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Plant City Courier

State may spend $800,000 to ease congestion near Plant City Starbucks

State may spend $800,000 to ease congestion near Plant City Starbucks

PLANT CITY – The state is planning improvements at Thonotosassa Road and Interstate 4 to ease congestion around Starbucks that’s likely to get worse when a convenience store opens next door.
Published: 11/05/14

Plant City motorcyclist dies in head-on crash

A Plant City man died Tuesday afternoon when his motorcycle crashed head on into a UPS truck, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 11/04/14
Plant City says goodbye to traveling sculpture exhibit

Plant City says goodbye to traveling sculpture exhibit

PLANT CITY Ten bronze sculptures that were on temporary display in downtown for four months have been sent on their way to the next city.
Published: 11/03/14
Updated: 11/04/14
Turkey dinner for two is no problem for Thanksgiving

Turkey dinner for two is no problem for Thanksgiving

On a rare Thanksgiving when we had no guests and I cooked dinner just for two, a friend asked me incredulously, “Why are you bothering?”
Published: 11/04/14

Fledgling brewery to help fund UT scholarship

Clay Keel of Plant City’s Two Henrys Brewing Company recently announced he would be honoring the legacy of Henry Flagler and Henry Plant with donations to the Chiselers University of Tampa scholarship fund.
Published: 11/04/14

Rowing team captains hail from Brandon area

BRANDON — Crews from around the country and county have been rowing their sleek shells on the calm Hillsborough River in downtown Tampa since 1941.
Published: 11/04/14
Family, friends gather to remember Plant City mother

Family, friends gather to remember Plant City mother

PLANT CITY — As he delivered a eulogy for Misti Whitfield Sunday evening, retired Army Chaplain Daniel Middlebrooks acknowledged the event’s bittersweet nature.
Published: 11/02/14
Updated: 11/03/14
Walk, children’s games part of fundraiser to fight rare genetic disease

Walk, children’s games part of fundraiser to fight rare genetic disease

PLANT CITY – An area nonprofit that raises money to fight a rare childhood disease will hold its biggest fundraiser of the year Nov. 15 at a Lakeland park.
Published: 10/31/14
Kids have a haunting good time at Plant City’s annual Halloween party

Kids have a haunting good time at Plant City’s annual Halloween party

PLANT CITY A fairy, a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle and a princess were among many of the colorful costumes children wore to Plant City’s 8th annual Halloween Spooktacular.
Published: 10/31/14
Police mum on remains of Plant City woman

Police mum on remains of Plant City woman

PLANT CITY — Mel and Sharon Ardelean never held out hope that the disappearance of her daughter Misti Whitfield would have a happy ending.
Published: 10/30/14
Updated: 10/31/14