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Farmer's sweet addition
Kevin Deal, partner now cooking up pralines
Wes Oglesby, left, and Alicia Ellerbee package up pralines for Deep South Concessions. The family business set up operations for the holidays after converting office space on Hwy 67 into a production facility.
What appears to be an unlikely partnership may result in some very sweet business success. Local farmer Kevin Deal recently joined forces with event planner and culinary artist Kristy Hickmott to form Deep South Concessions. Founded just a few weeks ago in a building Deal bought as part of a larger land deal on Highway 67 South, the company is producing peanut pralines as fast as the facility will allow.
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