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The Renew Podcast

The Renew Podcast

By Jack Robertson
Renew 96.9 is keeping you in touch with Magee and our community with local issues that you care about. Learn more about the radio ministry at
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Magee High School Update
Principal Bill Broadhead gave us an update on Magee High School. Listen in to hear all the great things for the first half of the year & what to expect between now & the end of school. We're thankful for Mr. Broadhead & his leadership. 
January 17, 2022
Anew Counseling
Dr. Monica Webber talks about Anew Counseling, a faith based counseling service in Magee. She's also a part of a few ministries in our community that's making a difference. She'll share about a few upcoming things in 2022. 
January 03, 2022
Convoy of Hope
Ethan Forhetz with Convoy of Hope shared about their ministry & how they are boots on the ground & helping those who have been affected by the tornadoes. Listen & find out how you can help. You can also give to their cause BY CLICKING HERE.
December 13, 2021
Mendenhall Ministries Christmas
We love Dr. Scottye Holloway around here. What a heart for ministry & he's giving some good information about some events they have coming up. Listen for all the details. And find out how you can get involved. 
December 13, 2021
Overflow Church Food Pantry
Pastor Paul Barnard talked about their new food pantry & how they are serving the community. There are also volunteer opportunities & looking for food donations. 
December 06, 2021
Buy A Tree Change A Life
Pastor Jeremy Smith with Waco Church of God has teamed up with Buy A Tree Change A Life. Find out how you can support global missions & our own community by simply buying a Christmas Tree this season.  Email questions:  For more info CLICK HERE
November 08, 2021
Mt Olive Car Show 2021
The Mt. Olive Car & Bike Show is coming Saturday, November 13. Mary Hall with the Mt Olive Volunteer Fire Department talked about the event & it being a fundraiser for the fire department. 
November 01, 2021
Smith County Baptist Association
Pastor David Hays is over the Smith County Baptist Association & shared the vision of their association. He also talked about the church he pastors, Union Baptist Church & how they are reaching out into the community.
September 27, 2021
Magee Chamber of Commerce
Doris Adcox with the Magee Chamber talks about all the exciting things in Magee & its growth. We also talk about the Crazy Day Fall Festival in downtown Magee. 
September 20, 2021
Alderman Sue Honea
Alderman Sue Honea joined us to talk about the City of Magee & what she has been up to as our newest Alderman for the City of Magee. We love us some Miss Sue around here & we are proud of her!!! 
September 13, 2021
Simpson County School District
Superintendent Dr. Tori Holloway came back to do a follow up interview in regards to all the changes between in-person learning & virtual. 
September 06, 2021
Simpson County School District
The new Superintendent of Education for Simpson County School District, Dr. Toriano Holloway stopped by the studio to talk about the school year & the changes with the new administration. This is a good update & you can hear Dr. Holloway's heart for our community.
August 23, 2021
Unashamed Recovery Podcast
On this podcast we'll talk about another podcast. :) We talked with Josh & Drew from the Unashamed Recovery Podcast. This is all about sharing stories of how God rescued individuals trapped in the enemy's clutches. Recovery is possible!!! Be encouraged with this Podcast. 
August 16, 2021
Angel Wings outreach (Part II)
Miss Wendy with Angel Wings talks about the ministry & the importance to have these services in our community. They provide services for victims of domestic violence. She also talks about the upcoming Law Enforcement training. The conversation was so good we turned it into a 2 parter. This is part 2 of the conversation.
August 09, 2021
Angel Wings Outreach (Part I)
Miss Wendy with Angel Wings talks about the ministry & the importance to have these services in our community. They provide services for victims of domestic violence. She also talks about the upcoming Law Enforcement training. The conversation was so good we turned it into a 2 parter. This is part 1 of the conversation. 
August 02, 2021
New Life Christian Academy
Pastor Gary Phillips with New Life Fellowship stopped by & we talked a lot about New Life Christian Academy, their private Christian school. This is a great option for your kids to get a Christ-centered education. Listen for the details & be encouraged. 
July 26, 2021
Magee Mayor Dale Berry
Mayor Berry stopped by for a quick update on what's going on with the City of Magee. They are looking to fill the position of Police Chief but they also have 4 openings with the City as well. Check out all the details by listening. 
