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U.S. News and Best Lawyers release 2020 “Best Law Firms” Award

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the 10th consecutive year, collaboratively announce the release of the “Best Law Firms” rankings. Firms included in the 2020 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must ...

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Merit Health Wesley welcomes new hospitalist

Merit Health Wesley in Hattiesburg added Amanda Daho-Habeeb, D.O., as a hospitalist. Habeeb previously worked at Hattiesburg Clinic, P.A. and Forrest General Hospital, where she served in the Department of Hospital Care Services since 2008. Prior to beginning her career in Hattiesburg, she served at IPC Hospitalists in St. Louis, MO, with medical staff affiliations at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, ...

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2020 Mississippi Realtors Officers and Directors installed

The Mississippi Realtors installed its 2020 Officers and Directors: Keith Henley, Tupelo – President. Dorothy Thompson, Jackson – President Elect. Kris Davis, Columbus – 1st Vice President / Northern District Vice President. Jon Ritten, Diamondhead – Southern District Vice President. Gary Parker, Flowood – Central District Vice President. David Massey, Oxford – Treasurer. Adam Watkins, Hattiesburg – Immediate Past President. ...

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Mississippi Realtors graduates Leadership MAR Class of 2019

Twelve members of Mississippi Realtors graduated from Leadership MAR, a program within the state association. Leadership MAR was formed by Mississippi Realtors to identify emerging Realtor leaders, encourage them with instruction and activities, and assist in sharpening their leadership skills. Those recognized are: Prentiss Butler, Corinth; Angela Chambliss, Picayune; Brian Gomillion, Walnut Grove; Stephanie Cummins, Ridgeland; Yolanda Parris, Jackson; Sherrye ...

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Prowant awarded Mississippi Realtors Under 40 Award

Brandon realtor Victoria Prowant was honored with Mississippi Realtors Under 40 Award. The Under 40 Award recognizes a realtor for its excellence, service, and success. Prowant manages over 50 agents, owns 60-plus rental properties, and closed over 100 transactions in the last year.

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Stanton to serve as board member of National Association of Former United States Attorneys

Butler Snow attorney Edward L. Stanton III has been appointed to serve as a board member of the National Association of Former United States Attorneys (NAFUSA) for the class of 2022. The NAFUSA was founded in 1979 to promote, defend and further the integrity and preservation of the litigating authority and independence of the United States Attorney as one the ...

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Mississippi Cold Drip Coffee and Tea Company expands retail sales

Jackson-based Mississippi Cold Drip Coffee and Tea Company has expanded retail distribution in Mississippi to the cities of Oxford, Hernando, and Southaven. The company has also added distribution in six new locations in Memphis, Tenn. The expansion results from an agreement between the Delta division of Kroger stores and Mississippi Cold Drip Coffee and Tea Company, which will be a ...

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American Planning Association announces inaugural Great Places Awards

The Mississippi Chapter of the American Planning Association announced the winners of their 2019 Chapter Awards, including the first inaugural Great Places in Mississippi awards. These awards, reflecting the best in planning practice, are awarded annually at the Mississippi chapter’s annual conference. New for 2019, the Great Places in Mississippi Awards are part of a similar program of the national ...

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Barrett joins admission team at Millsaps College

Millsaps College has hired Susan Margaret Barrett of Jackson as Associate Director of Admission. Barrett earned her undergraduate degree from Sweet Briar College and her J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law.

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MMI Hotel Group hires Morgan

MMI Hotel Group (MMI) has named Stacey Morgan, the Corporate Director of Revenue Management. Morgan has assumed responsibility for setting the day-to-day rates and sales strategy for a portfolio of hotels to maximize revenues and profitability. She also assists in the training and development of the hotels’ sales teams using a variety of new tools as the discipline of revenue ...

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