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Candlewood Suites Hires General Manager

  David Christopher has been named general manager for the Candlewood Suites in Flowood, Miss., a property owned by Stone Creek Lodging and managed by MMI Hotel Group. Christopher’s primary responsibilities will be to manage the daily hotel operations to achieve planned goals and maintain company standards to achieve guest satisfaction, associate satisfaction, quality assurance, and asset protection.

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Martin Named ERDC-CHL Director

    Dr. William Martin has been named director of the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, Miss.   The ERDC is the premier research and development facility for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with more than 2,000 employees, $1.2 billion in facilities, and an annual research program exceeding $1 billion.  ...

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MSU to begin search for university provost

  Mississippi State soon will begin a national search to identify a new provost, university President Mark Keenum announced Thursday.     “Dr. Peter Rabideau has announced his intention to return full-time to the faculty as a professor of chemistry, and I respect his decision,” Keenum said, adding that Rabideau has agreed to continue in his current position through December. ...

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Sibly recieves LEED accreditation

Casey Sibley of JBHM Architects passed the LEED AP exam in May.  “Casey has proven to be a great asset to our firm, and I am delighted she has received this certification. We are thrilled with her, along with several other of our team members’, hard work and success in earning this accreditation, said JBHM partner Joey Henderson.  “We believe ...

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Gulf Coast women's nonviolence center receives grant

The Gulf Coast Women’s Center for Nonviolence (Center) was awarded funding from the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women Legal Assistance for Victims Grant in October 2008 to enhance the services provided by the Center’s Northcutt Legal Clinic.  This funding will allow the Clinic to continue to provide free civil legal services for victims of domestic violence, dating ...

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Gulf Coast women’s nonviolence center receives grant

The Gulf Coast Women’s Center for Nonviolence (Center) was awarded funding from the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women Legal Assistance for Victims Grant in October 2008 to enhance the services provided by the Center’s Northcutt Legal Clinic.  This funding will allow the Clinic to continue to provide free civil legal services for victims of domestic violence, dating ...

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UMMC family medicine chair elected to national certification board

    Dr. Diane K. Beebe, chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Board of Family Medicine.  The American Board of Family Medicine is a 40-year-old medical specialty not-for-profit that seeks to improve the quality of medical care available to the public. ...

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Maloney opens new real estate office

Traci Maloney, a Jackson Real Estate Broker, is pleased to announce the opening of Traci Maloney Real Estate, Inc. Traci first received a real estate license in Mississippi in 1996; was licensed as a real estate broker in 2000; obtained the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and the Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) Designation in 2000.  Traci is proud to open her ...

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New hires at Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons A&E

Eric Saffle, Parker Anderson, and Jacquelyn Smithers have all joined the Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons Architects and Engineers PA team. Eric Saffle has joined CDFL as an Information Technologist.  Saffle graduated from Ozark Christian College with a bachelor’s in Biblical Literature.  Parker Anderson has joined CDFL as an intern architect.  Anderson graduated from Mississippi State University with a bachelor’s of ...

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New hires at Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons A&E

Eric Saffle, Parker Anderson, and Jacquelyn Smithers have all joined the Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons Architects and Engineers PA team. Eric Saffle has joined CDFL as an Information Technologist.  Saffle graduated from Ozark Christian College with a bachelor’s in Biblical Literature.  Parker Anderson has joined CDFL as an intern architect.  Anderson graduated from Mississippi State University with a bachelor’s of ...

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