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Plant City Courier

City commissioners order demolition of charred and crumbling historic home

City commissioners order demolition of charred and crumbling historic home

PLANT CITY –Time has run out for a fire-damaged, nearly 100-year-old home in the heart of a historic district.
Published: 12/02/14
Give it a swirl, homemade caramel sauce

Give it a swirl, homemade caramel sauce

I used to hate caramel sauce. It’s usually thin, runny and lackluster in flavor.
Published: 12/02/14
How to succeed at gardening with minimum maintenance

How to succeed at gardening with minimum maintenance

Tom and Barb Noethiger can teach us all some lessons on how to have a neat and lovely garden with a minimum of maintenance and a maximum of enjoyment.
Published: 12/02/14

Thoughts about the technology of preservation

A letter came in the mail a few days ago and I opened it with curiosity. It was from my cousin Carol in New York, who I see rarely these days but we keep in touch by phone. The envelope read “Do Not Bend,” and that just made me even mor...
Published: 12/02/14
Color barrier at Plant City hospital broken 50 years ago

Color barrier at Plant City hospital broken 50 years ago

PLANT CITY — Russell and Peggy Goodwine said they weren’t looking to shatter any racial barriers when they rushed their infant daughter to South Florida Baptist Hospital a half century ago.
Published: 11/29/14
Food and drink part of Plant City fundraiser to benefit boxer rescue

Food and drink part of Plant City fundraiser to benefit boxer rescue

PLANT CITY A parade of foster pets, and vendors selling food, wine and beer will be part of a Dec. 7 event to benefit the Florida Boxer Rescue group.
Published: 11/28/14
Suspect charged in robberies in Tampa, Plant City

Suspect charged in robberies in Tampa, Plant City

A suspect arrested in a Tampa bank robbery faces additional charges, including robberies at a Tampa GameStop and two Plant City convenience stores.
Published: 11/26/14
Needy students get new shoes through club’s generosity

Needy students get new shoes through club’s generosity

About 50 students at Cork Elementary School were walking about campus Wednesday with happy feet.
Published: 11/26/14
Bok Tower mansion’s Christmas decor has Plant City connection

Bok Tower mansion’s Christmas decor has Plant City connection

PLANT CITY A mansion on the grounds of Bok Tower Gardens is looking a lot like Christmas – thanks in part to owners of a Plant City shop.
Published: 11/26/14
Plant City church fish fry raises money to feed homeless

Plant City church fish fry raises money to feed homeless

St. Mary’s Community Church held a fish fry and crab boil Nov. 14 to help support the church’s outreach programs to the community, including its help for the homeless population.
Published: 11/26/14