Thursday marked the 39th annual meeting of the Simpson County Development Foundation and also the changing of the guard.
The featured speaker for the meeting was Joe Max Higgins, executive director of the Golden Triangle Development Association.
The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women luncheon on May 3 will feature three special guests from Simpson County.
Darlene Garner of Magee was interviewed on April 2 for a film on her family’s journey through heart disease that will be shown at the luncheon.
The Magee Trojans cruised through the first round as they faced off against the Hazlehurst Indians. In a best 2 out of 3 series, the Trojans would win back-to-back games to advance in the playoffs. The first game was held at home. Timon Kennedy was the starting pitcher. It was evident from the first inning that Hazlehurst was overmatched.
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.
T he analogy we heard as children went like this: “Just because everyone else is doing it doesn’t make it right.” If the situation was bad this was added: “You wouldn’t jump off a cliff just because everyone else is doing it--now would you?”