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Therapy center uses Valentine’s Day to help in patient rehabilitation

Therapy center uses Valentine’s Day to help in patient rehabilitation

PLANT CITY Patients at Community Care Center participated in a month long project to decorate for Valentine’s Day as part of a physical therapy regimen.
Published: 03/02/15
Oak Ridge Boys enjoy many encores at Florida Strawberry Festival

Oak Ridge Boys enjoy many encores at Florida Strawberry Festival

PLANT CITY — Oak Ridge Boys bass singer Richard Sterban doesn’t recall the exact year the country group first took the stage at the Florida Strawberry Festival.
Published: 03/02/15

Pinellas looks for help from MPO to buy public buses

CLEARWATER — With an ongoing need to replace buses, and fewer ways to pay for them, Pinellas County transportation officials are hunting for partners to help buy the vehicles they need to serve a growing number of riders....
Published: 03/01/15

Fire Rescue to apply for $400,000 grant

NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco Fire Rescue will apply this year for a $400,000 federal grant to train, certify and outfit 50 volunteer firefighters.
Published: 03/01/15

Funding sought for 4-lane State Road 56 extension

ZEPHYRHILLS — State Sen. John Legg and Rep. Danny Burgess promised city leaders and business owners they would try to find a way this legislative session to make sure the State Road 56 extension gets built as a four-lane highway....
Published: 03/01/15

School district buys parcel for elementary

LAND O’ LAKES — The Pasco County school district is buying a 20-acre parcel on U.S. 41 across from Connerton for a future elementary school.
Published: 03/01/15
Achievers

Achievers

Accident-free for 1 million miles
Published: 03/01/15
Public invited to ground breaking of Dade City city hall, police complex

Public invited to ground breaking of Dade City city hall, police complex

DADE CITY — The public is invited to a groundbreaking ceremony for Dade City’s new city hall and police complex at 9:30 a.m. Friday.
Published: 03/01/15
Then & Now: Sacred Heart Church, 1935 and 2015

Then & Now: Sacred Heart Church, 1935 and 2015

Sacred Heart Catholic Church has been a landmark in downtown Tampa for more than a century. In the early 1800s, Hillsborough County commissioners deeded property on Ashley Drive and Twiggs Street for a Catholic church. The property was later exchange...
Published: 03/01/15
Celebration honors founders of Bealsville

Celebration honors founders of Bealsville

PLANT CITY For Ruby Williams, preserving the history of her community is a part of her calling.
Published: 03/01/15

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