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Daily Archives: November 9, 2012

Moore joins clinic

Hattiesburg Clinic recently welcomed Dorothy D. “Dot” Moore, FNP, to Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Moore received her bachelor of science in nursing from University Medical Center School of Nursing in Jackson and her master of science in nursing from the University of Southern Mississippi. She is a certified family nurse practitioner and a registered nurse. Moore is a member of ...

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Turbine project being eyed for Natchez

A Boston company is asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to grant it a permit to study the feasibility of placing electricity-generating turbines in the St. Catherine Bend of the Mississippi River near Natchez. St. Catherine is part of a grouping of hydro-kinetic projects that Free Flow Power has been developing along the Mississippi River for the past several years. ...

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MMSA chooses leaders

Ellen Russell of Pontotoc and Mickey Howley of Water Valley have been elected by fellow Main Street managers and members to the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) board of directors. Russell has been elected to serve for the first time and replaces Lise Foy of Canton. Howley has been re-elected to serve another term on the statewide board. Russell has ...

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Hospital adds Pounders

Nicole Pounders has been named director of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle’s education department. The Commercial Dispatch reports her duties include overseeing nursing and staff education and orientation of newly hired nursing staff. Pounders holds a nursing degree from Mississippi University for Women.  

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Hertwig added at firm

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has added Adria Hertwig in its Jackson office. Hertwig joins the firm as an associate in the advocacy department where she assists clients on a variety of business-related litigation matters. She is a 2012 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law where she was the recipient of the ...

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A beautiful love story and memorable escape are rediscovered

This memoir is a true love story rediscovered. It is the simply written account of how a strong-willed young Jewish milliner stalwartly managed to escape Nazi-occupied Vienna, Austria, along with her husband, Walter. They made their way across Europe, finally settling in London where Trudi was able to regain her standing as a designer of fashionable hats. With a massive ...

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Staff given recognition

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast has presented the 2012 Outstanding Staff Awards to three staff members for the integral role they play in providing support to the university on the Gulf Coast. The awards, presented at the Employee Appreciation Luncheon, were given to Michelle Fleming, academic advisor for the College of Business, who received the Administrative/Professional Staff Award; ...

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Here’s to enjoying a long and active life

As many to this column know by now, I am intrigued with human longevity. I do find it interesting to study the reasons why many experience long lives, and then again, why others depart this life earlier than planned. Certainly, in my own family, I watched my wife’s amazing grandmother who lived to age 104. My father, who died in ...

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Losing a piece of history?

The iconic F86L SabreJet that has that has been a fixture for motorists along Interstate 55 at the Hazlehurst exit may be on its way to Louisiana. Douglas DeCote, the founder of Louisiana Veterans for Justice, wants to refurbish the jet and add it the exhibits at the USS Kidd & Veteran’s Memorial in Baton Rouge, La. “We’d like to ...

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