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Mims inducted into HBAM hall of fame

William Jervis Mims of Hattiesburg was recently inducted into the Mississippi Housing Hall of Fame, the highest honor given by the Home Builders Association of Mississippi (HBAM). Mims was inducted during ceremonies held June 5 at the HBAM State Convention at the Hilton Sandestin Beach and Golf Resort in Florida.  Hall of Fame inductees are chosen annually by a committee ...

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Memorial Hospital’s stroke team relieves award

The Memorial Stroke Team was presented with the Gold Performance Achievement award at the Stroke Continuum of Care Conference held June 12 at USM-Gulf Park Campus. The award is given to hospitals that reach an aggressive goal of treating stroke patients with 85 percent or higher compliance to core standard levels of care as outlined by the American Heart Association/American ...

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Promotions awarded at BankPlus

Jan Thornton and Kathryn Donahoo have both been promoted at BankPlus. Thornton was recently promoted to vice president in the bank’s Belzoni office.  Thornton also serves as banking center manager for the bank’s Belzoni and Isola offices.  Thornton has been employed by BankPlus for all 17 of her years in the banking industry. During her career at BankPlus, Thornton has ...

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USM’s Gandy named Administrator of the Year

Dr. Rex Gandy, dean of the University of Southern Mississippi College of Science and Technology, has been selected the 2009 Administrator of the Year by the National Association of Educational Office Professionals (NAEOP). Gandy’s path to winning this national award began when he was named the 2008 Southern Miss Association of Office Professionals (AOP) Administrator of the Year. The Southern ...

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Helfrich appointed to board of NADCP

Circuit Judge Robert Helfrich of Hattiesburg has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP). The two-year board appointment  was announced at the NADCP’s 15th-annual training conference held in Anaheim, Calif. Judge Helfrich’s appointment to the board means two Mississippi judges are now serving on the national policy making board. U.S. District ...

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Afzal joins River Oaks staff

Syed Afzal, M.D., has joined Crossgates River Oaks Hospital’s medical staff.  Afzal comes to River Oaks from Monroe, La., and is a family practice physician. Afzal received a medical degree from the University of Karachi in Karachi, Pakistan. Upon receiving his degree at Karachi, he also completed a residency where he was the resident medical officer. In 1995, Afzal moved ...

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Meszaros joins Burr & Forman

Erin Corbin Meszaros has joined Burr & Forman, LLP, as chief marketing officer.  She will lead the firm’s marketing and business development team and direct marketing efforts for all seven offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee. Meszaros brings to Burr & Forman almost 15 years of experience in the legal field, most recently as Powell Goldstein’s chief marketing ...

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Meszaros joins Burr & Forman

Erin Corbin Meszaros has joined Burr & Forman, LLP, as chief marketing officer.  She will lead the firm’s marketing and business development team and direct marketing efforts for all seven offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee. Meszaros brings to Burr & Forman almost 15 years of experience in the legal field, most recently as Powell Goldstein’s chief marketing ...

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Honor society names new board members

The Jackson-based Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society has named four new members to the board of trustees for the Phi Theta Kappa Foundation. The foundation was created to direct the society’s fundraising and development programs. New trustees include Dr. E. Ann McGee, Diane Barrett, J. Mark Davis and Ray Hites. McGee has served as president of Seminole Community College in ...

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Sowell joins Pickering as intern

Uriah Sowell, EI, has joined Pickerings’ Jackson office as a transportation engineer intern. Sowell graduated from the University of Mississippi with a bachelor of science in civil engineering.  He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Institute of Transportation Engineers.

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