HCSO is on the scene at Knights Griffin Road after a tree fell on top of a Publix semi truck, slicing the vehicle in half.Continue Reading
A suspect blew through an intersection and struck another vehicle while fleeing from police Wednesday morning.Continue Reading
Florida’s new texting and driving law is now in effect. Here’s what you need to know before you get behind the wheel.Continue Reading
Observer turning 7 The United States of America was born on the fourth of July, and so was the Plant City Observer. We’re celebrating our seventh year in Plant City this Thursday and are as dedicated as ever to keeping readers in the know to the best of our ability. We’re hoping to be your […]Continue Reading
Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help
identifying one to three suspects that may have been involved in the shooting early Monday morning that left one man dead.
The culvert near 712 E. Alabama St. is in desperate need of repair due to erosion. City commissioners agreed to hire Harris-McBurney to handle the project.Continue Reading
Though it was a short meeting, city commissioners extended the lease
indefinitely for the Robert W. Willaford Railroad Museum, reappointed Library Board members and transferred approximately $99,628 to the newly formed Plant City Library Foundation.
HCSO issues lightning safety PSA Did you know this week is Lightning Safety Awareness Week? Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister wants the public to know, so he recently released a public service announcement to help people stay safe. “There is no place outside that is safe when a thunderstorm is in the area,” Chronister said. “Hearing […]Continue Reading
Commissioners decided on consistency for the positions in city leadership in a vote last week.Continue Reading
Thanks to a partnership between Main Street and the City of Plant City, downtown will soon have an in-depth plan for its future.Continue Reading