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Beyond the Valley: Ocean Isle and Cape Fear

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2019

  By Marsha Smith Saying goodbye to Swansboro we headed south to the Outer Banks again to our seaside hotel at Ocean Isle Beach that again provided us a beautiful balcony ocean view. This hotel was also still under repair from the Hurricane Florence, but our room was extremely nice and the staff very helpful […]

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How students can prepare for a coming sports season

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2019

By Metro Creative Connection Participation in sports can be an important component of a student’s overall school experience. So it should come as no surprise that the number of participants in high school sports increased for the 29th consecutive year in 2017-18, according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National […]

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Why kids should start playing sports today

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2019

By Metro Creative Connection Children can benefit in various ways by participating in sports. These benefits, both physical and mental, can help kids in all aspects of life, and even lay the groundwork for a successful transition into adulthood. The fitness organization PhitAmerica says that playing sports goes beyond just being physically active. Important lessons […]

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Chamber accepting nominations

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2019

Press Release KRV Chamber of Commerce Kern Valley Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for 2019 Business of the Year and Organization of the Year. The winners of these prestigious honors are based on the various attributes listed below: •Outstanding Customer Service •Community/Corporate Leadership •Volunteerism •Community Contributions •Participates and Collaborates with Community Organizations •Demonstrates Community […]

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Health Insurance Matters: 10 Most Expensive Drugs

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2019

By Harry P. Thal One of the blogs I most enjoy is provided by goodrx.com. I’m sure you have seen their ads on television and other media. This company provides a free service and is a great resource for seeking the best prices for medication, for especially those with either no health insurance or with […]

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A sweet life at 100

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2019

  Mary Lou Prettyman blows out the candles on her birthday cake as she celebrates her 100 years with her daughter Terri Carroll and son Dan Prettyman by her side. A dozen family members traveled from across the country to wish their “Grandma Sweet” a happy birthday on this very special occasion held on July […]

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Press Release: Christmas in July

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2019

By Samaritan’s Purse/OCC As you prepare to purchase Back-to-School supplies for your children, grandchildren, students, or if you are filling backpacks for local students or other children in need, please remember to pick up some of the following items for your Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes. Suggested school supplies that are at their lowest prices now: […]

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Tips for grabbing the best deals on school clothes

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2019

By Metro Creative Connection Children and parents often look forward to the dawn of a new school year. But before the first homeroom session can take place, parents may need to take their students clothes shopping. According to a 2018 survey by Deloitte, parents spend an average of $510 per household on apparel, school supplies, […]

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