As Tupelo’s food truck business continues to expand, the city is considering adding regulations.
City officials held a meeting on Tuesday with food truck operators to discuss possible regulations. They’ll meet with business owners next month.
Daily Journal business editor Dennis Seid (7:54) joins Emma Kent and Derek Russell on today’s episode to provide more context on the proposal.
Tupelo now has four food trucks and various food trailers. During Tuesday’s meeting, food truck owners said they would welcome limited regulations, as long as they are not too burdensome.
Also on today’s episode, Caleb Bedillion (15:21) talks about proposed renovations to the Lee County Library.
Library leaders unveiled their plans to Lee County Supervisors on Monday. They include a revamped exterior, a new entrance, an expanded second floor and a renovated interior.
Photographer Lauren Wood (21:33) talks about her recent photo essay on Tab Boren Pottery in Mantachie.
Bobby Harrison (25:36) discusses the many issues surrounding the state’s Medicaid program that will be debated by lawmakers in 2018.
We also say goodbye to Derek, who is hosting the podcast for the final time as he takes on added responsibilities with his job in the lifestyles department.
Programming note: This is our final episode of 2017. We’ll be tweaking the format over the next few weeks, and we’ll return some time in January. Follow us on Twitter, @DJournalMemo, for an announcement of just when we’ll be back.