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Startup Weekend Jackson 2014 focuses on health care

Startup Weekend Jackson is focusing this year’s Jackson competition on the medical and mobile health industry by seeking innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs in the health care field.  Startup Weekend Jackson will take place May 16-18 at the Leggett Center at Millsaps College. While the focus will primarily be health care technologies and will feature mentors, judges and sponsors from that ...

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The Citizens Bank hires Sharon Pollina

Sharon Pollina has joined The Citizens Bank as assistant vice president and loan administration officer. Pollina, who is located at the Biloxi Cedar Lake Branch, has worked in the banking industry since 1994. She is a native of Ocean Springs where she resides with her husband, Nick and their two sons, Sam and Trey.

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Baker Donelson's David A. Rueff Jr. co-authors guide

David A. Rueff Jr., legal project management officer at Baker Donelson and a shareholder in the firm’s Jackson office, has co-authored “The Power of Legal Project Management: A Practical Handbook,” a guide to legal project management (LPM) published by the American Bar Association. Rueff is a leading national authority and frequent author and speaker on the subject of LPM. He ...

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Baker Donelson’s David A. Rueff Jr. co-authors guide

David A. Rueff Jr., legal project management officer at Baker Donelson and a shareholder in the firm’s Jackson office, has co-authored “The Power of Legal Project Management: A Practical Handbook,” a guide to legal project management (LPM) published by the American Bar Association. Rueff is a leading national authority and frequent author and speaker on the subject of LPM. He ...

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Niall Cook makes history at Mississippi State University

Niall Cook has joined Mississippi State University as the first full-time sign language interpreter in the university’s Student Support Services office. Cook was a staff interpreter at Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services for 10 years before joining MSU earlier this semester. He began learning American Sign Language in 1993 while studying linguistics at the University of Mississippi. While there, he ...

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Mary Ruth Wright named principal at Oxford Elementary School

Mary Ruth Wright is the new principal to lead Oxford Elementary School for the 2014-2015 school year. Wright is currently the director of special education for the Tupelo School District. She has 21 years of teaching experience with 14 of those spent as a school administrator. Wright also gained educational leadership experience as director of special programs at Amory School ...

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Dan Carney returns home from Afghanistan

Dan Carney, lead electrician with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District, operations and maintenance branch, recently returned from a 13-month deployment to Kabul, Afghanistan. This was his third tour in four years in support of Overseas Contingency Operations/Operation Enduring Freedom. Most recently, Carney was stationed at Camp Phoenix where he was assigned to the Kabul Area Office ...

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Barnes-Pettey's Dudley Barnes makes national ranking

Dudley M. Barnes, CFP, financial advisor at Barnes-Pettey Financial Advisors, LLC, and with Raymond James Financial Services, was recently named to Barron’s list “The Top 1200 Advisors” in the country. The 2014 list, published in February, ranked 1,200 advisors from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Barnes, offers his clients financial planning and wealth management at his Clarksdale ...

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Barnes-Pettey’s Dudley Barnes makes national ranking

Dudley M. Barnes, CFP, financial advisor at Barnes-Pettey Financial Advisors, LLC, and with Raymond James Financial Services, was recently named to Barron’s list “The Top 1200 Advisors” in the country. The 2014 list, published in February, ranked 1,200 advisors from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Barnes, offers his clients financial planning and wealth management at his Clarksdale ...

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