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SATURDAY — 288 new Coronavirus cases and 12 new deaths are reported

By ROSS REILY Mississippi’s total of presumptive cases of COVID-19 now stands at 9,378 after the Mississippi Health Department reported a single-day high of 404 newly identified cases on Saturday. It is the 32nd day in the last 34 (25th consecutive) that the single-day total has been more than 100 with 16 days of more than 200 (11 of the ...

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PriorityOne Bank promotes Joni Garner Johnson

PriorityOne Bank recently announced the promotion of Joni Garner Johnson. Johnson will be serving as Customer Service Representative Administrator for PriorityOne. Johnson who graduated from Magee High School; holds a Cosmetology Degree from Mississippi College of Beauty Culture. She also is a 2019 graduate of The Mississippi School of Banking sponsored by the Mississippi Bankers Association and The University of ...

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With 404 new cases, Reeves opens salons, barbershops and gyms of Mississippi

Gov. Tate Reeves announced the next stage for Mississippi to continue reopening the state’s economy despite the department of health reporting a single-day high of 404 newly identified cases on Friday of Coronavirus. Mississippi’s total of presumptive cases of COVID-19 now stands at 9,090. It is the 31st day in the last 33 (24th consecutive) that the single-day total has ...

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Mississippi mulls small-business aid from virus relief fund

Mississippi lawmakers on Friday started talking about how the state should spend part of the $1.25 billion it is receiving in coronavirus relief money from the federal government. Leaders said a priority would be helping small businesses that have had to shut down or severely curtail services because of government orders during the pandemic. Senators debated putting at least $100 ...

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Chambers USA recognizes Brunini among top law firms in Mississippi

The 2020 edition of Chambers USA, which lists leading law firms and individual lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas, jointly awarded high rankings to nine Brunini attorneys and six of the firm’s practice areas. Chambers USA ranked six of Brunini’s practices, with the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources practice receiving the highest ranking possible in the state. The ...

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Jones Walker attorneys in Mississippi ranked in Chambers USA 2020

Jones Walker LLP recently announced its top rankings in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA. The firm ranked regionally in 14 practices: Banking & Finance (Alabama, Louisiana); Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi); Construction (Georgia); Corporate/Commercial (Mississippi); Corporate/M&A (Louisiana); Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas (Louisiana); Environment (Louisiana); Gaming & Licensing (Louisiana); Healthcare (Louisiana); Labor & Employment (Louisiana); Litigation: General Commercial ...

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Bird Promoted to Chief Financial Officer at Adams and Reese

Adams and Reese recently announced that Dana F. Bird, CPA, has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer. Bird, who joined Adams and Reese in 2016 as Controller, is based in the firm’s New Orleans office. As CFO, Bird heads day-to-day financial management of the firm and oversees all accounting and finance activities. Prior to joining Adams and Reese, Bird served ...

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Forrest General honors Nurses of the Year

Forrest General honored its outstanding nurses during National Nurses Week celebrations, including announcing Nurse of the Year, Nurse Manager of the Year and Tech of the Year. Forrest General’s nurses are dedicated to their job as is evident in the number of years they have worked to keep Pine Belt patients safe. According to records kept by Forrest General’s Human ...

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FRIDAY — Covid-19 skyrockets as 404 new cases and 13 new deaths are reported

By ROSS REILY Mississippi’s total of presumptive cases of COVID-19 now stands at 9,090 after the Mississippi Health Department reported a single-day high of 404 newly identified cases on Friday. It is the 31st day in the last 33 (24th consecutive) that the single-day total has been more than 100 with 15 days of more than 200 (10 of the ...

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Two UM faculty members appointed as distinguished professors

An engineering professor and a law professor are the two newest Distinguished Professors appointed by the University of Mississippi. The two honorees are Arunachalam Rajendran, chair and professor of mechanical engineering, and Ron Rychlak, professor of law and Jamie L. Whitten Chair of Law and Government. The Distinguished Professor appointment is an honorific title started by UM in 2018 that recognizes the ...

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