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Softball federation making pitch for museum, hall of fame at Plant City Stadium

Softball federation making pitch for museum, hall of fame at Plant City Stadium

PLANT CITY – It has been years in the making, but a permanent tribute to the sport of softball may finally be rounding third base.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Soon-to-close haven for troubled girls gives $100,000 to Methodist children’s home

Soon-to-close haven for troubled girls gives $100,000 to Methodist children’s home

PLANT CITY – Steppin’ Stone Farm donated $100,000 to the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home as the refuge for troubled teenage girls prepares to shut down for good.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Summer help needed at Plant City’s Tourist Information Center

Summer help needed at Plant City’s Tourist Information Center

PLANT CITY – The help wanted sign is out at the Plant City Tourist Information Center.
Updated: 4 hours ago

On the ‘lite’ side, operette

Have you noticed how most everything except the heat seems to become less intense during the summer? The term “summer-lite” describes food, drink, entertainment, reading material – you name it.
Updated: 5 hours ago
The plaza gets a makeover

The plaza gets a makeover

SUN CITY CENTER – After more than 50 years, Sun City Center Plaza is getting a face lift.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Sun City Center Community News

Discounted Rays tickets are on sale
Updated: 5 hours ago

Thoughts about the habits we inherit

Having lived with my birth family for more than 22 years before I married and moved away, I know where I come from. I know why my hair grayed early (like my mom’s) and why my right hand has a tremor (like my mom’s mom). These are physic...
Updated: 5 hours ago

Chamber to host Eggs & Issues to help inform community

Every morning when I get to the chamber building, I put on the coffee and read the papers. It’s my job to be on top of what’s going on in our community and, for that matter, the world.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Get out and fish v– but watch the storms and heat

Get out and fish v– but watch the storms and heat

August begins Friday in West Central Florida, and we can expect afternoon thunderstorms and 90-degree-plus temperatures just about every day. Its can be one of the hottest and muggiest months of the year.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Ruskin farm offers half off produce to low-income families in August

Ruskin farm offers half off produce to low-income families in August

RUSKIN – A Ruskin farm is helping low-income families stretch their limited food budgets by offering half off fresh fruits and vegetables during the month of August.
Updated: 5 hours ago

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