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Ex-economic developer indicted for embezzlement

WIGGINS — State Auditor Stacey Pickering reports Jay Paul Gumm, former executive director of the Stone County Economic Development Partnership, has been indicted on one count of felony embezzlement. He was served the indictment by OSA special agents and Stone County deputies Monday. Gumm was previously arrested on Aug. 16, 2013, for embezzlement. As executive director, Gumm embezzled over $24,000, ...

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Former Stone County Economic Development Partnership executive director indicted

JACKSON, Mississippi — Jay Paul Gumm, former executive director of the Stone County Economic Development Partnership, was indicted Thursday on one count of felony embezzlement, according to a release today from State Auditor Stacey Pickering.  Gumm was previously arrested on August 16, 2013 for embezzlement. As Executive Director, Gumm embezzled over $24,000.00, Pickering’s release said. Gumm is accused of depositing ...

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Ex-economic developer arrested, charged with stealing

WIGGINS — Authorities say the former executive director of the Stone County Economic Development Partnership has been arrested on an embezzlement charge. A news release from State Auditor Stacey Pickering’s office says 50-year-old Jay Paul Gumm was arrested Friday. The news release says Gumm embezzled over $24,000 from the organization. The arrest was made by investigators from the auditor’s office ...

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Gumm heading Stone County EDP

The Stone County Economic Development Partnership has selected Jay Paul Gumm to become its new executive director. Gumm, 47, is a native of Durant, Okla. For the past eight years, he served that area as state senator. Prior to that, he was the executive director of the Durant (Okla.) Area Chamber of Commerce. Gumm is a graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma ...

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Koestler named Alliance president

Stone County Economic Development Partnership executive director Charlotte Koestler has been elected president of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Alliance for Economic Development. Koestler holds a bachelor’s degree in general business from the University of Mississippi and is pursuing a doctoral degree in human working capital from the University of Southern Mississippi. She has served as vice president of marketing for ...

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