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AARP meeting Tuesday, September 25

The community is encouraged to come, bring a friend, and enjoy the Area Wide Singers

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Farmers Market offers something for everyone

Pete Gremillion displays a variety of flavored pickles, seasoning salt and home made lye soapPete Gremillion displays a variety of flavored pickles, seasoning salt and home made lye soap at a recent Farmer’s Market.

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Handicapable Rodeo Friday, Sept. 21

More than 750 participants have signed up to join the fun at the 10th annual Handicapable Rodeo on Friday, Sept. 21 at the Duke Arena.

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Scouting Family Fun Day Saturday

Scout Family Fun Day provides a glimpse into some of the fun and learning to be shared by families throughout the five county White Oak District in the NeTseO Trails Council of Boy Scouts of America.

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Fuquay Cemtery annual meeting set

The Fuquay Cemetery annual meeting will be Saturday, Oct. 6  at 2 p.m. at the cemetery located one mile east of Hopewell. For more information, see the Sept. 13 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Welcoming the new vet

Welcoming the new vetNew veterinarian Dr. Bishop Curry shows off newly painted livestock panels to Richard Barrett and Clint Calvert.

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Little Creek Park donation

Maegan Jackson, member of the Key Club, presents a $2,500 check to Saundra DunnMaegan Jackson, member of the Key Club, presents a $2,500 check to Saundra Dunn to help with renovations at Little Creek Park.

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Park building receives face lift

Steve Wafford’s construction crew applies metal siding to the park’s concession, restroom, and storage building.Long awaited work on the combination restroom, concession and storage building at Little Creek Park is well underway.

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Fresh fish served in an abundance

Jerry Tinsley, Lurline Tinsley, Judy Harris and Jerry Smith make their way through the serving line at the fish fryFrom right to left, Jerry Tinsley, Lurline Tinsley, Judy Harris and Jerry Smith make their way through the serving line at the fish fry

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