Posts Tagged ‘Brookhaven’

Dr. Ben Cox named superintendent of Brookhaven schools

by MBJ Staff Published: October 25,2013

Tags: Brookhaven, Business, education, Mississippi

The Brookhaven School Board has hired Dr. Ben Cox as its schools superintendent. Cox submitted his resignation to the North Pike School District, where he served as superintendent since May 2000, replacing former superintendent Dr. Jimmy Jones. Before that, Cox was North Pike High School principal for four years. Cox received a bachelor’s, masters’ and […] [...]

Another town bans guns in its public government buildings

by Associated Press Published: July 14,2013

Tags: Amite County, Brookhaven, firearm, government, gun, law, McComb, open carry law, public safety, summit, town, Town Council, weapon

SUMMIT — Summit has joined the list of Mississippi municipalities banning weapons in government buildings. The Enterprise-Journal reports the Town Council had adopted an ordinance banning “the carrying of weapons into local, state or federal buildings” inside Summit limits. Officials in local governments across Mississippi — including McComb, Brookhaven and Amite County — have passed measures […] [...]

MISSISSIPPI LEADERS: Pat Lowery

by Martin Willoughby Published: August 26,2012

Tags: Brookhaven, Hurst Review Services, Pat Lowery

Time management guru David Allen wrote a great book titled “Getting Things Done.” I really like this title because it speaks to one of the greatest challenges in business — execution! In my book “Zoom Entrepreneur”, I noted that the ability to execute is one of the five core skills of great entrepreneurs. There are […] [...]

WILLOUGHBY COLUMN: Beverly Johnston’s quest is to be the best

My quest is to find leaders who have been effective in leading their organizations and learn from their success. I have found these leaders in businesses big and small, non-profit organizations, and governmental entities. They all share some similar traits, yet I always learn new and interesting ideas and best practices. I recently came across […] [...]

Roberson named to Glass Doctor council

by MBJ Staff Published: August 1,2010

Tags: Brad Roberson, Brookhaven, Glass Doctor

Brad Roberson, owner of the Glass Doctor of Brookhaven franchise, was named to the Glass Doctor Leadership Council at the company’s annual Reunion Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Roberson was selected by Glass Doctor president Mark Dawson to be an at-large representative. Just this year, Roberson received a Personal Achievement award for expanding his territory […] [...]

Old Columbus Lumber Co. giving way to new owner

BROOKHAVEN — Eddie Nelson slows the big loader to a stop and steps down from its air-conditioned cab into the wet heat of high noon. Red and yellow hardhats move in and out of dark corners all around him as he walks slowly across the spongy ground, soft with mud and sawdust and woodchips that […] [...]

Ark. company buys closed Brookhaven plant

by Associated Press Published: May 5,2010

Tags: Ark., Brookhaven, Holmes Morel, landscaping, M&M Milling Inc., oil field, paper, plywood, Specialty Minerals, Texarkana

BROOKHAVEN —  An Arkansas-based agriculture products company has bought the former Specialty Minerals plant in Brookhaven. Holmes Morel, president of M&M Milling Inc. of Texarkana, Ark., tells The Daily Leader that the company hopes to be in operation in six months and could hire as many as 50 workers. Morel says he will spend more […] [...]

DSU inducts three in Hall of Fame

The 2009 Delta State University Alumni Hall of Fame inductees are (from left), Billy B. Nowell of Cleveland, Donald L. Green of Clarksdale and Karen Sullivan of Brookhaven, accepting the award presented posthumously to Doug Sullivan. The three Delta State alumni were inducted Nov. 6 at the annual Delta State Alumni Service Awards Luncheon held […] [...]

Miller named MAC director

by MBJ Staff Published: September 28,2009

Tags: Brookhaven, Mississippi Adolescent Center, Shirley Miller

Shirley Miller of Jackson has been named director of the Mississippi Adolescent Center in Brookhaven. Miller previously served as the director of early intervention services and the deputy director for the Bureau of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Since May 2009, she also served as the interim director of the Bureau of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. […] [...]

Howell named chair of Co-Lin division

by MBJ Newswires Published: September 7,2009

Tags: Amye Howell, Brookhaven, Copiah-Lincoln Community College, Developmental Education

Amye Howell of Brookhaven has been appointed chairperson for Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s newly established Developmental Education Division. Howell has been a member of the Co-Lin faculty since 2000 as a reading instructor. She authored and compiled the textbook used in Co-Lin’s orientation classes. Howell received her bachelor’s degree from Mississippi State University and her master’s […] [...]

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