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Small Town Podcast

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Ocilla, GA Mayor Matt Seale talks to other small town officials, discussing their stories and the stories of their small towns. Through these candid conversations, we hear about the joys and struggles of small town living. And of course, we hear about the hilarious things that only happen in a small town.

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Ocilla, GA Mayor Matt Seale talks to other small town officials, discussing their stories and the stories of their small towns. Through these candid conversations, we hear about the joys and struggles of small town living. And of course, we hear about the hilarious things that only happen in a small town.

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37 Ratings
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iTunes Ratings

37 Ratings
Average Ratings
32
3
0
1
1
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Small Town Podcast

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Ocilla, GA Mayor Matt Seale talks to other small town officials, discussing their stories and the stories of their small towns. Through these candid conversations, we hear about the joys and struggles of small town living. And of course, we hear about the hilarious things that only happen in a small town.

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Rank #1: 2: Episode 2: Lace Futch - City of Willacoochee - Part 2

Feb 19 2018
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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast Host Matt Seale continues his conversation with Lace Futch, Willacoochee, GA's former Mayor. The two discuss the impressive job creation in Willacooche, the joys and struggles that many rural communities share today, as well more small town adventures. For more info, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com

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Rank #2: 8: Episode 8: Candidates for Georgia Governor Part 1 - Workshop Episode

Apr 23 2018
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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast host Matt Seale interviews 5 of the 10 candidates for Georgia Governor and asks them what they plan to do for small towns in the rural parts of the state. This is Part 1 of a 2-part series. For more information, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com

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Rank #3: 9: Episode 9: Candidates for Georgia Governor Part 2 - Workshop Episode

Apr 30 2018
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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast host Matt Seale interviews the remaining candidates for Georgia Governor and asks them what they plan to do for small towns in the rural parts of the state. This is Part 2 of a 2-part series. For more information, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com

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Rank #4: 16: Episode 16: Mayor Ames Barnett - City of Washington (Georgia)

Jul 30 2018
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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast host Matt Seale travels to the small town of Washington, GA to talk with Mayor Ames Barnett. The 2 discuss Mayor Barnett’s decision to come home to Washington when he could have gone anywhere and how he views the responsibilities of local government officials.  For more information, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com.

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Rank #5: 15: Episode 15: Mayor Clarence Lee “Mutt” Rhodes - City of Siloam

Jul 16 2018
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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast host Matt Seale travels to the small town of Siloam, GA to talk with former Mayor and current City Councilmember Clarence Lee “Mutt” Rhodes. The 2 reflect on Mayor Rhodes long time in local government in the smallest town profile on the podcast so far. At age 91, Mayor Rhodes has some stories to share, including his trip to New York City to see the World’s Fair at age 12! For more information, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com.

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Rank #6: 14: Episode 14: Runoff Candidates for Georgia Lt Governor - Workshop Episode

Jul 02 2018
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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast host Matt Seale talks with the 2 remaining candidates for the Republican nomination for Georgia Lt Governor, Rep. Geoff Duncan and Senator David Shafer. For more information, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com

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Rank #7: 17: Episode 17: Infrastructure Issues and Solutions - Workshop Episode

Aug 13 2018
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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast host Matt Seale focuses on municipal infrastructure. Whether you’re in a small town or a big city, water, sewer, roads, bridges and broadband are essential for cities of all sizes to live and grow. This episode includes conversations with local government officials, those who lobby at the state and local level, and Mayor Matt talks with special guests GDOT Director of Planning Jay Roberts and GA Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black. For more information, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com

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Rank #8: 3: Episode 3: James Eubanks - Town of Pelham

Mar 05 2018
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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast Host Matt Seale travels to Pelham, GA to talk with Mayor James Eubanks, a young Mayor that started in local government at the age of 25\. The two discuss Mayor Eubanks leaving and coming back home to Pelham, small town rivalry with the next town over, having your own small town city school system, and why Pelham is a place you should visit. For more info, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com.

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Rank #9: 10: Episode 10: Clemontine Washington - Town of Midway

May 21 2018
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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast Host Matt Seale travels to Midway, GA to talk with current Mayor Pro Tem and former Mayor Clemontine Washington, someone Mayor Matt has known for many years (listen to find out how.) The two discuss Dr. Washington's leaving and coming back home to Midway, small town issues like how she has handled communication with public over trees and why City Hall is in currently in the Midway Mall. Listen to find out why Midway is a place you should visit. For more info, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com.

