Posts Tagged ‘Newsmakers’

Anthony Jones gets nod at Waggoner Engineering

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, engineering, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Waggoner Engineering has named Anthony Jones to the position of CADD III technician in the company’s water resources division. He joined Waggoner in 2013 as a CADD technician in the firm’s civil, structural and aviation division. Jones has more than 19 years experience as a designer/draftsman, and has worked on projects including the Milan road […] [...]

Bradley G. Clark promoted by Community Bank in Ellisville

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: banking, Business, finance, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Bradley G. Clark has been promoted to senior vice president for Community Bank in Ellisville. He joined Community Bank in 2009, and will now support the Ellisville location as office manager. Clark specializes in consumer, commercial and poultry lending. Clark is a 2005 graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi, earning a degree in accounting. […] [...]

Rosati, Goerger make news for U.S. Army Corp of Engineers

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers, VICKSBURG

Dr. Julie Dean Rosati, Coastal Inlets Research Program (CIRP) manager for the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg, was recently presented the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) Presidential Award for her work on behalf of America’s coasts. The nomination cites Rosati as “an exceptional […] [...]

Peoples Bank of Puckett promotes Jason Smith

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: banking, Business, finance, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Peoples Bank has promoted Jason Smith to loan officer at the Puckett Branch. Born and raised in Puckett, after earning his associates degree from Hinds County Community College, Smith joined Byars Appraisal as a licensed real estate appraiser from 1997-2012. He began working at Peoples Bank in 2012 as the real estate officer, located in […] [...]

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 […] [...]

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