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Make-Ahead Meals Class

Is one of your New Year’s goals to eat healthier or eat out less? Ensure you and your family …

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Welcome to Medicare

Are you overwhelmed with Medicare questions? Are you unsure of where to begin? N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center …

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Holiday Food Safety Hints 

Can you believe Thanksgiving is next week? If you are like me there are probably dozens of items left …

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Spotted Lanternfly 

Be on the lookout! An established population of spotted lanternflies was detected in Carrol Co. Virginia, just north of …

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Governor’s Volunteer Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. The awards program, created by the Office of …

Brunswick Stew Cook off

Brunswick Stew Cook-Off

Brunswick stew was Currituck County’s fall favorite. If you have a killer family recipe, consider entering it in the …

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Handmade and Homegrown Contest

Did you create, bake, grow, or preserve something awesome this year? Show it off at our Handmade and Homegrown …

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Currituck Farm Festival

Mark your calendars for October 2, 2021, from 1–4 p.m. for the Currituck Farm Festival, a celebration of our …

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