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Plant City Courier

Florida Strawberry Festival has smooth opening

Florida Strawberry Festival has smooth opening

PLANT CITY — Suzie Seagers knew her first destination on the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds before she walked through the gate Thursday morning.
Published: 02/26/15
Free concerts are up close and personal at Florida Strawberry Festival

Free concerts are up close and personal at Florida Strawberry Festival

PLANT CITY — Sure, the Florida Strawberry Festival has lots of stars on its Wish Farms Soundstage, such as John Legend, Loretta Lynn and Reba.
Published: 02/26/15
Florida Strawberry Festival looks forward to sweet success

Florida Strawberry Festival looks forward to sweet success

PLANT CITY — The carnival rides are in place.
Published: 02/26/15
Inside the outside world of Jon and Gina Brunson

Inside the outside world of Jon and Gina Brunson

BRANDON — They’re admitted addicts.
Published: 02/25/15
Updated: 02/26/15
ESPN crews again shine spotlight on Chelsea Baker

ESPN crews again shine spotlight on Chelsea Baker

PLANT CITY – Chelsea Baker, who was profiled on ESPN in 2010 after pitching two perfect games in Little League, has again attracted the sports network’s attention.
Published: 02/25/15
Updated: 02/26/15

Walden Lake golfers hear plans for development of closed course

PLANT CITY — The members of Walden Lake Golf and Country Club got a first-hand look Wednesday at plans to develop the community’s shuttered 18-hole course.
Published: 02/25/15
Strawberry festival hot-dog eating contest winners can say, ‘hello New York’

Strawberry festival hot-dog eating contest winners can say, ‘hello New York’

PLANT CITY – One of the newest eating contests at the Florida Strawberry Festival has nothing to do with fruit.
Published: 02/25/15

Motorcyclist killed in head-on collision in Plant City

A 30-year-old motorcyclist was killed early Wednesday when a car entered his lane and hit him head on, troopers said.
Published: 02/25/15

New Hampton Inn planned for Plant City interchange

PLANT CITY A Lakeland development firm plans to build a $7 million Hampton Inn at the Interstate 4-Thonotosassa Road interchange.
Published: 02/25/15

‘Vette offered in drawing at Florida Strawberry Festival

PLANT CITY A red Chevrolet Corvette will be the prize in a Florida Strawberry Festival drawing to raise money for Plant City’s needy.
Published: 02/24/15
Updated: 02/25/15