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FBI Jackson Division announces 2018 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award

FBI Jackson Division Special Agent in Charge Christopher Freeze has announced Sunflower Landing as Mississippi’s recipient of the 2018 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award. Sunflower Landing was selected for initiating a positive impact on youth affected by addiction. Shane Garrard, Director of Alcohol and Drug Services for Mississippi Region 1 Mental Health, will represent Sunflower Landing at a presentation on ...

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Fairview Inn owner received national recognition

Peter Sharp, Owner of the Fairview Inn, has just been awarded the 2019 Voice of Innkeeping Award by the Association of Independent Hospitality Professionals (AIHP). AHIP represents over 14,000 Inns and Bed and Breakfasts throughout the United States and Canada. The award is given to an individual in recognition of long lasting contributions to the Innkeeping Industry. They must demonstrate ...

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NASA Space Flight Awareness Program recognizes Saucier

Stennis Space Center employee Brock Saucier of Hancock County, was recognized April 3 by NASA’s Space Flight Awareness Program with an Honoree Award for outstanding support of human spaceflight. Saucier is electrical shop lead with Syncom Space Services at Stennis. He was honored for his ongoing support and extensive knowledge of multiple facilities and testing infrastructure. Astronaut Scott Tingle, along ...

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NASA Space Flight Awareness Program recognizes Pannell

Stennis Space Center employee Mike Pannell, a resident of Bay St. Louis, and native of Titusville, Florida, was recognized April 3 by NASA’s Space Flight Awareness Program with an Honoree Award for outstanding support of human spaceflight. Pannell is a senior industrial hygienist with the NASA Center Operations Directorate at Stennis. He was honored for ensuring the health and safety ...

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NASA Space Flight Awareness Program recognizes Pair

Stennis Space Center employee Laura Pair of Picayune, was recognized April 3 by NASA’s Space Flight Awareness Program with an Honoree Award for outstanding support of human spaceflight. Pair is a senior system administrator in the Stennis Data Center with SaiTech, Inc. She was honored for dedication and exceptional support directly contributing to NASA’s mission success. Astronaut Scott Tingle, along ...

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MDOT District 5 Equipment Operators Roadeo winners announced

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently held its annual District Equipment Operators Roadeo at the MDOT District 5 Headquarters in Newton. The Roadeos display MDOT’s maintenance workforce with the knowledge, skills and abilities gained from experience working on Mississippi’s highways. District 5 events and winners are as follows. Lowboy: First place – Terry Buckley, Second place – Billy Coward, ...

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Ocean Springs chef makes James Beard list for South’s Best Chef

By LISA MONTI Chef Alex Perry, owner of the Modern American restaurant Vestige in Ocean Springs, was shocked to learn he was chosen as a semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation’s Best Chef in the South. A chef in Biloxi saw Perry’s name on the list and called him with the news that he was in the running. “You can ...

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St. Dominic earns Outstanding Achievement Award for cancer care

St. Dominic Hospital was awarded the 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). St. Dominic’s is one of a select group of 24 accredited cancer programs in the United States to receive this national honor for cancer surveys performed in 2018. St. Dominic’s also received the three-year accreditation for the ...

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Hattiesburg Clinic presents annual employee awards

Hattiesburg Clinic held its annual Employee Recognition and Awards Banquet at Southern Oaks House & Gardens in Hattiesburg. The Annie Ruth Johnston Employee of the Year award went to Julie Russum, manager for the Pulmonary Medicine department. This honor is awarded to an employee who exercises loyalty and dedication to Hattiesburg Clinic as demonstrated by the employee for whom the ...

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Golden Triangle Chapter presents awards

Creative work in advertising and marketing was recognized by the Golden Triangle Chapter of Advertising & Marketing Professionals. Awards were given in the following areas: Best of Show – Electronic format (tie): MSU Extension Office of Agricultural Communications for Long form video – Extension Matters 4-H Focus: Peyton Bell (Brian Utley, Tim Allison, Zac Ashmore, Kevin Hudson, Keri Lewis, and ...

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