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June Is Men's Health Month

Throughout June, Men’s Health Month focuses on improving the lifestyles of men. While there are several approaches to improving …

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Christmas Tree Safety

Christmas tree lots have sprung up all over town and at least every third car seems to have a …

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Register Now for Aug. 1 Firescaping Workshop

Preparing for Wildfires with Fire-Resistant Landscaping August 1, 2018, 1:00-5:00 p.m. North Carolina Zoo Educational Building 4401 Zoo Pkwy Asheboro, NC 27205 Cost: $10 Register online North …

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#ExtensionEats Cookbook

Burke County Cooperative Extension will be selling its #ExtensionEats Cookbook for the holidays. This cookbook is a compilation of …

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