It is estimated that about 36,000 Mississippians are affected by epilepsy. In addition, close to 1 in 10 Americans will experience a seizure in their lifetime. Tres Townsend the director of the MS Epilepsy Foundation and Elizabeth Thompson a dynamic teenager living her best life with epilepsy, joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to raise … Continue reading “Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi”
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Ben Carson joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to talk about his visit to Mississippi. Dr. Carson came to the state to visit several ‘Opportunity Zones’ which were recently designated by the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service. You can read the official news story on … Continue reading “HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson on Good Things”
Chef Nick Wallace of Nick Wallace Culinary joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to talk food, business, and tattoos! You never know what you will hear when you tune in weekdays from 2-3pm on SuperTalk Mississippi.
Mississippi Industries for the Blind (MIB) is a leading employer of Mississippians who are blind. MIB offers employment opportunities at all levels of the organization, from direct labor manufacturing jobs to service jobs like document imaging to management staff positions. Executive Director, Mike Chew stopped by Good Things with Rebecca Turner to share more. LISTEN … Continue reading “Mississippi Industries for the Blind”
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month with the theme; no one is too young for diabetes. Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi stopped by Good Things to share timely information and a little inspiration for those living with diabetes.
Jeff Good and Dan Blumenthal – co-owners of BRAVO! Italian Bar and Restaurant, Broad Street Baking Company and Sal & Mookie’s – stopped by Good Things to talk about the book written about their life by Mississippi author (and SuperTalk Creative Director) Dawn Dugle. Their advice for entrepreneurs and anyone who wants to start a … Continue reading “Recipe for business success, 25 years in the making”
October is Archaeology Month in Mississippi with activities and events celebrating our unique prehistoric history. Meg Cook, Director of Archaeology Collections with Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) along with Chris Goodwin, Director of Public Information for MDAH – joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to talk Native Americans and more.
The benefits of eating together as a family are numerous – from better grades in school, better communication skills, decreasing risky behaviors and better overall nutrition. Yet, despite these health benefits, only 30 percent of families make time to eat one meal together each day. Dr. Brent Fountain, Human Nutrition Specialist, with Mississippi State University … Continue reading “Eat Better, Eat Together”
You don’t have to be a fan of sports to be entertained by the documentary series Between the Pines: Mississippi’s Greatest Sports Stories. With the help of C Spire and others, TV and radio personality Jon Wiener and his brother, a filmmaker star in his own right, are bringing Mississippi’s most celebrated sports stories to … Continue reading “Between the Pines: Mississippi’s Greatest Sports Stories”
When is the last time your family sat down to a family meal together? The benefits of eating together as a family are numerous for children – from better grades in school, better communication skills, decreasing risky behaviors and better overall nutrition. Yet, despite these health benefits, only 30 percent of families make time to … Continue reading “Eat Better, Eat Together”
Listen in as host Rebecca Turner talks about Mississippi College’s Autism Conference on October 10th and gets the MS State Fair scoop from Steve Hutto. Mississippi College’s Autism Conference MS State Fair Kicks Off
Jeremy Huddleston has been skating his way to the top. Taking a pastime and turning it into a bigger mission for Mississippi. Jeremy took 3rd in this year’s Sonic Carhop National Skate Off. Learn more about Jeremy’s story here: