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Berry praised for making mark on Plant City history as he receives Heritage Award

Berry praised for making mark on Plant City history as he receives Heritage Award

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.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Fair Housing Symposium

Registration is underway for the 12th annual Fair Housing Symposium, presented by the Tampa Bay Fair Housing Consortium, which takes place from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on April 17 at the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors auditorium, 2918 W. Kennedy B...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Sims Park upgrade to begin after Chasco

Sims Park upgrade to begin after Chasco

NEW PORT RICHEY — Big changes to Sims Park could signal a renaissance for the entire city, New Port Richey officials predicted at the recent groundbreaking for the project.
Updated: 16 hours ago

Pasco commissioners won’t fight $1.5M claims bill

NEW PORT RICHEY - Pasco commissioners have agreed not to fight a $1.5 million claims bill filed on behalf of the family of a Tampa police officer who was killed when his motorcycle was struck by a county employee....
Updated: 16 hours ago

Teen book club meets Tuesday at library

PLANT CITY Bruton Memorial Library’s teen book club will talk about author C.S. Lewis’ “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Published: 03/27/15

City commission forum April 2

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.
Published: 03/27/15
Showers, storms will clear out by Friday night

Showers, storms will clear out by Friday night

A strong cold front will bring rain and storms to the area overnight into Friday, but it will be gone by Friday night, leaving behind cooler temperatures, the National Weather Service says.
Updated: 15 hours ago
High Hopes offers PACE girls encouragement

High Hopes offers PACE girls encouragement

EAST TAMPA — High Hopes in High Heels, a group of professional women who volunteer in the community, recently provided an afternoon of education and fun for 37 students at the PACE Center for Girls Hillsborough.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Surveys gauge how Florida Strawberry Festival impacts local businesses

Surveys gauge how Florida Strawberry Festival impacts local businesses

PLANT CITY – So just how much money does the Florida Strawberry Festival bring to Plant City, including area businesses?
Published: 03/25/15
Updated: 03/26/15
South Shore’s premier art showcase draws large crowds

South Shore’s premier art showcase draws large crowds

Thousands of visitors headed to E.G. Simmons Park recently for the 23rd Annual Apollo Beach Manatee Festival of the Arts. Organizers said this year’s new venue was popular among artists, exhibitors and visitors alike.
Published: 03/25/15
Updated: 03/26/15

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