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Plant City Courier

Plant City High junior crowned Florida Strawberry Festival queen

Plant City High junior crowned Florida Strawberry Festival queen

PLANT CITY — A 17-year-old Plant City High School junior was crowned Saturday as the new Florida Strawberry Festival queen.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Plant City ending monthly downtown motorcycle shows

Plant City ending monthly downtown motorcycle shows

PLANT CITY — Bike Fest, which has been a downtown staple since 2002, will cease being a monthly event after the Feb. 7 show.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Rescuers pull bull out of Plant City muck

Rescuers pull bull out of Plant City muck

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office and other agencies rescued a bull that was stuck in muck for more than three hours in Plant City on Friday.
Updated: 19 hours ago
New chamber chairman looks forward to a year of growth for Plant City

New chamber chairman looks forward to a year of growth for Plant City

PLANT CITY – Michael Cameron set three goals for the year as he took the chairman’s gavel for the Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce.
Published: 01/30/15

Plant City officer cleared in killing of man who stabbed ex-girlfriend

PLANT CITY — A Plant City police officer was justified when he shot and killed a man who repeatedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend and apparently set her home on fire in November, state investigators say.
Published: 01/29/15
Downtown motorcycle shows halting after Feb. 7

Downtown motorcycle shows halting after Feb. 7

PLANT CITY – Bike Fest, which has been a downtown staple since 2002, will cease being a monthly event after the Feb. 7 show.
Published: 01/28/15
Updated: 01/29/15

Valentine’s Day chili cook-off canceled

Editor's note: This event has been cancelled.   PLANT CITY – So you think you’re chili cook is the best around?
Published: 01/29/15
Garden Club’s flower show Feb. 5 at Walden Lake

Garden Club’s flower show Feb. 5 at Walden Lake

PLANT CITY – A flower show that has been held for a half-century will pay tribute to two of the city’s oldest cornerstones: railroads and farming.
Published: 01/28/15
Updated: 01/29/15
Strawberry festival queen taking away a lifetime of memories

Strawberry festival queen taking away a lifetime of memories

PLANT CITY – Jessi Rae Varnum said she’ll offer the following advice to the young lady who takes her place as reigning Florida Strawberry Festival queen:
Published: 01/27/15
Updated: 01/28/15
Queen’s court member steps down to pursue pageants, other opportunities

Queen’s court member steps down to pursue pageants, other opportunities

PLANT CITY – The program for Saturday’s Florida Strawberry Festival queen’s pageant includes the photos and bios of the 2014 queen and court.
Published: 01/28/15