Film office chief lauds Pike County

By The Associated Press

McCOMB, Miss. (AP) — Many movies filmed in Mississippi in recent years have used Natchez, Jackson and the Delta counties for locations.

But the director of the Mississippi Film Office tells the Enterprise-Journal that Pike County is appealing.

McComb is “a good small town,” Ward Emling said in a recent visit. “It’s got a consistency to it. You haven’t let your downtown get all boarded up.”

He also called Felders Campground, with two rows of cabins surrounding a covered tabernacle, “one of the coolest locations I’ve ever seen in Mississippi.”

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