Let’s Get Healthy, Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson Counties

The Mississippi Public Health Institute (MPHI) was recently awarded roughly $700,000 from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to focus on the health and well-being of families on the Gulf Coast. Tenille Collins the program coordinator for the MPHI REACH grant, joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to talk details and areas of health interest.

Can you name apple species native to Mississippi?

Unless you grew up with apple trees in your backyard, you might not think of apples as being a native of Mississippi. Our great ancestors wouldn’t have seen the apples you pick out in the grocery store today growing on their homesteads. You probably have never heard of many of the types of apples that … Continue reading “Can you name apple species native to Mississippi?”

Does coffee provide a competitive advantage?

Athletes have long been using caffeine or coffee for a competitive advantage, but what does the science say? Coffee guru and founder of Umble Coffee, Kenneth Thomas, joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to break down the science behind enjoy a cup of coffee and a competitive advantage.

Get GLISTERED for a Good Cause!

There is nothing better than Mississippi entrepreneurs coming together to give back to a Mississippi cause. And what makes the story even sweeter is the way life intertwined the lives of two ladies to create the sparkly storm raining glitter around the metro. Carlie Hogan, founder of Galexie GLISTER,  a luxury glitter gel made in … Continue reading “Get GLISTERED for a Good Cause!”

Do you have a library card?

When is the last time you visited your local library? Mississippi is the home to about 240 local libraries that act impart as a vital community resource center. There is more to your modern day library than just books to read. Tonja Johnson the Director of Madison County Library System, and Tracy Carr from the MS … Continue reading “Do you have a library card?”

The State Games of Mississippi

It’s that time of year when 6,000+ athletes from across the state of Mississippi join together to compete in 40 different sports. The State Games of Mississippi is in its 28th year and gearing up for the opening ceremonies on May 31st in Meridian, Mississippi. Missy Dozier, Sports Director at State Games of Mississippi and Kylie … Continue reading “The State Games of Mississippi”

Come Visit the Walter Anderson Museum of Art

The Walter Anderson Museum of Art (WAMA) opened in 1991 in historic Ocean Springs, MS, and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. WAMA’s mission is to empower lifelong curiosity and connection to the natural world through the art of Walter Anderson and kindred artists. The WAMA and Memphis College of Art (MCA) announce … Continue reading “Come Visit the Walter Anderson Museum of Art”

What is a good question to ask a stranger?

A good question can cut through the clutter and tell you a lot about a person. Whether you are interested in dating, going into business, or just getting to know a stranger, a good question helps you better know an individual. Interviewers and podcasters like Mary Payne Gilbert, host of Payne in the Pod joined … Continue reading “What is a good question to ask a stranger?”

Make a Wish Mississippi

Make a Wish Mississippi is geared up to grant 85 wishes in 2019. However, they have 180+ families on a waiting list for wishes. Rod Henderson the Sr. Director of Development for Make a Wish Mississippi joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to share about World Wish Day, April 29th. Plus, Mississippi got to meet … Continue reading “Make a Wish Mississippi”

Can you name all the areas of public health?

The 2019 National Public Health Week is focusing on healthy communities, violence prevention, and technology’s role in generating better health in Mississippi. Charles “Buddy” Daughdrill, Executive Director of Mississippi Public Health Association, perfectly explains how public health affects you daily on Good Things and Lydia West, RD, an MPHA board member, and a National Public Health Week committee … Continue reading “Can you name all the areas of public health?”