With the popularity of reality television shows like Forged in Fire and a renewed interest in metal work and metal artisans, the future of metal work “seems right,” according to metal artisan Spencer Pearson.
P -16 Committee got it start because some of the schools in Simpson County are at risk of failing. The schools at risk in Magee are the elementary and the middle school. Mendenhall Middle School also has a substandard rating; however, no representative of that school showed up for a November meeting held in Magee.
When the Simpson County Board of Education met on Dec. 14, members heard a complaint from Bruce Barlow because both his son and daughter had their cell phones confiscated at school by the same faculty person.
The mayor of Magee reported at a recent Board of Aldermen meeting that he pulled up at an intersection and found a fellow loading up scrap metals. He inquired what the guy was doing and was told, “The mayor contacted me and asked me to pick this stuff up.”
Berry asked, “Who is the mayor?” The guy responded “John.”