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Plant City Courier

Hide the Cheetos, my sister is coming

Hide the Cheetos, my sister is coming

My twin sister, Janet, is coming for a visit and she's bringing her healthy paleo lifestyle to our mostly healthy doorsteps. So long as she doesn't try to take the Cheetos out of my mouth, which is an easy way to loose a finger, our time together wil...
Updated: 4 hours ago

Man approaches girl at Plant City bus stop, deputies say

Hillsborough deputies are looking for a man who approached a 15-year-old girl at a bus stop in Plant City before driving away.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Sponsors needed for Plant City’s July 4 celebration

PLANT CITY The city is seeking more sponsors for the annual Independence Day celebration at Plant City Stadium.
Published: 03/31/15
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