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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be recognized this Saturday October 29th. The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. In Grant County, individuals can bring their unused medications, (both prescription and over-the-counter) for disposal at the following locations from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M: Silver City Walgreens; Cliff-Gila Volunteer Fire Department; and the Upper Mimbres Volunteer Fire Department. For more information, visit dea.gov/takebackday.
The 2022 Grant County Property tax bills will be sent out on November 1st. The first half installment is due between November 10 and December 10th. Residents can pay their bill at the Grant County Treasurers Office, 1400 Highway 180 East in Silver City from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. OR Pay online at grant county n m dot gov and click on Treasurer. In addition, there are two drop off boxes available, one in front of the Grant County Administration building and the other inside by the Treasurer’s Office.
In Silver Consolidated School news, instructor Keylee Topmiller has been named as this year’s New Mexico Ag Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Topmiller will now participate in the National Ag Teacher of the Year competition with the winner being announced in March of next year. In addition, she was given an award buckle, cash prize, and a conference trip to Orlando, Florida over the summer. Mrs. Topmiller is a teacher at Harrision Schmitt Elementary School.