Rankin County Newswire

Rankin County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rankin County, MS.

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  1. Olympian Tori Bowie returns homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WAPT-TV Jackson

    MARCUS: WELCOME BACK. THE TIME IS 6:25. TOPPING OUR WATERCOOLER HEADLINES, OVER THE WEEKEND THREE-TIME OLYMPIC MEDALIST TORI BOWIE MADE HER WAY BACK TO HER HOMETOWN OF SAND HILL, MISSISSIPPI, AND HAD THOSE THE PI SGAH HIGH ALUM HELD A MEET AND GREET WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS FROM THE TIGHT-KNIT RANKIN COUNTY COMMUNITY.

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  2. Joseph Skyler BurnleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 28 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Family and friends of one Rankin County community gathered Saturday night to hold a prayer vigil for a man who's been missing since June.

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  3. Olympic medalist Tori Bowie celebrates birthday and victory at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 27 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A week ago Rankin County native Tori Bowie captured the coveted gold in the 4 x 100 meter to go along with her silver and bronze medals in Brazil. Now she is back in the Magnolia State where her small town is celebrating her accomplishments on the world stage.

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  4. Region's jobless rate at 6.4 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Newms360.com

    ... by Union (4.7 percent), followed by Pontotoc (5.2), Alcorn (5.6), Itawamba (5.8), Lee (5.8) and Tippah (5.8). Rankin County in central Mississippi had the lowest rate at 4.1 percent, flowed by DeSoto at 4.5 percent.

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  5. Donald Trump rally at Mississippi ColiseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Trump is set to roll into town Wednesday afternoon to attend a $1,000 a ticket private fund raising event. Jackson police say the street closures will last from midday through Trumps departure tonight.

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  6. TRAFFIC: What to know ahead of Trump rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The doors to the Mississippi Coliseum will open at 4 pm for the 7 pm rally. Campaign officials are expecting a full house.

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  7. 3 on Your Side Investigates: Leash LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... River Valley Water Supply District, the jurisdiction falls to that particular county. Ken Sullivan with the Rankin County Sheriff's Office says they've had reports of bites before, but never involving joggers or cyclists. Sullivan said once a dog ...

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  8. Rankin County parents discuss school bond issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A series of Great to Best listening tours are being held throughout the county. Tuesday night, the tour made a stop at McLaurin High School in Florence.

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  9. David Pannell: Mississippi medalist grateful to mentoring grandmotherRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 20 | Newms360.com

    There's not a stoplight in Sand Hill, Mississippi. It's just a wide place in the road down in Rankin County, north of Brandon.

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  10. State board seeks middle ground on A-to-F school grading scaleRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Tuesday stuck by the original, broader bracket for an A-rating, though. Board member Buddy Bailey, a Rankin County school administrator, said that with schools being rated after giving a new standardized test for the first time, some leeway was ...

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  11. Board seeks middle ground on A-to-F school grading scaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Education Week

    ... Tuesday stuck by the original, broader bracket for an A-rating, though. Board member Buddy Bailey, a Rankin County school administrator, said that with schools being rated after giving a new standardized test for the first time, some leeway was ...

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  12. Nutrition, training work hand-in-hand for athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    ... to make sure everyone stays hydrated. Natasha Haynes, host of "The Food Factor" and an MSU Extension agent in Rankin County, said drinking enough water is necessary for good health. "When people are too hot, they sweat, which lowers their body ...

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  13. Former Southern Miss standout Tori Bowie takes bronze in 200 metersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Sunherald.com

    ... in the 200 meters and defending world champion Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands earned silver. The native of Rankin County came up just short of gold in the 100 meters earlier in the Olympics, taking silver for the first medal of her career. A ...

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  14. Rick Cleveland: Celebrating Mississippi's best on one remarkable nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Newms360.com

    ... I was checking twitter. Mississippi athletes were everywhere. a At Rio, Tori Bowie of little Sand Hill in Rankin County wins the Olympic silver medal in the 100 meters. She began her track and field career at Pisgah High School where there was no ...

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  15. Mississippia s new generation of heroes can learn from Bailey HowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Sunherald.com

    ... I was checking twitter. Mississippi athletes were everywhere. At Rio, Tori Bowie of little Sand Hill in Rankin County wins the Olympic silver medal in the 100 meters. She began her track and field career at Pisgah High School where there was no ...

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  16. St. Jude 2017 Dream Home construction underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The rain and mud did not dampen the joy and excitement of a big event in Rankin County on Monday. Work on the 2017 St. Jude Dream Home will soon get underway and for the 8th year, Brian Burkley of Deep South Custom Homes is laying out the plans.

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  17. Jamaicaa s Thompson beats teammate Fraser-Pryce to gold in 100 meters at Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | The Miami Herald

    ... 100 gold, which is exactly what Bolt wants to do Sunday in the men's 100 final. Bowie grew up in rural Rankin County in Sandhill, Mississippi. After she and her sister were sent to foster care as toddlers, they were raised by their grandmother. "She ...

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  18. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Rankin County Sheriff's deputies want to know the identity of the man caught on surveillance video swiping a lawnmower from a Flowood business.

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  19. Man killed in Highway 49 crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Rankin County Coroner David Ruth confirms that 77-year-old James Sims of Florence was the driver of the car that died in a Highway 49 crash, involving an 18-wheeler,

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  20. Blitz 16 - The One to WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... NEXT IS RODNEY HAWKINS OF BRANDON HIGH SCHOOL. >> TALKING COME ON THE SCENE FROM THE PAST COUPLE YEARS IN RANKIN COUNTY. BRANDON, THIS IS A GUY AT 6'2", 600 POUNDS, LONG AND ATHLETIC, A GREAT CATCH READIEST. PLEASE ONE OF THE BEST. -- HE IS ONE OF ...

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