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Plant City Courier

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.
Updated: 2 hours ago
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.
Updated: 3 hours ago

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
Plant City to celebrate holiday with a bang

Plant City to celebrate holiday with a bang

PLANT CITY The city is expecting thousands of people July 4 for the annual Independence Day celebration at Plant City Stadium.
Published: 06/28/15
Plant City recreation official appointed to national youth sports board

Plant City recreation official appointed to national youth sports board

PLANT CITY – Tim Hanlon, assistant program manager for the Plant City Recreation and Parks Department, has joined a team of youth sports administrators from across the country in a new program to discuss issues related to youth sports.
Published: 06/27/15
Hillsborough dedicates $2.3 million fire station in Springhead

Hillsborough dedicates $2.3 million fire station in Springhead

PLANT CITY — Fire protection in the Springhead area has come a long way since Charles Bell started the first volunteer fire department in the 1960s.
Published: 06/26/15
Durant High graduate in running for national award for community service

Durant High graduate in running for national award for community service

PLANT CITY Daisy Alvarez devotes many hours to helping others.
Published: 06/26/15
2012 Florida Strawberry Festival queen makes college dean’s list

2012 Florida Strawberry Festival queen makes college dean’s list

PLANT CITY Former Florida Strawberry Festival Queen Chelsea Bowden was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Samford University.
Published: 06/25/15