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Butler Snow Law Firm expands Baton Rouge office

Butler Snow is expanding the firm’s Baton Rouge, La., office as the attorneys of Kantrow Spaht Weaver & Blitzer (APLC) will join the firm on Jan. 1, 2020, bringing the total number of attorneys locally to 24 and more than 385 attorneys firm-wide. Butler Snow’s  Baton Rouge office will become the fifth largest in the firm behind Ridgeland, Miss., Nashville, ...

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Attorney wants jurors who won’t judge client’s face tattoos

A defense attorney for a man charged with murder wants jurors who won’t judge his client because of his face and neck tattoos, which include devil horns and skull teeth. The Advocate reports that most of the potential jurors attorney Jarvis Antwine spoke with Monday said they don’t have a problem with William Bottoms Jr.’s tattoos. Bottoms is charged with ...

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Kleckley joins law firm

The law firm of Adams and Reese is pleased to announce that Charles Edward “Chuck” Kleckley, former Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives from 2012 to 2016 and a successful Lake Charles businessman, has joined the law firm of Adams and Reese as a Government Affairs Advisor (non-lawyer). Kleckley will be based out of the Adams and Reese Baton ...

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Natchez mayor undergoes heart surgery in Louisiana

NATCHEZ — Natchez Mayor Butch Brown is recovering from triple bypass heart surgery at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Brown’s wife, Shields Brown, tells The Natchez Democrat that the surgery was performed Monday. Alderwoman Joyce ArceneauxMathis, who serves as mayor pro tempore, will handle any duties necessary in Brown’s absence. Brown served as ...

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The First opening loan office in Baton Rouge

HATTIESBURG — The First Bancshares Inc., holding company for The First, A National Banking Association, is opening of a new loan production office in Baton Rouge, La. M. Ray “Hoppy” Cole, president and CEO of First Bancshares and The First, said, “We are excited to gain a larger presence in Louisiana with the entry into Baton Rouge and the addition ...

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Saving on travel expenses via technology — Solutions better, easier, cheaper

What does Iran have to do with Mississippi? Controversy over the country’s nuclear program has caused oil prices to rise again. When oil prices spike, gasoline prices do, too, and that means higher travel expenses for businesses nationwide. Mississippi businesses are increasingly saving on travel costs by embracing web and video conferencing technologies. They are also saving hours that would ...

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DRMC announces chief of staff

Delta Regional Medical Center (DRMC) is pleased to announce Robert L. Curry, M.D., Urologist, as its new Chief of Staff.  As Chief of Staff, Curry will serve as Chief Medical Officer, as well as on the Board of Trustees at DRMC. Stansel Harvey, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer at DRMC says, “Dr. Hayek did a remarkable job as Chief of Staff ...

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Tale of Two Cities

The City of Jackson can create a successful revitalization program in its central business district just like the one now shared by neighboring Baton Rouge, La., and East Baton Rouge parish. More than 60 Jackson area business and civic leaders heard that message often last week, spending parts of two days in the Louisiana capital, admiring the progress in person ...

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