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  1. Brandon woman shoots, kills boyfriend in apparent domestic disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    We have a crew at the scene of 506 Mason Court, where the Rankin County Sheriff's Department tells us a man was shot and killed by his girlfriend.

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  2. Judge is asked to block ban on adoption by gay couplesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... in those states. The court document filed Friday in Mississippi says plaintiffs Donna Phillips and Jan Smith, of Brandon, were married in 2013. The marriage took place out of state because Mississippi had banned same-sex marriage until a U.S. ...

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  3. Brandon Speck: Brandon silences crucial freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Newms360.com

    ... vulgarities beeped out so surely the kids won't know what was edited for the Walmart version of the disc. So when Brandon High's band was banned Friday by its own school district from playing the Christian hymn, "How Great Thou Art" as part of its ...

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  4. Runoffs Deciding Nominees for Several Mississippi, County OfficesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... for the Democratic nomination for Transportation Commission. The winner faces Republican incumbent Dick Hall of Brandon in November. In the Southern District, investment adviser Sam Britton of Laurel and state Sen. Tony Smith of Picayune are compete ...

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  5. Runoffs to decide party nominees for several Mississippi racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Mississippi Press

    ... nomination for one of three seats on the state commission. The winner will face Republican incumbent Dick Hall of Brandon in the Nov. 3 general election. The 22 counties in the Central District are: Bolivar, Claiborne, Copiah, Hinds, Holmes, ...

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  6. Attorney: RCSD has history of violating U.S. ConstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Hundreds say they're standing with the Brandon High School band after the Rankin County School District prohibited the band from playing its halftime show because it contained a Christian hymn. However, court documents give a revealing look into what led to the Brandon band controversy, showing the school district's been under a federal judge's crosshairs since a 2013 lawsuit.

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  7. Runoffs deciding nominees for several Mississippi officesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... for the Democratic nomination for Transportation Commission. The winner faces Republican incumbent Dick Hall of Brandon in November. In the Southern District, investment adviser Sam Britton of Laurel and state Sen. Tony Smith of Picayune are compete ...

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  8. Uproar continues over Brandon High School band being prevented from playing `How Great Thou Art'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Mississippi Press

    The uproar continues to grow over a Mississippi high school band that was prevented from performing because its halftime show included a traditional Christian hymn. The Brandon High School Band had planned to play "How Great Thou Art" as part of its football game performance this season.

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  9. Salvation Army 'blows' support behind Brandon High School bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The community continues to rally around the Brandon High School marching band after they were banned from the field Friday night. Captain Ken Chapman and The Salvation Army band performed on the street outside Brandon High School Monday morning.

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  10. Support grows for Brandon band banned over song choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Support is growing for Brandon High School's band after it was banned from performing a religious hymn during a halftime show. Capt.

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  11. Brandon band banned protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    STILL A BIG UPROAR IN BRANDON OVER A SONG THE HIGH SCHOOL BAND WAS NOT ALLOWED TO PLAY! CROWD SINGING: HOW GREAT THOU ART...HOW GREAT THOU ART. MORE THAN A HUNDRED PARENTS AND BRANDON HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS MET IN THE PARKING OF CITY HALL THIS AFTERNOON.

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  12. Jackson Salvation Army leader addresses Brandon band debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Metro-area religious leaders say the debate over Friday night's decision to prohibit a Brandon marching band from playing a Christian hymn during halftime is only getting more intense. "Everyone has a right to their opinion.

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  13. Crossgates Lake producing nasty odorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Crossgates residents in Brandon are dealing with a nasty smell in the neighborhood as Crossgates Lake continues to be drained for a dredging project. The plan is to drain the entire lake and dredge the silt from the bottom to make the lake deeper once it is refilled.

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  14. Major Rankin Co. interstate project to affect morning commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Progress on a major interstate project in Rankin County will likely cause drivers some delays during the morning commute throughout the week. Marquette Road in Brandon is filled with many businesses, including a daycare and a fire station.

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  15. Prepare for railroad construction in Rankin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Mississippi Department of Transportation says construction on the railroad over Marquette Road, where Interstate 20 overpasses, will limit traffic flow and could cause temporary congestion on Highway 80, in Brandon. "We want to make sure the traveling public is aware of this project and its roadside workers," said Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall.

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  16. Crossgates Lake drainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Water is being drained out of Crossgates Lake in Brandon. Thursday many people took advantage of the low water levels and were catching fish.

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... hope Mississippi cheers for our drivers this week." Charles H. Bowman, Wal-Mart Transportation (Sleeper) - Petal, MS Brandon Lee, FedEx Ground (Step Van) - Purvis, MS Robert Lungrin, Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (3-Axle) - Brandon, MS John ...

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  18. Jackson Alumni hold successful eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Delta State students from the area. This year's recipients are: Hampton Strickland of Madison, Geoffrey Arnold of Brandon and John Kaiser of Madison. A new aspect to this year's meeting was the live auction. The chapter auctioned off a tailgating ...

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  19. Last state law banning gay adoption is challengedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Star Tribune

    From left: Donna Phillips; her 8-year-old daughter, Hannah Marie Phillips; and her wife, Janet Smith, in Brandon, Miss. When Mississippi adopted a one-sentence law forbidding adoptions by same-sex couples in 2000, it was not surprising: For decades, gays and lesbians in some states had run into roadblocks when they sought to adopt children.

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  20. First-ever `Helmets and Heels' event at Greyhound Stadium a huge successRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | The Mississippi Press

    ... members Jonna Windham and Carol Williams hatched the idea for the event, sparked by a similar event conducted by the Brandon High School program. Somewhat ironically, Brandon is the Greyhounds opening game opponent this season. "We thought it was a ...

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