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Wise Carter announces expansion of Jackson office

Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. has announced that Angela Y. Cockerham has joined its Jackson office as Special Counsel as of October 15. Angela Y. Cockerham received her J.D. from Loyola University New Orleans School of Law in 2001, her M.A. from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy-Tufts University, and her B.A. in English from Jackson State University.  ...

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Whitley named health care social worker of the year

Christy Whitley, LMSW, has been named Health Care Social Worker of the Year for 2018 by the Mississippi Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care. Whitley has served as perinatal social worker for North Mississippi Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for 11 years. The 34-bed intensive care nursery treats patients born at the NMMC Women’s Hospital as well ...

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MCBL&F Young Professional Steering Committee elects officers

The Madison County Business League & Foundation Young Professional Steering Committee announces the election of officers for 2018-19. Selected were, bottom row, from left, Vice Chairman Haley Claxton, Trustmark; Chairman Grant Montgomery, BancorpSouth; Secretary Austin Stewart, Adams and Reese; and Chris Roberts, BankPlus. Middle row: Deonte Sanders, Pinnacle Trust; Lauren Scheel, MCEDA; Chris Johnson, Renasant Bank; Scott Parenteau, C Spire; ...

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Lifer joins Renasant Bank as VP

Nancy Lifer Renasant Bank is announced that Nancy Lifer has joined Renasant as Vice President and Business Development Officer. Lifer will be responsible for developing and expanding business and personal banking relationships and assisting clients with various financial needs in the Starkville area. Lifer is a graduate of Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics, and a graduate ...

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Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Schlosser

Charles E. Schlosser Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Charles E. Schlosser, III, MD, MPH, in the practice of Pain Management and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Schlosser joins the practice with Samir Tomajian, MD, at 1340 Broad Ave., Suite 450, Gulfport. Dr. Schlosser graduated cum laude from the Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, where he also earned his Master of Science in ...

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Jay Moon receives leadership award

Jay C. Moon, CEcD, FM, HLM, President and CEO, Mississippi Manufacturers Association, received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence In Economic Development In Honor of Edward deLuca from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The honor was presented at an awards ceremony on Monday, October 1, during the IEDC Annual Conference, which was held September 29 – October 3, in ...

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McCluskey director of investigations at Auditor’s Office

State Auditor Shad White announced that Richie McCluskey will replace David Huggins as Director of Investigations at the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor. Huggins resigned from his position shortly after White became State Auditor. McCluskey joins the Auditor’s office from a long law enforcement career which began in 1988 at the Flowood Police Department. McCluskey advanced from Patrolman to ...

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EMBDC Recognizes September Ambassadors of the Month

The East Mississippi Business Development Corporation recently presented its September Ambassadors of the Month awards. Recognized were, from left, Mary Atterberry, Rush Health Systems, second place; Leah Hearn, Commercial Bank, place; Sonya Scarbrough, BankPlus, red ticket drawing winner; and Lee Williams, Regions Bank, third place. (Courtesy of EMBDC)

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