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Plant City Courier

Classic musical ‘South Pacific’ opens Friday at Plant City community theater

Classic musical ‘South Pacific’ opens Friday at Plant City community theater

PLANT CITY Memories burn bright for many of the thespians taking to the stage for Plant City Entertainment’s production of “South Pacific,” based on a collection of stories brought to the musical stage by Richard Rodgers and Osca...
Published: 11/10/14
Former classmates relive memories at Pioneer Heritage Day

Former classmates relive memories at Pioneer Heritage Day

PLANT CITY — The annual Pioneer Heritage Festival turned into a personal trip down memory lane for Stuart Hicks and others.
Published: 11/08/14
Dogs are the stars of competition at strawberry festival grounds

Dogs are the stars of competition at strawberry festival grounds

PLANT CITY – Canines of all sizes, personalities and breeds competed for top dog at the Brandon Florida Kennel Club dog show at the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds.
Published: 11/07/14
Cheerleading is more than shaking pom-poms at Fierce Athletics

Cheerleading is more than shaking pom-poms at Fierce Athletics

PLANT CITY – Lindsey Hoover said she wanted to combine two of her passions, her faith and her love for coaching cheerleading, when she opened a business of her own this summer.
Published: 11/04/14
Updated: 11/07/14
Car Haggler takes all the worry out of car buying

Car Haggler takes all the worry out of car buying

SOUTH SHORE – Prior to the thrilling moment when a new car owner sits behind the wheel for the first time, there are anxious hours of car lot hopping, grueling negotiations and reams of paperwork.
Published: 11/07/14
State may spend $800,000 to ease congestion near Plant City Starbucks

State may spend $800,000 to ease congestion near Plant City Starbucks

PLANT CITY – The state is planning improvements at Thonotosassa Road and Interstate 4 to ease congestion around Starbucks that’s likely to get worse when a convenience store opens next door.
Published: 11/05/14

Plant City motorcyclist dies in head-on crash

A Plant City man died Tuesday afternoon when his motorcycle crashed head on into a UPS truck, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 11/04/14
Plant City says goodbye to traveling sculpture exhibit

Plant City says goodbye to traveling sculpture exhibit

PLANT CITY Ten bronze sculptures that were on temporary display in downtown for four months have been sent on their way to the next city.
Published: 11/03/14
Updated: 11/04/14
Turkey dinner for two is no problem for Thanksgiving

Turkey dinner for two is no problem for Thanksgiving

On a rare Thanksgiving when we had no guests and I cooked dinner just for two, a friend asked me incredulously, “Why are you bothering?”
Published: 11/04/14

Fledgling brewery to help fund UT scholarship

Clay Keel of Plant City’s Two Henrys Brewing Company recently announced he would be honoring the legacy of Henry Flagler and Henry Plant with donations to the Chiselers University of Tampa scholarship fund.
Published: 11/04/14