Magee’s mayor, Dale Berry, tells us that he doesn’t see a need to increase the millage for the city for the upcoming year. Currently 26 mills are assessed to operate the city and its services.
Women’s Hope, which is a ministry of the Christian Women’s Job Corps, is planning an open house.
The event will be held Thursday, August 8, from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. at 301 Fifth Ave. Southeast in Magee.
The purpose of the open house is to recruit participants and volunteers for the ministry’s fall class.
I t’s difficult to believe that school will start again in just a couple of weeks--like August 7 for the students and sooner for faculty and staff. The summer has literally flown by, and before you know it will be football season and fall activities will be back.
Folks just do not realize just how fortunate we are not to have been pounded by Tropical Storm Barry.
We are luckier than those people in the southern end of the Mississippi Delta. They have been flooded since February and the idea of getting dry or planting anything any time soon is pretty well shot now.
News came this week that the local banking institution has been selected as number one in the state.
PriorityOne Bank headquartered in Magee has been selected as the number one bank in the state of Mississippi. The report was sponsored by Forbes, a multi media international company.
The City of Magee has been awarded a $1.54 million grant for improvements to the runways at the Magee airport.
The good news is that the city’s share of the cost is only going to be about $10,000. Ninety percent of the cost will be funded through federal grant and the remainder will come through grants from the state.