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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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We Want to Hear From You!

As we head into the fall season and look forward to a new year, our office is envisioning what …

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Want to Raise Your Own Chickens?

Benefits of Raising Your Own Chickens If you’re like many consumers, you know the difference between fresh eggs and eggs …

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Backyard Birding Fun While at Home

Spring has sprung in North Carolina! Increased temperatures, the emergence of spring flowers, the new growth on trees, and …

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Ryan's Case for Smiles

We are looking for volunteers to come out to Center United Methodist Church Community Center to help our N.C. …

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July Garden News

Hot weather continues and brings stresses to plants as well as people. The stress may show up in several …

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