State Law requires the Board of Supervisors to provide household garbage pickup and disposal for all occupied households in the county outside of municipalities. This can be paid for in three ways: 1. A tax levy on all taxable property in the County, 2. A fee charged per household, or 3.
Simpson County News Letter to the editor;
This is just to express my opinion of the laws that Simpson County Supervisors, Personnel or whoever is responsible for the way the garbage fees are implicated.
Either through intentional or subliminal marketing, the manufacturers of e-cigarettes have been touting them as safer alternatives to the real thing.
And they may be, but how much safer has come into question with the recent national outbreak of breathing illnesses related to vaping.
Representative Price Wallace got in touch with us the other day to say that if we needed a good speaker at Lions Club to let him know. His suggestion was Meg Annison, Director of Communication for the Mississippi Lottery.
The election last week displayed a pretty weak voter turn-out. According to the stats, only about 32 percent of the registered voters in Simpson County bothered to go to the polls.
The largest votes were for the two state offices of governor and attorney general.
The news that the University of Southern Mississippi is going to start selling beer and wine at its football games is a sign of the times.
It appears that the voters of Simpson County may finally be able to decide whether they want alcoholic beverages to be served in Simpson County.