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CAROLINA SHORES—Second-graders from Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary School are once again helping the town celebrate Arbor Day.
The town’s fifth annual event Friday included a planting of a redbud tree on the grounds of town hall.
Arbor Day is celebrated in North Carolina on the first Friday after March 15.
The town also received renewed recognition Friday as a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.
For more details and photos, pick up a copy of next week’s Beacon.