APRIL 8, 2019
FEATURE: EDD AKERS
In April 2019, Branson Missouri elected a new Mayor. In this interview, we get to know Mayor Edd Akers. We discuss the future of Branson, the importance of our live shows, new attractions, and community members working together to insure a prosperous future.
Edd was delivered in the back of the family store by a doctor that arrived by horseback.
His feelings about the number of shows in Branson.
How he briefly ran Silver Dollar City.
Just who that strange man, sitting in a lawn chair with minnows nipping at his legs in the creek, actually is.
Enjoy this fun interview with Mayor Edd Akers.
Edd Akers was born in Stone County and moved to Branson at age 4. Akers has served on a variety of boards in the community, including serving as president of Branson School Board, chairman of Cox Medical Center Branson, chairman of Taney County Planning & Zoning, chair of Taney County Board of Adjustment, and chairman of Branson/Lakes Area Tourism Community Enhancement District among others.
HOST CHRISTOPHER JAMES
Christopher James, Branson's Male Entertainer of the Year, hosts All Things Branson, has a daily show in Branson Missouri and was named the Emcee of the Year, Magician of the Year, Comedian of theYear, Most Creative Performer, Top 5 Club Act of the Year, and Best Stage Act of the Year by the Magician's Alliance, Campus Activities Magazine, and Branson Show Awards.
ALL THINGS BRANSON
Branson Talk is part of the All Things Branson online network. We are dedicated to sharing news, human interest, art, entertainment and business news fromBranson, MO. We present an honest look at Branson from the perspective of local residents from various walks of life. We give a voice to those that can’t afford the high price of advertising in a tourist community.