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Friday, Sep 19, 2014

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For 130 years, Plant City Courier has served the community

For 130 years, Plant City Courier has served the community

PLANT CITY – Dick Elston can honestly say he gave his blood, sweat and tears when he worked for the Plant City Courier.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Former Plant City resident adds 100th candle to her cake

Former Plant City resident adds 100th candle to her cake

PLANT CITY Carrie Lou “Lucy” Diamond has a hundred reasons to celebrate today.
Published: 09/17/14

Plant City garbage rates not likely to rise

PLANT CITY It appears the city will forgo a scheduled 3 percent increase in city sanitation disposal rates.
Published: 09/17/14

Groups prepare for beinnial fashion event

DOWNTOWN — The biennial Chiselers-Plant Museum Luncheon and Neiman Marcus Fashion Show will have some firsts this year, the seventh staging of the fundraiser.
Published: 09/17/14
Plant-based restaurant about to take root

Plant-based restaurant about to take root

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — A locally owned vegan restaurant is coming in October to Seminole Heights. Delicious Surprise – Food for Thought is set to open in about six weeks at 5921 N. Nebraska Ave., in the site of a former pizza shop....
Published: 09/17/14
New wheelchair makes sports possible for boy

New wheelchair makes sports possible for boy

David Crosby, 11, spun around in his new wheelchair.
Published: 09/17/14
Purple Party honors volunteers

Purple Party honors volunteers

DOWNTOWN — Valerie Miller was so busy volunteering at the fundraiser’s registration desk that she almost missed her surprise recognition.
Published: 09/17/14

Johnson Brothers steps up for education

TAMPA — For a lot of Hills- borough County students, the holiday season is already underway.
Published: 09/17/14
A career full of experiences overseas

A career full of experiences overseas

During his military career, Bill Farrow found himself stationed in places of conflict and devastation.
Published: 09/17/14
Focus Academy begins second year on high note

Focus Academy begins second year on high note

What a difference a year has made.
Published: 09/17/14

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