William H. Morris’s Journey of Faith, Friends and The Father’s Love

Growing up on American R&B music, William H. Morris, known to friends as Bill, grew to love the rich harmonies and the talented performers of a whimsical era in music. Never shy to introduce himself, Bill would wonder backstage during intermission and offer praise and admiration to the musicians. Time after time, that sparked a … Continue reading “William H. Morris’s Journey of Faith, Friends and The Father’s Love”

Drink Coffee and Support Palmer Home

Mississippi based coffee roaster, Southern Coffee Services is homegrown in Holmes County, and takes pride in its products, its community and giving back. Now, you can help support Palmer Home for Children with every coffee subscription package. Southern Coffee Service is donating a percentage of the proceeds to help support Palmer Home’s efforts in providing … Continue reading “Drink Coffee and Support Palmer Home”

Norma Langston: What it takes to lose 100+ pounds.

A year and a half ago, Norma Langston decided enough was enough and began to make her health a priority for the right reasons. Facing several health complications and a family history riddled with heart disease and early death, she finally committed to a healthier lifestyle. Starting with small steps and a supportive community, Norma … Continue reading “Norma Langston: What it takes to lose 100+ pounds.”

Lee County’s teen pregnancy rate has lowered by 38% since 2010!

Park Gate Health Services and Pregnancy Clinic recognizes that women have the right to make their own decisions about the outcome of pregnancies and sexual health. Without condemning, Park Gate is there to help young girls and women make informed and thoughtful decisions. They offer free pregnancy testing, limited obstetrical ultrasound, and counseling are making … Continue reading “Lee County’s teen pregnancy rate has lowered by 38% since 2010!”

Mississippi Main Street Association Celebrates 35 Years

Fifty-three communities across the state of Mississippi help make up the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA). The mission of the MMSA is to provide visionary leadership, guidance and counsel to communities through organization, promotion, design, and economic development to make our cities and towns better places to work, live and play. This year, the MMSA … Continue reading “Mississippi Main Street Association Celebrates 35 Years”

Miss Mississippi Mary Margaret Hyer

Mary Margaret Hyer received the 2019 Miss Mississippi crown in Vicksburg back in June. She is a native of Hattiesburg, a University of Mississippi graduate, and a passionate advocate for organ donation. Her heart is as big as her smile, and she is up to Good Things in our state. Mary Margaret sat down with … Continue reading “Miss Mississippi Mary Margaret Hyer”

Moss Point Native on life after ‘The Voice’

Rod Stokes is a native of Moss Point, Mississippi and recently joined NBC’s hit singing show ‘The Voice’ for season 16. While Stokes didn’t walk away as the winner, he won the hearts of America with his Southern drawl and  soulful sound. Before he auditioned in front of millions of people, he was a simple … Continue reading “Moss Point Native on life after ‘The Voice’”

The Mysteries of Family Histories

Once upon a time, there was a man whose last name was carried by two wives and many children- and yet, he remained a mystery to the whole family. It wasn’t until a little down-home detective work by a curious great-great-granddaughter did the family puzzle piece found its place. Chances are your family tree has some … Continue reading “The Mysteries of Family Histories”

Cotton Blues: Mississippi Made

Cotton Blues is a casual family restaurant that is Mississippi made to its core. From investing in local people, locally sourced ingredients, and keeping it’s “New York Approved” cheesecake manufactured in the Magnolia State, Chris Ortego, owner, and founder, of Cotton Blues, believes in all that Mississippi has to offer his customers. When Jon Quinones … Continue reading “Cotton Blues: Mississippi Made”

Foster Children in Tupelo, Mississippi Kick-Off the New School Year with New-Kicks

Hannah Walker-Donelson understands the power a pair of shoes can have for students going back-to-school. She recognized some students in Tupelo don’t get to enjoy back-to-school shopping at no fault of their own and decided to help. At only 12-years-old, Hannah called on her family and the Tupelo community to help to provide 50 foster … Continue reading “Foster Children in Tupelo, Mississippi Kick-Off the New School Year with New-Kicks”

August heat can be risky for Mississippi student athletes

August is the deadliest month for student-athletes due to heat and hydration practices. Smart practices and awareness for student-athletes and parents can help save lives and make back-to-school sports safe and enjoyable. Dr. Chris Boston and Matthew Weisenberger with St. Dominic’s Sports Medicine joined Good Things with Rebecca Turner and offered their medical expertise to answer questions … Continue reading “August heat can be risky for Mississippi student athletes”

Good Things in Greenwood, Mississippi

Nestled 90 miles from Jackson, and 90 miles from Memphis, Greenwood, Mississippi is moving and shaking things up on Main Street. It took years of a collaborative effort, but downtown Greenwood has become a single, comprehensive, nationally registered historic district. This distinction opens Greenwood up to historic tax credits for renovation and more. Mayor of … Continue reading “Good Things in Greenwood, Mississippi”