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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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Johnson named distinguished alumni

Dr. Linda Johnson of Jackson is the 2018 Indiana University School of Optometry Foley House Distinguished Alumni. The award is the highest honor the school awards to its alumni. Johnson is a 1978 graduate of IUSO, becoming the first African American woman optometrist in Mississippi. She is the Director of Optometry Services at the Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center. Over the ...

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‘Leadership Lafayette’ team recognizes 27 leaders, presents award

Twenty-seven local leaders take their fine-tuned skills into the community after graduating from the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce’s 30th annual Leadership Lafayette Program on Aug. 23. The eight-month program is centered around enhancing teamwork, generating and executing new ideas and serving the local community. “I’m extremely honored each year to be apart of such a prestigious group of leaders ...

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10th annual ANCHOR Awards presented on Coast

The 10th Anniversary ANCHOR Awards program was held recently in Moss Point. The ANCHOR Awards was created to honor, reward and celebrate the achievements of outstanding small businesses and non-profit organizations in the community. This year’s recipients were: Small Business of the Year Award Category 1: Charter Bank Small Business of the Year Award Category 2: Hilton Garden Inn Pascagoula ...

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Rivertrust Federal Credit Union recognized for advocacy efforts

Rivertrust Federal Credit Union in Pearl was recently honored with an Advocacy Award, which recognizes credit unions for efforts to protect, strengthen and expand credit unions and improve the lives of members. Rivertrust FCU was recognized for their achievement at the Mississippi Credit Union Association Annual Meeting and Convention, recently held in Biloxi, Mississippi. Rivertrust President and CEO Kevin Long ...

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LEC’s IIoT Technology garners two 2018 Telecoms Awards

LEC, Inc., recently announced the company’s receipt of two TMT News 2018 Telecoms Awards: Best Industrial Automation Software Provider – USA IIoT Platform of the Year: iQ2™: Intelligence. Squared. The 2018 TMT News Telecoms Awards acknowledge those who have gone beyond their duty to provide technologies that innovate industry. The two honors recognize LEC’s success and leadership in producing automation ...

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