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Walk, children’s games part of fundraiser to fight rare genetic disease

Walk, children’s games part of fundraiser to fight rare genetic disease

PLANT CITY – An area nonprofit that raises money to fight a rare childhood disease will hold its biggest fundraiser of the year Nov. 15 at a Lakeland park.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Kids have a haunting good time at Plant City’s annual Halloween party

Kids have a haunting good time at Plant City’s annual Halloween party

PLANT CITY A fairy, a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle and a princess were among many of the colorful costumes children wore to Plant City’s 8th annual Halloween Spooktacular.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Police mum on remains of Plant City woman

Police mum on remains of Plant City woman

PLANT CITY — Mel and Sharon Ardelean never held out hope that the disappearance of her daughter Misti Whitfield would have a happy ending.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Church to celebrate founders by hosting community fest

Church to celebrate founders by hosting community fest

THONOTOSASSA — Come one, come all. The public is invited to the happening of the year in downtown Antioch, a historical and semi-rural community nestled along the eastern border of Lake Thonotosassa.
Published: 10/29/14
Updated: 10/30/14
Senior hopes to brighten veterans’ holiday

Senior hopes to brighten veterans’ holiday

PLANT CITY A Plant City High School senior will be at a car dealership on Nov. 8 collecting Christmas gifts and other supplies to help veterans at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital.
Published: 10/29/14
Updated: 10/30/14

Tickets on sale for ‘Appointment with Death’

PLANT CITY — Agatha Christie’s 1945 thriller, “Appointment with Death,” will be presented by the Durant High School drama department at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 through 8 in the school auditorium, 4748 Cougar Path....
Published: 10/29/14
Middle school students gathering supplies to help hospitalized veterans

Middle school students gathering supplies to help hospitalized veterans

PLANT CITY – A magazine article about a Marine who lost his legs in an explosion on the other side of the world has inspired a group of middle school students to reach out to wounded veterans.
Published: 10/29/14
Christmas-themed movie starring Plant City native set for Tuesday release

Christmas-themed movie starring Plant City native set for Tuesday release

PLANT CITY — Charleene Closshey is getting the best possible Christmas gift a bit early:
Published: 10/28/14
Annual festival takes a page out of Plant City history

Annual festival takes a page out of Plant City history

PLANT CITY – The clock will be turned back a century or so for an annual festival that pays tribute to Plant City's history.
Published: 10/27/14
Students learn to create silk scarf designs at Plant City class

Students learn to create silk scarf designs at Plant City class

PLANT CITY June Lohran is an experienced artist but tried her hand recently at a new skill: silk scarf design.
Published: 10/25/14
Updated: 10/27/14