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See the latest news and local events happening in Plantation from the South Florida Sun Sentinel.

  • Mayoral candidate: I won't say where I went to college

    A mayoral candidate in Plantation says she has a college degree, but she won’t say where it came from.

    Candidate Lynn Stoner, a current council member, said she rolled over credits obtained from Broward Community College and Palm Beach Community College to an online school for a bachelor’s degree...

  • Candidate's Facebook page compares Stoneman Douglas activists to Hitler

    The teenage activists from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are no heroes, in the view of one Plantation City Council candidate. She used Facebook to compare them to Adolf Hitler, communists and actors.

    Although the posts no longer appear, Ximena Hommel posted links and memes about Emma Gonzalez...

  • With Plantation at a crossroads, Pete Tingom best suited to lead city as mayor | Editorial

    The Nov. 6 election is a watershed moment for the City of Plantation, a large centrally-located Broward city that has seen better days. When voters go to the polls, they will elect a new mayor and three new city council members. The spate of openings was caused in part by the untimely death of...

  • Sunrise area events: Oct. 24-Nov. 3

    This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change without notice; please contact venue to verify details.


    Early Voting Continues

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  • Pitches Love Side Kicks earn Plantation Coed Kickball championship

    It is all fun and games in the Plantation Coed Kickball League, but when the playoffs begin the competitive juices kick up a notch. The reigning champion Kick Rocks made it back into the finals looking to defend its title against Pitches Love Side Kicks.

    The Pitches Love Side Kicks club was on...

  • Children catch 40 fish during Classic Tournament Championship

    Two boys walked away with top honors at the recent Bass Fishing Kids 2018 Classic Tournament Championship at C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines.

    Parkland’s J.T. Snead was the overall winner among the 24 anglers and received a $1,600 prize package, including a Bonafide SS107 fishing kayak and other...

  • Plantation High boxer wins two bouts at Sunshine State Games competition

    Xander Zayas took up boxing when he was bullied as a 5-year-old.

    “I got started because in my neighborhood, I used to have a kid that bullied me, and my mom put me into boxing, so I could learn how to defend myself,” said Zayas, 16, who recently won two titles at the Sunshine State Games boxing...

  • Broward Libraries add checkout locations for Playaway Launchpad devices

    Check this out: Libraries are helping the next generation plug into the future of learning and playing by making touchscreen devices available.

    The Broward County Library system now has 18 locations — 12 of them new — in which Playaway Launchpad tablets, designed for children, can be checked out.


  • Sunrise area events: Oct. 17-27

    This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change without notice; please contact venue to verify details.


    Toddler Story Time

    Fun story time activities for children ages 8 months to 4 years old, 1130...

  • Coral Glades High swimmer looking for trip to state meet

    Coral Glades High School senior swimmer David Blanco recalled his first club swim practice from five years ago.

    “I didn’t even swim,” said Blanco, who was with the Coral Springs Swim Club at the time. “I just threw up. I told my coach, I can’t do this, I am so scared. Now, look at where I am today.”


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