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One of these 3 pier options could vault to top on Thursday

One of these 3 pier options could vault to top on Thursday

ST. PETERSBURG — A selection committee assembled by Mayor Rick Kriseman will try again Thursday to rank the design teams competing to build a new pier on the city’s downtown waterfront.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Plant City High club makes Easter brighter for kids

Plant City High club makes Easter brighter for kids

PLANT CITY A service club at Plant City High School rallied together to provide Easter bags filled with goodies for all 39 kids of the Florida Baptist Children’s Home in Lakeland.
Published: 04/20/15
Plant City jeweler mixes business, pleasure on trip to LA

Plant City jeweler mixes business, pleasure on trip to LA

PLANT CITY Jewelry store owner Joe Grimes found time to enjoy California during an annual trip he takes in search of the latest bling.
Published: 04/20/15

Tomlin plans April 24 open house to show off mural of school mascot

PLANT CITY – Tomlin Middle School has an oversized mural of its mascot – the tiger – thanks to the generosity of some former students.
Published: 04/20/15
Dynamic director credited with helping Plant City Boys & Girls Club’s rapid growth

Dynamic director credited with helping Plant City Boys & Girls Club’s rapid growth

Editor’s note: A version of this story published in the Plant City Courier
Published: 04/19/15
Achievers

Achievers

Sanibel Captiva Trust names senior VP
Published: 04/19/15

Artists for Humanity to host gala

The Artists for Humanity will present a program called “A Grand Night For Singing” on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at San Antonio Community Church, 31251 S.R. 52 in San Antonio to raise money to purchase playground equipment for the San Antonio ...
Published: 04/19/15
Proctor outlines priorities for his third city council term

Proctor outlines priorities for his third city council term

ZEPHYRHILLS — With his re-election to a third term, City Councilman Charlie Proctor says he will continue to push for funding to create four lanes on the State Road 56 extension and also wants the city to do more to clean up blighted areas....
Published: 04/19/15

Plant City resident makes dean’s list

PLANT CITY Plant City native Diana Corzine was named to the Trevecca Nazarene University Dean’s List for fall 2014.
Published: 04/19/15
Remember Saturday’s forecast? Expect the same on Sunday

Remember Saturday’s forecast? Expect the same on Sunday

This is the time of year that must bore forecasters because they have to use the same words over and over again: “Partly cloudy.” “Slight chance of showers.” “Highs in the upper 80s.”
Published: 04/18/15

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