MACON COUNTY'S SCARBOROUGH NAMED SOUTHEASTERN GINNER OF THE YEAR
Joey Scarborough, gin manager at Milstead Farm Group in Macon County, was named 2015 Southeastern Cotton Ginner of the Year. Scarborough received the award at the Southern Cotton Growers and Southeastern Cotton Ginners Annual Meeting in Savannah, Georiga, Jan. 23.
He grew up on a cattle farm in Tallassee. After graduating from Tallassee High School in 1995, Scarborough attended Auburn University and received his Bachelor of Science in Business Finance. He worked with a computer networking company and a bank before operating his own construction company. He has been the general manager at Milstead Farm Group since 2006. Scarborough and his wife, Kami, have a daughter, Virginia Kate.
MACON COUNTY STUDENT STUDYING AGRICULTURE RECEIVES COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
Auburn University student and scholarship recipient Chase Seals of Tuskegee was honored at the Alabama Farmers Federation 2015 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 22 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Seals graduated from Lee-Scott Academy and is studying wildlife ecology & management. The $1,750 scholarship was funded by the Macon County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Seals, Macon County Farmers Federation President Shep Morris, Federation Southeast Region Vice President George Jeffcoat and Federation State Board Member Richard Edgar.