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Fountain working again at Plant City park

Fountain working again at Plant City park

The city is running the fountain from 5 to 10 p.m. daily at the 11.2-acre park at Grant and Hunter streets. The city is monitoring the fountain, and its hours of operation will be extended if it continues to work properly, City Engineer Brett Gocka s...
Published: 08/24/14
Register now for Plant City youth football

Register now for Plant City youth football

PLANT CITY Registration is underway for the 48th season of the Plant City Recreation and Parks Department/Optimist Youth Flag Football Program.
Published: 08/23/14
Baton twirling team wins trophy case of awards at national competition

Baton twirling team wins trophy case of awards at national competition

PLANT CITY — Ten members of Patrick’s Patriots Twirling Corps won 20 awards as a team and individually at a recent national competition.
Published: 08/21/14
Jewish congregation to offer evening of comedy

Jewish congregation to offer evening of comedy

The Beth Israel Jewish Congregation is inviting the public to dinner and “A Little Love, A Little Sex, A Little Nagging and A Whole Lot of Comedy” Aug. 30.
Published: 08/20/14
Updated: 08/21/14
Gospel music to fill the heavens Labor Day weekend

Gospel music to fill the heavens Labor Day weekend

WIMAUMA – The Florida Gospel Music Association will host more than 20 gospel music groups Aug. 29 - 31 during its 25th annual convention in Wimauma. About 600 people are expected to attend each nightly performance of international gospel songs ...
Published: 08/20/14
Updated: 08/21/14
Imagination, mechanics go into artist’s miniature fire truck

Imagination, mechanics go into artist’s miniature fire truck

Robert G. Woods has faced a lot of difficult tasks in his more than 10 years as a metal sculptor.
Published: 08/21/14
Plant City’s newest officers bring experience to the job

Plant City’s newest officers bring experience to the job

PLANT CITY — Police Chief Ed Duncan recently swore in his first officers since he took the agency’s top job in July.
Published: 08/21/14
Farmers take a bow at annual Plant City awards breakfast

Farmers take a bow at annual Plant City awards breakfast

PLANT CITY — Dale McClellan, who grew his family farm into a $65-million-per- year business, was honored Wednesday as Plant City’s agriculturist of the year.
Published: 08/21/14
No relief from the heat just yet

No relief from the heat just yet

The stifling summer heat will continue across the Tampa Bay area through the end of this week, says WFLA-TV meteorologist Julie Phillips.
Published: 08/20/14
This soup is as cool as a cucumber

This soup is as cool as a cucumber

Summer is cucumber season, and grocery stores and roadside produce stands are selling the crop at prices so low they are jaw dropping.
Published: 08/20/14

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