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Senator Hyde-Smith Speaks at Rankin First Luncheon

Senator Hyde-Smith speaks at Rankin First Committee of 100 Luncheon – U.S. Senator Hyde-Smith (center) was the keynote speaker at the annual Committee of 100 luncheon held at the Brandon Civic...
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RCSD Strive II Helping Students Transition

Rankin County School District’s Strive II Transition Program was established to help students with disabilities (ages 18 to 20) to become productive members of society. Regardless of their individual differences,...
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Big development plan for Brandon means new businesses, jobs

BRANDON, Miss. — Developers are planning to build a complex in Brandon that will bring jobs and money to the city and county. For the city, it’s the...
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City of Pearl Credit Rating Rises to an “A” Level 10.4.23

Pearl, Miss- In a dramatic turnaround, the City of Pearl’s latest bond rating has soared to an “A3” level by the renowned Moody’s Investors...
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County Bumping Millage for HCC Facility

RANKIN – Rankin Supervisors bumped up the county’s property tax rate by 1/5 mils in an effort to assist Hinds Community College (HCC) with a major building program here. ...
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Brandon Board Approves Resolution to Increase TIF for Crossgates Crossing

The Brandon Board approved a resolution approving the forms of and authorizing the execution and delivery of an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement and amended and restated development and reimbursement agreement...
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Ten women become first female graduates of MDOC welding program

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - You know schools are just re-opening, but you probably didn’t know there is already a graduation to report. Ten female inmates at the Mississippi...
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Boutique hotel, national grocery are part of plan for Flowood development

It has been a long time coming, but the Pinelands development in Flowood can see the light at the end of the tunnel. The project began more than 20 years ago...
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Jackson Heart Opens Surgical Care Unit in Flowood

Celebrating thier 50th year of serving the public for heart care, a ribbon cutting was held for the new Flowood Jackson Heart Clinic located at the corner of Flowood Drive...
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TIF Topic of August 7 Hearing

FLOWOOD – The Rankin County Board of Supervisors has scheduled an August 7 public hearing to discuss proposed Tax Increment Financing (TIF) plan of up to $5 million for the Pinelands development...
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