Election Commissioner on hold

By PAT BROWN,

The Simpson County Board of Supervisors has opted not to appoint a new chairman for the county Election Commission until they have additional time for consideration. 

The vacancy was created when Price Wallace of Mendenhall resigned the chairmanship of the commission to enter the race for State Representative of District 77.




The Pearl River Basin Development District transferred deeds

By PAT BROWN,

The Pearl River Basin Development District transferred deeds of ownership to the Simpson County Board of  Supervisors Monday afternoon.  This comes on the heels of the dissolution of the District based on funding issues.  From left is Simpson County Board Attorney Danny Welch, Board of Supervisors President Brian Kennedy, and Mike Davis represe



City joins opioid lawsuit

By PAT BROWN,

The Magee Board of Aldermen made an unexpected move at the last board meeting when they signed on as plaintiffs in a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers.

There was zero discussion at this meeting other than city attorney Bruce Smith recommending that the city become a party to the suit. 





Appointment has domino effect

By PAT BROWN,

The pre-brokered plans to appoint an election commissioner for Simpson County have apparently been foiled based on objections of conflict of interest.
Following the recent appointment of former State Representative Andy Gipson to Agriculture Commissioner, the dominoes started falling, creating vacancies in Simpson County politics.


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