Posts Tagged ‘Newsmakers’

Former editor the Winston County Journal in Louisville, Juanita McCown Hight, dies

Juanita McCown Hight, former editor the Winston County Journal in Louisville, has died. She was born in Winston County near Plattsburg and was a 1934 graduate of the Mississippi University for Women with a bachelor of science in home economics. Hight began her career as a teacher. The Hight family formerly owned the Winston County […] [...]

George O’Connor joins Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, law, Mississippi, Newsmakers

George O’Connor, former trial attorney with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and former vice president for Entergy Corporation, is joining Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC. O’Connor will bring his extensive energy and regulatory experience to Brunini’s Washington, D.C. office. O’Connor served as an advisor to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Charles A. Trabandt […] [...]

Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station recognizes Raja Reddy and Brett Rushing

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

The Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station recently honored members of the Mississippi State University faculty and staff for outstanding research, service and facility maintenance. Fei Yu, a MAFES scientist and assistant professor in the MSU Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, received the 2014 Excellence in Research Award sponsored by Mississippi Land Bank. Yu […] [...]

Magnolia State Bank welcomes Anne Carol Johnson

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Magnolia State Bank welcomes Anne Carol Johnson was as business development officer at the Hattiesburg office. A native of Laurel, Johnson studied marketing at the University of Southern Mississippi and has over 16 years of commercial and residential mortgage experience. She has been working as a commercial banker in the Hattiesburg market since 2007. Previously, […] [...]

Larry Porter receives Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium Navigator Award

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College master trainer Larry Porter recently received the Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium (GSSC) Navigator Award in Biloxi. Porter oversees the welding and maritime programs at MGCCC. Porter was recognized because of his leadership resulting in training and placing approximately 670 welders in the shipbuilding/maritime industry in the past year. [...]

Mississippi State Hospital honors workers

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Mississippi State Hospital (MSH) recently honored employees with April anniversaries for their years of service to the hospital. Award recipients include: Mariah Rogers of Canton (20 years); Michael A. Moore of Magee (one year); Patricia Mahaffey of Pearl (10 years); Ebony Elbert of Ridgeland (one year); Misty Morgan of Florence (five years); Phillip Walker of […] [...]

Sumesh Arora testifies at U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee hearing

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Sumesh Arora, Ph.D., vice president of Innovate Mississippi and director of Strategic Biomass Solutions, was recently invited to testify in Washington, D.C., at a U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee hearing. During the committee hearing, Arora delivered his testimony on the beneficial role advanced biofuels in Mississippi and the Southeastern United States play regionally in creating jobs […] [...]

Camgian’s Gary Butler named to post at Vanderbilt University

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Vanderbilt taps Butler Camgian chairman and CEO Gary Butler has been named vice chair of Vanderbilt University School of Engineering’s Board of Visitors. Butler is a 1994 graduate of Vanderbilt University with a master’s degree in mechanical engineering. After graduating from Vanderbilt, Butler went on to receive his doctoral degree from the University of Cambridge. […] [...]

Chef Damien Cavicchi named regional director of culinary operations

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

The Blake at Flowood and The Blake at Township recently welcomed chef Damien Cavicchi as regional director of culinary operations. Cavicchi joins The Blake with extensive experience in high-end restaurants under his belt, most recently at the historic Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C., where he served as corporate executive chef for five years. He also […] [...]

Rick Hartzog named director of information technology at Madison River Oaks Medical Center

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Rick Hartzog of Ridgeland has been named director of information technology at Madison River Oaks Medical Center. Hartzog earned a bachelor of science in computer science from Belhaven College and has nearly 20 years of experience working in the IT industry.  He is highly skilled in project leadership, relationship management, vendor relations and strategic planning.  […] [...]

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