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End of an era — Patterson retiring from BancorpSouth board

One of Mississippi’s iconic bankers is finally calling it quits after more than 40 years of service. Aubrey Patterson, chairman of the board of directors of BancorpSouth Inc. will retire upon the expiration of his current term. Patterson will serve as a chairman emeritus following the expiration of his term. Patterson served BancorpSouth as president and COO from 1983 to ...

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PEER recommends changes to PERS administration

JACKSON — The PEER Committee has released a report on its review of the Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS). The scope and purpose of this report is to provide a comprehensive look into the decision-making processes of the PERS board of trustees, its staff and its contractual advisors to determine whether the PERS board is positioned to manage ...

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Pioneering community college president retiring next year

CLARKSDALE — Dr. Vivian Mathews Presley, president of Coahoma Community College for more than two decades, and the first woman to head a community or junior college in the state of Mississippi, will retire June 30. Johnny McGlown, chairman of the board of trustees, says a search committee has been organized to name her successor. He says the application deadline ...

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Flaggs retiring from Legislature after 2013 session

VICKSBURG — State Rep. George Flaggs, a Democrat from Vicksburg who has served in the House since 1988, says he will retire after the 2013 session. Flaggs said he also would leave his job as administrator of Warren County Youth Detention Center. He says he is considering a run for mayor of Vicksburg. The city’s primary elections are set for ...

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Topazi retiring as COO of Southern Company

ATLANTA — Southern Company chairman, president and CEO Thomas A. Fanning has made public a number of changes within the company’s management team, effective July 1, including the replacement for Anthony Topazi. According to Fanning, Mark A. Crosswhite will become executive vice president and COO for Southern Company. Crosswhite will assume the role vacated by Topazi, who has announced plans ...

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Executives retiring from Entergy; utility sees drop in net income

NEW ORLEANS — Entergy Corporation has announced changes on its executive team following the announcement of two of its officers. Gary Taylor, group president of utility operations at Entergy Corporation, will be retiring from the company May 31. Taylor will continue to lead utility operations with a transition period to his successor, who will be named at a later date. ...

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Southern Bancorp president/CEO to retire

Source: press release ARKADELPHIA, Ark. — The Board of Directors of Southern Bancorp Inc., (SBI) and Phil Baldwin, president and CEO, announced yesterday that Baldwin intends to retire from the organization after a transition to new management. Southern Bancorp has more than 18 locations in Mississippi. Walter Smiley, Chairman of the SBI Board of Directors, will serve as Chairman and ...

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