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Simpson County Lake is being drained to make repairs to its dam.
The Simpson County Board of Supervisors re-approved the original five-year request for ad valorem tax exemption for Real Pure Bottling Company at their last board meeting.
For the second year in a row Simpson County will be represented in the Super Bowl.
According to Simpson County Deputy Superintendent, Debbie Davis, the scores for the schools in the district seem to be showing big improvement in the set of benchmarks measured over where they wer
Several reports of leaks came to the Magee Board of Aldermen for attention at their recent meeting.  The leaks have followed recent borings as a result of new cable being put in Magee for high spe

Public schools look at options for facilities


A facilities use plan commissioned by the Simpson County School Board offers a third party view of some of the options for the public schools’ physical plants and future needs. 

The options come with  hefty price tags that range from $30 million to $70 million.  However, another option pointed out was to do nothing about facilities.