Today's Top Stories

Deputy Kelvin Jenkins was named Top Cop of the Simpson County Sheriff’s Office for 2018.

Mable Everett has served as mayor of Braxton for many years. On May 16, she was met with a pleasant surprise when the Town of Braxton dedicated the town park to her.

The9th annual Mendenhall in May festival was a complete success. Nearly 1,000 people gathered in downtown Mendenhall to join in the celebration.

A special memorial service was held on May 18 to commemorate all of Simpson County’s fallen officers.

The American Flag has been left flying over the deserted campus of the old Magee elementary School, which has been abandoned by the school district.  If this were private property the city would have enforced clean up policies, but this is not...

At the mid-month meeting of the Magee Board of Aldermen Mayor Dale Berry reported that anyone who has problems with street lights being out should call city hall to report the problem. 

Mendenhall High School

Mendenhall High School’s Principal Robert Sanders, right, receives recognition from Supt. Greg Paes for Outstanding Administrator and an “All B” Rating for Mendenhall High School.










Magee Guard unit deployed


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. 



Area high schools have chosen their top graduates for special honors at graduation ceremonies across the county this month.  They will be recognized and speak to audiences at those ceremonies.