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Friday, Mar 27, 2015

Plant City Courier

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.
Updated: 2 hours ago
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.
Updated: 5 hours ago

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
Louisiana strawberry festival poster sparks outcry about race

Louisiana strawberry festival poster sparks outcry about race

PONCHATOULA, La. - After an outcry over an artist's depiction of two black children with no facial features except bright red lips, organizers of a Louisiana strawberry festival have agreed not to show or sell this year's festival poster, which the l...
Updated: 20 hours ago
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: 03/25/15
Updated: 03/26/15
Green breakfast smoothies: ready, set, vrooom

Green breakfast smoothies: ready, set, vrooom

Even though whirring blender blades make enough noise to drown out a helicopter landing on our roof, my favorite breakfast for eons has been smoothies. The recipes have easily adapted to suit my diet as it has evolved.
Published: 03/25/15
Plant City antique store moving to a new location April 1

Plant City antique store moving to a new location April 1

Depot Antiques is preparing to move from the Reynolds Street address that the business has occupied for about a year.
Published: 03/25/15

Tickets on sale for April 11 Garden Club fashion show and luncheon

PLANT CITY — An award-winning garden will be the venue for an April 11 fashion show sponsored by the Plant City Garden Club.
Published: 03/24/15
Church promotes community outreach through block party

Church promotes community outreach through block party

PLANT CITY Children and families gathered for food, games and fun at a community block party hosted by Hopewell Baptist Church.
Published: 03/23/15
Updated: 03/26/15