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Simpson County School Superintendent Greg Paes is reluctant to spend the full amount suggested for the search for a superintendent to hire for 2020.
This fact, according to school board member Stan Bulger, surfaced at the school board budget workshop held last week.
This week I received the dreaded news that I had hoped would never come: my friend and colleague Terry Hawkins of our Dumas Clarion newspaper had lost his battle with cancer. The good news was that he would no longer face the pain and suffering he had endured these past several months.
The county has had to rethink just exactly how they will finance some road and bridge projects.
This comes on the heels of the head of State Aid’s refusal to allow transfer of funds from another county. Simpson County’s engineer, Buddy Wolverton, advised the board that the plan had been rejected by State Aid.
The Simpson County Board of Education has renewed contracts for administrators for the 2019-2020 school year.
In the regular board meeting the board agreed to renewals for the following administrative staff:
Debbie Davis, deputy superintendent;
Dr. Robert Sanders, assistant superintendent, human resources;
For years we have been putting off remodeling projects at our house. First a wedding and then life just kept on bumping the updates farther down the line.
The Magee Chamber of Commerce will have new leadership for the coming year.
On Monday ballots were counted from the recent elections, and new directors have been named to serve three-year terms on the board. The new class of directors includes Suzy Thames, Leman Cockrell, Ruth Ellington, Lee Maddox and Patrice Boykin.