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The women of the Rho Iota Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. will celebrate 20 years of service to the community on July 27 at the Mendenhall National Guard Armory.
When a huge limb fell in Whit and Sherrie McCall’s backyard in Magee after last weekend’s rains, neighbors came to the rescue.  From left, Perry Sorey brought in his chainsaw, Sherrie directed ope
Magee 9U All Stars are Cal Ripken MS State Champs and SouthWest Regional Champs! They will compete in the Cal Ripken 9U World Series in Treasure Coast, Fla., August 3-11,.
Construction has started on a new and improved Emergency Care Department at Magee General Hospital.
One of the biggest issues to come before the Simpson County Board of Supervisor at their Monday meeting was the approval of a bid under the emergency bridge repair program approved by the state.

Ice remains on roads in parts of state; MDOT advises no travel in affected areas

UPDATE – Wednesday, January 17, 12:30 p.m.

JACKSON, MISS. – The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) continues its response to the winter weather event statewide and continues to advise the public to stay off roads with reported icy conditions and to limit travel to emergencies only.


Sheriff reports of 41 accidents

By PAT BROWN,

Sheriff Donald O’Cain reported there were a total of 41 dispatches of vehicles that were called in for vehicles that slid from the roadway. 

Tuesday evening a fuel truck turned over on Highway 49 near D’Lo the sheriff reported it was empty.  There was also a log truck that turned over near Pinola. 




Distinguished Young Woman participants

Participants in Simpson County’s Distinguished Young Woman 2019 program held on January 13 are, from left, Kaitlyn Martin, winner of the Overall Scholastic Award and Self Expression; 2019 Simpson County DYW Macy Kate Greer, winner of Overall Fitness, Overall Talent and Spirit of DYW Award; Kennedy Hanna, First Alternate; and Candice McCullum, w




City of Magee opens registration

The City of Magee has opened registration for youth softball and baseball. There will be a $45 registration fee. Baseball will be available for children ages 3-16 and softball from ages 3-19. Children ages 3-12 must register before February 16 for the season to start on time.








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