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Home & Family

Healthy Halloween Treats

When trick-or-treaters ring your doorbell this year, what will you give them? If you choose candy for treats, look …

Refrigerator/Freezer Energy Tips

Don’t keep your refrigerator or freezer too cold. Recommended temperatures are 37 degrees to 40 degrees Fahrenheit for the …

Save Energy - Save Dollars

It’s summertime and you are feeling the heat. It is possible to be in control of your utility bill. …

Tips for Cleaning Windows

Windows may look clean, but when the sun shines on them you can see every little smudge, Window cleaning …

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

1/26/18

Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

This publication provides information and success stories related to food banks, food pantries, food donation …

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Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

This factsheet tells homeowners how to recognize and prevent problems with home septic systems. How …

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This factsheet discusses reasonable accommodation and reasonable modification and fair housing law.

1/17/18Fair Housing Law

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When money is tight, the first thing families cut is anything considered extra or unnecessary. …

Stepfamilies

This publication offers information on stepfamily relationships and dynamics.

1/17/18