The Simpson County Board of Supervisors has decided that the value originally set for taxation purposes for the natural gas storage facility Mississippi Hub would remain the same, despite the fact that the company has changed ownership and the new owners are placing a much smaller value on their investment based on appraised value.
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The Magee Lions Club has selected new leadership for the upcoming year. From Left, Gerald Regel and Oliver McLean will co-chair the position of vice president of administration, Alfred Pace will serve as director, John Mark Williams will serve as treasurer, Dr. Jimmy Stuard will serve as a director, Dr.
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.
The annual City of Magee fireworks show will be held at the Jimmy Clyde Sportsplex on Thursday, July 4, beginning at approximately 8:45 p.m. No admission. The public is invited.
July 4 & 5
The Members Golf Association of Simpson County Country Club is well into its second year and making great strides toward improving the quality of our golf course. Our two main goals of quality burmuda grass and increasing membership are slowly coming around. While at times it appears there is little interest in golf in Simpson County, the MGA
Last Thursday evening, July 27th, the Simpson County School Board held a public hearing regarding a proposed increase in ad valorem taxes, that according to the public advertisement, “may result” in an increase in the ad valorem tax millage rate. At the meeting, the School District Accountant, Mr.
Sunday morning we were sitting in church and before I knew what was going on our service turned to patriotism. The preacher said that there are so many things to be disappointed in regarding today’s American society but he followed a different vein and spoke more about what we should appreciate in our country.
State and local Democratic candidates for this year’s general election will share their platforms in a question and answer forum on Saturday, July 20, at the Magee Civic Center in Magee. The forum will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
A special reception was held last Friday to welcome three new coaches to the staff of the Magee Trojans.
Jared Smith will be joining the Magee Trojan Football Team as defensive coordinator. Coach Smith will also lead the Trojans in tennis and archery as well as some Magee Middle School sports.