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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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Chairman and vice-chairman elected to State Board for Community and Junior Colleges

George Walker of Clarksdale was recently re-elected chairman of the State Board for Community and Junior Colleges.  Also, Henry “Bubba” Hudspeth of Louisville was re-elected vice-chairman.  The Board, composed of 10 representatives from across the state, is a coordinating agency which established standards and guidelines for the operation of the state’s 15 community colleges.    Walker was appointed to the ...

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Peavey delivers commencement at MUW

        Mary Peavey, wife to Hartley Peavey and President of Peavey Electronics Corporation, was chosen as keynote commencement speaker for the Mississippi University for Women’s class of 2009 graduation.  Peavey was also honored with the Medal of Excellence by the college.  Peavey encouraged the graduates to recognize their unique gifts and talents, develop them relentlessly and give ...

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Minter elected V.P. and treasurer of NOMMA

   of Imagine Ironworks has been elected as vice president/treasurere of the National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals Association (NOMMA).  He was installed during NOMMA’s 51st Annual Convention held in Long Beach, Cali.   Minter is a long-time member of the NOMMA Education Foundation, where he currently serves as chair.  As a member of the Education Foundation, Minter has been phenomenally ...

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