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Former U.S. Sen. David Vitter Joins Butler Snow in Louisiana

Former U.S. Sen. David Vitter has joined Butler Snow in an of counsel role in Louisiana. Vitter will practice in the firm’s business department, focusing on business and economic development in the energy sector and other areas. He will be located in the firm’s New Orleans office. Vitter also continues in his role as vice chairman of Mercury Public Affairs. ...

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Mississippian Gay Austin named first vice president of National Garden Clubs

Gay Austin of McComb has been installed as first vice president of the National Garden Clubs Inc., the largest volunteer gardening organization in the world. As first vice president for the next two years, Austin will support and promote Plant America, NGC’s new initiative that focuses on gardens and gardening, with an emphasis on community service. She also will serve ...

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Johnston joins Renasant as corporate relationship officer

Russell Johnston has joined Renasant Bank in Tupelo as a corporate relationship officer. Johnston will be responsible for cultivating and managing relationships with corporate clients in a variety of industries. Johnston is a graduate of North Carolina State University, graduating with a bachelor of science degree in business finance. He received his MBA from the University of South Carolina. He ...

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Nissan Builds Habitat House in Canton

Nissan and its employee volunteers recently built a Habitat for Humanity house for a Canton family – Mildred Daughtery and her son.  Participating in the dedication of the home were (kneeling, from left) Arree Williams, Ruby Beckwith, Mike Quick; (standing, from left) Stephen Griner, Jackie Brown, Stacey Hight, Ashley Avery, Rodney Francis, Joseph Flowers, Rosemary Branch, Kula Bwamba, Jack Blackburn, ...

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Trustmark promotes 2 at Jackson Headquarters

Trustmark recently announced 2 promotions at its corporate headquarters in Jackson. Clinton Brooks Aycock, Commercial Relationship Manager in the Commercial Real Estate department., is now Vice President. Aycock has 15 years of banking experience and is a Certified Treasury Professional. He earned a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Delta ...

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Transportation Engineer Tommy Foster joins Neel-Schaffer in Texas

Tommy Foster, PE, has joined Neel-Schaffer, Inc., as a Transportation Engineer, and will work out of the firm’s Arlington, Texas, office. Foster has more than a dozen years of experience in transportation engineering and project management, including two years with the Texas Department of Transportation. He has been involved in all aspects of roadway design and construction management, including interstates, ...

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Parsell joins Mississippi Sports Medicine as research director

Dr. Douglas E. Parsell recently joined Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Jackson as its first-ever research director. The 17 physicians and seven fellows at Mississippi Sports Medicine currently research with frequency and pave the way for surgical innovations. The addition of a research director is a strategic move to optimally leverage the combined experience and expertise of MSM’s ...

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‘Y’all Vote’ website earns international recognition

Mississippi’s new online voter information center, Y’all Vote, has been internationally recognized by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts’ 23rd Annual Communicator Awards. The website earned Awards of Distinction in the Features, Visual Appeal, and Function categories. Launched in September 2016, Y’all Vote provides citizens with a host of election information including first-time voter registration applications, military and overseas ...

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6 Mississippi Nursing Homes win National Awards Recognizing commitment to delivering quality care

The Mississippi Health Care Association recently announced that six of its Mississippi-member nursing homes have won national awards recognizing their significant commitment in the delivery of quality health care. The awards are part of the 2017 Bronze – Commitment to Quality Awards by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living. The Bronze Awards are the first ...

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Palmer Home for Children expands development team

Meryl Fisackerly has joined Palmer Home for Children as its Director of Development for northeast Mississippi. Fisackerly has professional experience in both retail and commercial sales, and has deep roots in the Golden Triangle. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University, and is a member of Junior Auxiliary, Vine and Olive Garden Club, and P.E.O. International. She and her ...

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