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Judges, lawyers honored for service

Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Jess H. Dickinson was among four judges and 10 lawyers honored recently during the National Pro Bono Celebration at the Mississippi Bar in Jackson. The Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project honored judges who have worked to increase pro bono service to poor people and lawyers who have provided free civil legal service. Other judges honored included former ...

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Museum board of directors set

The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority and the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Council recently named representatives from their respective agencies to the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Transportation Museum board of directors. Representing the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority for a two-year term will be T. L. Phillips of Columbus and Martha Segars of Iuka. Phillips currently serves as chairman of the museum board of directors. ...

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Hancock names new V.P.'s

  Hancock Bank has named 11 South Mississippians as new vice presidents. Felicia Augustine (Central Division administration) has managed Hancock Bank’s Central Division operations since May 2006. Originally from Montgomery, Ala., Augustine joined Hancock Bank in 2002 as a teller and has been a branch operations manager. She has 18 years of banking and financial services experience. She lives in ...

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Hancock names new V.P.’s

  Hancock Bank has named 11 South Mississippians as new vice presidents. Felicia Augustine (Central Division administration) has managed Hancock Bank’s Central Division operations since May 2006. Originally from Montgomery, Ala., Augustine joined Hancock Bank in 2002 as a teller and has been a branch operations manager. She has 18 years of banking and financial services experience. She lives in ...

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Hospital recognizes staff's service

  Mississippi State Hospital recently honored employees with October anniversary dates for their years of service to the hospital. Service Awards are given to employees in the month of their date of hire, beginning with five years and every fifth year following. Employees receive a Certificate of Appreciation and a Service Award Pin. The program is sponsored by Friends of ...

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Hospital recognizes staff’s service

  Mississippi State Hospital recently honored employees with October anniversary dates for their years of service to the hospital. Service Awards are given to employees in the month of their date of hire, beginning with five years and every fifth year following. Employees receive a Certificate of Appreciation and a Service Award Pin. The program is sponsored by Friends of ...

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Bowley recognized for service

Millsaps associate professor Dr. James E. Bowley is the 2009 recipient of the Humanities Teacher Award by the Mississippi Humanities Council. Bowley holds a doctorate degree from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and is an accomplished scholar of Hebrew biblical and extra-biblical literature. He is the author of the widely-used textbook “Introduction to the Hebrew Bible: A Guided Tour ...

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M&F Bank adds officers

      M&F Bank recently announced that Gage Walker has been named senior vice president and senior commercial lender of Rankin County.  As senior commercial lender, he will originate commercial loans and oversee a specified commercial loan portfolio within that market.      Gage graduated from Belhaven College in 1998 and the Mississippi School of Banking in 2001.  He ...

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M&F Bank adds officers

      M&F Bank recently announced that Gage Walker has been named senior vice president and senior commercial lender of Rankin County.  As senior commercial lender, he will originate commercial loans and oversee a specified commercial loan portfolio within that market.      Gage graduated from Belhaven College in 1998 and the Mississippi School of Banking in 2001.  He ...

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McDonnell named top alumnus

    Tom McDonnell III has been named the Boardman Distinguished Alumnus of the Year by the University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business. McDonnell, a Hattiesburg native, was nominated by his peers on the university’s Business Advisory Council.   McDonnell, who makes his home in Madison, is currently a member of the Southern Miss Foundation and past chairman of ...

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