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Plant City Courier

Officers honored for roles in saving woman from ex-boyfriend’s attack

Officers honored for roles in saving woman from ex-boyfriend’s attack

PLANT CITY – Two officers who played key roles in saving a woman who was being violently attacked by her former boyfriend were honored by the city for their “selfless acts of bravery.”
Published: 03/30/15
Surveys gauge how Florida Strawberry Festival impacts local businesses

Surveys gauge how Florida Strawberry Festival impacts local businesses

PLANT CITY — So just how much money does the Florida Strawberry Festival bring to Plant City, including area businesses?
Published: 03/29/15
Plant City grower won’t necessarily leave farming if developers buy his land

Plant City grower won’t necessarily leave farming if developers buy his land

PLANT CITY — Development could be at hand for Carl Grooms’ strawberry farm, but the iconic grower said he is not necessarily leaving the business.
Published: 03/29/15
Plant City’s annual Easter egg hunt 10 a.m. April 4 at sports complex

Plant City’s annual Easter egg hunt 10 a.m. April 4 at sports complex

PLANT CITY The Easter Bunny is planning to make his annual visit April 4 to Otis M. Andrews Sports Complex.
Published: 03/29/15
Fire burns empty mobile homes in Plant City

Fire burns empty mobile homes in Plant City

Hillsborough County firefighters extinguished a fire that burned two unoccupied mobile homes behind a gas station near the intersection of State Road 60 and County Road 39 in Plant City at around 11 p.m. on Friday.
Published: 03/28/15
Local students attend West Point leadership conference

Local students attend West Point leadership conference

PLANT CITY Plant City High juniors Shelby Baerwalde, Kendall Johnson, Chase Lott and Madison Manley attended an annual leadership and ethics conference presented by West Point Society-Florida West Coast Chapter.
Published: 03/28/15
Girls win crowns and accolades at the annual blueberry festival pageant

Girls win crowns and accolades at the annual blueberry festival pageant

PLANT CITY About 100 girls ages 2 to 19 competed for crowns at the annual Blueberry Festival Pageant.
Published: 03/27/15
Berry praised for making mark on Plant City history as he receives Heritage Award

Berry praised for making mark on Plant City history as he receives Heritage Award

PLANT CITY Al Berry was deemed a walking history of Plant City as he received an annual award for helping preserve the city’s past.
Published: 03/27/15

Teen book club meets Tuesday at library

PLANT CITY Bruton Memorial Library’s teen book club will talk about author C.S. Lewis’ “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Published: 03/27/15

City commission forum April 2

PLANT CITY The Plant City Area Democratic Club is sponsoring a candidate forum at 6:30 p.m. April 2 for the city commission race.
Published: 03/27/15