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SCSD will delay the start of classes until 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 8th due to inclement weather in the area.

It is starting to look a lot like Christmas around Simpson County. Main Street in Mendenhall and Magee has been decorated with reindeer, candy canes, and trumpet- sounding angels.

Members of the Golden Girls come to help Magee Chamber of commerce director Doris Adcox with decorating the Chamber Christmas tree located on Main Avenue.  From left, Doris Adcox, Betty Ann Stubbs, Nelda Ham, Patsy Ates and Doris Tullos.

Playing before a standing room only crowd, Buddy Mullins performed Friday night as warm up for a local blue grass ensemble at The Corner Grocery in D’Lo.  In addition to a little gospel music Buddy played some holiday music and pop. 

The Magee Library will host a visit from Santa on Saturday, December 16, starting at 10 a.m.

Children can get their pictures made with the Santa!

It was incorrectly reported from their last board meeting that the Simpson County Board of Supervisors purchased two tractors for $91,000 each.

This was the newspaper’s error.





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

By MARLAN JONES,

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.




Potential Scam

Please beware of emails from Simpson County Development Foundation that indicate you owe fees for services. These emails are not associated with the Simpson County Development Foundation. 



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