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Whodunit Mystery

Everyone loves a good mystery. I can really enjoy a good mystery murder movie, trying to discover “whodunit” before …

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4-H Goes High Tech

If the first thought that comes into your head when you hear 4-H is a green four-leaf clover with …

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The Thanks of Christmas

My first article this year was about telling your 4-H story. To that end, I received several wonderful stories …

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Safe Stocking Stuffer Ideas

At this time of year, most of us are busy preparing/attending holiday events, making/buying the perfect gifts for family …

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Free Well Water Testing

In cooperation with NC State Extension, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Virginia Tech are hosting a community meeting to talk about …

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Get Local This Holiday Season

The aroma of fresh cut evergreens, nutmeg, and hot chocolate brings many fond memories to mind, but also suggests …

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Seasonal Food Safety

The holidays are fast approaching, and with them comes an endless amount of food (or so it seems). Keep …

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Disaster Relief for Farmers

November has arrived, and with it comes the new time change, cooler weather (hopefully), and reminders of all we …

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The Road to Recovery

Within the past month, our county has had to endure major losses due to the aftermath of Hurricanes Florence …

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