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NCDA&CS Offers Organic Certification Cost-share Assistance

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June 20, 2017
By Heather Barnes, North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Organic growers in North Carolina may apply for partial reimbursement of the cost of becoming certified or for recertification through a program offered by the [...]

Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — June 21-25

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June 20, 2017
By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Piedmont and Coastal events are sometimes on this weekly list. Contact information [...]
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Textile Firm to Create 260 Jobs in Winston-Salem

June 19, 2017
HPFABRICS Plans $1.1 Million Investment to Return Former Textiles Plant to Productive Use By Ford Porter, NC Governor’s Office HPFABRICS, Inc., a manufacturer of raw fabrics, has selected Forsyth County for a new production and [...]
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Chuckle of the Issue: Golf Scores

June 19, 2017
While sitting at a table in the clubhouse after a game, Patrick remarked to a fellow club member, “I’m not going to play golf with Jim anymore. He cheats!” “Why do you say that?” asked [...]
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Shades of Grey: Accidental Encounter

June 19, 2017
Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is not just about the choices [...]
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Hertford NC Boating Access Area Grand Opening is June 23

June 19, 2017
By Ryan Kennemur, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, June 23, 2017, at 10:30am, to celebrate the opening of the new Hertford [...]
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Puzzles Page:  June 16, 2017

June 16, 2017
Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 June 16 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.
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Independence Day Events in Eastern North Carolina

June 14, 2017
Eastern North Carolina towns offer various events for celebrating Independence Day, July 4, 2017.  Some events are in the Five County Area east of Raleigh, while others are Coastal, and a very few in our [...]
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The Strange-ness: Dog Wool for Making Clothes

June 14, 2017
You love your dog. You provide care, long walks, maybe car rides, and your dog (hopefully) responds with cuddles and a protective instinct. You know your family can spend time with your dog and enjoy life [...]
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Art and Writing Day Retreat Offered for Adults

June 13, 2017
Dawn Lancaster and Donna Campbell Smith have teamed up to offer two great workshops in one: Eco Printing and Journaling with Nature. The day-long retreat for ages 16 and up will be held Saturday, July 22, [...]
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New Fall Date for FCAC Writers Guild Writers Retreat

June 12, 2017
By Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) Writers Guild is happy to announce their Writer’s Retreat has been rescheduled for Saturday, November 18, 2017, from 9am until 5pm, at Rolling [...]
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Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — June 14-18

June 12, 2017
By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Piedmont and Coastal events are sometimes on this weekly list. Contact information [...]
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Chuckle of the Issue: Class Test

June 9, 2017
The teacher was showing her class an encyclopedia page picturing several national flags. She pointed to the American flag and asked, “What flag is this?” A little girl called out, “That’s the flag of our [...]
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Shades of Grey: Movie Manners

June 9, 2017
Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is not just about the choices [...]
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NASA Data Suggest Future May Be Rainier Than Expected

June 9, 2017
Written by Carol Rasmussen (NASA’s Earth Science News Team), Alan Buis (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) A new study suggests that most global climate models may underestimate the amount of rain that will fall in Earth’s tropical regions [...]
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