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  1. Texas man charged in Mississippi prison bribery schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Sunherald.com

    Prosecutors have filed a criminal charge of conspiracy to pay bribes against the CEO of a company that sold drug screening cups to Mississippi's prison system. The charge alleges that Longoria sent nearly $230,000 to a company run by Brandon businessman Cecil McCrory with the intention of McCrory bribing then-Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps.

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  2. Henery Daniel GreeneRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | MainStreetNews.com

    Henery Daniel Greene, 55, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016, after fighting leukemia cancer for 18 months. He died at home in Brandon, Miss., surrounded by family and friends that love him.

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  3. Copiah-Lincoln athletes earn MACJC honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    ... have been named MACJC Distinguished All-State for having a GPA of 3.80 or higher. Recipients include Kelley Allen of Brandon (basketball), Lauren Brashier of Laurel (softball), Greta Carley of Columbia (softball), Braxton Hinton of Brookhaven ...

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  4. MDOT announces weekend closure of I-20 Rankin Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Mississippi Department of Transportation will close a portion of Interstate 20, in Rankin County for about 12 hours over the weekend. MDOT crews will close all directions of Interstate 20 in Rankin County from Downtown Brandon Highway 80 Exit 56 to East Brandon Highway 80 Exit 59 for bridge work on the Highway 471 overpass.

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  5. Pascagoula's Sarah Bailey Thomas returning to the NFL for second seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Mississippi Press

    ... her. "I tuck my hair, and I don't wear makeup like I do on my 8-to-5 job," the 40-year old Thomas, who works in Brandon, Mississippi as a pharmaceutical sales representative, said in an Associated Press interview last year. "You know, we want to ...

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  6. Funeral arrangement set for MRA student killed July 4thRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The funeral arrangements for 18-year-old Cole Kirby, who was killed in a July 4th wreck, have been finalized. The services will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 8, at Pinelake Church in Brandon.

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  7. MRA mourns loss of student in July 4th wreck, three others criticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | WBTV

    An 18-year-old was killed and three others are critically injured after a car crash in Rankin County on the July 4th holiday. According to authorities, 18-year-old Clinton Cole Kirby, of Brandon, died in the wreck that happened around 5 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of Fannin Landing Circle.

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  8. Young Brandon actor to star in two fall movie releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... that means he has some powers, it's odd," Aiden recounts of his character. The 11 year old, who will be attending Brandon Middle School in the fall, has appeared in 18 feature releases. "In London last year they flew him out first class. It was ...

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  9. source: wikipediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... and a salute to the military! The event will take place at BOTH Old Trace Park in Ridgeland and Lakeshore Park in Brandon. You and your family can enjoy live music, kid's zones, a 5K run, a classic car show, a lighted boat parade at dusk, a ...

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  10. Hazel MiddletonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... five children, Alan (Carmen) Middleton, Morton, Miss., Dennis (Barbara) Middleton, Comer, Tim (Rachel) Middleton, Brandon, Miss., Steve (Amy) Middleton, Raleigh, N.C., and Cheryl (Andy) Carter, Lake Mary, Fla.; 12 grandchildren; six ...

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  11. Democrats elect new leadership; Bobby Moak wins party chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | The Mississippi Press

    ... was voted in as vice chair. Earle Banks from Jackson will take over as the executive vice chair and Ryan Brown of Brandon will be treasurer. Rubye Funchess of Jackson was elected secretary and Jamie Franks of Mooreville as parliamentarian. Moak was ...

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  12. Two women in custody after church burglary, vandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... of the car. Officers had to physically removed her. The Rankin County Sheriff's Department arrested Elizabeth Guy of Brandon for vandalizing Saint Marks United Methodist Church on Grants Ferry Road. This surveillance video from the burglary at St. ...

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  13. One jailed, one sought in church burglary, vandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Rankin county Sheriff's Department arrested Elizabeth Guy of Brandon for vandalizing Saint Marks United Methodist Church on Grants Ferry Road. During interviews with investigators, she gave up her accomplice, Anna Smith of Ridgeland in the break-in.

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  14. 1 jailed, 1 sought in church burglary, vandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Rankin county Sheriff's Department arrested Elizabeth Guy of Brandon for vandalizing Saint Marks United Methodist Church on Grants Ferry Road. During interviews with investigators, she gave up her accomplice, Anna Smith of Ridgeland in the break-in.

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  15. Reaves Source: Rankin Co. Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    On Saturday night at 11 p.m., the Rankin County Sheriff's Office responded to Riverchase Drive in Brandon, after a caller said that a teen had been stabbed. According to witnesses, this all happened at the victim's house where he was having a group of people over.

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  16. One woman arrested; warrant issued for another in church burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Investigators have arrested Elizabeth Lauren Guy of Brandon for the burglary and vandalization of St. Mark's United Methodist Church on Grants Ferry Road. Guy confessed to investigators that she and Anna Paige Smith were involved in the burglary.

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  17. Rankin Co. teen charged for stabbing another teen over girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... fight over a girl. On Saturday night at 11 p.m., the Rankin County Sheriff's Office responded to Riverchase Drive in Brandon, after a caller said that a 17-year-old boy had been stabbed by another 17-year-old. According to witnesses, this all ...

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  18. Brandon teen stabbed by another teen in fight over girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A 17-year-old boy is recovering after being stabbed multiple times by another 17-year-old boy during a fight in Rankin County. On Saturday at 11 a.m., the teen was stabbed 4 times by another teen during a fight over a girl.

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  19. Sen. Burton found innocent on 2nd offense DUI chargeRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... off at his car earlier that evening and Burton was not impaired. Burton pleaded guilty to first-offense DUI in Brandon in July 2014. He said he took a non-narcotic prescription pain killer for back problems during the day, then forgot he had taken ...

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  20. Senator dodges DUI with cough syrup defense, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    ... my mouth felt like cotton." Scott County judge found him not guilty. Burton, 60, pleaded guilty to a DUI charge in Brandon, Miss., in July 2014, the newspaper reported. He is a marketing and public relations consultant who has served in the ...

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