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Plant City Courier

Aging: Is it friend or foe?

The aging process is an intriguing journey through ups and downs, joys and sorrows, successes and failures, anticipation and dread. It begins the moment we’re born and ends when we die.
Published: 08/20/14
‘Plant City girl’ exits stage left, leaves her heart with community theater

‘Plant City girl’ exits stage left, leaves her heart with community theater

PLANT CITY Apparently, you can take Jennifer Fenner out of Plant City but you won’t be able to take Plant City out Fenner, as she made very clear to her friends and theater colleagues who met to say goodbye this month.
Published: 08/15/14
Updated: 08/18/14
Wilson Elementary’s new teachers wash away competition at annual breakfast

Wilson Elementary’s new teachers wash away competition at annual breakfast

PLANT CITY Wilson Elementary School’s new teachers made a big splash - figuratively speaking - at an annual breakfast that welcomes educators to the Plant City area.
Published: 08/14/14

Plant City woman wins $2 million Scratch-Off prize

A Plant City woman will accept a lump sum of nearly $1.45 million after claiming one of the top prizes in the Florida Lottery’s $2 million Jackpot Scratch-Off game.
Published: 08/14/14

Lofstrom: Hello again, my old dear friend

How many times have you thought about meeting up with someone you haven’t seen in years – a childhood friend, college classmate, the one who years ago gave you the first kiss that really mattered – and wondered what happened to t...
Published: 08/13/14

Strawberry Crest High School band, orchestra plan golf tourney

The 2014-2015 high school musical season is about to begin and the Strawberry Crest Marching Chargers and Orchestra will be hosting their first annual golf tournament, which will take place Sept. 20 at 1 p.m. at Silverado Golf & Country Club, 36841 C...
Published: 08/13/14

Eight tips when your first child goes off to college

The boxes are packed — so is the car — and your first bird is ready to leave the nest. Here are eight tips from a career educator to help you through the days ahead.
Published: 08/13/14
This gardener is a wonder named Willow

This gardener is a wonder named Willow

A few hours with Willow Lamonte of Willow Herbal Delight Nursery in Valrico is sure to lift the spirit, soothe the soul and give you all sorts of new ideas for your garden.
Published: 08/13/14

Making room for the future

The time has come and we’re ready. Until now I could never have imagined being willing and able to address this issue. I’m not sure exactly what changed, but the challenge awaits us and the determination has arrived.
Published: 08/13/14
Rezoning keeps Keel and Curley Winery, microbrewery on track

Rezoning keeps Keel and Curley Winery, microbrewery on track

TAMPA — A Plant City winery and craft beer microbrewery that had been the subject of neighborhood complaints received the rezoning Tuesday it needed to stay afloat.
Published: 08/12/14