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Plant City Courier

Boy, 9, shot in face with gun taken from mom’s room

Boy, 9, shot in face with gun taken from mom’s room

PLANT CITY — A 9-year-old boy was seriously injured Wednesday afternoon when he was shot in the cheek as he and his 11-year-old brother were handling a handgun in their house, authorities said.
Updated: 7 hours ago

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
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
Mastering the art of simple cooking

Mastering the art of simple cooking

Our 30-something niece Kim recently came to visit for a week and admitted to me she doesn’t cook much. She said it’s because it isn’t much fun preparing meals just for herself – and her three cherished cats.
Published: 06/30/15

Taste of Plant City, home show coming to Florida Strawberry Festival grounds

PLANT CITY Simply Events of Tampa will present the Mid–Florida Summer Home Show & Taste of Plant City next month at the Florida Strawberry Festival’s Expo Hall.
Published: 06/30/15

South Florida Baptist Hospital offering class in kicking smoking habit

PLANT CITY South Florida Baptist will hold a class on kicking the smoking habit from 6 to 8 p.m. July 2.
Published: 06/29/15
Plant City leaders hope revived program can boost downtown preservation

Plant City leaders hope revived program can boost downtown preservation

A version of this story published in the Plant City Courier.
Published: 06/28/15