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This football season Northwest Rankin High School will become only the second school in the state to introduce a video score board into the mix on Friday nights.

In preparation for the fast-approaching season most Rankin County high school marching bands braved excruciating heat during the last two weeks of July hosting band camps to force-feed students the basics and eventually a new show.

Rankin County has issued a burn ban for month of August following a brush fire that burned more than 200 acres of land off Ridgeway Road Sunday evening.

Polls closed on the Aug. 4 Primary Election at 7 p.m. Tuesday and it took nearly four hours for votes from all 50 Rankin County precincts to be tallied.

The Rankin County School District recently released the following information in advance of the upcoming school year.


The district will open its doors for all students on Thursday, Aug. 6 for an entire day of school.

Officials announced Friday they had detected a West Nile Virus positive mosquito pool for the first time this year in Rankin County.