Archive for November 9th, 2012

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.   [...]

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 […] [...]

A beautiful love story and memorable escape are rediscovered

by Published: November 9,2012

Tags: Gertrude Sturmwind, Vienna, World War II

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 […] [...]

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 […] [...]

November 9, 2012- Chuck McIntosh

by Published: November 9,2012

Tags: budget, credit score, financial literacy, personal finance

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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. […] [...]

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 […] [...]

Expect the effect — Whole Foods to make Jackson top spot

by Published: November 9,2012

Tags: economic development, Highland Village, JACKSON, retail, Whole Foods

Say what you will about Jackson, life is about to change in the capital city. Whole Foods broke ground last week on a new store, a 30,000-square-foot facility, in Jackson’s Highland Village that is expected to open near Thanksgiving of 2013. When it does open, it will automatically launch Highland Village into the No. 1 […] [...]

A changing of the guard

The leadership of the Mississippi Association of Realtors (MAR) changes next month when Ken Austin of Pass Christian becomes president. As the owner/broker of Mississippi Coast Realty, he has been actively involved in the local and state professional associations and has an ambitious year planned at the helm of the state’s largest trade organization. He […] [...]

University recognizes Nettles

Dr. Mary Frances Nettles, director of the National Food Service Management Institute at the University of Southern Mississippi, has been awarded Kansas State University’s 2012 College of Human Ecology Distinguished Research Award. The award annually recognizes a Kansas State University graduate of human ecology who has achieved significant success in research while contributing to the […] [...]

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