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SWEETIE PIES WOAD 08/13/19

RANDOM THOUGHTS’S

The question is what happen to “Sweetie Pies” I was one of those people who had been waiting nearly a year for the opening of the St Louis base restaurant. The famous soul food eatery is named after Robbie “Sweetie Pie” Montgomery a former Ikette (back ground singer for Ike and Tina Turner), and a native Mississippian. I was in on vacation in Orlando when I saw a story on my news feed saying “Sweetie Pie’s was opening last Thursday. Immediately visiting this establishment move to the top of my bucket list. Apparently this was true for a lot of people, according to Ms. Montgomery’s son and owner Tim Norman there were a 100 people in the lobby of the plaza building waiting for a seat, when the buildings management told him he had to shutdown because there had been complaints. City officals also said that a huge smoker sitting in front of the building violated city ordinances.  I was glad to hear that Norman wants to remain in Jackson and will be looking for another location. Saying that he knew that a number of the tenants, residents and businesses had been in the building a long time and he didn’t want to interrupt anyone else’s business. The restaurant chain gained national notoriety as a result of the OWN network  reality show “Welcome to Sweetie Pies”. Hopefully the city will assist helping “Sweetie Pies” relocate.

KidsZone held the 3RD Saturday in each month at St. Luther M.B. Church 1040 st. Jackson MS. and you are invited to bring your children ages 3-12. Kids Zone is a place where kids can be kids while learning about Jesus. kids and teens  facilitators participate in Praise and Worship, group lessons, games , crafts and more. lunch is also provided. Simply register by texting your name and cell# to 769-798-5647 activites start at 11:30am.

For a cup of Joe that’s truly spiritually uplifting tune in weekday mornings to WOAD’S “Early Morning Gospel hosted by Percy Davis, enjoy Gospel hits and Oldies plus Hometown Favorites. The latest news sports and weather, community news, birthdays, Give-A-Ways with winners selected from the Prize Vault registrations and more.

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