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Ed Hibbard, Bill Gay honored by The Floor Trader

by Published: September 8,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

The Floor Trader recently congratulated Ed Hibbard and Bill Gay for 10 years of continuous service to the flooring company. Hibbard is the store manager of the Floor Trader of Gautier. Gay is a flooring specialist at the Floor Trader of Gulfport. Both have earned their Million Dollar Club rings for achieving outstanding sales. [...]

Philip Gunn named vice chair of Southern Legislative Conference

by Published: September 8,2014

Tags: Business, government, Mississippi, Politics

Delegates to the 68th Annual Meeting of the Southern Legislative Conference (SLC), the Southern Office of The Council of State Governments, have unanimously elected Speaker Philip Gunn of Mississippi vice chair of the Conference. As vice chair of the SLC, Gunn will assist the chair in executing the activities of the Conference, guide the Conference […] [...]

Trey Byars named to American Board of Trial Attorneys

by Published: September 8,2014

Tags: attorneys, Business, law, Mississippi

Wilton (Trey) V. Byars III of the law firm Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A., has been named a member of the American Board of Trial Attorneys (ABOTA). Byars was a recipient of the 2012 Mississippi Business Leadership in Law Award, and has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Mid-South Superlawyers.  He is […] [...]

Clay Hudson named new OB/GYN at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle

by Published: September 8,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle welcomes new OB/GYN Clay Hudson, MD, to its medical staff. Hudson received his bachelor’s degree in molecular biology from Millsaps College. He is also a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis. Hudson completed his internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Mississippi […] [...]

Dr. Karen S. Coats named dean of the Graduate School at USM

by Published: September 8,2014

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Dr. Karen S. Coats, a decorated scholar with nearly 25 years as an educator and administrator, has been named the new dean of the Graduate School at the University of Southern Mississippi. Coats, a native of Springfield, Louisiana, comes to Southern Miss from Mississippi State University in Starkville where she has spent the past three […] [...]

MEC appoints officers Martha Cooke, C.D. Smith and Rebecca Wiggs

by Published: September 5,2014

Tags: Business, economic development, MEC, Mississippi

The Mississippi Economic Council has named officers for the Public Education Forum of Mississippi and M.B. Swayze Foundation for 2014-15. Martha Cooke, vice president of special projects at School Book Supply Company, has been elected as chair of the Public Education Forum of Mississippi for 2014-2015. Cooke will follow in the footsteps of her father, […] [...]

Kevin Ricks joins staff at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle

by Published: September 5,2014

Tags: Business, health care, Mississippi

  Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle recently welcomed new family practice physician Kevin Ricks, MD, to its medical staff. Ricks received his bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He graduated from the St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, and completed a residency in family medicine […] [...]

Johnny Franklin, Danny Spreitler chosen for Mississippi’s state board of education

by Published: September 5,2014

Tags: Business, education, Mississippi

Gov. Phil Bryant has named Johnny Franklin of Bolton and Danny Spreitler of Amory to fill unexpired terms of Mississippi’s state Board of Education. Franklin, 69, a former education adviser to Bryant and Gov. Haley Barbour, will fill the unexpired term of banker Hal Gage of Vicksburg representing the state’s central Supreme Court district. That […] [...]

Rachel Westerfield named director of Hydraulics Division at MDOT

by Published: September 5,2014

Tags: Business, education, Mississippi, transportation

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has appointed Rachel Westerfield to the position of director of the newly created Hydraulics Division. Westerfield was the state hydraulics engineer for MDOT’s Bridge Division prior to her appointment as the Hydraulics Division director. Westerfield has worked at MDOT since 2003 and is a graduate of Mississippi State University […] [...]

MEC welcomes Kenny Goza as project manager

by Published: September 5,2014

Tags: Business, economic development, education, Mississippi

Kenny Goza has joined the Mississippi Economic Council as project manager. His work experience includes 40 years in various positions with Entergy Mississippi. Goza has served as chairman of the Brookhaven/Lincoln County Mississippi Scholars as well as serving as chairman of the Copiah Lincoln Community College Workforce Advisory Board. Currently, he serves on the board […] [...]

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