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Wreath Fundraiser

4-H Wreath Fundraiser

It’s that time again for the 4-H Wreath Fundraiser. Wreaths are $20 and all proceeds go to support the Edgecombe …

Fall Contest

Fall Virtual Competitions

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice! If you are the type of person that grabs a cozy sweater and a PSL …

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Community Connections: Healthcare

November 12, 2020 Noon–12:30 p.m., ET Join us for this impactful 30-minute information session on community healthcare needs and resources. Our …

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The Grow Box

A program of Garden fun for your family delivered to your door from North Carolina 4-H and the JC …

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If you use a septic system or if you are buying a home with a …

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Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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