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Damned presents hell as only Palahniuk can

Biblical descriptions aside, ideas of what constitutes hell vary from person to person. For me it could be the forced watching of reality television shows and reading of romance novels with trips to Wal-Mart thrown in for extra punishment. But alas, “Damned” describes hell as only Chuck Palahniuk can imagine it. The book will be released Oct. 18 and is already ...

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Mouannes earns recertification

Heart Care Center physician Wassim E. Mouannes, M.D., recently completed recertification in internal medicine through the American Board of Internal Medicine. Mouannes scored in the upper 10 percent of the nation. Mouannes holds a medical degree from Saint Joseph University Campus of Science and Medicine in Beirut, Lebanon. He completed an internal medicine internship and residency at East Tennessee State ...

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Clinic welcomes Ware

Memorial Hospital welcomes Alisha Ware, M.D., OB/GYN, to the medical staff. Ware recently joined the Woman’s Clinic in Biloxi. Ware received her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Louisiana State University. She received her medical degree and completed her internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Louisiana State University Health Science Center School of Medicine. Ware is board certified in ...

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Challenges await new Jackson Convention Center manager

After two decades in managing arenas and convention centers, Kelvin Moore next month will step into perhaps his biggest challenge yet — making the Jackson Convention Complex the designation of choice for Mississippi trade and professional organizations that have long flocked to Florida for their annual gatherings. It’s not just the Florida sun and surf Moore is up against. >>> ...

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Parkway Properties case trial date is set

At a recent hearing, a judge ruled the case in which the former CFO of Jackson’s Parkway Properties Inc. (NYSE: PKY) alleges wrongful termination and fraud will be tried June 4. The judge did not rule on disagreements about the plaintiff’s expert witnesses or the production of certain Parkway financial records. Parkway says it fired its former CFO Mitch Collins ...

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PSC to sue EPA

The Mississippi Public Service Commission has voted to sue the federal Environment Protection Agency over new air impact regulations that could threaten the reliability of electric service. Commissioners voted to take legal action on the heels of a U.S. House of Representatives’ energy and commerce committee hearing on the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule. A preliminary analysis of the regulation impacts ...

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Stoddard goes to Prime Time

Kerry Stoddard is the newest account supervisor at Gulfport-based The Prime Time Agency. Stoddard brings with her more than eight years of experience in the advertising industry. She comes to Prime Time from another South Mississippi advertising agency, where she served as account supervisor for five years. Stoddard previously worked as advertising account assistant at Cable One Advertising in Gulfport ...

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Fed districts report ‘modest’, ‘subdued’ economic activity for Mississippi regions

Overall lending at a sample of large banks increased modestly through August within the Federal Reserve’s St. Louis District, which includes northern Mississippi, reports the Fed’s Beige Book, a tracking of economic activity released by each of the 12 Fed district s on Sept. 7. The new report details economic activity for the three-month period ending in August. >>> SEE ...

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Chance named manager

M&F Bank has named Blake Chance branch manager for the Flowood location. Chance, a native of Lauderdale, is a graduate of Mississippi College where he received a B.S. in business administration. As branch manager, Blake will oversee all operational aspects of the branch facility. He has been with M&F for two years.

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