Posts Tagged ‘media’

State gets ‘Silver Shovel’ for economic development efforts

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — Area Development, a publication covering site selection and facility planning, has named its 2013 Gold & Silver Shovel Award winners. For the Silver Shovel Awards, the states are compared only to other states in their population tier. This year, California, Florida, and Pennsylvania are receiving Silver Shovels in the 10+ million population […] [...]

Magazine ranks state in top 10 for trophy whitetail deer

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Outdoor Life’s June/July issue names Mississippi as one of its top 10 states to hunt whitetail trophy. After tallying the scores, Mississippi ranked seventh with an abundance of game to hunt, relatively low cost for guided hunts and hunter-friendly laws and regulations. The magazine uses real-world considerations to assess the top ten […] [...]

Newspaper recognizes tech company for excellent workplace

JACKSON — Bomgar has been named one of the top companies to work for in Atlanta by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. In the small business category of the AJC’s Top 100 Workplaces for 2013, Bomgar was ranked as the No. 4 company to work for in Atlanta. Any Atlanta company with more than 50 employees is […] [...]

Newspaper told to add Pickering as defendant in public records case

BILOXI — Chancery Judge Jennifer Schloegel has ruled she cannot force the Mississippi Department of Resources to provide the Sun Herald records the agency no longer possesses. Schloegel ruled the newspaper would need to add the State Auditor’s Office as a defendant in a public records lawsuit it filed against the DMR. The Sun Herald […] [...]

Pediatrician named to world ranking of most influential people

JACKSON — Time magazine has named HIV specialist Dr. Hannah Gay, an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, to its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. In caring for a newborn infected with HIV in 2010, Gay followed an atypical treatment regimen and functionally cured […] [...]

Firm named year’s best in family law by magazine

by Published: April 11,2013

Tags: attorney, family law, law, lawyer, legal, magazine, media, ranking

JACKSON — Mark Chinn and Chinn & Associates, PC have been designated 2013’s “Family Law Firm of the Year in Mississippi” by Corporate INTL Magazine. This is the fourth year in a row that Chinn & Associates has received this distinction. [...]

Magazine ranks accounting firm in top 50 in U.S.

JACKSON — Accounting Today has released its annual list of Top 50 accounting firms and ranks HORNE LLP as the 49th largest firm in the nation by revenue. HORNE ranks as the fourth largest accounting and business advisory firm in the Gulf Coast region with 12 offices spread throughout the Southeast in five states. HORNE […] [...]

Appeal of lawsuit against ‘King of Torts’ authors reinstated

JACKSON — The Mississippi Supreme Court has reinstated the appeal of a lawsuit against a former federal prosecutor and a political blogger over a book they co-wrote about the judicial corruption case involving former attorney Richard “Dickie” Scruggs. In 2011, FBI agent Hal Neilson sued authors Tom Dawson and Alan Lange and a publishing company. […] [...]

AP: Bryant’s office told agency to stall gun permit record requests

JACKSON — Gov. Phil Bryant’s staff suggested that the Department of Public Safety should delay fulfilling requests for gun permit records until a law could be enacted to shield them from public scrutiny, emails obtained by The Associated Press show. The emails, obtained under a public records request, show Bryant staff counsel Jack Wilson on […] [...]

New gun permit information bill signed into law

JACKSON — A new Mississippi law says the public no longer has access to records of state-issued permits to carry concealed weapons. Republican Gov. Phil Bryant signed House Bill 485 yesterday, and it became law immediately. Legislators pushing the bill said they were responding to a New York newspaper’s decision earlier this year to publish […] [...]

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