Archive for June 28th, 2013

TROTTER: Big spenders vs. big savers

by Published: June 28,2013

Tags: finance, Ike Trotter, money, saving, spending

You stand at your window and look across the street. Nice house, you think. Nice landscaping. Nice sports car. Nice driveway. New bikes for the kids. Wow, if only you had that kind of money . . . . On the other hand, the plain home down the street with the older model sedan parked […] [...]

Soft-spoken steel man Tommy Dulaney well-respected in his industry

Tommy Dulaney is well-respected statewide for taking an initial $60,000 investment in Meridian’s Structural Steel Services in 1975 into a business today that specializes in building structural steel for power plants, steel mills and other industries worldwide. But while building SSS into a business employing 330, Dulaney has found time to volunteer, including serving as […] [...]

C Spire promotes, hires

by Published: June 28,2013

Tags: C Spire Wireless, Jeff Cook, telecommunications

Jeff Cook has been promoted to manager of brand interfaces for C Spire Wireless. Cook, who joined C Spire in 2007, has over 20 years of experience in consumer technology and telecommunications, including a stint at Dell Computer Corp. as a research and development engineer. Prior to his recent promotion, Cook was a senior product […] [...]

CARTOON: Jim Hood is the Lone Ranger on Medicaid

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Rick Gregory leading UM Southaven campus

by Published: June 28,2013

Tags: education, Rick Gregory, University of Mississippi

Rick R. Gregory, former president and dean of the International College of Lijiang College of Guangxi Normal University in Guilin, China, is the new executive director of the University of Mississippi at DeSoto in Southaven. Before joining UM, Gregory served in several leadership roles of a university, both in the academic and nonacademic arenas. He […] [...]

Robert Meacham relocates practice to Methodist Healthcare

by Published: June 28,2013

Tags: healthcare, Methodist Healthcare, Robert Meacham

Dr. Robert Rhodes Meacham III has aligned with Methodist Healthcare.  His clinic, formerly Baxter Clinic of Hernando, is now Meacham Clinic located at 124 West Commerce Street in Hernando. Meacham attended the University of Mississippi medical school and served a primary care residency at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.  He received his undergraduate […] [...]

Joe Johnson retires from Hinds Community College

by Published: June 28,2013

Tags: education, Hinds Community College, Joe Johnson

Joe Johnson has retired from Hinds Community College. He has served as an administrator, coordinating the Cooperative Education, Work-Based Learning, and Job Placement programs for the past 18 years. Prior to coming to HCC, Johnson taught in the Jackson Public Schools at the Career Development Center, and at Long Beach High School, McComb High School […] [...]

Ron Aldridge takes Woodmen board seat

Ron Aldridge, of Jackson, is now a member of the board of directors of Woodmen of the World/Omaha Woodmen Life Insurance Society. Aldridge has been an attorney-at-law in Aldridge Law Office since 1977. He has served as the Mississippi state director of the National Federation of Independent Business, representing 3,500 small business owners, from 1989-92 […] [...]

Carrie Nash, Kim Loe join Baptist Medical Clinics

by Published: June 28,2013

Tags: Baptist Medical Clinic, Carrie Nash, Kim Loe

Baptist Medical Clinic Family Medicine has opened a new clinic in Brandon with new providers. Carrie Nash, DO, moved her practice to Baptist. Nash received her bachelor of science degree from Mississippi College. She received her doctor of osteopathic medicine from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and completed a family medicine residency at […] [...]

Jackson institute provides leadership in finding new sources of energy

With global energy consumption poised to increase by 50 percent over the next 25 years, Mississippi can play a role in supplying that energy and manufacturing related products. The Mississippi Energy Institute, a non-profit, privately funded organization, is providing leadership to capitalize on these opportunities. The organization’s president, Patrick Sullivan, says the group’s core mission […] [...]

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