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Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014

Plant City Courier

Chicken with rice rivalry this Saturday at Festival del Sabor

Chicken with rice rivalry this Saturday at Festival del Sabor

Almost every family I know has it’s own recipe for arroz con pollo – aka chicken with rice – and each thinks that theirs is the best.
Updated: 14 hours ago
For those who remember rhubarb

For those who remember rhubarb

Quite likely people who have lived in Florida all or most of their lives have never tasted rhubarb, though it’s sometimes seen at the grocery store in the produce section. Its red stems are the part that taste so good (or bad to some).
Updated: 14 hours ago
Plant City winery sues two residents who opposed its rezoning

Plant City winery sues two residents who opposed its rezoning

PLANT CITY — A winery has filed libel and slander lawsuits against two residents who spoke out against its highly contested request for rezoning to allow it to brew beer and serve it by the glass.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Downtown shop hosts sewing marathon to help children with serious illnesses

Downtown shop hosts sewing marathon to help children with serious illnesses

PLANT CITY A downtown shop hosted a two-day sewing marathon this month to create pillow cases for children who have cancer and other serious illnesses.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Free film offered Sept. 23 on ‘Freedom Riders’

Free film offered Sept. 23 on ‘Freedom Riders’

PLANT CITY — A film that focuses on the civil rights movement’s Freedom Riders will be shown 7 p.m. Sept. 23 at the John R. Trinkle Center on the Plant City campus of Hillsborough Community College.
Published: 09/15/14
Plant City 1-year-old with Down syndrome wins hearts, spot in charity’s video

Plant City 1-year-old with Down syndrome wins hearts, spot in charity’s video

Editor’s note: A version of this story appeared in the community sections of The Tampa Tribune.
Published: 09/14/14
Police looking for St. Petersburg murder suspect

Police looking for St. Petersburg murder suspect

Police are looking for a suspect in connection with a St. Petersburg murder.
Published: 09/12/14

Gospel group in concert Sunday at local church

PLANT CITY The Southern gospel group Midnight Cry will perform 6 p.m. Sunday at Harmony Baptist Church, 6008 W. Knights Griffin Road.
Published: 09/16/14
Florida Strawberry Festival named top tourism event

Florida Strawberry Festival named top tourism event

PLANT CITY The Southeast Tourism Society has named the Florida Strawberry Festival to a monthly list of the top 20 events.
Published: 09/16/14

Plant City Marshalls grand opening celebration starts 8 a.m. Thursday

PLANT CITY – The grand opening celebration for the city’s first Marshalls will be from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday.
Published: 09/16/14