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Virtual Lifestyles

A friend of mine posted recently that her six-year-old son has lived through three major hurricanes, a drive by …

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Making Health Investments

People make investments all the time, whether it be purchasing a vehicle, closing on a new home, buying an …

Children brushing their teeth

Celebrating a Healthy Smile

This month we celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month. Cavities are one of the most common chronic childhood diseases …

Little boy holding baby goat

Kidding/Lambing Season

Breeding season for sheep and goats is usually September through January. The gestation period is five months, so does …

bowl filled with green grapes and blueberries

Heart Healthy and Yard Wise

I think if one month was chosen out of the year that reflected folks’ interest in their health condition …

Youth volunteer helping child decorate pumpkin at fair

The Power of Youth

The year 2020 is in high gear for 4-H. I already have my first conference of the year under …

Two young girls working on STEM science projects

STEM, STEAM, or STREAM?

Growing up I was educated on the three R’s: reading, writing, and ‘rithmatic (yes, I know it’s arithmetic, but …

christmas meal featuring ham, potatoes, gravy

Food Secure Holiday

With Christmas quickly approaching, many of us are trying to finalize gifts we planned to purchase for our loved …

Janice Fields demonstrating knife skills

A Thankful Farewell

I recently read an email on how a thankful attitude not only sets a positive tone for your day …

Sign saying "Locally Grown in Robeson County"

The Deer and the Turkey

The next holiday our nation will celebrate will be Thanksgiving, and I hear many, many folks remark that this …