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First N.C. offshore wind farm lease awarded

A Portland, Oregon, company will start planning for widnmills off the coast in earnest now that it has finalized North Carolina’s first offshore wind farm lease. Avangrid Renewables of Portland, Oregon, submitted its $1.9 million bid for a 122,000-acre tract off the Outer Banks in March. The company’s parent, Spanish firm Iberdrola, already operates offshore […]

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By day, pastry chef picks blueberries at his farm. By night, they star in his desserts.

This time of year, Deric McGuffey’s life revolves around blueberries. He starts most days picking them under the hot morning sun at Cedar Grove Blueberry Farm, an organic, no-spray operation … Click to Continue »

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NC man driving farm tractor dies after SUV crushes him during crash

LIBERTY, N.C. (WFMY) – A Liberty man died Saturday afternoon after getting into a crash with an SUV. The N.C. State Highway Patrol told WFMY that Terry Smith was driving a farm tractor northbound on U.S. 421 when a Kia SUV rear-ended him. Troopers said after Smith was hit, he was ejected from the tractor, […]

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Home & Garden: Summer Shop opening in Oakwood, Woodcrest Farm classes announced

Summer Shop opens in Oakwood Raleigh Makers Market has collaborated with Zartiques to open a seasonal pop-up shop, Summer Shop, in Historic Oakwood. Summer Shop is located at 222 N. … Click to Continue »

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