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Community Bank welcomes Shane’ E. Dubois

by Published: October 20,2014

Tags: Community Bank, Shane’ E. Dubois

Shane’ E. Dubois has joined Community Bank in the Flowood office as a vice president. Dubois was previously employed at another local bank as a vice president and branch manager with over 19 years of experience. Dubois, a Jackson native, resides in Rankin County with her husband, Flowood native Dan Dubois, and their two children, […] [...]

Stacy Thompson chosen by Regions

by Published: October 20,2014

Tags: Cowan Road Branch in Gulfport, Regions Bank, Stacy Thompson

Regions Bank has appointed Stacy Thompson as assistant vice president and manager of the bank’s Cowan Road Branch in Gulfport. A native of Petal, Thompson has more than 15 years of banking industry experience. She most recently served as a branch manager for BancorpSouth in Hattiesburg. Thompson earned her business marketing degree from California Coast […] [...]

Daniel Coker adds attorneys

The law firm of Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A. has added three new attorneys. Marcus A. Williams is now practicing in the firm’s 
Jackson office. Williams earned a B.A. from the University of Mississippi in 2010 and a 
J.D. from the UM School of Law (cum laude) in 2014. Philip M. Levy, who practices […] [...]

Willie James Young Jr. named alumni director

Willie James Young Jr. was recently named the new director of alumni affairs at Mississippi Valley State University. Most recently, Young has worked as the personnel director for the Greenwood Public School District, a position he held from July 2003 until June of this year. A native of Greenwood, Young  began his professional career in […] [...]

Tim Reeves relocating to Mississippi

Tim Reeves, the editor of Selma (Alabama) Times-Journal, has been named president of Vicksburg Newsmedia, LLC and publisher of The Vicksburg Post. Reeves has served as editor of the Times-Journal since September 2010. He helped lead a newspaper redesign and the launch of a magazine. During Reeves’ time as editor, the Times-Journal earned 46 editorial […] [...]

Number of visitors to Natchez Trace makes big jump

TUPELO — The Natchez Trace Parkway saw a significant jump in the number of visitors last month compared to September 2013. Last month, 728,172 visitors used the Natchez Trace, compared to 534,955 in September 2013. This broke a four-month stretch of monthly declines. Year-to-date, the Trace has entertained 4,675,984 visitors compared to 4,482,480 in 2013.These […] [...]

Coast cleanup nets 1,600 bags of trash — and a watermelon patch

GULF COAST — Nearly 2,000 volunteers combed the Coast’s beaches, marsh areas and barrier islands Oct. 18, picking up trash at 47 sites during the 26th annual Mississippi Coastal Cleanup. Preliminary numbers show that during the three-hour cleanup, 1,616 people picked up 1,603 bags of trash, including 275 bags of recyclables along 100 miles in […] [...]

C Spire wins national award, cash prize for marketing analytics

RIDGELAND — C Spire has won a national award and a $50,000 cash prize for marketing analytics leadership from the Association of National Advertisers (ANA). The Ridgeland-based diversified telecommunications and technology services company was selected for the award by a seven-member panel of judges over two California-based finalists — business communications service provider Citrix and […] [...]

Entergy expects drop in quarterly as-reported earnings compared to last year

NEW ORLEANS — Entergy Corporation expects third quarter 2014 as-reported earnings of approximately $1.26 per share and operational earnings of approximately $1.67 per share. Results for third quarter 2013 were $1.34 per share on an as-reported basis and $2.41 per share on an operational basis. The Utility posted another quarter-over-quarter of industrial sales growth, led […] [...]

Stennis team chosen for NASA’s Early Career Initiative program

HANCOCK COUNTY — Recognizing that technology drives exploration, NASA has selected four teams of agency technologists, including one in Mississippi, for participation in the Early Career Initiative (ECI) pilot program. The program encourages creativity and innovation among early career NASA technologists by engaging them in hands-on technology development opportunities needed for future missions. NASA’s Space […] [...]

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