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Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014

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Weather looks great through weekend

Weather looks great through weekend

After a gorgeous Wednesday afternoon temps will slowly fall back into the mid 60s overnight, says WFLA-TV meteorologist Julie Phillips.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Plant City High club brightens Easter for Florida Baptist Children’s Home

Plant City High club brightens Easter for Florida Baptist Children’s Home

PLANT CITY About 40 youngsters at Florida Baptist Children’s Home woke up Easter morning to bags filled with goodies, thanks to the generosity of a Plant City High School club and local businesses.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Smaller  Relay for Life coming to Sun City Center

Smaller Relay for Life coming to Sun City Center

SUN CITY CENTER – As a 21-year breast cancer survivor, Dana Dittmar takes the annual Relay for Life seriously. Rocked to the core when she first heard the word “cancer,” she called on every ounce of faith and strength she had to bea...
Updated: 13 hours ago

Kramer: Seeing a whole new world

It all began when I was in the fourth grade and couldn’t read what was on the blackboard. My mom took me to have my vision checked and we discovered I needed glasses. No problem. I was 10 and couldn’t care less. I got glasses and was ba...
Updated: 13 hours ago

Burgess: Rotary sponsors concert to benefit opera singer's trip

It started as a casual telephone conversation between two women and evolved in just a few weeks time into a concert on Freedom Plaza's stage to benefit a third woman, a promising young singer named Lorena Lopez.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Hundreds of kids enjoy goodies and entertainment at annual Easter egg hunt

Hundreds of kids enjoy goodies and entertainment at annual Easter egg hunt

PLANT CITY One of the city’s most popular events for youngsters celebrated its 25th anniversary on April 19 - much to the delight of hundreds of kids.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Beach drumming circle comes to South Shore

Beach drumming circle comes to South Shore

Eighteen months ago, the owners of Sunset Grill hired Jurgen Wochnik to manage their restaurant and tiki bar.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Farmers market featuring organics sprouts in Plant City

Farmers market featuring organics sprouts in Plant City

PLANT CITY – Jennifer Jurnigan and her sister Lori Butterworth like to shop for organically grown foods but say they can be hard to find locally.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Plant City Woman’s Club members show off fashions for a good cause

Plant City Woman’s Club members show off fashions for a good cause

PLANT CITY – Members of the GFWC Woman’s Club of Plant City served as models for an April 11 fashion show to benefit scholarships for women.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Six soccer fields in the works at Ellis-Methvin Park

Six soccer fields in the works at Ellis-Methvin Park

PLANT CITY – Ellis-Methvin Park is expected to have six new soccer fields by late summer or early fall.
Updated: 15 hours ago

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After a long run in the Tampa Tribune sports department, Joe Henderson now shares his thoughts on the people and places that make up life in our city.

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