Union County

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Alpacas get a new hairdo

At Happy Hills Alpaca Farm in Union County, alpacas are being sheared for their beautiful fur. Owner of the farm, Val Hietala, has kept alpacas for 12 years. She offers classes in spinning, knitting, and felting with alpaca fiber at the farm. The other animals at the farm include sheep, goats, and a llama who keeps guard of the farm.

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Newest group to earn Scouting’s highest honor

Here is the most recent list of Eagle Scouts. Information was submitted by the Mecklenburg County Council Boy Scouts of America. The information includes name, troop number, troop sponsor and parents names. In some cases the Eagle Scout submitted a brief description of his project.