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Plant City Courier

Brandies: Riverview garden gets high marks from  animals

Brandies: Riverview garden gets high marks from animals

Beatriz Till of Riverview called to tell me how she took an old makeup brush and used it to pollinate black pepper. I asked if she had a garden I could write about and learned it wasn’t too large, only a quarter of an acre. You can see the who...
Published: 04/16/14
Malinoski: United Way offers chance to fish Lake Parrish

Malinoski: United Way offers chance to fish Lake Parrish

Some of us remember when the best freshwater fishing around was on Lake Parrish. But the events of September 2001 changed that when Florida Power & Light closed the lake for security reasons.
Published: 04/16/14

Newsome service forum matches charities with students

LITHIA – High school students in need of community service hours, including rising ninth graders, may find everything they need and more at the Community Roundtable’s second annual free Community Service Forum from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wed...
Published: 04/15/14
Annual walk raises money and support for Pregnancy Care Center

Annual walk raises money and support for Pregnancy Care Center

PLANT CITY An April 5 fundraising walk raised thousands of dollars to benefit the Pregnancy Care Center of Plant City and its mission to provide care to pregnant women and others.
Published: 04/13/14
Updated: 04/14/14
Plan to widen State Road 60 in  rural area gets mixed reaction

Plan to widen State Road 60 in rural area gets mixed reaction

VALRICO — The time will come when State Road 60’s rural swath won’t be so rural, state road officials say.
Published: 04/13/14

Plant City officials want expanded authority over abandoned golf course

PLANT CITY — City code enforcers are recommending toughening the city’s public nuisance law so they can require mowing of virtually all of a shuttered golf course.
Published: 04/12/14
Plant City police investigating violent death of 36-year-old man

Plant City police investigating violent death of 36-year-old man

PLANT CITY Plant City police are investigating the death of a 36-year-old man.
Published: 04/11/14
Youths receive accolades and more at Florida Strawberry Festival livestock banquet

Youths receive accolades and more at Florida Strawberry Festival livestock banquet

PLANT CITY - Youngsters who showed swine and steers at the Florida Strawberry Festival were praised Thursday for their dedication and hard work at an annual livestock banquet.
Published: 04/11/14
Two Plant City area students receive scholarships

Two Plant City area students receive scholarships

PLANT CITY Durant High School student Keenya Wright and Plant City High student Nancy Mendoza recently received scholarship awards from a local club for excellence in academics and community service.
Published: 04/17/14

Plant City resident receives doctor of chiropractic degree

PLANT CITY Ryan Humphrey, a Plant City resident, received his doctor of chiropractic degree at commencement exercises last month at Palmer College of Chiropractic, Florida campus.
Published: 04/15/14