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Wednesday, Jul 01, 2015

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Ford’s Garage rolls in for destination diners

Ford’s Garage rolls in for destination diners

The mystery is over, concerning the purpose for Ford’s Garage on Causeway Boulevard in Brandon, a newly opened restaurant that had lots of people guessing.
Published: 07/01/15

Brandon Blast fireworks set for Westfield Brandon

BRANDON — The Brandon Blast returns for a 12th year to Westfield Brandon, again promising a major fireworks display to cap off a day of Fourth of July festivities.
Published: 07/01/15
Couple get inconceivable double blessing

Couple get inconceivable double blessing

BRANDON — The daughter of Seffner author and humorist Debora Coty is having twins. Sort of.
Published: 07/01/15

City keeps residency requirement for library board

PLANT CITY City commissioners refused to change a policy requiring that members of the library board live inside the city limits.
Published: 07/01/15

Daily feedings move to Winter Visitors Center

PLANT CITY The city has signed a lease with a nonprofit that will coordinate daily meals for the needy at the Winter Visitors Center.
Published: 07/01/15
Lots of Hugs Learning Center combines fun, faith and the 3 Rs

Lots of Hugs Learning Center combines fun, faith and the 3 Rs

0ourdan Anderson, Ezion Reaves and Eden Williams say there’s plenty to like at the Lots of Hugs Learning Center.
Published: 07/01/15
Work on parks targeted for late 2015 competition after months of delays

Work on parks targeted for late 2015 competition after months of delays

PLANT CITY – Two stalled park projects, including the re-opening of Snowden Park and construction of six fields at Ellis-Methvin Park, are expected to be completed in December.
Published: 07/01/15
Boat docks, kayak launch to open at Tampa’s Water Works Park

Boat docks, kayak launch to open at Tampa’s Water Works Park

Three new boat docks, and a kayak/paddle board launch, will open at Water Works Park in Tampa Heights in time for the Fourth of July weekend.
Published: 06/30/15
Downtown Plant City cafe closes for summer break

Downtown Plant City cafe closes for summer break

PLANT CITY Downtown’s Whistle Stop Cafe has closed until the first week in September as owners Jerry and Marti Lofstrom take their annual summer vacation.
Published: 06/30/15
Kings Point tightens security

Kings Point tightens security

SUN CITY CENTER – Kings Point residents can now take ownership in helping to maintain the integrity of their limited-access community.
Published: 06/30/15

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