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Plant City Courier

Plant City welcomes new library director

Plant City welcomes new library director

PLANT CITY Tonda Morris said she felt right at home as she started her job today as director of Bruton Memorial Library.
Published: 02/16/15
Updated: 02/18/15
Garden Club’s flower show a big hit with spectators, competitors

Garden Club’s flower show a big hit with spectators, competitors

PLANT CITY — About 150 people saw some of the best competitors — and Mother Nature — could offer at an annual flower show.
Published: 02/16/15
Plant City steps up enforcement of code violations

Plant City steps up enforcement of code violations

PLANT CITY – Tray Towles has a goal when it comes to code enforcement.
Published: 02/15/15
Tonight’s freeze prompts warnings for Tampa-area counties

Tonight’s freeze prompts warnings for Tampa-area counties

A freeze warning has been issued for northern areas of the Tampa Bay region, including Pasco and Hernando counties, and residents of inland counties should prepare for unusually cold conditions as a passing front will bring the coolest temperatures s...
Published: 02/13/15

Dover man critically injured in scooter crash

A Dover man was critically injured Thursday night when he was struck by a car while riding his scooter.
Published: 02/13/15
Longtime Plant City youth sports leader dies at 56

Longtime Plant City youth sports leader dies at 56

PLANT CITY — Buddy Bennett’s losing battle with cancer was nearing the end Saturday, but it was also sign-up day for the next season of his beloved Plant City Dolphins.
Published: 02/12/15
Late strawberry grower’s portrait goes on permanent display at festival grounds

Late strawberry grower’s portrait goes on permanent display at festival grounds

PLANT CITY The portrait of a late strawberry grower known for helping others was dedicated Wednesday in a Florida Strawberry Festival building that bears his family name.
Published: 02/11/15
Updated: 02/13/15
Plant City native follows in dad’s footsteps as ‘Outstanding Citizen’

Plant City native follows in dad’s footsteps as ‘Outstanding Citizen’

PLANT CITY W.D. “Dub” McGinnes said he can still recall how proud he felt in 1964 when his father Willard was named Plant City’s Outstanding Citizen of the Year.
Published: 02/11/15
Code enforcement office aims to educate, improve Plant City's eye appeal

Code enforcement office aims to educate, improve Plant City's eye appeal

PLANT CITY – Tray Towles has a goal when it comes to code enforcement.
Published: 02/11/15

Plant City man, 56, killed in Lakeland crash

A 56-year-old Plant City man was killed Tuesday night when a car he was riding in collided with a van in Lakeland.
Published: 02/11/15