July 26, 2021
Magee High School Principal
The new principal for Magee High School is excited for the new year & excited about the future of the school. Mr. (or Coach) Bill Broadhead is a great guy & ready to start this new challenge. 
July 19, 2021
MS Watermelon Festival
The Mississippi Watermelon Festival is coming back, Friday & Saturday (July 16-17) at the Mize Park. The Asst. Fire Chief Terresa Stewart joined us on the Podcast to talk about this year's festival & some new stuff coming. The MS Watermelon Festival is a fundraiser for the Mize Volunteer Fire Department. 
July 12, 2021
Pastor John Lockett
Pastor John Lockett from BridgePointe Church joins Jack to talk about the transition of the church. It has been a tough year or so but they will transition into better days & serve the community of Magee. 
July 05, 2021
Magee General Hospital
Jennifer Stephen stopped by the studio to update us with the latest at Magee General Hospital. BTW, MGH recently won Business of the Year at the recent Magee Chamber Banquet. 
June 28, 2021
Life-Line Recovery Group
Eddie Poole talks about the Life-Line Recovery Group at Overflow Church. 
June 21, 2021
Church Alive VBS
Rebekah Carlton is one of the Kids leaders & she talked about the upcoming VBS coming to Church Alive that will partially be in the community. Find more info on the events page at RENEW 96.9.
June 14, 2021
Dr. Rita Redd
She talks about their new clinic in Magee & offering COVID-19 vaccines. 
June 07, 2021
Mize Mayor Joe Hancock
Mayor Hancock talks about the upcoming election & a ballot issue that is needed. Check out the conversation!!!
May 31, 2021
OFC Kids Sports Camp
Matt Temple & Patrick Sanders talk about the upcoming Sports Camp for the community. It's set for June 7-10 from 6-8pm. To register CLICK HERE.
May 24, 2021
The Rock Church | Taylorsville
Pastor Mark Brady with The Rock Church in Taylorsville talks about their church & the outreach they are doing in the community. 
May 03, 2021
Magee Alderman Matthew Hickman
Alderman Matthew Hickman is running for reelection for Ward 2 & we talked about the low voter turnout during the last election. With that in mind, the runoff election is Tuesday, April 27th. Polls open from 7am-7pm. 
April 26, 2021
Voice of Hope Recovery
Voice of Hope Recovery Center for men in Raleigh is helping restore families and individuals dealing with addiction. The Director, Jon Layton, talks about the process. 
April 26, 2021
Beauty from Ashes
The Director, Brittany Layton, shares about Beauty from Ashes Recovery Center for Women in Magee. 
April 19, 2021
Mendenhall Ministries
Dr. Scottye Holloway visits with Renew 96.9 to share about Mendenhall Ministries. They are impacting our community & helping to pull people out of poverty. They offer so many sure to check out this podcast to learn more. 
April 12, 2021
Wolf Pond Sanctuary
Jerri Bennett with Wolf Pond Sanctuary talks about their facility & the need for spay & neuter. 
April 05, 2021
The Voice of Goodwill
Bro. Ray Magee is the host of The Voice of Goodwill that airs on Channel 3 in Jackson every Sunday morning at 5:30am. 
March 29, 2021
Magee Mayor Dale Berry
Mayor Dale Berry talks about the upcoming city elections & gives an update about Magee.
March 22, 2021
The Mayor of Mize, MS
Mayor Joe Hancock talks about Mize & the upcoming municipal elections. A small town with big ambitions. :) 
March 15, 2021
Sue Honea talks Magee
Sue Honea is with MageeNews & she's also running for Alderman at Large in Magee. 
March 08, 2021
Chris McClarney Coming to Magee
Chris McClarney was interview on Renew 96.9 back when he was supposed to come in November of 2020. That show didn't happen but it was rescheduled & he'll be here on Sunday, March 7th. Go to RENEW969 for all the details. Jack did this interview back in October 2020. 
February 20, 2021
Introducing The Renew Podcast
Welcome to The Renew Podcast. Our goal is to keep you in touch with Magee and our community with local issues that you care about. Stay tuned for more episodes in coming weeks!!!
February 09, 2021