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Brent relocates to Heiden & Garland

Heiden & Garland Inc., a full service independent insurance agency, is pleased to welcome Garland Brent as a producer with the agency. Brent was a broker with a national insurance firm, most recently was associated with another Jackson independent insurance agency and has expertise in the oil and gas industry. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University, and is ...

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Brent relocates to Heiden & Garland

Heiden & Garland Inc., a full service independent insurance agency, is pleased to welcome Garland Brent as a producer with the agency. Brent was a broker with a national insurance firm, most recently was associated with another Jackson independent insurance agency and has expertise in the oil and gas industry. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University, and is ...

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UMMC adds to staff roster

Dr. Barbara Bruce, a pediatric neurologist, has joined the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) as an assistant professor of pediatrics. She will see patients through University of Mississippi Health Care. An Illinois native, Bruce earned the B.S. at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1995 and the M.S. in applied physiology at the Finch University of Health Sciences/The ...

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Maron reappointed to another term

Elizabeth Lee Maron, a partner in Adams and Reese, LLP’s, Jackson office, has been reappointed by the Mississippi Supreme Court for a third term to the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education. Maron was appointed by Justice Jim Kitchens, and in July, the commission members elected Maron to serve as chairman for 2009-2010. Maron is a partner in the Special ...

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Mitchell named MacArthur Fellow

Jerry Mitchell, investigative reporter at The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, was named one of two dozen new MacArthur Fellows, a list that includes artists, writers and scientists the foundation believes show the ability to use their gifts to improve the world. For 20 years, Mitchell has investigated the civil-rights era, relentlessly pursuing leads and uncovering previously unknown information that helped result ...

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Kell sets new service record

Kay Kell is now the longest-serving city manager ever for the City of Pascagoula. Charles Fulghum had held the record at eight years and eight months. Kell surpassed that mark Sept. 22. To commemorate the occasion, her executive management team presented her an engraved clock at their weekly meeting. Many members of the City Council were also there to congratulate ...

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Arnemann named assistant to commissioner

Central District Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall announces the employment of Michael Arnemann as assistant to the commissioner. Arnemann, a native of New Orleans, attended the University of Mississippi and received a degree in banking and finance. After graduation, he went to work in commercial banking in New Orleans, followed by a position with the Mississippi Republican Party as finance director. ...

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Hopkins earns CTR designation

Jena Hopkins, a cancer registrar at Forrest General Hospital’s Cancer Center, recently achieved certification as a certified tumor registrar through the National Cancer Registrars Association. Hopkins, who has been with Forrest General’s Cancer Registry for four years, achieved this certification after completing several classes and passing a rigorous examination.

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StateStreet Group adds Turnipseed

Amy Turnipseed has joined StateStreet Group as commercial real estate manager. She will oversee leasing and management of commercial properties in the company’s portfolio. Turnipseed began her career as a financial consultant at KPMG, LLP.  Since then, she was a regional manager in Jackson for Parkway Properties Inc. After graduating from Millsaps College with a bachelor of business administration in ...

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Foote named ISPA co-chair

Suzie Foote, R.N., coordinator of the Spa at St. Dominic’s, has been chosen to serve as the co-chair of the International SPA Association’s (ISPA’s) 2010 Focus Group. ISPA is recognized worldwide as the leading professional organization and voice of the spa industry. The Spa at St. Dominic’s has been a member of ISPA since 2006. Foote is a certified spa ...

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