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Forrest General names Employee Award Winners

Steven Allseitz was recently name Forrest General Hospital’s 2017 Employee of the Year during a celebration that recognized other employees, too. Allseitz is Equipment/Supply Management Coordinator in the Cath Lab. Also honored were the four winners of the 12th Annual Philip Rogers Quality Award. The award is named for Dr. Philip Rogers, a nephrologist with Hattiesburg Clinic, who dedicated 32 ...

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UMMC promotes Stewart to associate dean

Dr. Jimmy Stewart Jr., professor of internal medicine and pediatrics, has been promoted to associate dean for graduate medical education at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He continues as residency program director for internal medicine and pediatrics through June 2018. Stewart will oversee faculty evaluations, accreditation and quality improvement and becomes the designated institutional official for the Accreditation Council ...

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Madison County groups name youth leadership class

The Madison County Business League & Foundation and the Madison County Economic Development Authority recently named their 2017-18 Madison County Youth Leadership Class. The three-day program will teach students about local, county and state governments as well as Madison County’s quality of life. Students are, from row, from left, Jacob Carter, Canton Academy; Jessica Hamer, Ridgeland High School; Madisyn Nichols, ...

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Heiden recognized for long service

  John Heiden, CEO of Heiden & Garland Inc., an independent insurance agency based in Flowood, was recently honored for 50 years of service in the insurance business. The reception was held at Eagle Ridge Conference Center at Hinds Community College.

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Groups tap Marchetti, Young

    Wells Marble & Hurst, PLLC, announces that R. David Marchetti has been elected president of Estate Planning Council of Mississippi. Marchetti’s practice principally involves estate planning and probate, along with work in taxation, real estate, corporate and commercial law. He has been a frequent lecturer on estate planning and probate issues for a number of organizations and institutions, ...

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TVA forms opinion group

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has established a group of opinion leaders from across the Tennessee Valley region to provide additional input as TVA charts its options for meeting the region’s electricity needs for the next 20 years. TVA is developing a new Integrated Resource Plan called TVA’s Environmental and Energy Future. The plan will outline various ...

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Lawmakers at impasse on state’s ’09 budget

Medicaid and hospital tax are sticking points for Democrats and GOP Budget negotiators signaled last week that progress had been made toward an agreement on the state’s roughly $5-billion budget for fiscal year 2010, which begins in one month. As of late Thursday afternoon, though, no accord had been struck, as most lawmakers not involved in the negotiations sat idly ...

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Six and counting

Nissan helps Mississippi become major player Six years ago, the first vehicle at Canton’s Nissan plant rolled off the assembly line and started a drive toward Mississippi becoming a major player in the southeastern automotive manufacturing industry.   May 2003 marked the culmination of years of effort by government and economic development officials to lure the massive project that was ...

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