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Comcast opening 7-day-a-week customer center in Flowood

Comcast is opening a new Xfinity customer center in Flowood’s Lakewood Commons shopping center, 350 Ridge Way. The 4,500-square-foot store will offer customers Internet, advanced video, voice, and home security products and services.  Opening is planned for mid February. The center will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on ...

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Hattiesburg’s Turtle Creek Crossing sells for $48.1 million

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Stirling Properties of New Orleans has closed on a $48.1 million purchase of Hattiesburg’s Turtle Creek Crossing. Sterling called the acquisition the largest in the history of the 40-year-old commercial real estate company. The 39.9-acre retail center situated on the “going home” side of heavily traveled U.S. Highway 98 covers 295,000 square feet and is across from Turtle Creek Mall. ...

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Phi Theta Kappa names CEO

Phi Theta Kappa’s Board of Directors has named Dr. Lynn Tincher-Ladner as President and CEO.

Phi Theta Kappa’s Board of Directors has named Dr. Lynn Tincher-Ladner as President and CEO. Tincher-Ladner replaces Dr. Rod Risley, who retired in 2015 after serving as the Society’s CEO for 31 years. She is the third CEO of Phi Theta Kappa in its 98 years. The late Dr. Margaret Mosal was the Society’s first Executive Director. Tincher-Ladner joined the ...

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Baptist Medical names COO

Bobbie Ware, MHSA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, of Brandon has been named the Chief Operating Officer of Baptist Medical Center. She will continue her role as Chief Nursing Officer for Baptist Health Systems. Ware has served in leadership positions at Baptist since 1993 including director of Home Care and director of Baptist Cancer Services. In addition to her Chief Nursing ...

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Walter Johnson named to Academy

Walter T. Johnson of Watkins & Eager PLLC been named to The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. Membership is by invitation only and limited to attorney mediators and arbitrators who have proven experience in civil and commercial conflict resolution, and are committed to methods of alternative dispute resolution. Johnson is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a ...

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Huntington Ingalls Industries promotes Smith

Dawn Smith has been promoted to director, diversity and inclusion, at Huntington Ingalls Industries. Smith will provide leadership and serve as a resource and subject matter expert on diversity, inclusion and equality issues and initiatives across the HII enterprise. She will also serve as principal adviser to the senior executive staff, as well as the corporate office Diversity & Inclusion ...

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Bank promotes Jason Johnson

Jason E. Johnson has been promoted to Assistant Vice President at Trustmark’s Laurel Main office, where he serves as Commercial Relationship Manager. Johnson has nine years of banking experience. He develops and manages commercial loan accounts, provides portfolio maintenance and loan administration, and participates in business development activities. Johnson earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Banking and Finance from ...

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April Holder promoted

April Holder, RN BSN, was promoted to Nurse Executive at South Mississippi State Hospital, and two weeks later was selected by fellow employees as Employee of the Quarter, fourth quarter, 2015. Holder has been with SMSH since May 2006; she began as an RN and worked her way up to Unit Coordinator before being named Nurse Executive. She graduated from ...

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Jim Letten named to panel

Jim Letten — a former U.S. Attorney who recently joined Butler Snow’s New Orleans office as of counsel — has been named co-chair of the American Bar Association criminal justice section crime committee’s computer crime, intellectual property and trade secrets sub-committee. Letten was appointed U.S. Attorney by President George W. Bush in 2005 and asked to retain the position by ...

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Tulane appoints Baxter

Tulane University’s School of Continuing Studies Madison Campus has appointment of Mary Lib Baxter to serve as the Director of the Paralegal Studies Program, which was recently launched. Baxter, who was born and raised in Mobile, Ala., received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Public Relations from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa and earned a Juris Doctorate ...

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