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In Monday’s City of Magee board meeting Alderman Patrick Brown reported that the city may lose the correctional work center.
Brown said he did not want to discuss the details but that a regional alliance might be forming to provide inmate services that are offered to the city. According to Brown, about 20 jobs would be affected.
A nna Lauren and I were sitting in church the other day and the musicians played a particular hymm, “It Is Well.” Before we knew it we were both sniffling as the tears began to roll. Mom, of course, passed tissues.
A special called Board of Aldermen’s meeting was held January 30 to approve beer sales at The Vault restaurant, which planned to open in downtown Magee on Superbowl Sunday.
The board approved the action, without which the opening might have been delayed until after the next scheduled meeting of the board.
Magee High School and Mendenhall High School decided it was time to give a little recognition to some of their students.
In Magee they started a the 22 Club for students who score above 21 on the ACT, which is where the scholarship monies start for students who are interested in going to college.
T he Mississippi Press Association held their annual Mid-Winter Convention last week. This one is advertising oriented while the summer meeting is editorial content.
Both the Magee Courier and the Simpson County News fared well in the annual competition, which really makes me proud.
First Baptist Church of Magee has welcomed a new face to the pulpit, Dr. Jim Taylor.
Brother Jim, as he prefers to be called, and his family have strong ties to Simpson County. Both of Jim’s parents are from Magee with his grandparents being Bobby and Frankie McNair and Sue and Shirley Maddox.
W e have a bit of a hard time figuring how the Missississippi Legislature would vote to fund a new type mechinism for public education when they had one in place for 20 plus years and only fully funded it two times in that time period. What makes this even more interesting is the fact that it will cost more than what is currently be funded by
Morgan Dunn of Magee is jumping into the political race for Mississippi’s Third Congressional Seat.
The seat has been held by Congressman Gregg Harper, who recently announced his decision not to seek re-election for the position he has held since 2009.