Podcasting some ‘Mississippi Magic’ with @PaulGalloShow

SuperTalk Mississippi now has seven different podcasts. What’s a podcast? It’s a web-exclusive audio show that you can listen to online, whenever and wherever you want. Today – we launched Mississippi Magic with Paul Gallo and talked about it on The Gallo Radio Show.   So how do you download a podcast, where do you … Continue reading “Podcasting some ‘Mississippi Magic’ with @PaulGalloShow”

What you need to know before getting on a bicycle this summer

May is National Bicycle Month and as we close in on the “unofficial” start to summer – Memorial Day – many of us will be getting those bicycles out of storage for a fun ride outside. But before you start pedaling… when was the last time you brushed up on your bike safety? Do you … Continue reading “What you need to know before getting on a bicycle this summer”

Report: Mississippi’s roads aren’t the worst (but they’re not great)

Transportation for America and Taxpayers for Common Sense released a new report called “Repair Priorities 2019“. Some of the findings: “Between 2009-2017, the percentage of roads nationwide in poor condition increased from 14 to 20 percent.” “States spent  nearly as much money expanding their road networks as they did repairing existing roads.” The report calls … Continue reading “Report: Mississippi’s roads aren’t the worst (but they’re not great)”

Study: Concerts help you live longer

Going to a live concert once every two weeks can help you live longer, up to nine years longer, according to a new study. British concert promoter O2 paired up with scientist Patrick Fagan who found “just 20 minutes of [concert] time resulting in a significant 21% increase in feelings of wellbeing.” That’s better than … Continue reading “Study: Concerts help you live longer”

Over-the-counter Kratom affects the brain “just like heroin”

More than 100 people have overdosed on a supplement or herbal drug called Kratom. It’s from a tree that grows in tropical Asia and Dr. Scott Hambleton, from the Mississippi Physician Health Program, told Paul Gallo that it is an addictive substance that affects the brain “just like heroin”.

The “Secret” Coast? Coastal Mississippi unveils new tourism campaign

Is the Mississippi Gulf Coast the best kept secret of the tourism world? The Coastal Mississippi Board of Commissioners says yes – and unveiled a new ad campaign. Coastal Mississippi is also the new name of the organization formerly known as Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast and is “charged with promoting South Mississippi as a tourism … Continue reading “The “Secret” Coast? Coastal Mississippi unveils new tourism campaign”

Survey: March Madness boosts employee morale

Have you filled out your bracket yet? More than 70 million Americans are expected to fill out a bracket for the NCAA Tournament, competing for money or just bragging rights with friends and co-workers. But is filling out a bracket and following the “March Madness” bad for business? It can actually boost employee morale, according … Continue reading “Survey: March Madness boosts employee morale”

#MississippiReads: Donate books for kids and get a sweet treat

Statistics have shown that kids who are read to at a young age are more likely to succeed in school. That’s why Families First for Mississippi has partnered with Banner Hall to be a drop-off point in the Jackson metro area for new or gently-used books that will then go toward families throughout Mississippi. For … Continue reading “#MississippiReads: Donate books for kids and get a sweet treat”