Today's Top Stories

The Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign has begun in Mendenhall and Magee. The campaign started in October and will last until December 24.

After McQueen Construction was unable to complete two miles of paving projects, the Simpson County Board of Supervisors decided at their meeting Monday that they would get into the paving business themselves. 

Saturday evening while responding to a fire call tragedy struck the Magee Fire Department.

Fireman Dustin Grubbs,  34,  was responding to a fire alert for a structure fire when the vehicle he was driving left the road and overturned. 

Simpson County’s own Colonel Roy Terrell, a graduate of Mississippi State’s Class of 1953, was honored at the Mississippi State vs.

A special called Board of Supervisors meeting was held Tuesday morning with the purpose of proceeding with the appointment of Greg Reynolds as interim sheriff of Simpson County.

Today is Election Day in Mississippi!  Polls close at 7 p.m., and Mississippians have the opportunity to vote for two U.S. Senators, U.S. House members, and Judges, among others.  Are you prepared to cast your ballot?


Braxton-Night Out

Betty Neely, Virginia Montgomery, and Sue Powers of the Braxton Planners served sausage dogs during Braxton’s National Night Out. The event was a success with a large turnout. National Night Out was held at Mable Everett Park and the money raised was donated to the Braxton Fire Department.






New lights at 49 and 13


The installation of new lights on Highways 49 and 13 is now complete. Mayor Todd Booth said, “It looks nice. It does a lot to improve the look of our town from the highway.” Booth said he has heard positive feedback from several citizens around town.

Trojans retire #14 Jersey

Harold Shaw was joined by his family and friends last Friday as the Magee Trojans retired his jersey. Shaw played for Magee High School from 1991-1993, and went on to have success in the NFL as a member of the New England Patriots.













Crazy Day is here


It is finally here-Crazy Day is this Saturday and it promises to be one you  don’t want to miss. 

Chamber Director, Doris Adcox, said there are lot of  fun things planned for this Saturday. 

Pedestrian Killed on Hwy 49

On Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at approximately 7:59 PM, Magee Police Department responded to an accident involving a pedestrian on US 49 North near the intersection of US 49 North and 1st Avenue SE.  Upon arrival, officers determined that a pedestrian had attempted to cross US 49 and had been struck by two (2) vehicles.  The pedestr