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Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015

Plant City Courier

Plant City’s new library director returning to her hometown roots

Plant City’s new library director returning to her hometown roots

PLANT CITY — The head librarian at a Christian school near Atlanta has been named the new director for Bruton Memorial Library.
Published: 01/25/15

RV parts supplier moving HQ to Plant City

PLANT CITY — An RV parts and accessory supplier is moving its headquarters from Kissimmee to Plant City, bringing with it 30 new jobs and $200,000 in capital investment.
Published: 01/23/15
Updated: 01/24/15
Person of interest arrested in double homicide near Plant City

Person of interest arrested in double homicide near Plant City

Hillsborough County deputies have arrested a person of interest in Thursday night’s double homicide near Plant City.
Published: 01/23/15
Dads driving with young kids during road rage incident

Dads driving with young kids during road rage incident

A Spring Hill father has been accused of punching and pointing a gun at another father during a Plant City road rage incident in which both had their young children in the vehicles.
Published: 01/23/15
Two men killed in shooting near Plant City

Two men killed in shooting near Plant City

PLANT CITY — Two men were found shot to death this afternoon outside some apartments on State Road 60, and dozens of deputies searched Thursday night for their killer.
Published: 01/22/15
Updated: 01/23/15
Kantor set to build foundation

Kantor set to build foundation

WESLEY CHAPEL — When Mark Kantor resigned as Hudson High’s football coach — a job he had for just three seasons — he briefly considered retirement before he talked with his family.
Published: 01/22/15
Pilot, passenger believed dead after plane crashes into Lakeland warehouse

Pilot, passenger believed dead after plane crashes into Lakeland warehouse

A small plane crashed into a warehouse in an industrial area in Lakeland this morning, staring a chemical fire that incinerated the wreckage and likely the bodies of a pilot and passenger, firefighters said.
Published: 01/22/15
Dividing bromeliads can be prickly

Dividing bromeliads can be prickly

One of the wonderful aspects of bromeliads is the way they multiply. Many times I’ve dug up a clump, pulled each rosette of leaves away from the other, and then replanted or re-potted them with room to spread again.
Published: 01/22/15

My broken dishwasher and an unexpected journey

Life is definitely an adventure and one thing can lead to another with totally unanticipated consequences. Today my dishwasher stopped working and as a result I had a truly poignant memory-visit with my mother.
Published: 01/22/15
Famed chef to show off culinary skills to help Plant City food bank

Famed chef to show off culinary skills to help Plant City food bank

PLANT CITY – A chef perhaps best known for his appearances on reality TV will be featured at an annual fundraiser for the United Food Bank of Plant City.
Published: 01/21/15