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Jamie Williams joins Bailey Education Group

Jamie Williams, a former teacher, assistant principal, and principal, is joining the Bailey Education Group as a project manager specializing in leadership coaching and managing our work with school districts.  Jamie is certified in Elementary Education, Special Education, Psychometry, and School Administration, thus allowing her to serve schools and districts in many capacities. “We are excited to welcome Jamie to ...

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Argent Financial promotes Brooks Campany to Regional Manager

Argent Financial Group today announced that Brooks Campany has been promoted to regional manager of the Oxford, Mississippi, Jackson, Mississippi and Memphis, Tennessee offices. Campany has served as market president of Argent Trust Company’s Oxford office since 2018. In her new role, Campany will provide guidance over Argent’s financial planning services while continuing to develop and manage the strategic direction ...

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Sherman promoted to deposut services officer at Community Bank

Kayla Sherman has recently been promoted to Deposit Services Officer. A native of Laurel, Mississippi, Sherman recently served as Deposit Services Assistant and has been in banking for eight years. In her new role, Sherman will provide daily support with compliance, regulatory guidelines and operating guidance to CSRs and Tellers. Sherman is a graduate of William Carey University with a ...

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Palmer joins Community Bank in Laurel

Koby Palmer has recently joined Community Bank’s Laurel office as Loan Officer. Palmer, a native of Waynesboro, Mississippi, has been in banking for six years. In his new role, Palmer will focus on managing and growing a portfolio of loans and deposits. Palmer is a graduate of Mississippi College with a Bachelor in History, as well as, a graduate of ...

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Regions Bank and Regions Foundation announce $12 million to go toward racial equity and economic empowerment

Regions Bank and the nonprofit Regions Foundation on Tuesday announced a $12 million commitment to advance programs and initiatives that promote racial equity and economic empowerment for communities of color while creating more inclusive opportunities for success. “At Regions, we are committed to serving others to make life better, and we stand together with our communities in addressing the systemic racism and bias that impact ...

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Perry Nations honored for pushing craft education to the forefront in Mississippi

If there is someone whom Mississippians can thank for modernizing the state’s career and technical education programs, it makes sense to start with Perry Nations. In recognition of his contributions to craft education and workforce development, Nations received the 2020 President’s Hard Hat Award from the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation during a virtual awards program on June 19. “Perry is ...

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MSS names new vice president for operations and chief operations officer

Methodist Senior Services is pleased to announce that Christie Vance has been selected as the new Vice President and Chief Operations Officer for Methodist Senior Services in Tupelo. Vance is a twenty-year veteran employee with Methodist Senior Services (MSS), having served first as Manager of Accounting and most recently as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining MSS, ...

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MSU ranks fourth in U.S. academia for supercomputing power 

Mississippi State University is again among the nation’s elite in supercomputing power. MSU’s Orion supercomputer is the fourth most powerful academic data center in the U.S., according to rankings released this week by Top500.org. Orion is ranked at No. 68 on Top500’s list of the world’s most powerful computing systems. Managed by MSU’s High Performance Computing Collaboratory, Orion was installed on ...

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Vicksburg District announces annual Engineer’s Day Awards, honors exceptional personnel service

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District hosted its annual Engineer’s Day awards ceremony at the district’s headquarters building in Vicksburg, Mississippi, June 25. Employees were recognized with a variety of honorary individual and team awards, and the ceremony was broadcast to the district’s teleworking personnel via YouTube Live in order to maintain safe social distancing measures. “Engineer’s ...

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David Abney joins Northrop Grumman Board of Directors

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced it has elected David Abney to its board of directors. Abney, a Delta State University graduate, is the executive chairman of the UPS board of directors, and served as the chief executive officer of UPS from 2014 until May 2020. “David is an accomplished and respected business leader and is a great addition to ...

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