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Alexander County Offices to Reopen

Alexander County Government announces the reopening of two buildings to allow citizens to conduct county business in person. The …

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June Is National Dairy Month

June is National Dairy Month, a time to honor the hard-working dairy farm families across the country. The June …

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Alexander Farmers Market

Are you looking for a place to sell the vegetables and other items you harvest this summer from your …

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Visit NC Farm App

The Visit NC Farm App has launched in Alexander County. Participating assets are: Alexander County Farmer’s Market, Campbell’s Blueberry …

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April Garden Calendar

Visit the link below to see the garden calendar for the month of …

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Live Radio Programs

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions in order we are currently not able to do face-to-face programming. We would like …

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COVID-19 Resources for Families

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has many concerned and looking for resources. There are lots of resources out there through social …

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Blueberry Pruning Workshop

When: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Time: 1:00-3:30 p.m. Location: Campbell’s U-Pick Blueberry Farm GPS Address: 27 Tracy Bolick Lane, Hickory NC 28601 Speaker: Bill …

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Firewise Workshop

Are you ready for a wildfire? The Firewise program teaches people how to adapt to living with wildfire and encourages …

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Honey Bee Swarms

Honey bees often swarm in the spring and early summer when their population increases rapidly and conditions inside the …

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Household Hazardous Waste Day

The biennial Alexander County Household Hazardous Waste Day will take place Saturday, May 4, 2019, in the County Administration …

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2020 Small Plant Sale

We have sold out of lots of plants. Items we still have available: Grapes, Asian Pears, Celeste Fig Trees. …

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This publication shows how to recognize the signs of gang involvement and offers advice on …

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Research tells us that communication and commitment are keys to a strong family. This publication …

Carbon monoxide alarm

Monoxido de carbono

El monóxido de carbono es un gas invisible, inodoro, y sin color. A pesar que …

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