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Seventeen trustees earn digital skills development certificates
06/22/22

Saturday, June 18, 2022, 17 inmates in the Rankin County Jail who have earned the status of trustee, received a certificate of digital skills development through a course sponsored by Goodwill Industries and...
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Rankin instructors recognized for preparing MS Craft Workforce
06/15/22

PEARL - Five craft professionals from Rankin County are being hailed for their commitment to boost the state's workforce as instructors in the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation's apprenticeship...
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MCEF honors Brandon business leader
06/15/22

PEARL - As an active supporter of adult craft training in Mississippi, Brandon business leader Matt McWilliams was recently honored by the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation as a recipient of...
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172nd Airlift Wing
06/15/22

Longtime Rankin Countians are familiar with the sight of a large gray airplane circling the airspace around Jackson. Like the commercial aircraft that take off and land every day, the...
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Waterpointe Living
06/15/22

These days, it seems out lives are so fast paced. Always rushing here and there to shop, exercise, meet with friends, then head back to the suburbs only to close...
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MDOT provides update on projects in Central Mississippi
06/13/22

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – There are several transportation projects being completed around Central Mississippi. Leaders with the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) provided an update on each one. U.S....
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MCEF honors RC graduates of Apprenticeship Program
06/08/22

PEARL - Seven craft professionals from Rankin County are among 29 recent graduates of the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation's apprenticeship program. MCEF's apprenticeship program is approved by the Department...
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TIF funding used to develop Orleans Way
06/08/22

BRANDON - There are 112 acres sitting on the south and west side of Orleans Way near Home Depot that is ripe for development. Mirror Lake Land Company, LLC (Ergon)is...
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MCEF honors Brent Bean with President’s Award
06/08/22

PEARL - Over the course of his employment with the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation, Brent Bean has helped new generations of Mississippians discover rewarding careers in the construction industry while...
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Wicker, Hyde-Smith, Guest welcome grant improving rail, highway traffic in Rankin County
06/01/22

On August 21, 2021, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced a notice of funding opportunity that made available nearly $362 million through its Consolidated Rail Infrastructure...
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