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Interventional cardiologist Qasim M. Cheema joins Central Mississippi Medical Center

Interventional cardiologist Qasim M. Cheema, MD, has joined the active medical staff of Central Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Cheema is board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. He is board eligible in interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology and echocardiography. After beginning at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston, Texas, Cheema completed his interventional cardiology fellowship at Methodist DeBakey Hospital in ...

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Joyce A. Dixon recently appointed VP of business and finance by Mississippi Valley State University

Joyce A. Dixon was recently appointed as vice president of business and finance by Mississippi Valley State University. Dixon, a Valley alumnus, has over 20 years of leadership experience in finance, where she has previously served as interim vice president of business and finance at Valley.  During her tenure at MVSU, Dixon has served in leadership roles including director of ...

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Brandon Presley re-elected as president of Entergy Regional State Committee

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley has been re-elected as president of the Entergy Regional State Committee (E-RSC), a board consisting of utility regulators from Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana and the City of New Orleans with a mission of improving reliability and cost-savings within the Entergy electric system. Presley has served as president of the committee for the past year and ...

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BankPlus announces a bevy of promotions, new-hires

BankPlus has promoted Lindsay Akers Tomlinson to first vice president and director of analytics in the Marketing Department. Tomlinson has over 11 years of experience in the banking industry, and has been a part of the BankPlus team since 2008. A native of Tupelo, Mississippi, Tomlinson received her bachelor’s degree in computer science from Millsaps College, and attended graduate school ...

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Cornel Clement receives recognition from Associated General Contractors

The Associated General Contractors of Mississippi has selected Cornel Clement of Dan Hensarling Inc. in Gulfport as the 2014 AGC Mississippi Outstanding Member of the Year. Clement has been active with the AGC of Mississippi for numerous years, and participates in all chapter activities. He has served on several committees, as chapter secretary treasurer, vice president and president, and currently ...

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C Spire, Blast Motion partner to offer motion-technology products

C Spire and Blast Motion are offering a pioneering new motion detection and smart video capture technology for athletes at all levels to track vital sports metrics, harness their power and improve performance through motion sensor and user-friendly fitness apps on smartphones and tablets. C Spire is the first company globally to offer these Blast Motion athletic solutions in its ...

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TEA Party's Chris McDaniel and his attorneys prep to file appeal arguments

JACKSON — Attorneys for tea party-backed Chris McDaniel were facing a midnight Thursday deadline to file legal arguments with the Mississippi Supreme Court. They’re trying to persuade justices to revive a lawsuit that seeks to overturn McDaniel’s Republican primary loss to six-term U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran. A judge ruled last month that McDaniel waited too long to challenge results of ...

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Phillip Sykes joins Butler Snow in Jackson

Butler Snow is pleased to announce that Phillip S. Sykes has joined the firm’s Ridgeland office. Sykes is a member of the firm’s commercial litigation practice group and will focus his practice on appellate matters, commercial litigation, insurance, personal injury and product liability defense and toxic tort matters. “Phillip is a respected and experienced attorney, and we’re happy to have ...

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