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New Albany takes advantage of chance to sign up locally for MS’s cell phone “No-Call List”

Col. Carroll Thompson, U.S. Marine Corps (retired), a Union County native, signed up Friday for the "No Call List" for cell telephones. At center is Orlando Ivy, a Public Service Commission (PSC) investigator. Standing is Northern District PSC Commissioner Brandon Pressley. Before a PSC order earlier this month, only land-line phones could be placed on the No Call list in Mississippi

Twenty or so people came to the Union County Courthouse this morning to sign up for Mississippi’s new “No-Call List” for cell phones. Before a Public Service Commission (PSC) order earlier this month, only land-line phones could be placed on the No Call list in Mississip. Now solicitation calls and text messages are subject to the jurisdiction of the Commission.

Jimmie Rogers, of New Albany, signed up for list Friday afternoon at the Union County Courthouse. Helping her is Orlando Ivy of The PSC.

Jimmie Rogers, of New Albany, signed up for list Friday afternoon at the Union County Courthouse. Helping her is Orlando Ivy of The PSC.

Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon  Presley and PSC staffers Lauren Cobb and Orlando Ivy were at the office of Union County Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford Friday to sign up local residents for the PSC’s new No Call List for cell phones.

 

 

Lauren Ann Cobb and Orlando Ivy of the Public Service Commission helped Lauren Hatton (right) sign up for the cell phone No Call List Friday, July 15th, at the county courthouse in New Albany.

Lauren Ann Cobb and Orlando Ivy of the Public Service Commission helped Lauren Hatton (right) sign up for the cell phone No Call List Friday, July 15th, at the county courthouse in New Albany.

North District Commissioner Presley, who is chairman of the PSC, has said several times that he has been looking forward to having this authority, and thanks the MS Legislature for changing the law to include cell phones, as s0 many people now use them as their primary or only telephone.

 

Mississippians who wish to add their cellular telephone numbers to the No Call list may also contact the PSC at 1-800-356-6428 or online at www. psc.state.ms.us/nocall. It takes sixty days for the No Call order to take effect.

1 Comment on New Albany takes advantage of chance to sign up locally for MS’s cell phone “No-Call List”

  1. Working link: http://www.psc.state.ms.us/nocall/
    So glad to see this – thanks!

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