 8 and 15.
The East Hillsborough Historical Society, which is based in the community center at 605 N. Collins St., will host the class sponsored by the Arts Council of Plant City.
A short, low-budget film that Matthew Glover created with about 20 family members and friends has survived the first round of judging in a national contest.
PLANT CITY – The city will add lanes on Timberlane Drive to curb wait times for motorists exiting from the west side of Walden Lake.
PLANT CITY St. Mary’s Community Church will have a fish fry and yard sale starting at 7 a.m. Saturday at a fish market at Alsobrook and Maryland streets.
PLANT CITY Saxophone player Nathan Woodward will perform a concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at Turkey Creek First Baptist Church.
PLANT CITY George Banning was praised for his leadership, determination and compassion as he was presented with the Plant City Family YMCA’s Strong Leader of the Year award.
PLANT CITY First Church of God Plant City will serve free hot dogs and soft drinks from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday to honor working men and women.
PLANT CITY — Orthneil Kelley said he never gave up hope that his mother’s killer one day would be brought to justice.
Shawn Santos has a simple explanation for her mission to raise awareness of spinal muscular atrophy, a rare genetic disease.
PLANT CITY South Florida Baptist Hospital will hold a course on breastfeeding from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
PLANT CITY — Library Director Anne Haywood, who vastly expanded and improved Bruton Memorial Library, has retired after 23 years on the job.
PLANT CITY — Break out your best denim and dancing shoes.
The city is running the fountain from 5 to 10 p.m. daily at the 11.2-acre park at Grant and Hunter streets. The city is monitoring the fountain, and its hours of operation will be extended if it continues to work properl...
PLANT CITY Registration is underway for the 48th season of the Plant City Recreation and Parks Department/Optimist Youth Flag Football Program.
PLANT CITY — A 17-year-old Plant City girl has been charged with driving under the influence-manslaughter in the Feb. 2 death of a man who was delivering The Tampa Tribune.
PLANT CITY — Ten members of Patrick’s Patriots Twirling Corps won 20 awards as a team and individually at a recent national competition.
PLANT CITY — The city of Tampa’s public works and utility services administrator has been selected as Plant City’s new city manager.