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The Magee Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Thursday, February 20 at 11 am for The Sip Discount Wine & Liquor. The business is located at 421 Pinola Dr. Those on hand for the event were chamber members, family & friends.
Flooding causing highway closures in Lawrence, Marion, and Simpson counties
WHO: The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT).
WHAT: Road closures.
WHEN: Friday, February 21, 2020.
Magee General Hopital celebrated it’s new Emergency Department. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was on February 12, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Pictured are members of the Magee General Hospital and members of the Magee Chamber of Commerce.
Thursday, March 19, the Copiah-Lincoln Community College 2020 Pathways Job Fair will be held at the Billy B. Thames Conference Center in Wesson, MS. The doors will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and the community is welcome to attend this free event.
Emily Dodd needs your help. She is collecting pop tops the metal rings on aluminum cans to donate to the Ronald McDonald House.
The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 16 arrests from February 17 to February 24.
– On Tuesday morning, the fourth grade class of Simpson County Academy took a field trip to the Mississippi State Capitol get an up close look of the legislative process in action. The group met with the Simpson County delegation, Representative Price Wallace and Senator Chris Caughman, while on their tour.
Attorney General William Barr is taking deserved criticism for undercutting his prosecutors to try to get a better sentencing deal for Donald Trump crony Roger Stone.
Barr’s misplaced loyalties — putting his boss’ desires ahead of impartial justice — are only part of the story, and arguably not even the most important.
Sheriff Paul Mullins reported Hunter McGee surrendered himself to the Simpson County Sheriff’s Department on February 18 at 9:30 a.m. McGee was accompanied by his attorney while turning himself in.
The Simpson Academy Cougars are the Class AAAA Boys Basketball 2019-2020 Champions. Head Coach James Crain led the Cougars to a 33-6 record this season. The Cougars defeated Hillcrest Christian 61-43 to capture the state championship Saturday night. The team will now be competing for the Overall Championship.
James Raylon Mathew, 51, of Magee, Mississippi, passed away Monday, February 17, 2020 at Magee General Hospital. He was born Saturday, July 6, 1968.
Memorial Services will be held at later date. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee is in charge of arrangements. (601) 849-5031
Merridee Elaine Yates, 83, of Taylorsville, Miss., passed away at Calvary Homes in Lancaster, Penn. on February 16, 2020.
Visitation will be held February 21, 2020, 5 - 9 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Taylorsville.
We are getting close to the half way mark of the 2020 session of the Mississippi Legislature. The filing of general bills deadline has passed and committee meetings are in full force. It is a much busier time for me as I now chair the Business and Financial Institution Committee and I have spent much time going over bills assigned to my comm
Laverne Haynes, 88, of Mendenhall passed away at her home, Saturday, February 15, 2020.
The Distinguished Young Women program will be held January 18 at Boswell Auditorium at 7 p.m. with three young women vying for the county’s Distinguished Young Woman 2020.
Tickets are available for purchase at the door for $10.
A press released stated on Thursday morning June 6, the Simpson County Sheriff’s Department had an officer involved shooting in the county. The Sheriff’s Department requested that the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations take over the investigation.
Ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, and with parts of the state already experiencing severe flooding, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) advises residents to prepare now for dangerous storm conditions to stay safe and healthy.
Preparing a Disaster Kit
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 speed internet.
The tornado warnings are sounding in Magee right now take shelter this is not a drill.
James David Parker, 61, of Huntsville, Texas, died Tuesday at St Mary's Hospital in Cottonwood ID. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 1:00 PM at White Oak Baptist Church. The Burial will follow in White Oak Baptist Church Cemetery. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee is in charge of arrangements. (601) 849-5031
Dollie Anderson Toney gained her heavenly wings on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. She was born on January 28, 1949, to R. C. Anderson and Eunice B. (Welch) Anderson in Magee, MS.
Ms. Bridgett Ann Carson, age 51, departed this life February 3, 2018 in Jackson.
A service for Ms. Carson was held Saturday, Feb. 10 at New Vineyard Church, Rained Road, Jackson. Her final resting place is Autumn Woods Cemetery, Northside Drive, Jackson.
Jettie Mae Craft, 85, of Magee, Mississippi, died Tuesday at Magee General Hospital. She was born Monday, October 31, 1932.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee.
Johnny T Tullos, 70, of Braxton, Mississippi, died Monday at Bedford Care Nursing Home in Mendenhall. He was born Tuesday, February 3, 1948.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Mendenhall.
Benny Harold Prince passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Simpson General Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 18, 1935, in Simpson County, to John Berlie Prince and Mary (Heitt) Prince.
Mr. Ronnie Pokey Gaylor, age 61, departed this life on March 7, 2018 at his home in Jackson. Services were held Saturday, March 17 at 11 a.m. at Truevine M.B. Church, Jackson. Mr. Graylor’s final resting place is Autumn Woods Cemetery, Northside Drive, Jackson.
The Magee Police Department responded to a situation near 1304 1st Avenue Magee, MS last Friday. Assistant Chief Joey Womack explained that the emergency call was placed by a neighbor detailing a young woman who had sustained multiple stab wounds.