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CIT.ms seats board members

The Communications and Information Technology Organization of Mississippi (CIT.ms) elected new board members. The new board members are: Joel Bomgar, founder and CEO, Bomgar Corporation; Bruce Deer, chairman, co-founder and CEO Grassroots Systems; Greg Latour, senior vice president of strategic development, Cellular South; Randy Lominick, chief information officer, Parkway Properties; Dave McLeod, chief technology officer, BankPlus; Trish Patton, senior director, ...

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Bowman inducted in Hall of Fame

As Mississippi’s poultry industry has grown into a leading economic engine, a few individuals have been honored for their role in steering the industry to prominence. The latest person to be honored is Van R. Bowman of Carthage, who has spent 50 years with several companies. The Mississippi Poultry Association inducted Bowman into its Mississippi Hall of Fame. The installation ...

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Rogers Award winners unveiled

Forrest General Hospital is proud to announce the winners of the fourth-annual Philip W. Rogers Award. This annual award is presented to health care workers who exemplify commitment to the field of medicine and excellence in patient care. This year, the award was presented to four individuals based on nominations received from their peers. Each winner represents one of Rogers’ ...

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Crye-Leike’s Peaks earns CRS

Crye-Leike, REALTORS, congratulate Olive Branch Realtor Chris Peaks on earning his professional real estate designation as a Certified Residential Specialist. Peaks joins a select few Realtors with the CRS credential. Since 2001, Peaks has been a licensed Realtor in Tennessee and Mississippi assisting buyers and sellers in and around DeSoto, Shelby, Marshall and Fayette counties. He is a sales associate ...

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Crye-Leike's Peaks earns CRS

Crye-Leike, REALTORS, congratulate Olive Branch Realtor Chris Peaks on earning his professional real estate designation as a Certified Residential Specialist. Peaks joins a select few Realtors with the CRS credential. Since 2001, Peaks has been a licensed Realtor in Tennessee and Mississippi assisting buyers and sellers in and around DeSoto, Shelby, Marshall and Fayette counties. He is a sales associate ...

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Eastlack, Touchstone added to firm

Bryan Nelson, P.A., Attorneys at Law is announcing the addition of two attorneys, Jared W. Eastlack and Brad A. Touchstone. Eastlack attended Millsaps College and graduated summa cum laude in 2004. With an undergraduate degree in economics, Eastlack wants to focus his legal career on commercial and business litigation. While at the University of Mississippi School of Law, Eastlack served ...

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Stapleton named a 'Hero'

Shauna Stapleton of Pearl has received the Hero Award for December at Mississippi State Hospital (MSH). Stapleton is a unit staff coordinator at MSH, and she holds a bachelor of social services degree. The Hero Award is given monthly to employees who go above and beyond the call of duty. Recipients are nominated and voted on by their fellow co-workers.

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Stapleton named a ‘Hero’

Shauna Stapleton of Pearl has received the Hero Award for December at Mississippi State Hospital (MSH). Stapleton is a unit staff coordinator at MSH, and she holds a bachelor of social services degree. The Hero Award is given monthly to employees who go above and beyond the call of duty. Recipients are nominated and voted on by their fellow co-workers.

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Lane sworn in as president-elect

Jesse Lane, ALC, CCIM, has been sworn in as 2010 president-elect of the Realtors Land Institute (RLI). Lane has held a Mississippi real estate license since 1990 and has achieved the prestigious Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation, conferred to only those land professionals who achieve the highest levels of education and experience. In 2001, he co-founded with his wife, Nancy ...

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Obama Administration chooses committee members

The Obama Administration has chosen individuals who will serve on the Mississippi Farm Service Agency State Committee. The State Committee members will oversee the activities of the agency to include carrying out the state agricultural conservation programs, resolving appeals from the agriculture community and helping to keep producers informed about FSA programs. The individuals appointed to serve on this committee ...

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