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Plant City Courier

Plant City carjacking suspects arrested in Polk

Two Lakeland men were arrested on carjacking charges Friday morning after deputies pursued a car stolen at gunpoint from a Plant City convenience store, authorities said.
Published: 08/08/14
Annual breakfast starts off school year between principals, PTA

Annual breakfast starts off school year between principals, PTA

DOVER The Hillsborough County PTA and district principals and employees met to exchange ideas and discuss plans for the coming school year at an annual breakfast.
Published: 08/08/14
Teachers, principals look forward to a new school year

Teachers, principals look forward to a new school year

PLANT CITY Principal Jennifer West says she’s been looking forward to Tuesday for some time.
Published: 08/13/14

Fire leaves 5,000 temporarily in dark in Plant City

PLANT CITY A fire at a Tampa Electric Co. substation left about 5,000 customers temporarily without power Thursday afternoon.
Published: 08/07/14
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