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Gwen James receives Hall of Fame Award

Hattiesburg REALTOR® Gwen James was inducted into the Mississippi REALTORS® Hall of Fame on October 2nd during their annual convention in Biloxi. Over 600 attended the convention at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino for continuing education, award ceremonies, membership meetings and an EXPO of more than 40 vendors. The award is the association’s most prestigious honor. Established in 1994, ...

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Alcorn’s Walters to be inducted into National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame

An Alcorn State University alumna who has found success in the medical field and entertainment will be acknowledged at an upcoming event that celebrates accomplished Historically Black College and University graduates. Dr. Jacqueline Walters, also known as “Dr. Jackie,” will be inducted into the National Black College Alumni Foundation’s 2019 Hall of Fame on Sept. 27 Atlanta. The National Black ...

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Mississippi hall of fame adds 5 music and literary figures

Five more members have been added to a hall of fame that honors the arts and entertainment in Mississippi. The Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience announced the additions Thursday of four musicians and one literary figure. Country singer Tammy Wynette of Tremont was lauded as the first lady of country music. Singer and guitarist Bo Diddley helped bridge the blues ...

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Pierce named to Hall of Fame

Mississippi Telco Federal Credit Union Director Joe Pierce was recently inducted into the Mississippi Credit Union Hall of Fame. Created in 1993, the Mississippi Credit Union Hall of Fame is the state’s highest credit union honor, recognizing individuals who have devoted their lives to the philosophy and success of credit unions at the local, state or national level. Pierce achieved ...

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Carey inducts 4 into Hall of Fame

The William Carey University Alumni Association recently inducted four graduates into its Hall of Fame. The inductees were Mary Strebeck Morton (‘65), Rose Lavern Rainey (‘74), Alan K. Sudduth (‘11) and Terry R. Tinsley (‘88). Morton earned the Bachelor of Arts in elementary education from Carey in 1965. Morton is a retired school teacher and counselor who currently serves alongside ...

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Ole Miss adds 10 to Hall of Fame

Ten University of Mississippi seniors have earned membership in the school’s 2014-15 Hall of Fame, one of the university’s highest honors. The Hall of Fame inductees were honored Jan. 30  at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. Recipients are chosen by a committee, with selections based on a student’s academic achievement, community service and potential for future ...

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Blansett, Whitehead inducted in Hall of Fame

The Delta State University Alumni Hall of Fame, the highest honor bestowed upon an individual by the DSU Alumni Association, has inducted two new members. They are Dr. Wayne Blansett of Cleveland and Dr. Joe B. Whitehead of Hattiesburg. Blansett, vice president for student affairs and associate professor of education in the Division of Behavioral Sciences at Delta State, earned ...

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Bices inducted in Hall of Fame

Hattiesburg natives Rick and Beth Bice, owners of Bice Advertising Inc., were recently inducted into the 2009 University of Southern Mississippi School of Mass Communication and Journalism Hall of Fame. As graduates of the Hattiesburg High School class of 1973, both Rick and Beth earned their degrees from USM by 1978. Their work spans more than 30 years as they’ve ...

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