Farm-City Committee wins awards

first_imgLatest Stories Farm-City Committee wins awards By The Penny Hoarder The Farm-City Committee of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce won four prestigious awards, including a youth award, at the Farm-City Awards Program at the Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham Thursday.The Pike County Farm-City Committee was the runner-up as the Best Farm-City Committee in the Division II category (counties of less than 35,000). The committee was recognized for the Best Farm-City Tour and with the Target Award.Joel Kervin, a junior at Pike Liberal Arts School, won second place in the state Farm-City state essay contest.“The Pike County Farm-City Committee was honored to be recognized on the state level,” said Tammy Powell, committee member. “The committee works hard all year long and all of the hard work paid off.” Email the author The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Print Article Sponsored Content Skipcenter_img Powell said by providing opportunities to each student in Pike County to participate in either the poster or essay program, the committee hoped that teachers would talk about agriculture and give their students the chance to research and present their ideas through either a poster or an essay.“The state theme of ‘Grown Safely, Extra Tasty’ was incorporated into each of our exhibit, programs, projects, meetings and special events,” Powell said. Powell said the committee received the award for the Best Farm-City Tour for its Pocosin Tour.“We wanted to do something different and also something educational that could be shared,” she said. “We could accommodate 100 on the tour and we had 150 participate. We didn’t have room on the wagons so the overflow toured on cars and got out and listened to the presentations. It was a great tour. Keith Roling organized it for us.”The Target Award went to the committee that best incorporated the national focus of dispelling myths about agriculture and supported the theme of “Grown Safely, Extra Tasty.”“Throughout this past year, the Pike County Farm-City Committee members provided many opportunities for people in our county to learn about agriculture and urban life and their dependence on each other,” Powell said. “Through our fair exhibit, 4-H programs, radio presentations and civic club programs, we have strived to get the story told about how important we are to each other. “ By Jaine Treadwell Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration You Might Like Henderson joins NLC committee Troy City Councilwoman Dejerilyn King Henderson has been appointed to a national committee to help with health and human service… read more Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Book Nook to reopen Published 11:00 pm Friday, April 12, 2013 Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Syracuse men’s soccer opponent preview: What to know about N.C. State

first_img Related Stories In just 6 years, Ian McIntyre has turned Syracuse men’s soccer aroundSyracuse men’s soccer is searching for midfielder consistencyChris Nanco improves finishing ability in senior seasonSyracuse men’s soccer takes down St. John’s, 3-2, on Jonathan Hagman’s overtime goal Facebook Twitter Google+ No. 6 Syracuse (4-0) plays its first away game of the 2016 season when it kicks off against North Carolina State (1-2) on Friday at 7 p.m. The Orange comes off a double-overtime win over St. John’s. The unranked Wolfpack surrendered a goal in the 77th-minute to fall to North Florida, 3-2 on Sunday. The contest is the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams.If Syracuse wins, it’ll be the first year it won its first five games since 1984, when SU started 7-0. Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Friday’s game.All-time series: Syracuse leads 3-2-1Last time they played: The Orange played the Wolfpack twice last year in a two-week span. On Oct. 23 at SU Soccer Stadium, a Louis Cross front-post header with less than five minutes left gave No.15 Syracuse the 2-1 win. In the first round of the ACC tournament on Nov. 4, the Orange shut out NC State 2-0 en route to its first ACC championship and College Cup appearance.The North Carolina State report: The Wolfpack is off to a somewhat slow start, coming off two losses to unranked nonconference opponents. Only three different Wolfpack players have scored a goal this year, whereas six SU players have already scored. But NC State has a strong team, Syracuse head coach Ian McIntyre said. The Wolfpack went 2-3-3 last year vs. Top 25 teams. Two of those three losses came to Syracuse.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textHow Syracuse beats North Carolina State: Continue to spread the wealth and maintain possession. Syracuse has dominated its first four opponents, and it’s shown on the scoreboard. But SU has dominated possession, too, and kept opponents’ playmakers silent. Limit Ade Taiwo, and Syracuse should come out on top in the first game of conference play.Stats to know: 667:36 — Minutes of gameplay Syracuse had gone without trailing, dating back to last year, until St. John’s took a 2-1 lead Sunday night.45 — Percent of Syracuse goals scored by either Johannes Pieles or Chris Nanco this season.3 — Number of goals the Orange has given up in four games this season. Syracuse has scored 11.Player to watch: Ade Taiwo, forward, No. 9Taiwo has taken just five shots on goal to score three times already. No other NC State player has scored more than once. Taiwo, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound redshirt sophomore, has overcome two ACL tears to become one of the conference’s best offensive players thus far this year. The 2012 North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year scored two goals last year. He’s already surpassed that total in three games.“I think what you’re seeing now is what he’s capable of,” Wolfpack head coach Kelly Findley said. Commentscenter_img Published on September 9, 2016 at 11:50 am Contact Matthew: [email protected] | @MatthewGut21last_img read more