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Heading out of Hinds: Census confirms Rankin, Madison prime destination

The 2010 Census shows Jackson and Hinds County had a net loss of about 5,500 people over the decade. Rankin and Madison counties are generally of thought to be the destination for many of the former residents. This shift is borne out by income tax filings tracked by Southern Rural Development Center demographic researcher Dr. Roberto Gallardo. The filings he ...

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MSU researchers contribute to book

Research by the Southern Rural Development Center at Mississippi State University has been included in a new book about positive approaches to community development. “Mobilizing Communities: Asset Building as a Community Development Strategy” includes a chapter by SRDC director Lionel “Bo” Beaulieu and his colleague, Mark Harvey, assistant sociology professor at Florida Atlantic University. Harvey completed his post-doctoral work at ...

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