Florence family bridges the childcare gap for working parents during coronavirus quarantine.

After officials announced that schools would postpone their return from spring break, to avoid spreading the coronavirus, many working parents were left scrambling for childcare. Tim and Beverly Dear from Florence, Mississippi decided they could help families facing the reality of needing to work, but didn’t have reliable child-care. With a single post on FaceBook, … Continue reading “Florence family bridges the childcare gap for working parents during coronavirus quarantine.”

Mississippi micro livestock farmer reduces food waste with worms.

Imagine recycling food waste into something useful, like an all-natural fertilizer for your plants, lawns, and gardens. The Mississippi based company, Wurmworks, is doing just that. Vermicompost is an all-natural soil amendment that will never burn your plants or poison your kids or pets. Matt Castell is the founder of Wurmworks and considers himself a … Continue reading “Mississippi micro livestock farmer reduces food waste with worms.”

What’s for dinner: Salsa Verde Chicken

Most dinner tables have become stale with the same ole’ dishes week-in and week-out. After serving canned green beans several times in a row, Lindsey Bell set out to crowdsource social media for dinner ideas. That is when The Dinner Darling Facebook Group was born. Now six thousand home-cooks share their family’s favorite recipes, helping … Continue reading “What’s for dinner: Salsa Verde Chicken”

What should you do with your tax refund?

If you’re lucky, you might see a return this tax season. With a little extra cash in your pocket, you might be tempted to make an impulse purchase. But, is that the smartest choice? Rob Oates, Vice President of PriorityOne Bank, joined Rebecca Turner to share best practices when it comes to money.

Enrich Mississippi

Enrich Mississippi is a non-profit set out to build a community supported youth enrichment education program committed and dedicated to engaging and informing youth, parents, schools and community partners. Jill Gordon Executive Director of Enrich Mississippi shared her story, the organizations mission, and how you can help prevent youth vaping with Rebecca Turner.  

It takes faith and support to start a business at any age.

Beth Bowman and April Crowell may be decades apart in age, but both said, ” Yes!” to God and stepped out in faith to start a business. Utilizing resources from Mississippi State University, both ladies, pivoted their professional careers to working for themselves and a higher purpose. Listen and be inspired by their stories. *Plus* … Continue reading “It takes faith and support to start a business at any age.”

Memory’s Magical Dresses and Formal Wear provides dresses and tuxedoes free of charge to those in need

Memory’s Magical Dresses and Formal Wear provides dresses, tuxedoes, jewelry, and shoes to junior high and high students free of charge for proms and dances. Memory Carouthers started the organization after becoming inspired by young girls in single-parent homes that couldn’t afford prom. The Tupelo, Mississippi community has rallied around Memory’s mission, opened their business … Continue reading “Memory’s Magical Dresses and Formal Wear provides dresses and tuxedoes free of charge to those in need”

Lent: A season of surrender.

Lent is the 40-day period (not counting Sundays) that spans from Ash Wednesday to Easter. But do you know how it originated and why there is a focus on fasting? Brother Chris Lohrstorfer joined Rebecca Turner on The Metro to explain the historical and spiritual significance of the Lent season and how Christians and non-believers … Continue reading “Lent: A season of surrender.”