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Is Your Home Hurricane Ready?

While Hurricane Florence is moving closer to land, there is still time to perform simple actions to get your …

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May Is #MedMonth

May is International Mediterranean Diet Month (aka Med Month). This month-long celebration creates awareness of the delicious foods and …

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March Is Living Well Month

The National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences declares March Living Well month. During this month Family and …

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Preventing Frozen Pipes

When temperatures drop below freezing – especially for a significant amount of time – the potential for frozen pipes …

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