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Plant City Courier

Christmas Lane relocating from Dover to Florida Strawberry Festival grounds

Christmas Lane relocating from Dover to Florida Strawberry Festival grounds

An elaborate Christmas display that has delighted the young and old alike for three decades is moving from Dover to the Florida Strawberry Festival’s Expo Hall.
Published: 08/13/15
Updated: 08/14/15
Farmers and their supporters take a bow at annual Salute to Agriculture

Farmers and their supporters take a bow at annual Salute to Agriculture

PLANT CITY Farmers and others who have volunteered their time for such causes as helping youngsters with Florida Strawberry Festival livestock contests were honored Wednesday at an annual awards breakfast.
Updated one month ago

RSVP deadline approaching for Plant City YMCA leader of year banquet

PLANT CITY There’s an Aug. 20 deadline to buy tickets for the Plant City Family YMCA’s annual Strong Leader of the Year banquet.
Updated one month ago

Community garden to host film screenings on healthy eating

PLANT CITY The Plant City Commons Community Garden is showing a series of films on the importance of clean and healthy eating.
Updated one month ago
Table Scraps: Leftovers presented this way become much more palatable

Table Scraps: Leftovers presented this way become much more palatable

If you spend a week visiting our home, family members pretty much know what’s coming. For the first several days I prepare three perfectly coordinated, balanced meals. At some point thereafter, there’ll be a clean-out-the-fridge dinner....
Updated one month ago

Soaring Sounds Vocal Ensemble opens season with jazz

BRANDON — What’s in a name is a pretty cool story for the Soaring Sounds Vocal Ensemble, an a cappella group with members from Brandon, Plant City, Temple Terrace, Carrollwood and Tampa that is set to perform its 10th show in August....
Updated one month ago
Video depicts ‘bigfoot’ at Plant City area park

Video depicts ‘bigfoot’ at Plant City area park

A video that purports to show a large, man- or ape-like creature in Alderman’s Ford park has been making the rounds on the Internet.
Updated one month ago
Congressman tours Plant City dairy operation

Congressman tours Plant City dairy operation

U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross got an inside look at the process behind dairy products last week during a tour of the busy Southeast Milk plant.
Updated one month ago

Here are the important dates for the 2015-16 school year

The new school year will Aug. 17 for teachers and Aug. 25 for students as Hillsborough County Public Schools — the nation’s eighth-largest school district — welcomes more than 200,000 students to its more than 200 schools.
Updated one month ago

Get creative at library art workshop

PLANT CITY Learn a new skill or try a new technique at a family art workshop at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Bruton Memorial Library.
Updated one month ago