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TeenCourtAction

Granville County Teen
Court

Granville County Teen Court is a sentencing/diversion option administered by NC Cooperative Extension for youth ages ten to seventeen and currently enrolled in Granville County Schools who admit responsibility for a misdemeanor offense.

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TeenCourtAction

Granville County Teen
Court

Granville County Teen Court is a sentencing/diversion option administered by NC Cooperative Extension for youth ages ten to seventeen and currently enrolled in Granville County Schools who admit responsibility for a misdemeanor offense.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

$750 Herter-O'Neal
Scholarship Available for Residents Pursuing a College Degree in a Business-Related Field of Study

Deadline for applicant to turn in completed scholarship application and letters of reference is Thursday, March 19, 2015 by 4pm. Herter-O'Neal News Release Brochure Application

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Get the Money Monkey
Off Your Back

North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T State University commit themselves to positive action to secure equal opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran’s status.     In addition, the two Universities welcome all person without regard to sexual orientation. North Carolina State University, North Carolina A&T State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments cooperating. NEWS RELEASE: Release immediately FROM: Paul W. Westfall, County Extension Director DATE:  January 16, 2015 RE: Get the Money Monkey Off your Back Series Take Charge of Your Spending! How would you like more money in your wallet? If you are like most people, you sure could use more. If you’d like to get organized and make the most of what you have, check out this opportunity to learn how to get that money monkey off your back! The Get the Money Monkey Off your Back series will be offered starting on Tuesday, February 24 through Tuesday, March 24, 2015. All classes meet once a week from 6 to 8 p.m. Who is this series for? Anyone who wants to take control of their spending so they can pay their bills on time and save some money, too. Maybe you spent too much on holiday gifts and need to get the bills paid down. It’s for anyone who has said, “Some day I’ll get control of my spending”. The series will be held at the ACIM building located at 634 Roxboro Road in Oxford. Included in this free series are all classes with money management materials, snacks and prizes for attendance. There will be no childcare provided, but parents may bring interested children over age 12. Participants will: Identify their values about money and the way they spend; Learn to prioritize spending; Learn to set up and stick with a spending plan; Set up a financial record-keeping system; Find ways to save money for emergencies; Develop a plan for paying off small amounts of debt. Area Congregations in Ministry and the North Carolina Cooperative Extension-Granville County Center are sponsoring the series. For more information or to register by February 17, 2015, call ACIM at (919) 690-0961 or the Granville County Extension Center at (919) 603-1350. Persons with disabilities and persons with limited English proficiency may request accommodations to participate by contacting Paul Westfall, County Extension Director, at (919) 603-1350, via email to paul_westfall@ncsu.edu, or in person at the County Extension Office at least 10 days prior to the event. Money Monkey Registration Form

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Coggin's Clinics

North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T State University commit themselves to positive action to secure equal opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran’s status.  In addition, the two Universities welcome all person without regard to sexual orientation.  North Carolina State University, North Carolina A&T State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments cooperating. January 22, 2015 News Release:          For Immediate Release From:             Paul W. Westfall County Extension Director ********** 2015 Coggin’s Clinics The Granville County Cooperative Extension Service, Large Animal Veterinary Services, Flat River Veterinary Clinic, and Southern States Cooperative of Oxford are working together to provide Coggin’s Clinics for county horse owners.    The dates and times for the clinics are: Saturday, February 7, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm Saturday, February 14, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm Friday, February 20 from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm Saturday, February 21 from 8:30 am to 12:30 All the clinics will be held at Southern States Cooperative, 607 Hillsboro Street, Oxford, NC.  Turn into the west end of the store parking lot, cross the railroad tracks, and proceed to the bulk storage area where you will see the clinic set up.  There is a circular drive that should make it easy for folks to get in and out. Please call the Granville County Cooperative Extension Center at (919) 603-1350 or send an email to gwen_hernandez@ncsu.edu to make an appointment for your horses to be tested.  Vaccinations are also available at the Coggin’s Clinics. Horses that are taken off the farm to events such horse shows or trail rides, or even for pleasure riding off the farm should be tested for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA).  He Coggin’s Clinics offer this test at a reduced rate for horse owners. Folks who have questions or need directions should call the Granville County Cooperative Extension Center at (919) 603-1350. ###

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Be Aware of Mistletoe-A Poisonous Plant

Be Aware of Mistletoe, A Poisonous Plant Broadleaf mistletoe is an evergreen parasitic plant that grows on a number of landscape tree species. These leafy mistletoes have green stems with thick leaves that MORE »

Tobacco Greenhouse Sanitation

Gary Cross Area Agent Crops North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service Granville, Person Counties I am taking from a Plant Pathology publication called Tobacco Disease Management in Greenhouses By Tom Melton. The largest problems MORE »

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Granville County 4-H Newsletter for Fall 2014!

Read the latest and greatest news from Granville County 4-H!  If you have any questions or want to know more about a program, please contact Jessica Harris at 919-603-1350 or jessica_harris@ncsu.edu. *Please be MORE »

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Select A Christmas Tree, Then Keep It Fresh

CAROLINA GARDENER Carl Cantaluppi Extension Agent, Agriculture NC Cooperative Extension Granville County Center 919-603-1350 November 25, 2014 Select A Christmas Tree, Then Keep It Fresh   Proper selection and care of your Christmas MORE »

Container Gardening Indoors

CAROLINA GARDENER Carl Cantaluppi Extension Agent, Agriculture NC Cooperative Extension Granville County Center 919-603-1350 November 4, 2014 Container Gardening Indoors Wouldn’t it be great to pick fresh vegetables from an indoor container garden MORE »

Growing Garden Chrysanthemums

CAROLINA GARDENER Carl Cantaluppi Extension Agent, Agriculture NC Cooperative Extension Granville County Center 919-603-1350 October 7, 2014     Growing Garden Chrysanthemums Garden Chrysanthemums or ‘mums’ take over when we remove annual flowers MORE »

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Thu Feb 19, 2015 @ 3:30 PM Where:
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