Dr. Edgar Hull, medical director at Singing River Health System's Hospice of Light and medical oncologist at the SRHS Cancer Center, was recognized as a fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine for his significant commitment to the field of hospice and palliative medicine. Hull earned his bachelor's degree from Tulane University and his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine.

Lynda Carter of Wise Carter Child & Caraway's Gulfport location was named to the firm's 2016 board of directors.

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center in Gulfport announced its board of directors for 2016. Officers: Melissa Russo of Coast Electric Power Association, chairman; Michael McCabe of Butler Snow, vice chairman; Matt Grice of Mississippi Power, treasurer; and Lynn Frisby of Boomtown Casino and Hollywood Casino, secretary. Board members: Lea Bellon, Frank Bordeaux, Dave Estorge, Trey Hough, LaWanda Jones, Julie Krohn, Don Moore, Aimee Robertson, Meggan Gray Stolarski, Marcia Swetman, Stephanie Talley and Macey Young.