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Hadley appointed to Political Science advisory board

Texas government law and policy and litigation attorney Elizabeth Ross Hadley, a shareholder in the Austin office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been appointed to serve on the advisory board of the University of Mississippi Department of Political Science. As a board member, Hadley, an Ole Miss alumna, will work closely with the University’s department chair to ...

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Trustmark recognizes Davis for 40 years of service

Trustmark announced that Geneva Davis, retail banking officer and retail administration analyst at its Corporate office in Jackson, has been inducted into the 40-Year Club of the Mississippi Bankers Association. At its 2018 Annual Convention, the Mississippi Bankers Association recognized her as a member of this highly regarded 40-Year Club. “Geneva is a committed professional who lives out the core ...

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Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Burns

Memorial Physician Clinics welcomed Robert Burns, MD, in the practice of Internal Medicine in Pascagoula. Burns received his Doctor of Medicine from University of Arkansas Medical Sciences in Little Rock. He completed his internship in internal medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Montgomery, and his residency from Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis. Burns is board certified in internal medicine.

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Barham joins Oak Grove Family Clinic

Kara L. Barham, CNP, joined Hattiesburg Clinic Oak Grove Family Clinic. Barham works under the supervision of J.D. Dumas, III, MD, treating chronic and acute conditions and promoting health and disease prevention. She also has a special interest in performing minor outpatient procedures. Barham received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Southern Mississippi School of Nursing ...

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Holman awarded Commercial Realtor of the Year

During the annual Mississippi Realtors Convention held in Point Clear, Ala., Mississippi Commercial Association of Realtors’ Philip Holman of The Mattiace Company was honored by the Association’s Local Board as their Commercial Realtor of the Year. Local Board Realtor of the Year is awarded annually to the Realtor recognized for their outstanding contribution to their Local Board through involvement, service, ...

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Forrest General, Pine Grove honored with Maggie Awards

Forrest General’s Marketing and Communications Department was honored at the Mississippi Hospital Association’s Maggie Awards ceremony, recognizing excellence in marketing and public relations efforts of Mississippi hospitals. Forrest General received a Maggie Award and the Best In Show Video designation for 100 Years Lived Well, a feature story about a LiveWell patient who celebrated his 100th birthday at the facility. ...

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EMBDC recognizes November ambassadors of the month

The East Mississippi Business Development Corporation recently presented its November Ambassadors of the Month awards. Recognized were, from left, Mary Atterberry, Rush Health Systems, third place; Sonya Scarbrough, BankPlus, first place; Jennifer Booker, WGBC-TV, red ticket drawing winner; Terry Watkins, Lala Enterprises, second place. (Courtesy of EMBDC)

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Memorial names third quarter 2018 STAR recipients

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport recently named the recipients of the Third Quarter 2018 Star awards, which recognize outstanding customer service. The recipients are, front row, from left, Steven Kelly, Emergency Department Physicians; Isaac Breland, Neurology/Orthopedics/Medical; and Angela Ainsworth, Urology/Lithotripsy. Back row, Dr. Sanjay Chaube, Internal Medicine Physicians; Tina Silas, Environmental Services; David Waltman, Orthopedics/Neurology; and Sandra Williams, Urology Physicians. (Courtesy ...

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Laven named Mississippi Braves’ vice president and general manager

The Mississippi Braves, Double-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves have named 27-year professional baseball veteran Pete Laven as the club’s new Vice President and General Manager. The M-Braves will hold a press conference introducing Laven (LAV-in) on Thursday, November 29 at 1 p.m. in the Farm Bureau Grill at Trustmark Park. Media interested in attending should contact Chris Harris at ...

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Oxford-Lafayette County earns National Seal of Approval

A top Mississippi retiree destination, Oxford-Lafayette County has once again achieved national recognition, receiving the coveted 2018 Seal of Approval Award by the American Association of Retirement Communities during their annual conference last week in Daytona Beach, Fla. As the nation’s leading organization in educating and inspiring communities to attract retirees, AARC deemed Oxford-Lafayette County one of the best places ...

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