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Plant City Courier

Man arrested in St. Pete homicide, Polk trafficking case

Man arrested in St. Pete homicide, Polk trafficking case

The suspect in the fatal shooting of a Plant City man was arrested Thursday night by U.S. marshals in Orlando. He is also a suspect in a Polk County human trafficking case....
Updated: 1 hour ago
For 130 years, Plant City Courier has served the community

For 130 years, Plant City Courier has served the community

PLANT CITY – Dick Elston can honestly say he gave his blood, sweat and tears when he worked for the Plant City Courier.
Updated: 21 hours ago

Cocoa man dies in four-vehicle wreck on I-4 in Plant City

A 70-year-old Cocoa Beach man died in a four-vehicle crash on Interstate 4 in Plant City on Wednesday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 09/18/14
Local family gets a turn  on the ‘Feud’

Local family gets a turn on the ‘Feud’

PLANT CITY — Angela Johnson and her mother, Janet Wright, were watching “Family Feud” over the holidays when Johnson had an idea.
Published: 09/18/14
State ethics agency clears Plant City commissioner of misuse of power

State ethics agency clears Plant City commissioner of misuse of power

PLANT CITY — State ethics officials have found no merit to allegations that City Commissioner Billy Keel tried to use his influence to silence a key witness in a city investigation of then-Police Chief Steve Singletary....
Published: 09/18/14
Former Plant City resident adds 100th candle to her cake

Former Plant City resident adds 100th candle to her cake

PLANT CITY Carrie Lou “Lucy” Diamond has a hundred reasons to celebrate today.
Published: 09/17/14

Plant City garbage rates not likely to rise

PLANT CITY It appears the city will forgo a scheduled 3 percent increase in city sanitation disposal rates.
Published: 09/17/14

Columnist: Is common sense dead?

Is it just me? Every now and then I get hit with some off-the-wall decision by city commissioners’ that makes me wonder if common sense is dead.
Published: 09/10/14
Updated: 09/17/14
Couple dances their way to top at national championships

Couple dances their way to top at national championships

PLANT CITY – Lelia Blevins said she had to trick her husband Carl into taking their first lesson in ballroom dancing.
Published: 09/17/14
Chicken with rice rivalry this Saturday at Festival del Sabor

Chicken with rice rivalry this Saturday at Festival del Sabor

Almost every family I know has it’s own recipe for arroz con pollo – aka chicken with rice – and each thinks that theirs is the best.
Published: 09/16/14