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  1. 3 qualify for Rankin Co. Schools superintendent electionRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | 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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  2. 'Party Down South' franchise keeps its buzz, with strong ratings for spinoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | 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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  3. Browning on Business: Rumblings at chain eateriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... The Starkville location is the fourth in Mississippi. There are also Hungry Howie's in Ridgeland, Clinton and Brandon. Wendy's in east Columbus is about to get a facelift. The restaurant recently submitted an application to the city for renovation ...

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  4. Lady Wave survive at ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Newms360.com

    ... to get a good pass," Justice said. "It was just a great effort across the board for the team." (G) Itawamba AHS 41, Brandon 40: Trailing 31-26 entering the final period, Itawamba (18-3) edged ahead for good on a 3-pointer by Aniyah Marshall with ...

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  5. Miss. health officer opposes change to vaccine requirementRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... years when they were sent to other committees. The Education Committee chairman, Republican Rep. John Moore of Brandon, said he doesn't know whether the bill will gain enough momentum to survive this year. The Centers for Disease Control and ...

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  6. Should childhood immunizations be required to attend Mississippi...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Mississippi Press

    Rep. John Moore, R-Brandon, says he doesn't know whether there is enough support for House Bill 130 which if passed would allow parents or guardians to get a certificate saying they have conscientious objections to certain vaccinations for their children Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 in House Chambers at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. JACKSON, Mississippi -- Mississippi has some of the worst rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease in the U.S., but public health officials brag that it ranks best in the nation for childhood immunization.

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  7. Bobby Harrison: Stand on principle riles speaker; ask Rep. Margaret Ellis-RogersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Newms360.com

    ... to defend the integrity of the House. But on that day in 2014, it was House Education Chairman John Moore, R-Brandon, who voiced offense to the accusation money was being given to members for voting a certain way. He did so from the well of the ...

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  8. Students push back against school board's gay attitudesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | USA Today

    ... reason the club is necessary. Earlier this week, the Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1IRP7nD Brandon High School students Abbi Jones, Hunter Shannon, Richelle Brown, Arieana Myers and Whit Lee meet Jan. 15, 2015, at a coffee ...

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  9. Brandon hires new ambulance serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    The city of Brandon is getting a new ambulance service, and officials held a special meeting to announce the news. AMR is out, and Pafford EMS, which operates out of Arkansas, will take over emergency ambulance service inside the city limits.

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  10. Natural gas line fire in Rankin CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Mississippi Business Journal

    BRANDON - Rankin County firefighters are on the scene of a natural gas line rupture and fire off of Mississippi Highway 25 near Brandon.

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  11. Two Brandon, Mississippi, Men Plead Guilty for Committing Hate Crimes ...Read the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | Media Newswire

    Acting Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta for the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division and U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis for the Southern District of Mississippi announced that John Louis Blalack, 20, and Robert Henry Rice, 24, both from Brandon, Mississippi, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Jackson to federal hate crime charges in connection with their roles in a series of assaults on African Americans in Jackson, Mississippi. Blalack and Rice are the ninth and 10th individuals associated with a group of people who conspired to target and assault African Americans based on their race in the spring of 2011.

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  12. Floyd speaks about latest short story collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Rankin Ledger

    ... Enrichment Program in Jackson. He and his wife, Carolyn, have three grown children and six grandchildren and live in Brandon. Eleanor Jones, the Pearl Library's Coordinator of Adult Programs said anytime the library can feature such a highly ...

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  13. GI Specialists of Mississippi open at Crossgates River Oaks HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Rankin Ledger

    GI Specialists of Mississippi has opened its doors to patients on the campus of Crossgates River Oaks Hospital in Brandon, MS. Dr. Shuja Yousuf, a gastroenterologist, has already started seeing new patients at the clinic.

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  14. 3 qualify for Rankin Co. Schools superintendent electionRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | 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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  15. MSU football team works to finalize recruiting classRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Jackson; running back Nick Gibson, a tailback out of Pinson Valley, Alabama; Fletcher Adams, a defensive tackle from Brandon; and junior college offensive tackle Martinas Rankin, who will be one of five enrollees for the spring semester. Roberson ...

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  16. Mayweather Looking More And More Like A Long Distance Runner Than A FighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Examiner.com

    ... s first big interview with the former Heavyweight Champion of The World, Evander Holyfield. Brad currently reside in Brandon, MS. Email Brad .

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  17. Jackson: Two plead guilty to committing hate crimes against African-Americans.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Federal Bureau of Investigation

    Acting Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta for the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division and U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis for the Southern District of Mississippi announced that John Louis Blalack, 20, and Robert Henry Rice, 24, both from Brandon, Mississippi, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Jackson to federal hate crime charges in connection with their roles in a series of assaults on African Americans in Jackson, Mississippi. Blalack and Rice are the ninth and 10th individuals associated with a group of people who conspired to target and assault African Americans based on their race in the spring of 2011.

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  18. 4-yr-old rescued from submerged car continues to improveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The family of 4-year-old Helena White is continuing to share her inspirational improvements on the Facebook page called Prayers for Helena, Chasity, and family . Everything seems to show the little girl is making miraculous improvements since she was involved in a near fatal accident on December 28. Around 4 pm, that day, the Rankin County Sheriff's Department received a report of a one vehicle accident in the 1100 block of Star Road near Brandon.

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  19. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... for opening their safe rooms last week." On Saturday, Rankin County Sheriff Brian Bailey opened the 361 safe room in Brandon. More than 70 citizens went to the safe room to seek shelter from the storms. The new safe room in Copiah County was also ...

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  20. Running From Millions: How Two Men Are Trying NOT To Make MillionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | Examiner.com

    ... s first big interview with the former Heavyweight Champion of The World, Evander Holyfield. Brad currently reside in Brandon, MS. Email Brad .

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