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Plant City Courier

Sculptures add to small town charm. mayor says

Sculptures add to small town charm. mayor says

PLANT CITY – Ten bronze sculptures on display in and around downtown through Nov. 1 are a perfect fit for Plant City’s image, Mayor Rick Lott said.
Published: 08/07/14
Plant City man hopes short film leads to shot at directing feature movie

Plant City man hopes short film leads to shot at directing feature movie

PLANT CITY — Matthew Glover, with the help of about 20 friends and family members, spent a recent weekend working under the hot July sun in dreams of hitting it big in Hollywood.
Published: 08/04/14
Updated: 08/06/14
County commissioners to decide Tuesday on winery rezoning request

County commissioners to decide Tuesday on winery rezoning request

PLANT CITY Many neighbors who live near Keel and Curley Winery say they don’t want to close the 11-year-old business.
Published: 08/06/14
Weeks of rehearsals pay off starting Friday for children in “Little Mermaid Jr.”

Weeks of rehearsals pay off starting Friday for children in “Little Mermaid Jr.”

PLANT CITY – Desiree Dunphy said it was only natural that her 18-year-old daughter Charizma wanted to take part in a children’s theater musical that opens Friday.
Published: 08/05/14
Updated: 08/06/14
New children’s librarian returning to the profession she loves

New children’s librarian returning to the profession she loves

PLANT CITY — For three years, Mary Hoover tried her hand as a traveling poker dealer — going from casino to casino to work at championship tournaments.
Published: 08/06/14
What to do with all that water

What to do with all that water

Saving water becomes a habit for most gardeners in Florida, but this summer we’ve had some opposite problems – too much rain and too many mosquitoes.
Published: 08/06/14
This coffee gets cooler in the summer

This coffee gets cooler in the summer

Opening the fridge to find a container of cold-brewed coffee concentrate is as much a part of summer for me as sunburn, a triple-digit heat index and mosquito bites – except it’s infinitely better.
Published: 08/06/14

Discovering the expense of wasted worry

It began with an invitation from our son and ended up being a truly valuable life lesson.
Published: 08/06/14
Teenager celebrates his 16th birthday with solo flight

Teenager celebrates his 16th birthday with solo flight

PLANT CITY – Like many teenagers, Ryan Schultz wanted to drive as soon as he turned 16.
Published: 08/05/14
Plant City woman turns bout with life-threatening disease into her life’s mission

Plant City woman turns bout with life-threatening disease into her life’s mission

PLANT CITY – Becky Dame was a college freshman when a stomach ache. The trip to the infirmary led to an unexpected and life-changing diagnosis: leukemia.
Published: 07/23/14
Updated: 08/04/14