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News Archive

Activities Underway for SR 25 Widening in Rankin County
12/07/22

JACKSON – In the past Legislative session, the Mississippi Department of Transportation was allocated $4 million by the Mississippi Legislature to assist in preconstruction activities on a project to widen State...
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Pearl Elementary Nationally Recognized for Success in 2022
12/04/22

December 6, 2022:  The National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators (NAESPA) is pleased to announce that Pearl Lower Elementary School from Pearl, Mississippi has been named a National ESEA Distinguished...
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MDOT Gives Closer Look at the Fannye Cook Natural Area in Rankin County
11/30/22

JACKSON, MISS – On Thursday, November 10, staff from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT), were given a tour of the Fannye Cook Natural Area...
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New Industry Sparks Pelahatchie
11/30/22

PELAHATCHIE – The town of Pelahatchie has a lot to be thankful for this year. Officials recently approved an arrangement that will bring a new industry – Menasha Packaging Company ...
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Preconstruction activities underway for SR 25 widening in Rankin County
11/21/22

JACKSON, MISS.---In the past Legislative Session, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) was allocated $4 million by the Mississippi Legislature to assist in preconstruction activities on a project to widen...
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Hinds CC Rankin College Day yields prospective students from area high schools
11/16/22

PEARL – Choosing where to pursue a secondary education can feel overwhelming for some students. Hinds Community College made that decision less exhausting for prospective students by hosting the Rankin...
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Sen. Roger Wicker speaks at Committee of 100 Luncheon
11/16/22

BRANDON – The Rankin First Economic Development Foundation held its annual Committee of 100 Luncheon last Thursday, November 10. Senator Roger Wicker was the key speaker for the event. He explained reasons...
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Pelahatchie Industrial Park gets $79M Investment
11/09/22

PELAHATCHIE – As Color Box fades from Pelahatchie Industrial Park a new national corporation is planning to spend $79 million to replace that loss. Monday night, the Pelahatchie Board of Alderman...
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County, Pelahatchie win big on industrial deal
11/09/22

RANKIN – A Wisconsin-based company has come to the aid of the county and the City of Pelahatchie, proposing to not only invest tens of millions of dollars into the...
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Menasha Packaging to expand Pelahatchie facility, create 21 jobs
11/08/22

Menasha Packaging has announced plans to expand operations in Pelahatchie, bringing 21 new jobs to the area with the $79 million corporate investment. In the new expansion, Menasha — which specializes in...
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