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Plant City Courier

Mathis faces challenger for seat she’s held since 2000

Mathis faces challenger for seat she’s held since 2000

PLANT CITY – Incumbent City Commissioner Mary Mathis, an assistant school principal, will face another educator in the April 7 election.
Published: 02/20/15

Plant City strawberries survive the big chill

PLANT CITY Plant City’s strawberry crops survived this morning’s frigid conditions without damage.
Published: 02/20/15
Officials find moonshine still during search for meth lab

Officials find moonshine still during search for meth lab

State probation officials searching a Plant City property for a meth lab instead found a moonshine still with a barrel of fermenting corn mash and strawberries, authorities said.
Published: 02/20/15
Longtime community leader praised by Boy Scouts for a lifetime of service

Longtime community leader praised by Boy Scouts for a lifetime of service

PLANT CITY – Al Berry received a top honor Thursday from the area Boy Scouts for devoting his life to public service.
Published: 02/20/15
Donated sweaters help keep residents warm at local retirement home

Donated sweaters help keep residents warm at local retirement home

PLANT CITY – For the second year, a local health care company donated sweaters to residents of a Plant City nursing home.
Published: 02/20/15
Parade grand marshals honored at annual breakfast

Parade grand marshals honored at annual breakfast

PLANT CITY — Two young men were recognized for their exceptional work in school and community service as they received Plant City Civitan Club’s top honors for students.
Published: 02/20/15
Celebration to pay tribute to former slave who helped found Bealsville

Celebration to pay tribute to former slave who helped found Bealsville

BEALSVILLE — Folk artist Ruby Williams wants to make sure that the legacy of her great-grandmother, Mary Reddick, isn’t forgotten.
Published: 02/19/15
Updated: 02/20/15

Homeowners with wells in Plant City-Dover should take precautions, water managers say

PLANT CITY District water manager are warning homeowners with wells in the Plant City-Dover area to shut off their pumps overnight to avoid possible damage.
Published: 02/19/15
Thanks to club, all Plant City patrol officers have life-saving device

Thanks to club, all Plant City patrol officers have life-saving device

PLANT CITY – About 18 months ago, the Rotary Club promised to raise enough money to equip each Plant City police officer with a portable device that can restore the heart’s rhythm during sudden cardiac arrest.
Published: 02/19/15
Dancers flock to Strawberry Square for fun, fitness, friends

Dancers flock to Strawberry Square for fun, fitness, friends

PLANT CITY As the clock strikes 7 on Saturday night, a steady stream of men sporting bolo ties and women dressed in petticoats topped by brightly colored circle skirts pour into Strawberry Square.
Published: 02/18/15
Updated: 02/19/15