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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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Apples - Local Food Spotlight

It’s no secret that we love apples in Wilkes County. Although we will miss the annual Brushy Mountain Apple …

Proper Face Covering

Guidance on Face Coverings in Wilkes

We are sharing information from The State of North Carolina and Wilkes County Government on proper face covering. *They recommend …

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Beekeepers of Wilkes County

Information about beekeeping here in Wilkes can be found at this link along with contacts: Beekeepers of …

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Home Canning: The Basics

Home canning is a great way to save fresh foods to eat year-round. The history of canning dates back …

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Myths and Facts About the National Flood Insurance Program

This publication clears up misconceptions about federal flood insurance and the National Flood Insurance Program.

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This guide describes common types of well construction in North Carolina and offers advice for …

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Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

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