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Albritton, Rayburn take new positions at Business Journal

  Tacy Rayburn has been promoted to production manager. A native of El Paso, Texas, Rayburn attended Creighton University in Nebraska and William Carey University in Gulfport, where she played varsity soccer, before earning a B.A. in art from Belhaven College in Jackson. A resident of Jackson, Rayburn worked for Mississippi Prison Industries in customer service/graphic design for approximately six ...

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10 honored with induction into Forrest’s Hall of Fame

  HATTIESBURG — Ten physicians were honored as the first group of inductees into the Forrest General Healthcare Foundation Doctors Hall of Fame. These 10 physicians, though representative of a wide variety of medical specialties, each had a profound impact on Hattiesburg and South Mississippi’s medical community, offering hope and healing to patients from all walks and in all stages ...

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Eide receives LEED certification

  Ralph Eide of JH&H Architects, Planners, Interiors, P.A., has been certified as a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP). Eide received his bachelors of architecture and bachelors of business administration from Mississippi State University in 2008 and has been with JH&H for two years. A LEED AP is an individual who has the tools needed to produce environmentally sound buildings. ...

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New administrative staff member at Alcorn

  Connie Hannah-Willis has joined the administration of Alcorn State University as the associate vice president of student affairs.  Hannah-Willis holds an associate of arts (AA) with a concentration in business administration from Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Ohio. She received her bachelor of business administration (BBA) with a major in organizational management, cum laude, from Tiffin University in Tiffin, ...

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Henegan invited to lawyer academy

  John C. Henegan, attorney at Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC, has been asked to join the elite membership of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers.  Henegan is a member of Butler Snow’s Commercial Litigation Group and focuses on antitrust and intellectual property, complex commercial litigation and media defense and telecommunications law. AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, Henegan is also ...

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Belhaven alumnus chosen as dean of student life

  Greg Hawkins has been named dean of student life at Belhaven College. Hawkins graduated magna cum laude from Belhaven College in 2005 as a biblical studies major, and he is pursuing a master of arts in higher education from Geneva College. He has been the men’s resident director since his return to Belhaven in 2006, and his promotion to ...

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Grace to lead national childhood policy effort

Cathy Grace recently was chosen by the non-profit Children’s Defense Fund to assume a yearlong post as the liaison between the Washington, D.C.-based organization and members of Congress, government policy makers and members of other advocacy groups.  A professor in the College of Education, she will be working to promote the inclusion of critical educational principles in various pieces of ...

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Campo named first ambassador for “On the Bus” association

  Brett Campo, a former dropout-turned-honors student from Picayune, has been appointed as the state’s first “On the Bus” Dropout Prevention Ambassador. Over the summer months, he will be working with school districts and other education-related organizations — such as the YMCA and Boys & Girls Clubs of America — to serve as a motivational speaker, peer counselor and spokesman ...

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Pratt and Calcote promoted at Community Bank

  Colby Calcote and Brandon Pratt have been promoted at the Meridian area Community Bank. Calcote has been promoted to vice president in the Meridian area.  Calcote has been with Community Bank since 2004, and he formerly held the title of assistant vice president.  A Brookhaven native, Calcote is a 2000 graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi where he ...

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Graves promoted at EL branch of ERDC

  Mark Graves was recently named the new chief of the Environmental Systems Branch in the Environmental Laboratory (EL) at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg. Graves has a bachelor’s in geology from Hanover College, where he graduated magna cum laude with departmental honors, and a master’s in physical geography from Murray State University. Following ...

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