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Baker Donelson lawyers honored

Sixty-three attorneys with Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, have been named to Mid-South Super Lawyers. A total of 16 of the firm’s Mississippi attorneys were named to the list – John B. Beard, Sheryl Bey, Barry K. Cockrell, Barry W. Ford, Robert E. Hauberg Jr., James L. Jones, Walker W. Jones III, David F. Maron, Leonard C. Martin, ...

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DSU inducts three in Hall of Fame

The 2009 Delta State University Alumni Hall of Fame inductees are (from left), Billy B. Nowell of Cleveland, Donald L. Green of Clarksdale and Karen Sullivan of Brookhaven, accepting the award presented posthumously to Doug Sullivan. The three Delta State alumni were inducted Nov. 6 at the annual Delta State Alumni Service Awards Luncheon held in the State Room of ...

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DSU alumni honored for service

Delta State University’s Alumni Association recognized this year’s service award winners, (seated, from left) Sylvia Ferguson, Dot Franklin, (standing, from left) John Polk, Bob Ferguson and Rob Armour. Bob and Sylvia Ferguson of Iuka, are the recipients of the 2009 Hugh Ellis Walker Alumni Service Award. The Hugh Ellis Walker Alumni Service Award is named for Hugh Ellis Walker who ...

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Mayo managing BD&PS office

Building Diagnostic and Property Science (BD&PS) is pleased to announce the addition of Rob Mayo. Birmingham, Ala.-based BD&PS  has selected Mayo to function as the manager of the newest location, which opened in March 2009 in the metro Jackson area. In addition, he also serves as the head of marketing and client development for this area. Mayo, a long time ...

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Mayo managing BD&PS office

Building Diagnostic and Property Science (BD&PS) is pleased to announce the addition of Rob Mayo. Birmingham, Ala.-based BD&PS  has selected Mayo to function as the manager of the newest location, which opened in March 2009 in the metro Jackson area. In addition, he also serves as the head of marketing and client development for this area. Mayo, a long time ...

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Higginbotham, Malanchak promoted

Neel-Schaffer Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of two of its staff members. R. Scott Higginbotham, RPG, has been promoted to senior project manager and Environmental Science Group leader for the Central Mississippi area. Prior to this position, Higginbotham served as one of four registered professional geologists in the Environmental Science Group of Neel-Schaffer. Higginbotham has over 20 years ...

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Adams appointed to NBIA board

DeAnna Adams, director of the Mississippi e-Business Innovation Center, has been appointed to the board of directors of the National Business Incubation Association to serve out the unexpired term of a board member who retired. Adams’ term begins this month and continues until Oct. 2010. Adams became director of the Mississippi e-Business Innovation Center in Dec. 2003, after being hired ...

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Keeping Our Eye On: Sarah Liles

Age: 25 Hometown: Jackson, Tenn Education: J.D. (Mississippi College School of Law), B.A. in political science (Mississippi State University) Current Position: Staff Attorney at YoungWilliams Child Support Services Jackson, Tenn., native Sarah Katherine Liles moved to Jackson, Miss., in 2006 to attend law school at Mississippi College after graduating summa cum laude from Mississippi State University. During her third year, ...

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Entergy officers announce retirement

Three Entergy Corporation officers have announced their retirement after distinguished careers spanning 30 to more than 40 years each. Scheduled to retire later this month are Mike Kansler, president, CEO and chief nuclear officer of Entergy Nuclear; John McGaha, senior vice president of Entergy Operations; and Bud Storey, vice president and deputy general counsel. Herron will assume Kansler’s duties at ...

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Moon elected IEDC officer

The nominating committee of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has elected Mississippi Manufacturers Association president and CEO Jay C. Moon, CEcD, FM, as secretary/treasurer of its board of directors. Moon will serve a one-year term in his new role beginning in Jan. 2010. Moon has more than 25 years of successful economic development experience. He previously served as the ...

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