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The City of Magee along with the Magee Chamber of Commerce will host an event on Thursday, March 15, in recognition of the local Magee National Guard unit that is preparing for deployment.
The unit,which is part of the 155th Armored Brigade, is Company A of the 106 Support Battalion.
Concerned parents and community members approached the Simpson County School Board last week over what they termed a “racist tirade” that had occurred at Magee High School.
The comments led to the resignation of a math teacher at Magee High.
March 6 was a night of recognition for people who have made significant contributions to the Magee community.
The Magee Chamber of Commerce held their 62nd annual banquet and, as always, recognized individuals for major achievements as well as listened to some comedy from two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Marshall Ramsey.
We were sitting around last Thursday and daughter Anna Lauren had come down to take care of some wedding plans. We were talking about details when we realized that if she was going to be able to make her moving plans, which were to be out of her apartment by the end of March, we would have to go ahead and move.
When it comes to road repairs in Simpson County the county seems to be getting further and further behind.
At their March 5 meeting, the Simpson County Board of Supervisors was informed that the county’s cold mix asphalt repair bill for county roads in February 2018 was $67,000 compared to $26,000 for the same month last year.