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Main and Mulberry: Live – August 2, 2020

A lot to talk about this week: the economic impact of this year’s FedEx St. Jude WGC Golf Tournament, the latest real estate market trends, and the newfound importance of local government. John Duncan and Maureen Fraser are back with the latest.

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Main and Mulberry Podcast – July 10, 2020 (w/ Randa Hovater, Florence – Lauderdale Tourism)

Meet Media Relations and Social Media Manager for the Florence - Lauderdale Department of Tourism, Randa Hovater. Randa gives us a little background on the Muscle Shoals area and shares with us some great places to eat when you're in town. Transcript...

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Main and Mulberry: Live – July 12, 2020

Collierville, TN: An update on new retail, restaurants, and road repavings in Collierville, TN. The panel, including Collierville Vice Mayor Maureen Fraser and Collierville Economic Development Director John Duncan, discusses how towns with big-box retailers, such as Wal-Mart and Target, are experiencing...

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Main and Mulberry Podcast – July 8, 2020 (w/ Leon Downey, Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism)

Have you been to the Smoky Mountains? Then you've probably visited Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. All located in East Tennessee, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, and Gatlinburg work together to accommodate tourists from all over. With nature trails, quaint shopping districts, and more, you should...

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Main and Mulberry Podcast – July 7, 2020 (w/ James Taras, Jim’s Place Grille)

Jim's Place Grille is a restaurant that has been around since the early 1900's, but even James Taras, nor his family, has witnessed anything quite like this. Listen to a discussion about how this beloved family business is continuing to serve their...

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Wal-Mart Has Never Given Me Free Pudding

Just the other day, I was at a local meat market, Thomas Meat and Seafood, in Collierville, TN. As I shopped, Chris Hughes, the store proprietor, rolled out a cart from the back and started handing out items, such as meat and...

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Main and Mulberry Podcast – June 29, 2020 (w/ Chris Chapman, Ridgeland Tourism Commission)

Ridgeland is known as the healthiest hometown in Mississippi! We spoke with Chris Chapman, CEO and President of the Ridgeland Tourism Commission, about how their community, full of outdoor activities, is fairing in 2020. A boutique community with nature trails, BMX tracks,...

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Main and Mulberry Podcast – June 26, 2020 (w/ Lori Nunnery, Visit Jackson Tennessee)

Hear from Lori Nunnery, of Visit Jackson Tennessee, about how their local leaders have rallied together to take care of their hometown. Although experiencing a lot of growth, things have changed, and Jackson, TN is adapting to the rules and regulations of...

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Phase 2 and Local Elections

As of this week, you can now fill out a permit to run in some upcoming local elections. On this weekend’s airing of the Main and Mulberry Radio Show, Anna Bell was joined by Collierville Town Vice Mayor Maureen Fraser and Collierville...

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Main and Mulberry Podcast – June 24, 2020 (w/ Bill Solleder, Visit Hot Springs)

Hot Springs National Park is a beautiful destination for folks looking to relax, but it too is no stranger to the Coronavirus and the worries that it brings. Hear from Bill Solleder, of Visit Hot Springs, about how his organization is planning...

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