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Tobie Gillean wins social worker award

Angela Everett, right, North Mississippi Medical Center administrator for post-acute and rehabilitation services, presents Tobie Gillean with the Health Care Social Worker of the Year award.
Courtesy of NMMC

Tobie Gillean, LCSW, CCM, has been named Health Care Social Worker of the Year for 2015 by the Mississippi Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care. Gillean is director of North Mississippi Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Institute, a 28-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit; NMMC Skilled Nursing Facility, a 20-bed hospital-based skilled nursing facility; as well as a physical medicine and rehabilitation ...

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Taylor Carley named coordinator

Taylor Carley of Hattiesburg has been named self-advocacy coordinator at The University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies (IDS). Carley is the first to hold this newly created position which highlights IDS’ commitment to promoting self-advocacy in Mississippi with a focus on youth and young adults. Carley began volunteering at IDS in 2012 with the STEP UP to Leadership ...

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Matthews, Cutrer & Lindsay promotes 3

The accounting firm of Matthews, Cutrer & Lindsay of Ridgeland recently announced three promotions. Shannon Adams, CPA has been promoted to Audit Manager. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Delta State University. Krisstel Hunt, CPA has been promoted to Supervisor in the audit division. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Southern ...

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MDOT employee recognized with commendation

Attending the commendation ceremony are, from left, Northern Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert, Joey Azzone, Carol Azzone, Central Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall, and Southern Transportation Commissioner Tom King.
Courtesy of MDOT

On Sept. 29, Joey Azzone was doing paperwork during a normal day at the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) office in Byram when he heard distressed yelling coming from the parking lot. The screaming came from a woman who was leaving Curves in Byram. As she was getting into her car, a man approached her and struck her in the ...

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Boone joins Butler Snow

H. Barber Boone has joined Butler Snow’s Ridgeland office as a member of the firm’s commercial litigation group and focuses his practice on e-discovery, commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation, professional liability and insurance. Boone is AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, has been listed as a Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star since 2013, and was a member of the Mississippi Business Journal’s Top ...

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Elliott Flaggs joins Cornerstone

Elliott Flaggs as joined Cornerstone Government Affairs as Vice President to its Jackson, Mississippi office. Flaggs, a native of Vicksburg, most recently served as a special assistant attorney general with the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office in the capacity of legislative liaison for Attorney General Jim Hood and director of the Child Desertion Unit. His responsibilities included analyzing and advocating legislation ...

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