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Jon Bragg, the new private client relationship manager at First Tennessee Bank, said having a good professional working relationship with a banker is one of the best investments that any entrepreneur or business professional can have.

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Color is what Ben Evans’ business is all about and as store manager for the new Memphis Paints store at 5940 Goodman Road in Olive Branch, he hopes to help customers savor a new colorful look to their space.  

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Donald “Jeff” Frazier, current Southern Bancorp Central Region President, has been promoted to Central Region CEO. Frazier began his career at Southern Bancorp in 2010 as a Senior Lender in DeSoto County. In 2013, he was promoted to Central Region President. Prior to joining Southern Bancorp…

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Amy Lay of Nesbit has joined Bill Sexton Appraisals as a realtor. Lay, a former alderwoman with the City of Horn Lake, comes to the agency from work as the Sales and Marketing Manager for the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Southaven. She has also been a Case Manager for DeSoto County Juve…

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Baptist Medical Group-DeSoto OB/GYN has hired Dr. Thomas Pitman to staff the new clinic in Southaven. Pitman is a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist with more than 20 years of experience and specialty training in urogynecology. He is also certified in pelvic reconstructive surgery and…

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Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation in Hernando has announced the promotion of Jennifer Hill from Loan Officer to Branch Sales Manager. During her 10-year tenure with Fairway, along with her hard work and dedication, Jennifer became a top loan officer in Northern Mississippi and is exci…

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DeSoto Industries and the North Mississippi Regional Center based in Oxford have formed a successful partnership in assisting the intellectually and developmentally disabled find meaningful work and help local industries and companies with production needs as well.

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Turning around the nation's growing opioid epidemic might be a tall task for the nation's mental health community but it's a battle that can be won, according to Dr. Theodore Bender, Ph.D., the new CEO at Turning Point in Southaven, part of the Addiction Campuses network based in Nashville.

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Dr. Laura Vo is a new dentist with Happy Smiles in Horn Lake. A native of southern California and a long-time Tennessee resident, Dr. Vo attended college at Middle Tennessee State and earned her dentistry degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science College of Dentistry. 

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Mark Henley took some time away from a career helping deliver goods and products to determine his next course in life. When he was ready to jump back into a career, Henley discovered the next turn in his professional life’s journey would be help deliver to people answers to their “taxing” qu…

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An Arizona native with a knack for helping individuals and nonprofits create lasting legacies that "make a real difference in the world" has joined the staff at the Community Foundation as the umbrella organization's new Community Development Director.

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FFO Home will celebrate the company’s 34-year anniversary in January 2018. The top 100 furniture retailer will celebrate this anniversary in all 47 stores with their 34th Anniversary Savings Celebration, featuring special lower pricing on items ending in 34, exclusive limited time buys, and …

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Community Mortgage branch manager and loan officer Jason Woods left a solid career in technology to enter the mortgage business nearly 14 years ago. Today, he oversees an office that has been in DeSoto County for several years, but recently moved into its new location at 3964 Goodman Road at…

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Lindsey Nixon of Olive Branch is a new Family Nurse Practitioner at Urgent Team in Horn Lake. Nixon most recently served Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare in Germantown, Tenn. She has also been a staff registered nurse at Methodist LeBonheur Children’s Hospital and at Baptist Memorial Hospital-…

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Matt Rich, marketing manager for Sayle Oil, Inc., one of the oldest continually operated, family-owned companies in the Mid-South, said it's exciting to watch the company continue to grow and expand in the region.

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Olivia Craig has been named as the new Director of Marketing for the Southaven Parks & Recreation Department. She is a graduate of the University of Mississippi with a degree in marketing. She previously was employed as retail manager for Lucky Brands at Tanger Outlets in Southaven.

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