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British antiques dealer finds success in rural South Mississippi

COVINGTON COUNTY — Twice a month, hundreds of antique dealers and individual buyers with open checkbooks and trailer hitches clog the rural highways and back roads emanating from the tiny town of Seminary to bid on antiques and furnishings from Europe. This unlikely destination is the site of arguably the state’s largest antiques auction. Six containers a month are shipped ...

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Treating that tricky tennis elbow

After playing tennis for more than two decades, Barney Chadwick never experienced tennis elbow. Then one day, Chadwick, director of tennis for River Hills Club in Jackson, overexercised his arm with — of all things — a leaf blower. “We were in the process of selling our house and I could feel my arm getting tired, but I thought I ...

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Southern Miss grows master of public health program

HATTIESBURG — For 17 years, the University of Southern Mississippi has been the only institution of higher learning in the state to offer an accredited master of public health (MPH) program, executive MPH program and undergraduate dual teaching licensure degrees in Mississippi. It is also the only university in the state to offer a dual degree option with the College ...

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Changing faces of hospital volunteers

For the second consecutive summer, Anamaria Caradine, a junior at Vardaman High School, drove almost an hour each way to volunteer at the North Mississippi Medical Center (NMMC) Cancer Center, a place that’s close to her heart. In recent years, she visited the cancer center when her father and grandmother received treatment, and now with her grandfather. “I know they ...

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Mississippi Health Policy Research Center filling a research void

STARKVILLE –When John Bower’s Jackson-based kidney dialysis non-profit organization morphed into the nation’s leading provider of dialysis care, he found himself blessed with some extra cash. Thanks to his financial success, Bower, a nephrologist who learned how to run an artificial kidney machine in the early 1960s under the tutelage of Dr. Belding Schribner in Seattle, Wash., a pioneer in ...

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Mississippi Blood Services taking care of its associates, too

Over the last few years, Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) has continued to fine-tune its employee recruitment and retention program. The Mississippi-based, FDA-licensed, not-for-profit blood center employs more than 160 employees and services 50 hospitals in Mississippi, Arkansas and Alabama. “My philosophy is that if you take care of your employees, they’ll take care of the business,” said David Allen, CEO ...

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Renaissance attracts well-known professional firms

In late July, when news broke about two prominent companies — Butler Snow and Horne LLP — moving from downtown Jackson, much of the talk and media coverage focused on their exit, not the new Renaissance at Colony Park development located on Highland Colony Parkway at the intersection of Interstate 55 and Old Agency Road in Ridgeland that has also ...

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2 Brothers BBQ Sauce revving up NASCAR fans

WEST POINT — The powers-that-be at Dyno Marketing were brainstorming one day when someone marveled about how successful the transition had been introducing world-renowned, award-winning, red-headed Italian chef “Molto Mario” Batali to NASCAR. Watching him drop the green flag at the NASCAR Pocono 500 was inspiring, they agreed. They were also buzzing about the new 2 Brothers barbeque sauce, specially ...

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