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Elvis festival to pay tribute to the legacy of the king of rock 'n' roll

Elvis festival to pay tribute to the legacy of the king of rock 'n' roll

PLANT CITY – Elvis may be long gone, but Vickie May is doing her best to keep his memory alive.
Published: 07/11/14
Local libraries offer chance to win $500

Local libraries offer chance to win $500

BRANDON – Library patrons are being urged to “Take Flat Andy with you!” for a chance to win a $100 or $500 prize.
Published: 07/11/14
Plant City boxer not ready to hang up gloves

Plant City boxer not ready to hang up gloves

At 42, Chevelle Hallback still has a big dream — to be in the first female boxing bout on HBO .
Published: 07/11/14

Smoke alarms help family escape Plant City fire

A family, alerted by smoke alarms, escaped an overnight fire that destroyed their Plant City home.
Published: 07/10/14

Authorities ID Valrico woman killed in crash

The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the Valrico woman who died in a head-on collision Sunday afternoon on State Road 60 in east Hillsborough County.
Published: 07/06/14
Updated: 07/08/14
This fruitful jungle is full of rare plants

This fruitful jungle is full of rare plants

I love to visit Ed Musgrave’s garden because it’s even more of a jungle than mine, partly because he has one and a half acres, which is three times the size of my garden. He also has much more experience and knowledge about fruit and ra...
Published: 07/08/14

Watch-less and watch what happens

It must be true that opposites attract, otherwise I probably wouldn’t be married.
Published: 07/08/14
Dover pup is top dog in National Shoot-to-Retrieve competition

Dover pup is top dog in National Shoot-to-Retrieve competition

DOVER – Around his house in Dover, Watson is just like any other family pet.
Published: 07/07/14
Updated: 07/08/14

Plant City’s Fourth celebration a nay to the naysayers

Just as certain as July is hot in Florida, it’s certain that Plant City will pull out all stops to celebrate the Fourth of July in a big – make that really big – way.
Published: 07/08/14
Plant City boxer not ready to hang up her gloves

Plant City boxer not ready to hang up her gloves

During her nearly 20 years as a professional boxer, Chevelle Hallback, nicknamed “Fist of Steel,” has captured four boxing titles.
Published: 07/07/14
Updated: 07/08/14