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Judge gets more time to fight efforts to remove him from office

TUPELO — A Lee County justice court judge has until Nov. 17 to argue to the Mississippi Supreme Court why he should not be removed from office for transgressions outlined in a complaint filed by a judicial watchdog group. The Mississippi Commission on Judicial Performance recommended in September that Judge Rickey Thompson be removed from […] [...]

PSC sticks to order allowing domestic violence victims to delay utility deposits

JACKSON — The Mississippi Public Service Commission won’t reconsider its order to let victims of domestic violence delay paying utility deposits for 60 days, setting up a possible legal showdown over the regulator’s authority over rural water association and electrical cooperatives. The commission voted 3-0 yesterday to deny a request from rural water associations and […] [...]

League of Women Voters to hold meeting focusing on healthcare

by Published: October 20,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, women

The League of Women Voters of the Jackson Area will hold a meeting at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Willie Morris Branch Library at 4912 Old Canton Rd in Jackson The topic of the meeting will focus on health and medicine. For more information, click here … [...]

Vincent Noce receives master’s degree

Vincent Noce, a staff member of the Mississippi Office of Homeland Security, recently completed a master of arts degree in security studies at the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security. Noce has served in various investigative and intelligence roles in government for the past 17 years, and recently served a two-year tour […] [...]

Nail McKinney welcomes Andrew Spearman, Ryan Rhea

Andrew Spearman and Ryan Rhea have joined Nail McKinney Professional Association as staff accountants. Spearman is a native of Tupelo and a 2014 graduate of Mississippi State University with a master of taxation. He has passed all parts of the CPA exam and is working out of the firm’s Tupelo office. Rhea, also a native […] [...]

Reeves taps Mike Webb for MHC

Mike Webb has been named to the board of directors of Mississippi Home Corporation (MHC). Lt. Governor Tate Reeves appointed Webb to MHC’s Tax Credit Subcommittee, and will serve a six-year term expiring in 2020. Webb is the CEO of Iuka-based First American National Bank, where he has been employed for 18 years. He was […] [...]

Jay Mooney earns recognition

by Published: October 20,2014

Tags: Jay Mooney

Jay Mooney, Liberty Mutual Insurance’s territory manager of Mississippi, has been named the 2013 Territory Manager of the Year for the Southeast Region of Business Insurance. Mooney graduated from Mississippi College with a bachelor of science in business administration in 2006 and an MBA in 2008. [...]

Realtors chooses Nita Wingard

by Published: October 20,2014

Tags: Central Mississippi Realtors, Nita Wingard

Central Mississippi Realtors has selected Nita Wingard as its first director of communications and public relations. Wingard began her career in marketing and community support at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Institute for Disability Studies.  She has previously worked in various capacities of non-profit organizations over the past seven years including roles such as housing […] [...]

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 […] [...]

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