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Union County is excited to welcome Judith Garcia as our new Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program educator, otherwise known as EFNEP. If you’re not familiar with EFNEP, EFNEP offers free nutrition classes to help families and youth cook healthy meals at home, be more active, save mon…

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Summer is in full force, and what better way to preserve your fruits, vegetables, and meats after harvesting, than by canning! If you’re using a pressure canner, it’s very important to check the pressure gauge frequently, to verify that the gauge is reading the pressure (psi) correctly.

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Traveling about in lovely Union County you can see the beautiful as well as colorful, floral plants and trees enhancing the wonder of our surroundings. Coming down from New York on Routes 81 and 77, the atmosphere seemed to change upon entering Virginia and North Carolina — everything was gr…

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MONROE — Golf has long been a passion of RJ Baker’s, but it hasn’t always been easy to pursue either because of geography or expense. It’s the reason why he started his own golf clinic for kids called Let’s Tee Off (LTO).

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MONROE — The grand opening of the new Special Events Center in Union County will be held on Thursday, July 22. This center is located at 307 Cultivation Circle in Monroe, directly behind the Union County Agricultural Center, on the property of Jesse Helms Park.

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MONROE — The Monroe Science Center will honor Dr. Christine Darden, a Monroe native and one of few female aerospace engineers at NASA during the late 1960’s.

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MARSHVILLE — Common Heart, a local nonprofit serving low-income families, celebrated the grand opening of their East Union Economic Empowerment Center in Marshville on Thursday (July 15).