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Plant City Courier

Food and drink part of Plant City fundraiser to benefit boxer rescue

Food and drink part of Plant City fundraiser to benefit boxer rescue

PLANT CITY A parade of foster pets, and vendors selling food, wine and beer will be part of a Dec. 7 event to benefit the Florida Boxer Rescue group.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Suspect charged in robberies in Tampa, Plant City

Suspect charged in robberies in Tampa, Plant City

A suspect arrested in a Tampa bank robbery faces additional charges, including robberies at a Tampa GameStop and two Plant City convenience stores.
Published: 11/26/14
Needy students get new shoes through club’s generosity

Needy students get new shoes through club’s generosity

About 50 students at Cork Elementary School were walking about campus Wednesday with happy feet.
Published: 11/26/14
Bok Tower mansion’s Christmas decor has Plant City connection

Bok Tower mansion’s Christmas decor has Plant City connection

PLANT CITY A mansion on the grounds of Bok Tower Gardens is looking a lot like Christmas – thanks in part to owners of a Plant City shop.
Published: 11/26/14
Plant City church fish fry raises money to feed homeless

Plant City church fish fry raises money to feed homeless

St. Mary’s Community Church held a fish fry and crab boil Nov. 14 to help support the church’s outreach programs to the community, including its help for the homeless population.
Published: 11/26/14
Hillsborough County Farm Bureau president gets second term

Hillsborough County Farm Bureau president gets second term

Kenneth Parker, executive director of the Florida Strawberry Growers Association, has been re-elected president of the Hills- borough County Farm Bureau.
Published: 11/26/14
Let someone else do your holiday decorating

Let someone else do your holiday decorating

SOUTH SHORE – Decorating your home doesn’t have to make you groan and roll your eyes anymore. You can put the ladder away and give your back a break this holiday season.
Published: 11/26/14
Give thanks so many are growing to end hunger

Give thanks so many are growing to end hunger

When Will Carey was a chef in Brooklyn, he was concerned about all the food that went to waste. So ever since he moved to Florida in 1994, he’s been busy working to end that practice and ensure no person goes hungry.
Published: 11/26/14
Color barrier at hospital broken 50 years ago this week

Color barrier at hospital broken 50 years ago this week

PLANT CITY – Russell and Peggy Goodwine said they weren’t looking to shatter any racial barriers when they rushed their infant daughter to South Florida Baptist Hospital a half century ago.
Published: 11/26/14
Two-day Plant City Pig Jam lives up to expectations

Two-day Plant City Pig Jam lives up to expectations

PLANT CITY Reviews are in for the first-ever, two-day Plant City Pig Jam, a state championship contest that brings amateur and professional alike to a barbecue faceoff at the Randy L. Larson Softball Four-Plex.
Published: 11/25/14