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Baptist appoints Rollins to board

Columbus businessman Dick Rollins has been named to the board of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. His appointment was approved by the Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation board of directors in Memphis in December. Born in Amory, Rollins was reared in Columbus. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in ...

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Hutchins accepts award for company

Key Staff Source of Columbus, was recently named second place for the Best of the Triangle Readers Choice awards by The Commercial Dispatch. Accepting award for Key Staff Source was Leslie Hutchins, the company’s branch manager. Key Staff Source is a full-service staffing agency specializing in temp, temp to hire and direct hire staffing. It has locations in Columbus, Tupelo ...

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GCM leaving Cadence

Columbus – Officials of Galloway Chandler McKinney Insurance Agency Inc. (GCM) announced the execution of an agreement by which previous owners and several associates of GCM have purchased the company back from Cadence. Terms were not disclosed. The ownership change concludes 10 years of a mutually beneficial relationship in which GCM operated as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cadence Bank. The ...

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Ford joins firm as shareholder

J. Douglas Ford has joined the law firm of Mitchell McNutt & Sams, P.A., as a shareholder in the Columbus office. Ford specializes in litigation, where his practice includes family law, labor and employment law and general business and commercial litigation. He has represented numerous corporate and individual clients in the state and federal courts in Mississippi and Alabama. Ford ...

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MUW establishes new School of Professional Studies

COLUMBUS — Mississippi University for Women (MUW) has formed a new School of Professional Studies, which embraces the Culinary Arts Institute and the College of Business and Legal Studies. Merging the two entities is an idea the university has considered since 2007 when an external consultant made the recommendation, according to Dr. Joyce M. Hunt, former interim dean of the ...

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Baptist-Golden Triangle offers free physicals

COLUMBUS — Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle offered free athletic physicals for area high and junior high school athletes June 27. Students had their height, weight and blood pressure checked, and a family practice and sports medicine physician examined them. For more than 14 years, Baptist-Golden Triangle and Columbus Orthopaedic staffs have dedicated a Saturday to offer free physicals to students. ...

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Mississippi restaurants join boycott

COLUMBUS — Eat With Us Group is participating in the ProtectSeals boycott of Canadian seafood. Company has pledged to boycott seafood from the Canadian sealing provinces in all 26 locations of its restaurants, which include Sweet Peppers Deli, Bulldog Deli, Cotton District Grill, Fairpark Grill, Jackson Square Grill, Harvey’s and Park Heights. “It was an easy decision to change our ...

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