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Rankin County Multi-Purpose Arena committee formed - Those who want to maintain the current function of Rankin County Multi-Purpose Arena, showing and training livestock, have gotten formal approval to form an advisory committee. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Advocate group works to keep Rankin Multi-Purpose Pavilion - Right now, the Multi-Purpose Pavilion in Brandon is maintained by Rankin County. But those who use it, including local professionals in the horse and livestock world, plan to ask the County to turn it over to them. - Mon, 31 Mar 2014

Illness the one fight Fiona Reddaway couldn’t win - A FOUNDER of the Bright Brewery has been remembered as an active and valuable community member following her death at age 40 after battling cancer for almost a year. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Brandon Mayor eyes sports complex development - The City of Brandon is preparing to use the revenue collected from the two percent sales tax. Mayor Butch Lee wants to make use of some land that's hard to sell. - Thu, 27 Mar 2014

BBB warns of fake job scams - A Jackson business owner contacted the Better Business Bureau to inform them that someone has been using her company's information in fake job scams. - Tue, 08 Apr 2014

HOPEWELL VALLEY: Police blotter - The Hopewell Township Police Department and the Pennington Fire Company went to the Princeton Community Church, corner of Pennington Road and Brandon Road West, to investigate a report of a structure fire at 1:46 a.m. Saturday. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding shows Romany bride Sondra Celli in 80lbs dress - Veering away from her usual 80lbs pink meringues designs, Ms Celli, who is based in Boston, was asked to restrain herself and create a traditional 'Victoriana' design. - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

National MS Society presents update tonight at Clarion Hotel on progess of research - Press release: Just as the National MS Society invests $29 million in new research to support an expected 83 MS research projects to stop multiple sclerosis, local MS researchers will be updating the community on “MS Research: The Progress, The Promise,” at the Clarion Hotel in Batavia tonight (Thursday, April 10). The free event is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and is open to the public and hosted by the ... - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Volunteers restore trees at former battle site - Brandon Castillo of Milan, Mich., stared out at the 120 acres of mostly vacant land at Fallen Timbers Battlefield in Maumee. - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

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Brandon buys land for recreational park - Jackson Clarion Ledger - ALSO: The Arthur Alexander American Legion Post 68 of Brandon is seeking financial assistance to help 350 youths attend the American Legion 2014 Boys State Program at Mississippi State University from May 25-31. To donate, make checks payable to ... - Sun, 13 Apr 2014

Pentagon extends deployment of fighter jets to Poland - Washington Times - U.S. Air Force Capt. Brandon Lavalley and Maj. Derrick Vincent, both assigned to the 4th Fighter Squadron, fly toward the Nevada Test and Training Range on day three of Red Flag 12-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Coalition partners from South Korea ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Brief Lockdown After School at Davila MS - WTAW - There was a brief lockdown after school Thursday at Davila Middle School in north Bryan. School district spokesman Brandon Webb says police determined a call that someone was pointing a gun outside a truck was without merit. Webb says the lockdown ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Don Thompson's smoking habit - Crain's Chicago Business (blog) - They sat in the front row along with Ms. Thompson's other pals: Amy Rule, the first lady of Chicago, and Laura Van Peenan, managing director of investment banking at William Blair & Co., which co-sponsored the event. ... PrivateBank CEO Larry Richman ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Moss Point Women's Club presents 2014 Community Spirit Award to Wayne ... - Mississippi Press (blog) - Wayne is a lifetime resident of Moss Point and has two children: a son, Dr. Brandon Lennep and daughter in law Dr. Day Smith Lennep (both at the University of MS Medical Center in Jackson). His daughter, Anna Lennep is a 2013 graduate of the Sally ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Taking first place, St. Cecilia - Clearwater Gazette - Competing students and their teachers are (L to R): Mrs. Cherinka (Math Teacher), Donnie Patterson, Peter Lukas, Ana Dunn, Max Griffin, Kayla Champion, Ivan Zenteno-Soto, Alicia Castaneda, Brandon Boudreau and Ms. Manter (Science Teacher). - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

NFL Mock Draft: No Clownin' around, Jadeveon is No. 1 - New York Daily News - OXFORD, MS - OCTOBER 06: Johnny Manziel #2 of the Texas A&M Aggies Stacy Revere/Getty Images Johnny Football will ... 7. Tampa Bay Bucs: Mike Evans, WR, Texas A&M. Josh McCown put up nice numbers with Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffrey. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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