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Clock runs out on Auburn's iconic oaks at Toomer's Corner

At 7:22 a.m. Tuesday, workers made the first cut to Auburn University’s famed oaks at Toomer’s Corner. From a bucket truck, a worker removed the first branch from the tree on College Street, Mobile’s AL.com reports. Crews then moved back and forth between the two trees, removing large segments of the more than 80-year-old oaks and carting the wood away ...

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BankPlus welcomes Lucas

BankPlus has hired Nathan Lucas as trust officer in the bank’s Wealth Management Group. Lucas has over five years of experience in wealth management and was most recently employed with Regions Corporate Trust. A native of Jackson, Lucas holds a bachelors degree from Auburn University, a master of business administration from the University of Alabama-Birmingham and is a graduate of ...

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Baddour welcomes Ahern

The Baddour Center is welcoming Jonathan Ahern as director of development and public relations. Ahern is a Jackson native and Auburn University graduate, and has over 12 years of fundraising experience in both higher education and non-profit organizations. This includes his most recent role as vice president of development at Palmer Home for Children, where he served five years. Supporting ...

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Snipes leading Main Street

Brantley Snipes is the new executive director Main Street Greenwood Inc. Snipes, a native of Greenville, holds a bachelor of science in horticulture from Auburn University and a master of landscape architecture and master of horticultural science degrees from North Carolina State University. Her experience includes serving as a stormwater consultant with the North Carolina Watershed Education for Community Officials, ...

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MSU veterinary hall of fame inducts Taylor

Dr. Clyde Taylor, a native of Natchez and charter faculty member of Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, was recently named to the Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association’s Hall of Fame. He spent his entire career in Mississippi, working first in the Department of Agriculture and Commerce, then in private practice in Brandon and finally on the faculty at MSU. ...

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Butler Snow team grows

Butler Snow Advisory has added six new team members, including Henry C. Agent, strategic advisor; Michael Billings, strategic advisor; Lauren Cannada Lomax, senior research analyst; Clark Love, strategic advisor; John Reece, senior advisor-technology; and, Andy Wimberly, senior advisor-executive coaching. Argent has more than 15 years of experience providing strategic financial leadership to companies ranging from small, local businesses to publicly ...

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Center chooses Whelan

Bryant Whelan has been named the new executive director of the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center for Arts and Education in Ocean Springs. A native of Mobile, Ala., Whelan has a bachelor of fine arts degree from Auburn University and more than 20 years’ experience in marketing and the arts. With a career span that includes working in Atlanta, Nashville, ...

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MBJ Editorial: Mississippi has a Heisman to hold on to

While we understand what Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann meant when he said, “If Mississippi ever wins a Heisman trophy, we want to keep it,” there likely are many out there who don’t. Hosemann made the comments in connection with a story, saying a new law could help protect student athletes from sports agents who engage in unethical practices. Mississippi ...

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