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Educator rejects plea deal, will stand trial in teacher exam scandal

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — In a surprising legal move, a longtime Memphis educator is going to trial on charges that he led a three-state organization that helped teachers cheat on qualification tests. At a hearing this morning, Coleman Garrett, a lawyer for Clarence Mumford Sr., told a federal judge that his client is not changing his plea and is not taking ...

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Two accounting firms execute merger; office to be in Jackson

JACKSON — The accounting firms White & Company and Watkins, Ward and Stafford, PLLC, have merged. James Lee Stafford, CPA, executive manager of Watkins, Ward and Stafford, and David O. White, CPA, of White & Company announced the merger. Watkins, Ward and Stafford, PLLC currently has 13 offices across Mississippi. White will be assuming the role of manager with WWS. ...

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