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The Simpson Cougars faced off with Presbyterian Christian last Friday night, kicking off to PCS to open the game.
The Mendenhall Tigers dominated from start to finish in their 56-21 Homecoming victory over Richland while rain put a damper on the pregame Homecoming festivities for the fans.
Despite thinking it is okay to burn because the recent burn ban may be officially lifted soon, some residents were getting tickets last weekend from the Sheriff’s Department for burning.
While the scores may not have been as good as some would like, some positive things are still occurring in the Simpson County School District.
At their October 10 meeting, the Simpson County School Board heard from a parent who was concerned about his child’s experience at the county’s alternative school, the Simpson County Achievement C

Community Calendar


October 26

October is National Fire Prevention Month. Kindergarten-sixth grade is invited to Magee Public Library on Oct. 26 at 4 p.m. to learn how to protect yourself. The Magee Volunteer Fire Department will be at the library to talk about this year’s theme, 2 Ways Out.


Halloween events abound

Ghouls, witches, and goblins will have ample opportunities to rack up on candy this week.

Magee will be hosting Treat Street behind the Community Center from 5 until 8 p.m. at the end of Crazy Day.

The city is asking those who want to trick or treat in Magee to do so that Saturday evening until 9 p.m.

Tanker wreck snarls traffic


A one vehicle accident involving a tanker truck loaded with gasoline happened at approximately 11:45 a.m. Monday morning.

Emergency officials explained that the driver, who has yet to be identified, lost control of the truck, which turned over on its side, while traveling northbound on Highway 49 near Richard Joiner Road in Magee.