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Out With the Old!

We may think of spring as the time for cleaning, but right now is the time to find some …

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McSwain Center Policies and Procedures

The McSwain Extension Education and Agriculture Center is available. Lee County Farm Bureau Auditorium Contact us for: Policies and Procedures / Facility …

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