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Smith Storey receives a plaque for the 2012 Farm Family of the Year award from Avery
County Extension Agent Adam Keener.
Photo by Matthew Hundley

Originally published: 2013-03-12 16:24:09
Last modified: 2013-03-12 16:24:09

Farm City Banquet honors farmers, boosters

Matthew Hundley / (

Avery County Farm City Banquet took place on March 9 thanks to the combined efforts of Avery County Cooperative Extension, Avery Soil and Water Conservation District, Avery County Farm Bureau, Avery County 4-H and Avery County High School FFA.

Jesse Smith provided musical entertainment while guests enjoyed fried chicken and other treats from Dan’l Boone Inn while they waited for the awards ceremony to begin. 

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