Monday morning the Simpson County Development Foundation hosted their quarterly meeting. The topic for the day was an update on goals for recently elected mayors from the county. For additional information see the Lighter Side on Page 4 A of this week’s paper.
It did not take long before the new leadership in Magee was facee with some really messy problems--garbage, that is.
Mayor Dale Berry reported last week that city superintendent Nelvis Rankin notified him Friday about problems with garbage collections.
Utility easements continue to present problems for Simpson County when dealing with companies like AT&T.
At their last meeting, the Board of Supervisors expressed concern about how promptly vendors like AT&T answer requests when the county is expecting easement to provide services as simple as bushhogging.
When most folks mention “the ACT” they are normally referring to a test that students take to ensure they have the skills needed to enter college. It will soon have a different meaning in Simpson County, however, as well as in other counties which are a part of the Copiah Lincoln Community network.