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Main and Mulberry Podcast

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...

Main and Mulberry Podcast

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...

Main and Mulberry Podcast

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,...

Main and Mulberry Podcast

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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School Affects Everything

Collierville Town Vice Mayor Maureen Fraser explains three ways schools could reopen this fall. “If everyone has to sit six feet apart, they [buses] can only transport 15 students.” Schools’ options, including transportation, are discussed, followed by an update from Collierville Town...

Main and Mulberry Podcast

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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The Decision to Reopen

Who determines when towns reopen? And which thriving businesses are supporting the economy during this epidemic? Host Keith Essary, Collierville Town Alderman Maureen Fraser, and Collierville Town Director of Economic Development John Duncan discuss these topics and more on Main and Mulberry...

Main and Mulberry Podcast

CHS Seniors – More Connected Than Ever

Whether it’s community service or practicing to dunk a basketball, this group of Collierville High School seniors is doing their best to make the most of their newfound free time. On this episode of the Main and Mulberry Podcast, listen to three...

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The Economic Impact of COVID-19

The panel discusses how things will continue to change as Safer at Home orders begin to be lifted. Will suburbs become flooded with people if they reopen, but larger cities don't? How will COVID-19 impact towns' budgets? What's the new normal for...

Main and Mulberry Podcast

An Unprecedented Time

Collierville Town Alderman John Stamps react to Collierville’s order to close restaurants’ dining rooms and gyms. Social distancing and supporting local businesses are just a few topics discussed on this episode of Main and Mulberry: Community at Home.

2 Minute Tuesdays

2 Minute Tuesday – Lecile Harris, Rodeo Clown

Come enjoy a very special interview with Lecile Harris. Austin sits down with the Collierville native to talk about the rodeo, bullfighting, clowning, and Collierville.

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Main and Mulberry Podcast

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,...

Main and Mulberry Podcast

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...

Main and Mulberry Podcast

Main and Mulberry Podcast – June 24, 2020 (w/ Webster Franklin, Tunica Convention & Visitors Bureau)

Webster Franklin, CEO of the Tunica Convention and Visitors Bureau, explains how Tunica's Casinos are playing their best hand, despite Coronavirus-related restrictions and shutdowns. Hear all about the status of the gaming and entertainment industry from one if its very own on...

Main and Mulberry Podcast

Main and Mulberry Podcast – June 17, 2020 (w/ Joann Massey, City of Memphis)

Will small businesses survive the Coronavirus pandemic? Nearly $100,000 in loans have been delivered to Memphis, TN-based small businesses thanks to the City of Memphis Office of Business Diversity and Compliance. OBDC Director Joann Massey shares with us her “we mean business”...

Main and Mulberry Podcast

Main and Mulberry Podcast – June 10, 2020 (w/ Dr. Austin Barrett)

“Will sports resume this fall?” It’s a question many are asking, especially Dr. Austin Barrett of Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center in Jackson, MS. No sports? No inquiries to treat! Dr. Barrett speaks with us about the future of sports medicine...

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2 Minute Tuesdays

2 Minute Tuesday – Paraic Sweeny, Memphis IT Solutions

On this week's 2 Minute Tuesday, Austin sits down with Paraic Sweeney of Memphis IT Solutions to talk about how you can protect your business on the web. Watch it here or check out the full transcript below! Memphis IT Solutions Interview...

2 Minute Tuesdays

2 Minute Tuesday – Cindy Thymius & Martie Watson Wedding University

Welcome to another 2 Minute Tuesday in Collierville, TN!  This week, Austin sits down with Cindy B. Thymius and Martie Watson of Wedding University to talk about weddings, honeymoons, and planning for the big day. Watch the video here, or read the...

2 Minute Tuesdays

2 Minute Tuesday – Sandy Carpenter & Trena Street, Collierville Contemporary Club

Sandy and Trena of the Collierville Contemporary Club sit down to talk about the Collierville Christmas Home Tours and Christmas in Collierville!

2 Minute Tuesdays

2 Minute Tuesday – Lacey Stluka, Be Free Revolution / The Rev

This week, Austin sits down with Lacey Stluka of Be Free Revolution and The Rev to discuss her work in Kenya and at home, here in Collierville. Lacey Stluka of Be Free Revolution / The Rev Interview Transcript Austin: “Hey, Austin here...

2 Minute Tuesdays

2 Minute Tuesday – John Aitken, Collierville Schools Superintendent

Welcome to another installment of Tour Collierville's 2 Minute Tuesday! This week, Keith sits down with John Aitken, Superintendent of Collierville Schools to talk about education, the new school, and Collierville. Watch the video here, or read the transcript below. Superintendent John...

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