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Plant City Courier

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
Cameras to help officers keep watch over the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds

Cameras to help officers keep watch over the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds

PLANT CITY — There will be something more than law enforcement officers keeping an eye on crowds at this year’s Florida Strawberry Festival.
Published: 02/18/15
Updated: 02/19/15
Cheese, crackers – and olives, anyone?

Cheese, crackers – and olives, anyone?

I could eat cheese until the cows, sheep and goats come home.
Published: 02/18/15
Plant City Social Dance Club relocates to National Guard Armory

Plant City Social Dance Club relocates to National Guard Armory

PLANT CITY — A local dance group has a new home.
Published: 02/17/15
Updated: 02/19/15
Engagement

Engagement

Herrmann-Garza
Published: 02/17/15
Updated: 02/19/15
Cats in the garden, good or bad?

Cats in the garden, good or bad?

We have always had cats. They were essential when we lived on the farm. We had one when we lived above our flower shop and greenhouse, and we have outdoor cats now.
Published: 02/17/15
Updated: 02/19/15

Lessons from a little girl

It’s embarrassing when a 3-year-old does what I can’t do. And it’s also an opportunity to learn something useful and appreciate the education. Watching my granddaughter Ava playing with her father’s cell phone in the resta...
Published: 02/17/15