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Herter O'Neal Scholoarship

Nominations Sought for Business Scholarship

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) …

Snow disaster

Preparing for Disasters

The best way to survive a disaster and be able to quickly recover is to be prepared. There are …

Brussel Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Brussel sprouts get a bad rap thanks to their bitter taste, but this winter vegetable can actually have a …

groceries

Holiday Meal Planning

Planning your holiday menu in advance can do wonders for your budget! SNAP’s More in My Basket program recommends buying …

NC Agromedic

The Best Christmas Gift

“If I had known I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself.” …

Basic Holiday Food Safety

Basic Holiday Food Safety

During the holidays, many people plan and prepare meals to feed more than just their own family. Feeding a …

MANNA FoodBank Flyer

Drive-Thru Food Distribution

MANNA FoodBank is committed to providing food with hope and dignity to any community member struggling to afford groceries. Monday, …

Med Instead of Meds

Med Instead of Meds

Med Instead of Meds is coming in October! Some of the Family and Consumer Sciences Extension professionals from across the …

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