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Rank #10: 19: Episode 19: Agriculture Innovation and the World’s Largest Muscadine Vineyard - Workshop Episode

Sep 10 2018
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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast host Matt Seale continues a conversation with Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black about how big the industry is. He also sits down with Irwin County farmer Gary Paulk to discuss the Paulk Family legacy and how they got into growing muscadines, starting from 5 acres to what is now the largest muscadine vineyard in the world. For more info, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com

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Rank #1: 2: Episode 2: Lace Futch - City of Willacoochee - Part 2

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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast Host Matt Seale continues his conversation with Lace Futch, Willacoochee, GA's former Mayor. The two discuss the impressive job creation in Willacooche, the joys and struggles that many rural communities share today, as well more small town adventures. For more info, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com

Feb 19 2018
44 mins
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Rank #2: 8: Episode 8: Candidates for Georgia Governor Part 1 - Workshop Episode

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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast host Matt Seale interviews 5 of the 10 candidates for Georgia Governor and asks them what they plan to do for small towns in the rural parts of the state. This is Part 1 of a 2-part series. For more information, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com

Apr 23 2018
1 hour 41 mins
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Rank #3: 9: Episode 9: Candidates for Georgia Governor Part 2 - Workshop Episode

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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast host Matt Seale interviews the remaining candidates for Georgia Governor and asks them what they plan to do for small towns in the rural parts of the state. This is Part 2 of a 2-part series. For more information, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com

Apr 30 2018
1 hour 40 mins
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Rank #4: 16: Episode 16: Mayor Ames Barnett - City of Washington (Georgia)

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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast host Matt Seale travels to the small town of Washington, GA to talk with Mayor Ames Barnett. The 2 discuss Mayor Barnett’s decision to come home to Washington when he could have gone anywhere and how he views the responsibilities of local government officials.  For more information, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com.

Jul 30 2018
37 mins
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Rank #5: 15: Episode 15: Mayor Clarence Lee “Mutt” Rhodes - City of Siloam

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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast host Matt Seale travels to the small town of Siloam, GA to talk with former Mayor and current City Councilmember Clarence Lee “Mutt” Rhodes. The 2 reflect on Mayor Rhodes long time in local government in the smallest town profile on the podcast so far. At age 91, Mayor Rhodes has some stories to share, including his trip to New York City to see the World’s Fair at age 12! For more information, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com.

Jul 16 2018
47 mins
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Rank #6: 14: Episode 14: Runoff Candidates for Georgia Lt Governor - Workshop Episode

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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast host Matt Seale talks with the 2 remaining candidates for the Republican nomination for Georgia Lt Governor, Rep. Geoff Duncan and Senator David Shafer. For more information, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com

Jul 02 2018
35 mins
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Rank #7: 17: Episode 17: Infrastructure Issues and Solutions - Workshop Episode

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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast host Matt Seale focuses on municipal infrastructure. Whether you’re in a small town or a big city, water, sewer, roads, bridges and broadband are essential for cities of all sizes to live and grow. This episode includes conversations with local government officials, those who lobby at the state and local level, and Mayor Matt talks with special guests GDOT Director of Planning Jay Roberts and GA Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black. For more information, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com

Aug 13 2018
1 hour 33 mins
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Rank #8: 3: Episode 3: James Eubanks - Town of Pelham

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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast Host Matt Seale travels to Pelham, GA to talk with Mayor James Eubanks, a young Mayor that started in local government at the age of 25\. The two discuss Mayor Eubanks leaving and coming back home to Pelham, small town rivalry with the next town over, having your own small town city school system, and why Pelham is a place you should visit. For more info, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com.

Mar 05 2018
54 mins
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Rank #9: 10: Episode 10: Clemontine Washington - Town of Midway

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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast Host Matt Seale travels to Midway, GA to talk with current Mayor Pro Tem and former Mayor Clemontine Washington, someone Mayor Matt has known for many years (listen to find out how.) The two discuss Dr. Washington's leaving and coming back home to Midway, small town issues like how she has handled communication with public over trees and why City Hall is in currently in the Midway Mall. Listen to find out why Midway is a place you should visit. For more info, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com.

May 21 2018
45 mins
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Rank #10: 19: Episode 19: Agriculture Innovation and the World’s Largest Muscadine Vineyard - Workshop Episode

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Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast host Matt Seale continues a conversation with Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black about how big the industry is. He also sits down with Irwin County farmer Gary Paulk to discuss the Paulk Family legacy and how they got into growing muscadines, starting from 5 acres to what is now the largest muscadine vineyard in the world. For more info, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com

Sep 10 2018
54 mins
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