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  1. Rankin judge jails man for avoiding hair drug testRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Rankin Ledger

    A Rankin County judge being investigated by the Judicial Performance Commission now has another complaint brought against him by a man who says he was wrongfully ordered to jail. Grady Gibbons of Brandon, who appeared before Chancery Judge Dan Fairly in a divorce case, said Fairly wrongfully accused him of shaving to avoid a court ordered hair follicle test and threw him in solitary confinement in the Rankin County Detention Center, even though he had submitted to another drug test that showed no illegal drug use.

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  2. Tigers ready to get back on field - weather permittingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Newms360.com

    ... could be one of the key hurlers for the Tigers along with sophomores Landon Boyd from New Hope, Colby Whitfield from Brandon, and Caleb Goff from Hernando. Other key pitchers could be Tanner Whitaker and Dustin Allen from Tishomingo County, Townsend ...

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  3. 3 more white men sentenced in racially motivated death of James Craig Anderson in Mississippi in 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | MassLive.com

    ... . William K. Montromery, 25, of Puckett, Miss., and Jonathan K. Gaskamp, 22, and Joseph P. Dominick, 23, both of Brandon, Miss. were sentenced in Jacskson, for their roles in the hate crime conspiracy, according to a prepared statement issued by the ...

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  4. Prison won't interrupt ex-prison chief's retirement cash flowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... guilt Wednesday to two felony charges of money laundering and tax evasion. He and co-defendant Cecil McCrory, a Brandon businessman and former state legislator, had previously pled not guilty. McCroy followed Epps Wednesday with a plea of guilty to ...

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  5. Miriam F. AndersonRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Bandera County Courier

    ... Patricia A. Fackrell: son Garland M. "Skody" Anderson Jr. of Metairie, Louisiana; sisters, Carolyn Vinson of Brandon, Mississippi; Martha Francis of Maggie Valley, South Carolina; and Ruth Smith of Irvine, California; grandchildren, Pastor David L. ...

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  6. Ex-prison boss and businessman admit to bribery schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Newms360.com

    ... in court as he changed his plea to guilty on federal charges of money laundering conspiracy and income tax evasion. Brandon businessman Cecil McCrory's lawyer said his client also plans to plead guilty later Wednesday. The lawyer wouldn't say which ...

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  7. Mississippi hurting: lynching, murder, and the judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | OUPblog

    ... events in the same breath. They should. On a summer night three and a half years ago, a group of young whites from Brandon, Mississippi drove into nearby Jackson to "fuck with some niggers." They attacked James Craig Anderson, a 48-year-old black ...

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  8. Icy conditions blamed for slew of wrecks around metroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... rain has created ice on several bridges around the Jackson area. A wreck closed Interstate 20 at Highway 80 at the Brandon exit about 6:30 a.m. Traffic was moving again by 8:15 a.m., authorities said. Police also responded to several other crashes ...

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  9. 3 Sentenced to Prison in Slaying of Black Man in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Skanner

    ... serious of the counts against them, commission of a hate crime. Dedmon, 22, Rice, 21, and Butler, 23, are all from Brandon, Mississippi. Dedmon also faces two life sentences in a Mississippi prison. He pleaded guilty in a state court in 2012 to ...

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  10. Hate crime sentencing: 3 admitted hunting black people when Mississippi man was fatally run overRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... serious of the counts against them, commission of a hate crime. Dedmon, 22, Rice, 21, and Butler, 23, are all from Brandon, Mississippi. Dedmon also faces two life sentences in a Mississippi prison. He pleaded guilty in a state court in 2012 to ...

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  11. Hate Crime: 3 white men guilty of 'hunting black people' get prison in man's beating deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | PennLive.com

    ... serious of the counts against them, commission of a hate crime. Dedmon, 22, Rice, 21, and Butler, 23, are all from Brandon, Mississippi. Dedmon also faces two life sentences in a Mississippi prison. He pleaded guilty in a state court in 2012 to ...

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  12. Collums accepts NW Rankin jobRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Newms360.com

    ... Rankin on Tuesday afternoon. Collums, 39, takes over for Tyler Peterson, who left after one season and took over at Brandon, where his cousin, Brad Peterson, left to take a job at Madison Central. Bobby Hall left Madison Central for Biloxi. "I think ...

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  13. 3 white men in Mississippi get federal prison terms for running over, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... serious of the counts against them, commission of a hate crime. Dedmon, 22, Rice, 21, and Butler, 23, are all from Brandon, Mississippi. Before sentencing the three, Reeves told the courtroom that the Anderson's death reflected the "inhumanity of ...

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  14. Three Brandon, Mississippi, Men Sentenced for Their Roles in the...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | PressReleasePoint

    The Justice Department announced today that Deryl Paul Dedmon, 22, John Aaron Rice, 21, and Dylan Wade Butler, 23, all of Brandon, Mississippi, were sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Jackson for their roles in federal hate crime charges in connection with an assault culminating in the death of James Craig Anderson, an African-American man, in the summer of 2011. Dedmon, Rice and Butler each previously pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy and one count of violating the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act for their roles in the death-resulting assault of Anderson, 47, of Jackson, Mississippi.

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  15. 3 sentenced to prison in slaying of black man in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... serious of the counts against them, commission of a hate crime. Dedmon, 22, Rice, 21, and Butler, 23, are all from Brandon, Mississippi. Dedmon also faces two life sentences in a Mississippi prison. He pleaded guilty in a state court in 2012 to ...

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  16. Three Brandon men sentenced for roles in series of hate crimes resulting in death of Jackson manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The Mississippi Press

    Three Brandon men were sentenced in federal court today for their roles in a series of hate crimes, one of which resulted in the death of a Jackson man in 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday. Deryl Paul Demon, 22; John Aaron Rice, 21; and Dylan Wade Butler, 23; were sentenced in U.S. District Court in Jackson.

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  17. Rosters revealed for MAC All-Star Soccer GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... of Coaches. The South All-Star boys' squad will be coached by Randy West of and his assistant Skyler Parker of Brandon while the North All-Stars will be guided by Jonathan Branch and his assistant Garner Shivers of Oxford. The South All-Star girls ...

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  18. Le Le's Designs offers a variety of floral arrangementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Courier

    ... have three grown children. Two of their children now live in Arkansas. Celisa and her husband, Butch Frith, live in Brandon, Miss., with their children, Landon, Natalie and Matthew. Jamie and her daughter, Victoria, live in Russellville, where Jamie ...

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  19. 3 qualify for Rankin Co. Schools superintendent electionRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Rankin Ledger

    Bobby Franklin, Richard Morrison and Sue Townsend are all throwing their hats in the ring for the position held by the current superintendent since 1999. Franklin, a resident of Brandon, began his teaching career in Vicksburg in 1973 and received his masters from Auburn University and his doctorate from Louisiana State University.

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  20. 'Party Down South' franchise keeps its buzz, with strong ratings for spinoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... The real crux of the episode, however, was a dysfunctional romantic trio between Stein; Bradley Mitchell of Brandon, Miss.; and Ashton Mosely, who's described (apparently with some exaggeration) as a preacher's daughter from Pensacola. At the ...

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