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Genesis Timber awards scholarships to MCHS students

Genesis Timber, LLC is a timber company that has long roots in Madison County and because of those roots, the company wanted to give something back to the community. The idea of a local scholarship was born. Genesis Timber recently had the privilege of awarding two qualified recipients a ten thousand dollar scholarship. Among the qualifications were plans to major in Forestry or Agriculture related field. The applicants also wrote an essay introducing themselves to the Scholarship Selection Committee describing their interests, goals, skills and future plans. Character references were…

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Keeping tabs on Congress

Recent House Votes: Review Federal Regulations for Repeals – With a vote of 254-174 and 14 not voting, the House passed a bill that establishes a nine-member commission to review federal regulations and identify those that should be repealed in order to reduce costs on the U.S. economy – including those that should be immediately repealed and those that should be repealed over time through a new regulatory “Cut-Go” system under which agencies could not issue new rules unless the cost of a new rule was offset by repealing existing…

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Greenville appoints new town manager

Although the agenda was short, with only three items up for discussion, the council members had much to talk about during the town council meeting of Greenville on Monday, Jan. 11. After the approval of the minutes for the Dec. 14 meeting, Grants Consultant Jim Parrish took to the podium to inform the council members about the loan agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for the wastewater treatment plant improvements. This loan would cover Phase II of the new wastewater treatment plant and after approval would go out…

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