Small Town Podcast

The Mississippi series of Small Town Podcast features city leaders from cities with fewer than 5,000 in population. The series is sponsored by the Mississippi Municipal League and Government Consultants, Inc., and will feature sit-down interviews with the mayors of Carrollton, French Camp, Lucedale and Okolona. The episodes will be released every other Monday starting in the fall of 2020.

 

To listen to more episodes of Small Town Podcast, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com.

 

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Town of French Camp, Mississippi

Come go with Small Town Podcast to French Camp, Mississippi, a small town that makes a difference. In this episode, Mayor Matt Seale and Mayor Glen Barlow have a great conversation about Mayor Barlow’s interesting journey to the Mayoral seat, and about French Camp Academy, a small private school that is supported by the entire community.

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Town of Carrollton, Mississippi

In the episode, Mayor Seale and Mayor Lee discuss how Lee came to live in Carrollton and her unique way of picking it as the place she would call home. They also talk about her role as Mayor and the way Carrollton has grown and developed over the years. This episode, is very special being that this is the smallest small town Mayor Matt has traveled to so far!

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City of Okolona, Mississippi

In the episode, Mayor Seale and Mayor Carouthers discuss how Carouthers was born and raised up in Okolona, and how he has had unique experiences on Main Street as a child. He also talks about how and why he got involved in local government and why he thinks Okolona is such a great small town. Mayor Carouthers also discuss the goals he has for the City of Okolona.

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City of Lucedale, Mississippi

In the episode, Mayor Seale and Mayor Nelson discuss how Nelson grew up near Lucedale, and how he made his way back to raise his family and live his life.  He also talks about how and why he got involved in local government and why he thinks Lucedale is such a great small town. He even sings a song he wrote about “Livin in Lucedale,” which is also on the episode.

Learn more about Lucedale