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Bryant presents first awards

Gov. Phil Bryant recently presented the inaugural Excellence in Government Awards to recognize excellence and innovation in public service. The Excellence in Local and District Government Award was given to Dr. Clyde Muse, president of Hinds Community College, and the Excellence in State Government Award was given to Trudy Fisher and Terri Torrence on behalf of the Mississippi Department of ...

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DSU recognizes Muse

Hinds Community College president and Delta State University alumnus Clyde Muse received an honorary doctor of science degree during Delta State University’s spring commencement ceremonies. Muse has served more than 60 years in the public education arena.  

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Southern Miss, Hinds Community College partner on student entrepreneurship

Bubba, the Army buddy of Forrest Gump in the 1994 movie, loved all kinds of shrimp and could endlessly recite uses for the tasty crustacean. Charles Johnson III feels the same way about Kool-Aid. The Delta youngster is turning his affection for the fruity-flavored beverage powder into dollars by becoming a fixture at school, community and church gatherings around Lambert ...

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Bank promotes Sylvester

Janet M. Sylvester has been promoted to mortgage loan originator for Community Bank in Brandon. She has been with Community Bank since 2009, formally holding the title of mortgage loan processor. Sylvester, who attended Hinds Community College, is a member of Mississippi Mortgage Bankers Association. Sylvester grew up in Florence, and has lived in Rankin County for over 25 years. ...

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OUTDOORS: Mississippi Decoys pops up on turkey hunting market

The trick to turkey hunting is what the hunters colloquially call “tomfoolery.” The ploy is for the hunter to sit still in a totally camouflaged manner making hen calls to fool a gobbler into thinking this is a hen. If the calling is seductive enough and the gobbler a little over zealous in his love life, then he may well ...

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BancorpSouth makes promotions

BancorpSouth has announced numerous promotions. Vanda Crowe has been promoted to vice president of business development at the Jackson Medical Center office of BancorpSouth.  She has been in banking for 34 years, nine of which have been with BancorpSouth. Crowe is a native of Byram, and obtained an associate’s degree in business administration at Hinds Community College.  She has attended ...

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Hinds Community College appeals ex-prof suit

JACKSON — A federal appeals court has scheduled arguments on Hinds Community College’s appeal of a workplace retaliation case. In 2010, the school was ordered to pay a former professor $345,020 after a federal jury found she had been the victim of workplace retaliation. The 5th U.S. Circuit of Appeals has scheduled arguments in the case for March 6 at ...

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OUTDOORS WITH DR. JOHN WOODS: Death of a small outdoors business

Without naming names this is still a story to tell. It’s not about failure or bad business decisions or even poor management. It is more about market forces, constrains on running a small business, underfunded operating capitol, a prevailing “mom and pop” operating philosophy, knock off brands, and watching competitors outright stealing your product ideas and selling them cheaper than ...

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BankPlus hires, promotes

BankPlus has hired Robert Hawkins as officer and credit analyst in the bank’s administration office. Hawkins has over eight years of experience in the banking industry and was most recently employed by M&F Bank. A native of Clinton, Hawkins is a graduate of Hinds Community College and Mississippi College. In the community, Hawkins is a member of the City of ...

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Magee, Palmertree promoted

Richard Magee has been promoted to manager of customer support at Bomgar Corporation. Magee’s role in leading the customer support engineer team builds on his more than 15 years of experience in the technical support field. Magee has been employed at Bomgar since October 2006. He and his wife, Dendy, and their families have been long time residents of Jackson. ...

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