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Lewis named Waste Pro 40 Under 40 honoree

Waste Pro’s Jackson Division Manager, Stormy Lewis, has received a prestigious Waste360 40 Under 40 Award, a national award that honors the next generation of leaders in the waste and recycling industry. Lewis joined Waste Pro’s Hattiesburg Division as a customer service representative in 2013 while earning her degree from the University of Southern Mississippi. Upon graduating, she transitioned into ...

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Tucker joins UMMC as Obstetrics-Gynecology chair

Dr. J. Martin Tucker, a University of Mississippi Medical Center community and affiliate faculty member for nearly 30 years, has been named chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Tucker, formerly a partner at Jackson Healthcare for Women, is board-certified in both obstetrics-gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine. He has been active in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, serving ...

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Jody Moor named president of Planters Bank’s Indianola Office

Planters Bank announced that Jody Moor has been named President of Planters Bank’s Indianola office. Moor will replace Weldon Aultman, who will retire in March of this year and has served as President of Indianola for 16 years. Moor is a native of Greenwood and graduated from Mississippi State University with a BBA in finance. He completed the Graduate School ...

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Palmer Home promotes Anna Brooke Warren

Palmer Home for Children, Mississippi-based leader in providing superior care to children in need, promoted Anna Brooke Warren as Vice President of Children’s Services from Director of Social Services. In her role, Warren will focus on the management of the organization’s four current service lines: Campus Care, Foster Care, Family Care, and Transitional Care. With a dedicated background in social ...

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Ocean Springs Chamber announces 2020 Board of Directors

The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce – Main Street – Tourism Bureau has selected the Board of Directors for the 2020 calendar year. The Board consists of five executive members, Shirley LeRoy with South Mississippi Living as President, Carole Marie with The Bird House as Vice President, Sandra Carter as Secretary, David Thompson as Treasurer, Brad Cates with Mississippi Power ...

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Pedigo elected to Baker Donelson’s Board of Directors

Scott W. Pedigo, managing shareholder of Baker Donelson’s Jackson office, has been elected a member of the firm’s board of directors. Pedigo was elected by shareholders to a second term as a member of the board and will serve for three years. Pedigo represents manufacturing and commercial clients in employment, consumer products liability and commercial litigation matters. Pedigo is recognized ...

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Keesler Federal promotes Augustine and Curtis

Keesler Federal Credit Union has promoted Michelle Augustine to Director of Loan Operation and Thomas Curtis to Director of Indirect Lending. Augustine will be responsible for overall management of loan operations, card services, loan operations, titles/insurance and member records. She has worked 16 years at Keesler Federal, serving as card services manager, credit card manager, administrative assistant to lending management, ...

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CREATE sees record $21.3 million in contributions last year

The CREATE Foundation received a record $21.3 million in contributions last year, pushing its assets from $108.8 million at the end of 2018 to $137.3 million in 2019. Bo Collins, chairman of CREATE, said the confidence and trust in CREATE from people in Northeast Mississippi has been amazing. “While the numbers are certainly impressive, the real significance is found in ...

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BancorpSouth posts record $234.3M profit for 2019

By DENNIS SEID / Daily Journal BancorpSouth Bank reported fourth-quarter net income of $65.8 million, or 63 cents per share. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 60 cents per share. The bank posted revenue of $278.5 million in the period. Its revenue net of interest ...

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Renasant reports 2019 profit of $167.9 million

By DENNIS SEID / Daily Journal Renasant Corp.on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $38.7 million, or 67 cents per share. For the fourth quarter a year ago, the Tupelo-based bank had earnings of $44.4 million, or 76 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for ...

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