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Odom joins Hattiesburg Clinic

Royceanne Odom, FNP, joined Hattiesburg Clinic Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Odom has special practice interests in regenerative medicine and rehabilitation. Odom received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from William Carey University in Hattiesburg and a Master of Science in Nursing from Regis University in Denver, Colo. She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses ...

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Raborn Media hires Billington

Gary Billington joined Raborn Media of Madison as Director of New Markets. For the last four years, Billington has been the Director of Sales and Marketing for Mossy Oak Golf Club and Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point. Previously, he worked at Vanguard for three years as an investment professional focused on increasing revenue through creative financial and sales ...

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McLaurin elected MPA Chair for 2020

Steve McLaurin has been elected Chairman of the Mississippi Poultry Association Board of Directors for 2020. Poultry is Mississippi’s largest agricultural industry, paying almost $3 billion to growers and generating an $18 billion economic impact. MPA, founded in 1937, represents 1,000 members including poultry companies, growers and allied industries. McLaurin, of Forest, is live operations manager for Peco Foods in ...

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Citizens Holdings shares steady for quarter, down for year

Citizens Holding Co. announced on Tuesday results of operations for the three and twelve months ending Dec. 31. Net income for the quarter was $1.971 million, or 35 cents per share   an increase of $256,000 from net income of $1.715 million, or 35 cents per share for the same quarter in 2018. The majority of the increase relates to ...

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Trustmark earnings miss consensus

 Trustmark Corp. reported on Tuesday net income of $33.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2019, representing earnings per share of 53 cents.   Adjusted for nonrecurring items, Trustmark, Jackson-based holding company for Trustmark National Bank, came out with quarterly earnings of 56 cents per share, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 57 cents. This compares to earnings of 55 ...

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Foam maker to spend $4.1 million, add 90 jobs

Polyurethane foam manufacturer Innocor is increasing production at its two facilities in Baldwyn. The expansion marks a $4.1 million corporate investment and will create 90 jobs. The expansion will include doubling Innocor’s manufacturing capacity on one of its manufacturing lines. The company also will move another manufacturing line into what was previously used as a distribution center. The addition of ...

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Sweetie Pie’s’ long road leads it to new location

By JACK WEATHERLY Sweetie Pie’s restaurant reopened in a new location last week. The soul-food eatery has changed neighborhoods – moving from the shadow of the Governor’s Mansion on North Congress Street to 110 East South St., adjacent to the south side of Cathead Distillery. Tim Norman, son of Robbie Montgomery, the matriarch of the family business, said Tuesday that ...

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Former Gov. Bryant quickly finds a niche in the private sector

By JACK WEATHERLY    Former Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has found a place in the private sector that has a familiar ring to it.    He is a founding partner in Bryant Songy Snell Global Partners and will focus on economic development in the Southeast and international trade markets.    Bryant completed his second four-year term as governor on Jan. ...

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Mississippi inmate dies after collapsing at regional prison

An autopsy will be done on an inmate who died after he became ill while talking to a relative on the telephone, the Mississippi Department of Corrections said. Limarion Reaves, 28, collapsed Tuesday at the Kemper-Neshoba Regional Correctional Facility in DeKalb. Warden Johnny Crockett said medical staff used CPR and a defibrillator until an ambulance arrived, the department said in ...

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BEN WILLIAMS — An Unofficial 2020 Tesla Model 3 Review

The 2020 Tesla Model 3 clicked past 3,000 miles with the AutoSteer engaged, the Traffic-Aware Cruise Control clocking 75 mph, and Old Dominion’s One Man Band blaring from the stellar sound system. For those in the market, here is an unofficial, unsanctioned 3,000-mile review. Ordering the Model 3 The Tesla Model 3’s relatively low price, AutoPilot, liberal return policy (7 ...

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