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Creative economy caught on camera

You’ve heard the term “creative economy,” right? Where entrepreneurs with some talent or skill use it to manufacture a unique product or service. I get to see a lot of that producing videos for MBJ-TV. I’ve included a few recent stories below. Just a few creatives growing their small businesses. No economic developers, no lobbyists- just some strong backs that ...

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Small Business Spotlight: Harkins Rocking Chairs & Furniture

Sleeping in sawdust Harkins takes art of furniture building to the days of old The old man was desperate. Tommy Bell had learned carpentry from German immigrants and had built his first rocking chair at the age of 11. By the time he reached his late 70’s, he knew that the Old World trade of furniture-making was fading away and ...

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