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Plant City Courier

Plant City Community Chorale seeks more singers

PLANT CITY Singers interested in taking part in the Plant City Community Chorale’s Christmas concert should come to rehearsals Sept. 8 and 15.
Published: 08/30/14
Silk design class Thursday at 1914 Plant City High School Community Center

Silk design class Thursday at 1914 Plant City High School Community Center

The East Hillsborough Historical Society, which is based in the community center at 605 N. Collins St., will host the class sponsored by the Arts Council of Plant City.
Published: 08/29/14

Local movie makes cut in national contest

A short, low-budget film that Matthew Glover created with about 20 family members and friends has survived the first round of judging in a national contest.
Published: 08/29/14
Community garden opening on campus of Plant City elementary school

Community garden opening on campus of Plant City elementary school

PLANT CITY Planning is under way for Plant City’s first school community garden, where students and community members can study and participate in the art of growing.
Published: 08/30/14
Plant City scenes included in Canadian singer’s Christmas video

Plant City scenes included in Canadian singer’s Christmas video

PLANT CITY An upcoming music video about Christmas in Florida will include some scenes shot at a historic Plant City home.
Published: 08/31/14

Extra lanes to help traffic flow at Walden Lake

PLANT CITY – The city will add lanes on Timberlane Drive to curb wait times for motorists exiting from the west side of Walden Lake.
Published: 08/29/14

Commentary: Does law enforcement need military weapons?

The pictures out of Ferguson, Mo., showing law enforcement in camouflage, pointing assault rifles from armored vehicles at unarmed protesters, has crystallized a debate over whether a federal program – the Excess Property Program – has ...
Published: 08/27/14

Saxophonist performs Sunday at Turkey Creek church

PLANT CITY Saxophone player Nathan Woodward will perform a concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at Turkey Creek First Baptist Church.
Published: 08/27/14
Plant City YMCA’s ‘Strong Leader’ honored for always lending helping hand

Plant City YMCA’s ‘Strong Leader’ honored for always lending helping hand

PLANT CITY George Banning was praised for his leadership, determination and compassion as he was presented with the Plant City Family YMCA’s Strong Leader of the Year award.
Published: 08/27/14
Plant City library director retired following report critical of her leadership

Plant City library director retired following report critical of her leadership

PLANT CITY — Library Director Anne Haywood’s retirement on Friday followed an internal city investigation that concluded she had not always treated employees and patrons fairly, city records show.
Published: 08/28/14