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Get your greens with this delicious recipe

Vegetables are vital components of a healthy diets. Unfortunately, people do not often consume enough servings of vegetables to meet the recommended daily values. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says only around one in 10 people eat enough fruits and vegetables. According to guidelines established by the U.S....

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Pets of the Week

This guy was traveling with his sister on Pleasant View Drive. Both are in jail now, but both are wagging their tails. They are extremely sweet, happy dogs. Both also are wearing collars. This Blue Heeler male was found in Meadows of Dan on Mountain View Drive.  and is now...

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Growing Herbs in the Garden

If you haven’t yet discovered the beauty and advantages of growing herbs, it’s time to take a closer look at all these plants have to offer.   The Herb Garden at the Stuart Farmers’ Market is bursting with herbs such as Echinacea, Parsley, Rosemary, Sage, Lavender, Thyme and Winter Savory. (Contributed...

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Pets of the Week

This male black and tan hound was picked up on Long Branch and Petigo Ridge Road. He is a sad without his family and hopes to go home.   Phonex is an 18-month-old shepherd mix who chases chickens. Now, he is searching for a chicken-less home. He has been in...

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Pets of the Week

This female Plott Hound was picked up on State Line Church Road. This is right on the state line, so she could belong in N.C. If you recognize her, please let the shelter know. This handsome guy is available for adoption right now. He is a looker and a super...

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Pets of the Week

This handsome orange male cat is such a lover, we know he belongs to someone. He was found on Abram Penn Highway.  This senior sweetheart doesn't deserve to be here. Her owner died and the family can't keep her. We hope someone will adopt her and make her happy. For...

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Pets of the Week

Phoenix is a tan shepherd mix who needs a home with no chickens. Unfortunately, he is an owner surrender and really deserves a new home. This tri color female was found on Peters Creek and Dobyns Road. She is wearing a collar, so someone cares about her. Adoption fees are...

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Pets of the Week

Bruce is one handsome guy. He is a favorite of the ladies at the shelter. Someone must be missing this fellow and doesn't know to check the shelter. This sadly is the plight of many dogs. Mia is an owner surrender. She is a sweet girl, already spayed, but doesn't...

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National mental health observance includes focus on farmer stress

During National Mental Health Awareness Month this May, Virginia Farm Bureau Federation and other agricultural organizations are reminding farmers, farmworkers and rural residents that resources are available when they need help.  Farmers in Virginia and across the U.S. are under increasing stress as they face unique challenges daily. In addition to the...

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