PriorityOne Bank is pleased to announce that they are now the first employer in Simpson County to implement the ACT®WorkKeys®Assessment to complement their hiring process for their teller positions. This implementation is part of the effort of the Simpson County Development Foundation to make Simpson County an ACT®Work Ready®Community.
2017 Magee High School Homecoming Queen Mia Davis, right, crowned Aalyiah Walker as the new 2018 Homecoming Queen for the MHS. The Trojans won their battle against the Raleigh Lions 42-18. Mia is the daughter of Willie and Brittany Davis, and Aalyiah is the daughter of Jerald Walker and Belinda Davis.
Magee will launch its 43rd Crazy Day Celebration on Saturday, October 27.
As in the past local and visiting vendors will be selling their wares up and down Main Avenue offering everything from handmade crafts to local art, trendy fashion and jewelry. You can always find a bargain on custom crafted furniture and home decor items.
Magee had a huge crowd last weekend at the softball tournaments hosted at the city’s Sportsplex.
Estimates have the number at 9,000 people visiting the community for the tournament. It was a big weekend for restaurants, lodging and fast food establishments. In addition, the sportsplex got its share of the spoils.
It was a busy day at Copiah Lincoln Community College’s Simpson County Center last Tuesday when a ground-breaking ceremony was held for new expansions at the college.
The almost 24,000 square foot expansion comes because of increased student needs at the Simpson County facility on Highway 49 between Magee and Mendenhall.
The SCA Cougars traveled to Columbia Academy on Friday with a tilt with the Cougars of Columbia. Simpson received the opening kick but were not able to get anything going and were forced to punt. The Simpson defense was suffocating all night and set the tone early with a three and out by Columbia.
Simpson’s softball team advanced to the MAIS AAAA Overall Championship series Monday at the Jimmy Clyde Sportsplex. The Lady Cougars defeated Oak Forest Academy 5-1 on Saturday in the opening round of the tournament. The Lady Cougars played East Rankin Academy in the semifinals and lost 6-4 in 11 innings.
Friday night, the Trojan faithful were honored with the presence of royalty as the Homecoming court was on full display. The football and class maids were dressed in full regalia as they prepared