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Commission wants home to be national landmark

OXFORD — The Oxford Historic Preservation Commission wants the 165-year-old antebellum Shaw House registered as a national landmark so someone will buy and restore it. The home was built in 1848 by Oxford brick maker Dave Kennedy and has been in the Shaw family since 1929. It’s located on 5.8 acres of land and is 6,386 square feet in size ...

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Three Rotarians complete leadership program

Rotary Club of Edgewater members Keith Rhodes, Joy Goundas and Lori Davis have completed Rotary Internationals Leadership Training Program. The extensive four week program highlighted leadership and in depth training on all aspects of what Rotary does throughout the world. Graduation certificates were received during Rotary District 6840’s convention at the Hollywood Casino in Bay St Louis.

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Treasure Bay Casino presents awards

Treasure Bay Casino and Hotel has honored its top crewmembers for the first quarter of 2013. Susan Varnes, chief operating officer, presented the Crewmember of the Quarter award to Caroline Jacobs and the Manager of the Quarter award to Trevor Miller. Jacobs, a casino clerk, has been with Treasure Bay for six years. Miller is the sous chef in the ...

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C Spire makes staff promotions

C Spire Wireless has made numerous staff news. These include Frank “Beau” York, manager, brand programs; Cody Mahaffey, manager, financial planning and analysis; Donna Morgan, manager, brand products; Amanda Long, market manager, retail, Philadelphia; John Hegi, manager, network accounting; Tammy Taylor, client account executive, Central Mississippi; Gary Dodson, client account executive, Central Mississippi; J.C. Simmons, client account executive, Central Mississippi; ...

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Anthony Gibson made Shaw chief of police

Anthony Gibson is the new chief of police in Shaw. The former police chief of Rosedale and Drew he has been involved with law enforcement since 1994 and graduated from Delta State University in 2005 with a criminal justice degree. He also studied grant writing at Jackson State University.

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Dwayne Blaylock named River Oaks Hospital CEO

Dwayne Blaylock is the new CEO for River Oaks Hospital in Flowood. Blaylock moves from his position as the CEO at Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center in Amory, where he has been since 2008. He is returning to River Oaks Hospital where he served as COO from 2002 through 2004. Blaylock received his bachelor of business administration from the University ...

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Ryan Beckett appointed state tort claims chairman

Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC attorney Ryan Beckett has been appointed by Gov. Phil Bryant and confirmed by the Mississippi Senate as chairman of the Mississippi Tort Claims Board. Beckett is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Group and Energy Industry Team, focusing on several realms of litigation, including energy, elections and governmental, antitrust, consumer protection, banking ...

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Judges, lawyers named Mississippi Bar fellows

Fellows Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Virginia Carlton, Chancery Judge Carter O. Bise and Circuit Judges Kathy King Jackson and Jannie M. Lewis have been named Fellows of the Mississippi Bar Foundation. Fifteen Bar Fellows were inducted during a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the Mississippi Bar Foundation. Carlton, a native of Columbia and resident of Jackson, has served ...

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Andrew Covington made Eco-Systems partner

Andrew Covington has been made partner at Eco-Systems, an environmental consulting and engineering firm headquartered in Jackson. Covington manages the firm’s Meridian office where his primary areas of expertise are manufacturing, wood products, chemical and oil and gas. His 30-year career has focused on environmental permitting and compliance in Title V air, hazardous waste management, wastewater, stormwater and petroleum spill ...

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