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Auxiliaries install officers

by Published: January 4,2013

Tags: Betty Quinn, Ocean Springs, Singing River Hospital System

The Singing River Hospital Auxiliary and the Ocean Springs Hospital Auxiliary have installed their 2012-2013 officers. At Singing River Hospital, Betty Quinn was installed as president. Jackie Chapman will serve as first vice president and Jackie Spires will serve as second vice president. Gail Nicholson will again serve as treasurer with Karen German as recording […] [...]

GodwinGroup hires Hawkins

GodwinGroup recently named Don Hawkins, of its Jackson office, as project manager. A native of Ocean Springs, Hawkins is a graduate of the University of Mississippi in Oxford, where he received a bachelor of business administration degree in business management. Hawkins joined the agency in 2004.   [...]

Insurance agent survives stage four cancer with hope and positive attitude

Stan Gartman owns an independent insurance agency in Vancleave but has a story to share that transcends the insurance industry. His story is one of serious illness, recovery and hope. In July 2011, he was diagnosed with stage four tonsil, throat and lymph node cancer, and the past year has been quite a journey. “Cancer […] [...]

New Gulfport-Biloxi Airport director has varied governmental experience

There’s a new executive director leading the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport. On May 23, Clay Williams of Ocean Springs took the reins of the state’s second busiest airport. With a passenger count of 800,000 in 2011, Gulfport-Biloxi falls just under the Jackson-Evers International Airport in Jackson. Williams, 38, brings a background of government service to the […] [...]

Powell to lead GCRL

Dr. Eric Powell will become the new director of the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) in Ocean Springs. Powell is currently a professor at the Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory, located at the School of Environmental and Biological Science at Rutgers University. Previously serving as director of the Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory […] [...]

Read Spring 2012 “Come See Us” Tourism, Meetings & Conventions

In this edition of Come See Us — The Five Best BBQ Joints in Mississippi: We searched far and wide for the best of all BBQ in Mississippi — It was a tough job but someone had to do it! Also in this edition: >> Business Fashion: The perfect looks for men and women in […] [...]

Meyer switching cities

The director of community development and planning in Ocean Springs has resigned to lead Gautier’s planning department. The Mississippi Press reports Eric Meyer handed in his resignation Feb. 16. His last day in Ocean Springs was March 2, and he was scheduled to start March 5 in Gautier, 10 miles east. Gautier’s city manager, Samantha […] [...]

Services dropped at Ocean Springs health office

OCEAN SPRINGS — The Mississippi Department of Health’s has suspended some services and cut hours at its office in Ocean Springs. The clinic no longer offers medical or environmental services. It is open Wednesdays and Thursdays only for WIC, the federally funded health and nutrition program for women, infants and children. Previously, the office offered […] [...]

Advertising firm adds Spear

Chris Spear has joined Ad.In Advertising as its communications administrator. He brings several years’ experience in advertising and nonprofit marketing to the Ocean Springs-based agency. Spear earned a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in English from Millsaps College with Phi Beta Kappa honors. After working for some time in Jackson, he relocated to the Coast […] [...]

New study touts Mississippi’s potential

The “creative economy” includes individuals such as artists, architects, chefs and professors, creative industries such as Peavey Electronics, Viking Range Corp., The Elvis Presley Birthplace and Ramey Agency and creative communities including Oxford, Clarksdale, Ocean Springs and Rolling Fork. The recent Mississippi Creative Economy study concludes that this segment represents approximately 61,000 jobs and just […] [...]

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