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  1. Martin Willoughby: Gary Herring building tomorrow by educating todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... leaders. Since 1987, Herring has been Head of School at First Presbyterian Day School in Jackson. A native of Brandon, Herring grew up in a family of educators. He earned an undergraduate degree in business from Ole Miss and went on to get a Masters ...

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  2. Watch the Bernard Blackwell All-Star Game Saturday on WLBTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... The North team will be coached by Derrick Hooker of South Delta. The South squad will be guided by Brad Peterson of Brandon. Each squad consists of 40 players. The game features a North-South format and the South leads the series 31-26-4. The South ...

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  3. Former Miss America Mobley Collins buried in MississippiRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... poetry she wanted at her own funeral. Mobley Collins -- who was born in Biloxi and grew up in the Jackson suburb of Brandon -- was buried in another suburb, Ridgeland, where she bought an extra cemetery plot so a bench could be placed next to her ...

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  4. Building a brand: Peterson eager to elevate MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Brad Peterson led the Brandon Bulldogs to its first-ever 6A football state championship game appearance, amassing a record of 50-18 in five seasons but made the jump to the north side of the metro and Madison Central. He feels he has the backing to build a brand in Mississippi with the same gravitas as Hoover High in Alabama.

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  5. Former Miss America Mobley Collins buriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Newms360.com

    ... poetry she wanted at her own funeral. Mobley Collins - who was born in Biloxi and grew up in the Jackson suburb of Brandon - was buried in another suburb, Ridgeland, where she bought an extra cemetery plot so a bench could be placed next to her ...

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  6. Brandon's Peterson heading to MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Rankin Ledger

    Peterson spent the last five seasons coaching at Brandon and will replace Bobby Hall, who stepped down after nine seasons and an 85-31 record with the Jaguars. 'One of the toughest things for a coach to do is tell the guys he's been around for several years that he's taking another job,' Peterson said.

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  7. 2 men still face charges in racial beatings caseRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Both were taken to jail to await April sentencing dates. John Louis Blalack and Robert Henry Rice, both of Brandon, have pleaded not guilty and remain set for a Jan. 26 trial in U.S. District Court. With the two Friday pleas, eight people have been ...

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  8. 2 Brandon women, 21, plead guilty to hate crimeRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Two 21-year-old white women from Brandon have each pleaded guilty to conspiracy in a series of attacks on African Americans that culminated when a black man was run over and killed in Jackson in 2011. The Clarion-Ledger reports that Shelbie Brooke Richards and Sarah Adelia Graves each pleaded guilty to one count conspiring to violate the federal hate crime law.

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  9. Two Mississippi Women Plead Guilty to a Series of Racially-Motivated Assaults on African-AmericansRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | PressReleasePoint

    The Justice Department announced today that Shelbie Brooke Richards, 21, and Sarah Adelia Graves, 21, from Brandon, Mississippi, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Jackson to federal hate crime charges in connection with a series of racially-motivated assaults on African-Americans, which culminated in the death of James Craig Anderson, an African-American man, in the summer of 2011.

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  10. Middlesboro restaurants featured in new cookbookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Anita Musgrove, of Brandon, Miss., has released her second cookbook, Kentucky Back Road Restaurant Recipes, a cookbook and restaurant guide featuring everything from restaurant signature recipes to those family favorite recipes the owners and chefs cook at home. What makes the book so popular? It's the restaurants that have participated by sharing their favorite recipes plus information about their establishment.

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  11. 5-month-old in vehicle during Rankin Co. drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Thomas Allen Jr., 37, and Tracie Michele Burt, 30, both of Brandon, were arrested after being pulled over in the 700 block of MS Highway 468 around 9 p.m. Saturday when deputies discovered 80 grams of meth inside the car. Both are being charged with possession of more than 30 grams of Methamphetamine Ice, five counts of misdemeanor possession of controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and child endangerment.

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  12. Sampling History: Gov. Henry Lewis Whitfield led support for Gulf Coast seawallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | The Mississippi Press

    He was born on a farm four miles east of Brandon on June 20, 1858. While his father taught school and his mother taught music lessons, young Henry and his brother cultivated an eight-acre farm.

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  13. Jackson County Sheriff's Department releases crime report for Nov.21-23, with mugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Mississippi Press

    Nov. 21 9011 Pointe Aux Chenes, Ocean Springs, Marilu Titus reported vehicle theft. 9220 Shiprock St., Moss Point, Steve Brandon reported vehicle theft.

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  14. Sunshine? Really?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WOODTV.com

    ... evening it was at least the size of a baseball Hamburg, NY, has received 79.5" of snow since Monday Pretty sunset in Brandon MS Heavy snow in the Cascade Mountains of Washington State ice closes Upper Mississippi River , earliest it's ever closed. ...

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  15. Q-School Back at Hombre Golf ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    ... the birdies seemed few and far between. Buy.Com Tour veteran Paul Claxton of Claxton, Georgia, and Matt Fast of Brandon, Mississippi with the low rounds Wednesday, shooting matching 2 under 69's. Fast's score leaving him at -1 through 36 holes, ...

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  16. Mississippi Man Claims $1M Powerball Ticket In SD Nov. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    A Mississippi man who bought a Powerball ticket during an annual hunting trip in South Dakota has won $1 million. South Dakota Lottery officials say John Chalk Jr. of Brandon, Mississippi, has claimed the winning ticket from the Oct. 25 drawing.

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  17. Mississippi man on hunting trip in South Dakota gets 1 million bucks thanks to Powerball ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    A Mississippi man who bought a Powerball ticket during an annual hunting trip in South Dakota has won $1 million. South Dakota Lottery officials say John Chalk Jr. of Brandon, Mississippi, has claimed the winning ticket from the Oct. 25 drawing.

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  18. Mississippi Man Claims $1 Million Powerball Prize.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    John Chalk Jr. of Brandon, Mississippi on November 18, 2014 claimed his $1 million Powerball prize from the October 25, 2014 drawing at the Sioux Falls Lottery office. Chalk was on an annual hunting trip to South Dakota with friends when he purchased the winning ticket at Highland Travel Plaza on Highland Way in Mitchell.

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  19. CQ Names John Bergman, KC5LK, as Worked All Zones Award ManagerRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | QST

    CQ has tapped John Bergman, KC5LK, of Brandon, Mississippi, as the new CQ Worked All Zones Award Manager. The appointment, effective on January 1, was announced on November 18 by CQ magazine Editor Rich Moseson, W2VU.

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  20. Man cuts his throat after stabbing girlfriend with box cutterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... came in regarding a man who had cut his throat in an attempted suicide. Deputies went to 232 Langford Farms Rd in Brandon and discovered Taylor lying in the bedroom with cuts to his neck and stomach. Witnesses told investigators that Taylor had used ...

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