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Plant City Courier

Plant City ushers in Christmas season with parade

Plant City ushers in Christmas season with parade

PLANT CITY Walkers, trucks, cars, floats, golf carts and a buggy took over Plant City for the annual Christmas parade, which drew thousands of nighttime observers to the heart of downtown for the official start of the holiday season.
Published: 12/11/14
Tampa Theater plans Dec. 18 showing of Christmas movie starring Plant City native

Tampa Theater plans Dec. 18 showing of Christmas movie starring Plant City native

PLANT CITY – A “feel-good” Christmas story starring Plant City native Charleene Closshey will be shown 7:45 p.m. Dec. 18 at the historic Tampa Theatre.
Published: 12/08/14
Updated: 12/11/14
Children’s librarian wants to make a difference in kids’ lives

Children’s librarian wants to make a difference in kids’ lives

PLANT CITY – John Russell, who said he loves inspiring youngsters, is the new children’s librarian at Bruton Memorial Library.
Published: 12/09/14
Updated: 12/11/14
Stardust will be missed by those who danced there

Stardust will be missed by those who danced there

PLANT CITY – Donna Garzone has many happy memories hosting dance parties at the Stardust Dance Center over the last decade.
Published: 12/10/14
Updated: 12/11/14

Bealls Outlet in Plant City planning expansion, new look

PLANT CITY – Bealls Outlet plans to expand into the space occupied by the Stardust Dance Center starting early next year.
Published: 12/10/14

Plant City motorcyclist killed in crash; other driver cited

PLANT CITY A 36-year-old motorcyclist was killed and the driver who turned into his path was cited for driving without a license, Plant City police said.
Published: 12/10/14

When children ask, we try to answer

I think the saying goes, “Out of the mouths of babes ofttimes come gems.”
Published: 12/09/14
Turkey bones, rock shrimp and stout

Turkey bones, rock shrimp and stout

After enjoying a Thanksgiving filled with family, lots of laughter and of course good food, I drove home from northeast Florida with highly sought-after beer, rock shrimp and turkey bones in my trunk.
Published: 12/09/14

Plant City motorcyclist injured in crash

A motorcyclist is in critical condition after crashing this afternoon on State Road 39, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 12/06/14
Wawa now open, $250,00 pledged to ease interchange’s congestion

Wawa now open, $250,00 pledged to ease interchange’s congestion

PLANT CITY – A developer has agreed to pay $250,000 to help improve the Interstate 4-Thonotosassa Road interchange where Wawa opened a store this week.
Published: 12/05/14