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Local Agent Wins Award
Amy-Lynn Albertson has been named North Carolina Extension Agent of the Year by Carolina Farm Stewardship. The award was announced at the 2014 Sustainable Agriculture Conference held Nov. 10-12 in Greenville, S.C.

Albertson is a horticulture Extension agent and local foods coordinator in Davidson County. Her programming areas include horticulture, forestry and coordinator of the Master Gardener volunteer program. Albertson is also a founder and leader in the Piedmont Farm School Program.

The farm school, featured in a recent Perspectives Magazine article, provides eight months of training to new and aspiring farmers in the Piedmont region. The program includes both farm business education, as well as field trips to small farms in the region.

Albertson accepted the award by thanking her fellow agents and the growers with whom she works.

South Davidson Methodist Men
BBQ Shoulders For Sale

The SD Methodist Men will be selling BBQ shoulders on December 23 at Lineberry United Methodist
Church for $45.

Included with the BBQ shoulders is dip and slaw can be purchase for an additional $2. Pickup will be at 4-5
p.m. on Dec. 23, Call Ronnie Harrison at 250-9525 or Richard Smith at 859-3320 to place your order.

Lineberry UMC is located at 2489 Handy Road, Denton.