Be Pet Prepared During Disasters

Being prepared for disasters goes beyond batteries, water, and a safe route out of town if  you have pets. There are specific task every pet owner should take before an emergency hits to ensure the safety and wellbeing of their animals. Elizabeth Jackson from Animal Rescue Fund of Mississippi stopped by the studio to share … Continue reading “Be Pet Prepared During Disasters”

Backpacks are Relieving Hunger in Mississippi

Most of us can’t fathom hearing the last school bell ring on Friday afternoon, and think to ourself, “I may not get another hot meal again until Monday, when I return to school.” For many of the 300K+, young boys and girls who rely on free or reduced lunches in Mississippi, it’s a weekly struggle.  … Continue reading “Backpacks are Relieving Hunger in Mississippi”

Hurricane Harvey: How Mississippi Can Help

Hearts are hurting for those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Mississippians want to help. But what’s the best way to serve? While there are many ways to get involved with the relief efforts of disasters, one Mississippi non-profit is seasoned at mobilizing thousands of volunteers with the right equipment to help those in need. 8 … Continue reading “Hurricane Harvey: How Mississippi Can Help”

Smart Data in Mississippi

Big Data vs Smart Data: Would you know the difference? NSPARC has a mission to expand the reach of the university to policymakers, industry, and the public. They use smart data, analytical techniques, and high technology to make a difference, such as explaining education outcomes, helping Mississippi attract new businesses, and connecting job seekers to … Continue reading “Smart Data in Mississippi”

Mississippi’s Praise Dance Ministry

“In Him we live and move and have our being!” Dance is another way to express worship and minister. Loren Reese the minister and teacher of dance from Rhema Word Worship Church in Brookhaven, MS stopped by Good Things to tell us more. You can hear more about their upcoming Prophetic Outpouring workshop by clicking … Continue reading “Mississippi’s Praise Dance Ministry”

Career Tech is High Tech

Did you know that over 30% of jobs by 2018 will require career and technical skills?! That is why career and technical education is a good thing for the students in Mississippi. The Carl Keen Career and Technical Education Center (Carl Keen CTE) is making technical education a“Top Priority”. Students will possess career-technical skills and … Continue reading “Career Tech is High Tech”

Get the most out of the Solar Eclipse

You’re either counting down the days to the solar eclipse to enjoy it or finally be free of all the talk about it, but either way it’s on the way. If you’re as excited about the solar eclipse as I am then you want to know how to get the most out of the experience … Continue reading “Get the most out of the Solar Eclipse”

Voted Best Sweet Tea in Mississippi

You don’t get much more southern than a tall glass of sweet-iced tea! And, here in Mississippi we take our sweet tea seriously enough to seek out the best in the state. Broma’s Deli, found in the communities of Brookhaven and McComb, was awarded Best Sweet Tea in Mississippi by Mississippi Magazine. Broma’s general manger, … Continue reading “Voted Best Sweet Tea in Mississippi”

History Made at American Legion Tyner-Ford

Michelle served our country as a Marine gunnery sergeant, and recently took her gavel and her place in the history of American Legion Tyner-Ford Post 213 as its first female commander. Michelle called into Good Things to share her exciting news. Click to listen:

William Carey Rebuilding a Better Campus

On January 21, 2017, the Mississippi Pine Belt encountered an E-3 tornado. William Carey University suffered the greatest hit with nearly 90% of their buildings affected. Fast forward 6 months and William Carey is starting back the fall semester with a fresh start and perspective. Dr. Scott Hummel, Executive Vice President and Provost, joined Good … Continue reading “William Carey Rebuilding a Better Campus”

Mississippian on American Ninja Warrior

Tonight, Josh Butler from Terry, MS will compete on the show American Ninja Warrior at 7pm on NBC. While that is exciting enough, it’s the story behind the scenes that provides the most encouragement. Josh and Katie Butler are a living testament to what it means to have true faith, trust, and hope in a … Continue reading “Mississippian on American Ninja Warrior”

General Fox Conner

It’s hard to be a Mississippian and not be curious or intrigued by the stories of the past. Often we focus on events, large scale movements, or political transitions, and forget that actual people, who called Mississippi home, were here living out those great stories. Award winning author, Steven Rabalais, stopped by the studio to … Continue reading “General Fox Conner”