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Michael J. Cox joins Hattiesburg Clinic Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Michael J. Cox, MD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine in the practice of orthopaedic surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Cox completed an orthopaedic internship and residency at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, La. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic ...

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Dr. David Smith tapped tapped for U.S. Agriculture Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health

Dr. David Smith, an epidemiologist at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, has been selected to serve on the U.S. Agriculture Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health. Smith, who is the first Dr. P. Mikell and Mary Cheek Hall Davis Endowed Professor of Beef Cattle Health and Reproduction at MSU-CVM, will serve on the national committee through August ...

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Dr. David Smith tapped tapped for U.S. Agriculture Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health

Dr. David Smith, an epidemiologist at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, has been selected to serve on the U.S. Agriculture Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health. Smith, who is the first Dr. P. Mikell and Mary Cheek Hall Davis Endowed Professor of Beef Cattle Health and Reproduction at MSU-CVM, will serve on the national committee through August ...

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Synergetics hires Angela Harris

Angela Harris has joined Synergetics Diversified Computer Services as an Inside sales account manager. Harris, a native of Corinth, is a 2013 graduate of Mississippi State University where she earned her master’s degree in public policy administration and a bachelor’s in communication. She previously worked as a graduate teaching assistant at Mississippi State University, public relations assistant at the Meridian ...

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Butler Snow adds Jordan N. Walker and Tray Hairston to firm

Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC has added Jordan N. Walker and Tray Hairston in the firm’s Ridgeland office. Walker will be a member of the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices and Healthcare Group, and Hairston will serve in the Public Finance and Incentives Group. Walker earned his juris doctorate and bachelor’s degree in international studies from the University of ...

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Natural gas discoveries, climate keep prices down

New hydraulic fracturing technologies for recovering natural gas have changed the entire landscape regarding the availability and price of natural gas. That has been good news for residential consumers, businesses and manufacturers. “Over the past two years our cost of gas has decreased by 23 percent,” said Brad Tutunjian, P.E., vice president of gas operations for CenterPoint Energy’s gas operations ...

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Airlines take flights — Decisions on adding and subtracting routes ‘the secret recipe of our industry’

In its 50 years of operation, Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport, has seen flights and airlines come and go. Delta dropped its service to Memphis earlier this year and most recently Southwest Airlines said it is going to discontinue its Jackson-Baltimore service. “We anticipate a dropoff in passenger load as well,” said Rene Woodward, chief administrative officer of the Jackson ...

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BOOK BIZ — Ode to independent bookstores, like Choctaw Books

Goodbye Choctaw Books. It’s always sad when any bookstore closes its doors for the final time, but especially an independent bookstore. We are so very fortunate in Mississippi to still have a number of independent bookstores. That may be because the state is made up of small towns where big chain bookstores will not set up shop. Hooray for us! ...

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MISSISSIPPI LEADERS — Firm foundation as Smith-Howard leads MNF

S ometimes when you first meet someone you can tell they are a natural born leader. They have a passion and enthusiasm for life that is contagious. John Quincy Adams said, “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” Real leaders understand that leadership is about lifting others up ...

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