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HORNE LLP admits Thomas and Klein as partners

HORNE LLP recently announced the admittance of Alethia Thomas and Lee Klein III, CPA, into the firm’s partnership. Thomas is a partner in government services at HORNE. She is responsible for assisting government agencies with planning, managing, and implementing CDBG disaster recovery funded programs. Thomas joined HORNE in 2011. She has more than 10 years of experience in disaster recovery ...

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Butler Snow’s Hairston selected for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellows Program

Butler Snow attorney Tray Hairston has been selected to participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellows program. Hairston is the fourth Butler Snow attorney to be selected for the program. LCLD is an organization of more than 320 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who have dedicated themselves to creating a truly diverse U.S. ...

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Joining forces: Two longtime Mississippi accounting firms merge

By DENNIS SEID / Daily Journal With more than 200 years of combined experience, the eight shareholders in Nail McKinney added another experienced hand recently. A Tupelo-based accounting firm, Nail McKinney Professional Association began in June of 1951. Judson L. Vance & Company PA began in 1991, but Vance – who has been an accountant for 40 years – practiced with other ...

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LAW ELEVATED — PFAS, more than just another acronym

So, what is PFAS? Simply put, PFAS (per and polyfluoronalkyl substances) is the term used for a family of approximately 5,000 individual man-made fluorinated chemical compounds that are used in our everyday lives. We have been using products containing older and newer versions of PFAS chemicals since the 1940s.  PFAS make your eggs not stick to your skillet, your cheesy ...

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ANDY TAGGART — Will be a steward of the state’s law enforcement resources

Life often brings the realization that something must be done just because it is the right thing to do.  Such a time arose for my wife Karen and me this past spring when I concluded that I should enter the race for Attorney General. For nearly 150 years, Mississippi has waited for the opportunity to elect a conservative Republican to ...

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Judge suspended after wrongly trying to help acquaintances

The Mississippi Supreme Court is suspending a judge 30 days without pay after a professional group found he violated conduct standards by improperly helping one person charged with prostitution and trying to help another charged with marijuana possession. Justices on Thursday are also publicly reprimanding the judge, Frank Sutton of Hinds County Justice Court. The Mississippi Commission on Judicial Performance ...

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Placement rates high for recent Mississippi accounting graduates

By BECKY GILLETTE Accounting graduates in Mississippi are in high demand for good-paying jobs that involve more than just figures and calculations.   “It is not just crunching numbers. We do a lot of focusing on critical thinking, analytical skills, technology, technical skills and communication,” said Marv Bouillon, Jerold J. Morgan Professor of Accounting and director, School of Accountancy, The ...

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