Crab, corn and green tomato relish

One of Mississippi’s best natural (and delicious) resources is SEAFOOD! For the last 9 years Mississippi’s  most talented chefs have been celebrated in an annual throwdown! Those named the Best Seafood Chef in Mississippi will earn a spot in the Great American Seafood Cookoff. Each of the 12 chefs bring their own style, perspective and flavor … Continue reading “Crab, corn and green tomato relish”

Plan a Mississippi Vacation

You might have heard the term “Stay-cation” – where a vacation is spent at home or nearby rather than traveling far and wide. Mississippi has plenty of hot spots for you and your family to travel to this summer.  Craig Ray is the Director of Visit Mississippi, the Tourism office of the Mississippi Development Authority, … Continue reading “Plan a Mississippi Vacation”

Mississippi and Hypertension

According to Mississippi’s State Department of Health reports, more than 700,000 Mississippi adults have high blood pressure (hypertension), and thousands more of you may be at risk. High blood pressure is considered a silent killer, increasing your risk of heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease. The good news is it is preventable, and well managed … Continue reading “Mississippi and Hypertension”

Wednesday on #GoodThings with @RebeccaTurnerRD

Good Things with Rebecca Turner – Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 Scheduled Guests You are going to hear from Dr. Kristen Crawford as she breaks down what is happening to cause the recently recognized spike in hypertension diagnoses and what can be done to reverse the trend!

Cataract Awareness Month

June as Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, and it is the leading cause of blindness in the world. There are 24 million Americans over the age of 40 who are affected by cataracts, so it seems fitting that an entire month should be dedicated to … Continue reading “Cataract Awareness Month”

The Bacon Brothers

The Bacon Brothers is the  musical duo of Michael Bacon and Kevin Bacon. Although they have played music together since they were boys, the brothers have been an official band since 1995. The Bacon Brothers made their Mississippi debut at Duling Hall in 2017. During their time in Jackson,  Kevin Bacon was inspired to write … Continue reading “The Bacon Brothers”

Oak River Company

When Mitzi Galason thinks of her hometown in Mississippi, she thinks of its oak trees. Strong, durable, and the ability to provide a place to rest.  Although she no longer lives in the Magnolia State she keeps the values close to heart and integrates them into her business, Oak River Company. Mitzi Galason joined Rebecca … Continue reading “Oak River Company”

Drones to Boost Rural Internet Access

Conor Ferguson grew up in Batesville, Mississippi always curious about tech. Following in his dad’s footsteps, Conor learned to build computers at the age of 6, and followed his dad’s company into the community, testing wireless internet connections. It wasn’t until he was an engineering student at Mississippi State that Conor created drones that could … Continue reading “Drones to Boost Rural Internet Access”

Eat to Protect Your Mind

An estimated 5.7 million Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimer’s dementia in 2018. This number includes an estimated 5.5 millionpeople age 65 and older and approximately 200,000 individuals under age 65 who have younger-onset Alzheimer’s. (According to Currently there is no cure for alzheimer’s, nor can any one diet or lifestyle change … Continue reading “Eat to Protect Your Mind”

One Decision Can

One decision can transform your life from stress to success. Don’t believe it? Just ask entrepreneur, and author, Dave Jesiolowski. Dave joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to talk about his journey from playing professional hockey in Canada to living in Mississippi, happily married, but unhappy professionally. That’s when “one decision” changed everything. Listen: