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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




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To the folks who are discarding deer carcasses on Riley Road.  John Carpenter, above, is offering a $500 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for this.  If you have information contact the Simpson County Sheriff’s Department at 601-847-2921.

 

 

 

 

 

 




First Baptist volunteers prepare meals for needy families on Christmas Day

First Baptist Church of Magee Brotherhood and other volunteers from the church prepared meals on Christmas Day for 250 people in the community to help those who may not otherwise have had a hot meal.  The church has been doing this over the past several years.  Gerald Regel, Bobby Prince, Brian Kennedy and Tommy Meador are among the many volunt







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The billboards the city placed on Highway 49 have fallen into a state of disrepair.  The sign on the other side is illegible. They either need to be taken down or replaced.  This doesn’t encourage commerce in town.  The sign on the other side is illegible.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Toys for Tots ‘success’

By MARLAN JONES,

Toys for Tots is a national program sponsored by the US Marine Corps with the mission of  collecting new, unwrapped toys.

Collection usually begins during the month of October and lasts through December. These toys are then distributed as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in communities that conduct a campaign.


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