Rankin County Newswire (Page 5)

Rankin County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rankin County, MS. (Page 5)

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  1. One man dies in Rankin County accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Bailey said his department received the call around 6 a.m. about the accident in the 1200 block of Barker Road near Pelahatchie in Rankin County.

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  2. Carter H.S. grads remember school's history during 50th reunionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... came together for the 50th reunion and remember where their education started. "We had no black schools in Rankin County for us to go to and get a high school education. We either had to go somewhere else or to Jackson or some other place to finish ...

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  3. GOLDSMITH v. STATERead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | FindLaw

    ... attorney for appellee. A 2. Kenneth R. Goldsmith was convicted of grand larceny in the Circuit Court of Rankin County, Mississippi. He was sentenced as a habitual offender to serve life without parole. Goldsmith raises the following issues on ...

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  4. Mississippi high court won't reconsider drug-pricing caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | WBNS

    The Mississippi Supreme Court is standing by its decision to uphold a $38.2 million judgment for the state in a Medicaid drug-pricing lawsuit. A Rankin County chancery judge ruled in 2011 that the pharmaceutical company Sandoz inflated the average wholesale prices for generic drugs.

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  5. Call on suspicious truck leads Pearl police on chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... and Airport Road, the truck didn't stop for police and went south on Airport Road and then South on 468 out in Rankin County. The truck drove into the wood line near MS Dept of Corrections Prison before two men jumped out of the truck and ran on ...

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  6. Bomb threat at Richland WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... APT NEWS ACTUALLY RESPONDED FOR THIS FALSE ALARM? REPORTER: THERE WERE A LOT OUT HERE,, THE CLINTON BOMB SQUAD RANKIN COUNTY DEPUTIES, AND THE FLOWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT WERE

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  7. New ambulance company serving parts of metro areaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... ambulances to the endeavor, and more are available if needed. Carter also said they will begin serving all of Rankin County beginning June 1. They currently serve the cities of Brandon and Pearl. Carter said, "Pafford EMS is very excited about this ...

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  8. Viral Victims: Cyber bullying problem increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... has obtained disturbing video from a Jackson Public School brawl and also a fight at Richland High School in Rankin County that was posted on twitter. Stennett's daughter is the teen in the video being attacked as she walked out of class. A ...

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  9. Rankin County deputies searching for house burglarsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Rankin County deputies need your help identifying four people they believe broke into a house south of Pelahatchie Monday. Thinking the thieves would come back, the victim set up a deer camera.

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  10. School fights caught on cell phones: Cyber bullying problem increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... has obtained disturbing video from a Jackson Public School brawl and also fight at Richland High School in Rankin County that was posted on twitter. Stennett's daughter is the teen in the video being attacked as she walked out of class. A classmate ...

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  11. State Rep. considers plans for state to takeover JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... CURRENTLY RUNNING THE CITY. ROSS: STATE REPRESENTATIVE MARK BAKER IS CONSIDERING THE IDEA. THE REPUBLICAN FROM RANKIN COUNTY TOLD 16 WAPT "I'M JUST LOOKING AT THE POSSIBILITY OF A CONSERVATIVE TYPE BILL, LIKE YOU HAVE WHEN YOU HAVE A SCHOOL DISTRICT ...

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  12. Mental health hospital units closing due to budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... CURRENTLY RUNNING THE CITY. ROSS: STATE REPRESENTATIVE MARK BAKER IS CONSIDERING THE IDEA. THE REPUBLICAN FROM RANKIN COUNTY TOLD 16 WAP "I'M JUST LOOKING AT THE POSSIBILITY OF A CONSERVATIVE TYPE BILL, LIKE YOU HAVE WHEN YOU HAVE A SCHOOL DISTRICT ...

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  13. Lawmaker suggests state takeover of JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    A Republican lawmaker from Rankin County is considering legislation that would allow the state to take over the city of Jackson. "I'm just looking at the possibility of coming up with a conservator-type bill, like you have when you take over a school district," Rep. Mark Baker said.

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  14. More Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... to the state. The plan caught many by surprise from City Hall to the Governor's Office. Rep. Mark Baker of Rankin County is currently writing legislation that may grant Governor Phil Bryant direct control over Jackson's city government, similar to ...

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  15. Mental Health closing programs because of budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Newms360.com

    The Mississippi Department of Mental Health is closing a program that provides treatment for males suffering from drug and alcohol addition to absorb budget cuts made by the 2016 Legislature. On Tuesday, the agency announced multiple reductions of services, including closing the 42-bed chemical dependency unit at the Mississippi State Hospital in Rankin County and the 25-bed male chemical dependency unit at the East Mississippi State Hospital in Meridian. 4 comments

  16. Killer serves less than 4 years in Mississippi 'hate crime'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    ... on Oct. 11, 2003. His convicted killer served less than four years in prison. THE CLARION-LEDGER/FILE Madison/Rankin County District Attorney Michael Guest reopened the James McCoy slaying case when he took office in 2008. THE CLARION-LEDGER Ethel ...

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  17. Bryant signs airport 'takeover' into lawRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    Gov. Phil Bryant has signed into law a bill that gives suburbs and the state some control over the Jackson airport. The law replaces the five-member Jackson Municipal Airport Authority appointed by Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber with a nine-member board mostly appointed by state officials.

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  18. Governor Signs Airport Bill into LawRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Gov. Phil Bryant has signed into law a bill that gives suburbs and the state some control over the Jackson airport. The law replaces the five-member Jackson Municipal Airport Authority appointed by Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber with a nine-member board mostly appointed by state officials.

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  19. Yarber in fighting mood as Bryant signs Jackson-Evers takeoverRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... appointed by Jackson's mayor; one Jackson resident appointed by Jackson's City Council; one appointment by the Rankin County Board of Supervisors; one appointment by the Madison County Board of Supervisors; the executive director of the Mississippi ... 2 comments

  20. Opponents react to Governor's signing of Airport Takeover BillRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... of the Mississippi Development Authority or their designee, a representative from Madison county and one from Rankin county. Senator John Horhn of Hinds County said the move was not unexpected but further exacerbates the opportunity to build trust ...

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