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Plant City Courier

Two-day Plant City Pig Jam lives up to expectations

Two-day Plant City Pig Jam lives up to expectations

PLANT CITY Reviews are in for the first-ever, two-day Plant City Pig Jam, a state championship contest that brings amateur and professional alike to a barbecue faceoff at the Randy L. Larson Softball Four-Plex.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Fundraiser sees record response

Fundraiser sees record response

LAKELAND – A walk to fight a rare childhood disease raised $27,100, far exceeding its $20,000 goal.
Published: 11/24/14

Christmas tree lighting, parade next week in downtown Plant City

Santa Claus is probably getting ready right now to make his way from the North Pole to Plant City.
Published: 11/24/14
Plant City bank’s new chief guided by Christian principles

Plant City bank’s new chief guided by Christian principles

PLANT CITY — Andrew Samuel was 17 when he moved from his native India to Pennsylvania to attend a small Christian college.
Published: 11/22/14
Lincoln Elementary second-graders put their imaginations into inventions

Lincoln Elementary second-graders put their imaginations into inventions

PLANT CITY Aniston Aimsworth said she wanted to create something practical for her exhibit for Lincoln Elementary Magnet’s Invention Convention.
Published: 11/21/14
Plant City Pig Jam opens Friday for two-day run

Plant City Pig Jam opens Friday for two-day run

PLANT CITY – Some of the best barbecue around will be available at the 12th annual Pig Jam, which for the first time includes two days.
Published: 11/21/14
Flowers make this gardener happy

Flowers make this gardener happy

Barbara Blasband has lived in her home in south Brandon since 1970, but her current garden has all been done since she retired in 2012. She was too busy working before that. There was some grass, some mulch and a few plants before, but now there ...
Published: 11/20/14

Labor violations put strawberry farms in feds’ crosshairs

TAMPA — Federal farm labor law violations continue to sully the reputation of this county’s most lucrative crop — strawberries.
Published: 11/19/14
Updated: 11/20/14
Longtime banker looks forward to more family, leisure time in retirement

Longtime banker looks forward to more family, leisure time in retirement

PLANT CITY – After nearly three decades, Floyd Hall said he still loved his job at the helm of Sunshine State Bank.
Published: 11/19/14
Bank’s new president to use Christian principles as he sets course for growth

Bank’s new president to use Christian principles as he sets course for growth

PLANT CITY – Andrew Samuel was 17 when he moved from his native India to Pennsylvania to attend a small Christian college.
Published: 11/19/14