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Plant City Courier

County parks will offer fishing camps for kids this summer

TAMPA — About 300 youngsters will get to fish every day for two weeks this summer using equipment donated by the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Local Easter celebrations include egg hunt, parade and worship

Local Easter celebrations include egg hunt, parade and worship

PLANT CITY – One of the area’s premier Easter-related events is celebrating a major anniversary this year.
Published: 04/14/14
Updated: 04/18/14
Youngsters can win awards for soccer prowess at Plant City competition

Youngsters can win awards for soccer prowess at Plant City competition

PLANT CITY Children 6 to 14 years old can compete for trophies April 26 at the 17th annual Optimist Tri-Star Soccer Skills Competition.
Published: 04/18/14
Company signs contingency deal to buy Walden Lake golf club

Company signs contingency deal to buy Walden Lake golf club

Coastal Companies' deal for the property is contingent on the city rezoning 131 acres for development, mostly on a closed golf course known as The Hills.
Published: 04/16/14
Updated: 04/18/14
Al Berry steps down as strawberry festival director

Al Berry steps down as strawberry festival director

After 43 years, the velvet-voiced former radio broadcaster has stepped down as a director of Plant City's signature event.
Published: 04/16/14
Updated: 04/18/14
Diseased plants, weather blamed for 30% drop in strawberry production

Diseased plants, weather blamed for 30% drop in strawberry production

Disease that wiped out millions of plants as the season dawned set the stage for an area strawberry harvest plagued by low production and lost profits.
Published: 04/15/14
Updated: 04/18/14
Plant City Woman’s Club members show off fashions for a good cause

Plant City Woman’s Club members show off fashions for a good cause

PLANT CITY – Members of the GFWC Woman’s Club of Plant City served as models for an April 11 fashion show to benefit scholarships for women.
Published: 04/19/14

Christian singer cancels April 24 concert

PLANT CITY Contemporary Christian singer David Phelps has canceled a 7 p.m. April 24 concert at Plant City’s First Baptist Church.
Published: 04/17/14
Hundreds participate in Relay for Life; organizers hope to reach  $248,000 goal

Hundreds participate in Relay for Life; organizers hope to reach $248,000 goal

PLANT CITY Joy Neely said the fight against cancer is a team effort - in more ways than one.
Published: 04/17/14
Hillsborough adds charges in Polk teacher sex case

Hillsborough adds charges in Polk teacher sex case

TAMPA — A Polk County teacher arrested in Lakeland on charges of having sex with a student now faces three similar counts in Hillsborough County because of encounters they had near Plant City. ...
Published: 04/16/14
Updated: 04/17/14