Posts Tagged ‘HATTIESBURG’

Echols-Williams named officer

by Published: March 8,2013

Tags: HATTIESBURG, healthcare, Quenyatta Echols-Williams

Dr. Quenyatta Echols-Williams of Hattiesburg has been appointed deputy district health officer for Southeast Public Health District VIII. Public Health District VIII includes Covington, Forrest, Greene, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Perry, and Wayne counties. Echols-Williams is a graduate of Tougaloo College and the University of Iowa School of Medicine. After her residency at the […] [...]

Clinic adds Fielder

Hattiesburg Clinic recently welcomed Carrie Fielder, Ph.D., to Connections as a licensed psychologist. Fielder received her bachelor of science from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Mich., and both her master of arts and doctor of philosophy from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. She is licensed by the Mississippi State Board of Psychology. [...]

General Dynamics IT to locate call center in Hattiesburg

by Published: February 22,2013

Tags: General Dynamics, HATTIESBURG, IT call center, Johnny Dupree

Less than two weeks after a tornado tore through Hattiesburg, state and local officials gathered to announce that General Dynamics Information Technology will open a call center in the city. The call center will create 225 jobs by this summer, and 250 by April 2014. The new location, set for the 17,000 square-foot Cloverleaf Building […] [...]

Foundation recognizes Headrick

by Published: February 15,2013

Tags: HATTIESBURG, Katie Tucker Headrick, Leaf Foundation

Ellisville native Katie Tucker Headrick has been named Volunteer of the Year for 2013 by the Hattiesburg-based Leaf Foundation. She is currently a member of the board of directors for the foundation. According to board chair Michael Marks, Headrick is defined by a lifetime of community service, charitable giving and helping those in need. Close […] [...]

February 15, 2013- Chuck McIntosh

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MBA program returning to Hattiesburg

The next couple of years will be key to the University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business, with the return of the MBA program to the Hattiesburg campus, the selection of a new dean and the opening of a new building to house its students, faculty and staff in Hattiesburg. Budget cuts in 2010 forced […] [...]

Bennett becomes first black president of major Mississippi university

Dr. Rodney Bennett has been named the tenth president of the University of Southern Mississippi, making him the first African-American president of a non-historically black college in Mississippi. The board of trustees of the Institutions of Higher Learning announced the unanimous decision today. “I am humbled and honored that the Board of Trustees has selected […] [...]

MDA’s Marlo Dorsey faces biggest marketing task in the state

Marlo Dorsey, who stepped into the job as chief marketing director of the Mississippi Development Authority in early December, has hit the ground running in a job that remained vacant for more than a year. That has led to a backlog of demand for decisions on how to best market Mississippi. “Now, every time I […] [...]

Hattiesburg counts on a good football team to create good business

The University of Southern Mississippi’s football program just finished an 0-12 season. It cost first-year coach Ellis Johnson his job. That won’t be the only fallout, though. Businesses that depend on traffic generated by football games in Hattiesburg have had a rough fall, too. John Neal, Keg and Barrel, usually stays busy with the catering […] [...]

Bank welcomes Lacher

by Published: November 2,2012

Tags: Community Bank, HATTIESBURG, Jeff Lacher

Jeff Lacher has joined Community Bank as vice president in the Hardy Street Office in Hattiesburg. Lacher has more than seven years of experience as a banker, most previously with Trustmark Bank. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University with bachelors of business administration in both management and marketing. Involved in the community, Lacher […] [...]

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