#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”

Jackson Foodies working to help furloughed federal workers

There are more than 4,000 furloughed federal workers in Mississippi and a local foodie group wanted to do something to help them out. The Jackson Foodies are holding a gift card drive – collecting gift cards through Friday, January 25. They’re looking for gift cards in any amount to help furloughed families buy food, groceries, … Continue reading “Jackson Foodies working to help furloughed federal workers”

Christmas Movie Bingo

I love Christmas and really love Christmas movies – the cheesier the better. My mom and I have this annual tradition of watching every Hallmark Christmas movie we can get our hands on (and stay awake watching). While watching, we try to figure out how the movie will end before the other one figures it … Continue reading “Christmas Movie Bingo”

Mini AMR Ambulance taking Fair by Storm

Rebecca Turner was rolling with the AMR Mini Ambulance on The Metro.  Listen as she chats with AMR’s Eric Phillips and Hinds County Emergency Management’s Joey Phillips about the new vehicle that can get places other response vehicles cant.