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Making agricultural tracks

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TURKEY — As chickens made clucking noises on her farm, Sharon Funderburk tilted her head back and noticed a bird soaring through the sky.“They’re so graceful and beautiful,” Funderburk said about the Mississippi kite which nest and hunts in the area.She often catches a glimpse of the small birds of prey, but has yet to see a much larger creature — a bear.“We’ve seen the tracks, but we haven’t seen the bear,” Funderburk said about the lack of sightings on her land, officially called Beartrack Farm.What began as just field and trees now includes gardens, grain bins, a solar green house, barns and habitats for 12 animal species.

 

Cleaners and sanitizers: What’s the difference?

Keeping your home kitchen clean is an important step in preventing foodborne illness. The Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia reports that proper cleaning of hands and surfaces is the single most important step in preventing foodborne disease.

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Sowing seeds of renewed life

In the past five years, Clinton native Donald Ringley has gotten married to the love of his life, watched his granddaughter grow up and shared an emotional experience with fellow cancer survivors celebrating renewed life. If not for quality care and support, none of it would have happened.Ringley joined more than 100 other survivors from across the country for a symbolic tree-planting ceremony June 6 as part of the annual Celebrate Life event at Cancer Treatment Centers of America ...

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Vital Statistics

Building PermitsDavid Bradshaw, 980 sq. ft., mobile home setupClinton Dialysis, 2,327 sq. ft., business renovationsCarl Westbrook, 700 sq. ft., mobile home setupClinton Medical, 200 sq. ft., business renovationsDeborah Williams, 256 sq. ft., residential additionMolly Kilpatrick, 1,224 sq. ft.,Walgreens, business renovationsBoyd Mattock, 3,200 sq. ft., new storageJohn Franklin, 2...

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Birthdays and Anniversaries

BirthdaysJuly 27Jessica HonrineSheila BrunsonJuly 28Nellie DavisJean HornerDavid HobbsJuly 29Rich ReedLois AshleyLuke Starling ByrdGary McMillanPhillip JonesJuly 30Lasha CarterHenry WeeksJuly 3...

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Next SCT show coming in 2 weeks

In only two weeks you will be able to enjoy the next production at the Sampson Community Theatre where you will probably see many faces that will be the future of live theater in our county as 110 youngsters take to our big stage over three weekends in August. Every elementary school in the county is represented as are schools in Duplin, Wayne, Harnett and Cumberland counties. Several home schools are represented also, all in an effort to give as many children as possible the opportunity to p...

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Road closure — N.C. Dept. of Transportation will close both both north and southbound lanes of State Road 1007 (Wildcat Road) .01 miles east of Junction State Road 1100 (Ivanhoe Road) through Oct. 3 at 5 p.m. for bridge repair.Garland Small Business Grants — NC Department of Commerce, the Garland NC STEP Community Leadership Committee is offering a small business grant opportunity. A grant preview/information meeting will be held at 7 p...

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Road closure — N.C. Dept. of Transportation will close both both north and southbound lanes of State Road 1007 (Wildcat Road) .01 miles east of Junction State Road 1100 (Ivanhoe Road) through Oct. 3 at 5 p.m. for bridge repair.Diabetes Self Management Workshop — Free six week program to help you manage your health and improve your quality of life, through Aug. 27, from noon to 2 p.m. at Butler Court Senior Center, 501 Byron Butler Court...

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