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ALAN TURNER – Hibbett Neel: Engineering for growth

Recently, I had the opportunity to spend some time with Hibbett Neel, President and CEO of Neel-Schaffer, and learn about his long business success, the company, and some of Mississippi’s infrastructure needs. Born in Smyrna, Tenn., Hibbett defined himself as “the black sheep of the family,” as he chose a career path that was somewhat different than what his family ...

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BREAKING: Chancery order voids Watkins’ $4.7 million Farish lien

Remember Jackson’s Farish Street? It’s back in the news with a Chancery Court summary judgment issued Thursday invalidating a $4.7 million lien developer David Watkins put on the buildings along the first block of Farish Street after the Jackson Redevelopment Authority booted him from a stalled effort to remake the block into an entertainment and dining district. The JRA gave ...

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Pickering Firm hires 2

Zach McCormick and Kevin Clarke have joined the Pickering Firm, Inc., in its Flowood office. McCormick has joined the firm’s Transportation Team as engineer intern. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Mississippi State University. Clarke has joined the firm’s Natural Resources Team as environmental technician. Kevin attended East Mississippi Community College. The engineering firm was ...

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US Geological Survey: 3.2 earthquake in Madison Co.

JACKSON — A small earthquake shook Madison County, Mississippi, on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It was the third quake in the area in the past two months. The 3.2-magnitude quake occurred at 8:23 a.m. Monday, said Paul Caruso, a geophysicist at the National Earthquake Information Center. The epicenter was about 4 miles southwest of Canton and 19 miles north-northeast ...

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Engineering educator Keith officially named dean of MSU’s Bagley College

STARKVILLE. – A nationally recognized leader in engineering education, research and service will lead the Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University. Jason M. Keith, who has served as interim leader and Earnest W. and Mary Ann Deavenport Jr. chair since March 2014, will assume the duties of dean June 1. Keith was chosen after an extensive national search ...

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Government engineer of the year

Ben Ratliff of the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s Whitfield Project Office has been recognized as the Mississippi Engineering Society’s “Government Engineer of the Year.” The award is judged on the following criteria: education, professional/technical society activities, civic and humanitarian activities and primarily on professional achievements.  Ratliff received the award at MES’ Annual Awards Banquet. Ratliff has been with MDOT for ...

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WILSON CROCKETT: Making the most of your summer internship

As you progress through your college career, the thought of finding a full-time job becomes more and more daunting. In the engineering field, more specifically the civil engineering field, there are many routes one can take upon graduation. For me, this provided quite a bit of uncertainty with regard to how I wanted to spend my career. I found that ...

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New architect in Clinton

The Clinton Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting for a new architecture firm in Clinton. Mayor Phil Fisher among other guests welcomed Durrell Design Group, PLLC, during a ceremony March 31 at 851 E. Northside Drive, Suite B in Clinton. Greg L. Durrell, a native of Vicksburg, Mississippi, is a graduate of Mississippi State University. He has over ...

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Engineer Research and Development Center director wins top honor

U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center Director Dr. Jeffery P. Holland was selected as a recipient of the Distinguished Executive, Presidential Rank Award. It is the highest honor for members of the Senior Executive Service and recognizes strong leaders, professionals and scientists who achieve results and consistently demonstrate strength, integrity, industry and a relentless commitment to excellence in public ...

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