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Mississippi Department of Revenue wins Brilliance Award

The Mississippi Department of Revenue has been recognized for its innovative use of physical and digital technology to meet requirements for a new state law at the 2017 Brilliance Awards from Pitney Bowes. The annual awards honor leading print and mail organizations – innovators, early adopters and creative problem solvers – who are finding new ways to streamline workflow, respond ...

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Mississippi Arts Commission hires Ehrgott, Zeringue

The Mississippi Arts Council recently filled two positions on its staff.  Anna Ehrgott, of Jackson has been named communications director, and Maria Zeringue is Folk and Traditional Arts Program Director. Ehrgott previously served as digital media strategist for Mississippi Development Authority, and takes eight years of public relations experience to MAC. She has written two winning entries for the Public Relations Association ...

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Two Mississippi students named 2017 Presidential Scholars

The Mississippi Department of Education has announced that two Mississippi students have been named 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars. The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars selected Kelly Bates, a senior at West Lauderdale High School, and Braeden Foldenauer, a senior at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science, to receive the prestigious award. They are among 161 high school seniors ...

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PSC’s Washington earns now Doctor

Dr. Alexander Washington, a native of Madison and the Chief Policy Advisor to Public Service Commissioner Cecil Brown, recently graduated from Mississippi State University with a Doctorate of Philosophy in Public Policy and Administration. His research measured the public service motivation of Mississippi State University faculty with outstanding U.S. Department of Education federal student loan debt. At the PSC, Washington ...

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Forrest General honors volunteers with appreciation luncheon

Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg recently hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon, and Edith West, hospice, left, and Virginia McFatter, hospital, right, each received their 20-year volunteer awards. Other volunteer award recipients were: 10 Years: Joan Davis, Kay Stephens and Marie Sykes; 10 Years: Bea Cathey, Olivia Pigford, Patricia Brewer, Ina Carlton, Marcia Feagans and Danny Newell; 2 Years: Lottie ...

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Sullivan to lead Neel-Schaffer’s Tennessee Operations

Richard Sullivan, PE, has joined Jackson-based Neel-Schaffer and will manage the company’s Tennessee operations from its Nashville office. Sullivan has 20 years of experience as a Transportation Engineer and Project Manager. He worked the last six years with The Corradino Group in Brentwood, Tenn., and prior to that he worked for the Tennessee Department of Transportation, where he filled a ...

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Madison County Young Professionals Spring Forum

The Madison County Business League & Foundation (MCBL&F) recently hosted the Madison County Young Professionals (MCYP) Spring Forum in the Murano Room at Nissan North America in Canton.  Mississippi Development Authority Executive Director, Glenn McCullough, was the keynote speaker.  115 MCYPs attended the peer-to-peer networking and professional development event.  Pictured are, from left, Lisa Robin, MCYP Secretary/Treasurer; Sarah Beth Wilson, ...

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Hattiesburg banker elected as President of Mississippi Young Bankers

Wes Rouse of Magnolia State Bank in Hattiesburg has been elected to serve as President of Mississippi Young Bankers, a section of the Mississippi Bankers Association. Bob Glover of The Peoples Bank in Ripley was elected Vice-President, and Marc Petro of Community Bank in Ridgeland is Treasurer. MYB conducts programs around the state about personal finance. The section also promotes ...

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Dr. Rickey L. Chance joins Memorial Physician Clinics

Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Rickey L. Chance, DO, has joined Memorial Physician Clinics in Biloxi in the practice of Family Medicine. Chance received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, W.V. He completed his Internship and Residency in Family Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Chance has been in practice ...

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Bolton joins Hattiesburg Clinic Downtown Medical Associates

Matthew D. Bolton, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Downtown Medical Associates. He received his Master of Science in Nursing from South University in Savannah, Ga., and his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, Miss. Bolton is board certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. He is a member of ...

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