Today's Top Stories

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








County at odds over liquor

By the time this letter is printed, we will have had our election, and, hopefully the little county wide war regarding liquor will be over.  Throughout this campaign, I have been relatively silent on the issue, with the exception of a couple of social media posts.






Donations needed

Volunteers from First United Methodist provide a food outreach program thatserves the community called Food for Families.  With the holidays drawing close some of the pantries are running bare and they are asking for donations of either non-perishable food items or money so they may purchase food.  The next distribution date is set for Thursday



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