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Close-Up: Amanda Newman


Business owner, graphic designer, illustrator, and dog mom to the cutest basset hound named Larry; Amanda Newman is a force to be reckoned with, and our latest close-up!

1. How long have you lived in Murray?

12 years

2. What is your favorite restaurant in Murray?

You just can't go wrong with Matt B's Pizza!

3. If you had $75 to spend in Murray, how would you spend it?

First, I would get a large coffee from 5th & Main then I would spend a chunk of it at Carey's Boutique, and save the rest to enjoy a glass of wine at Tap 216.

4. What is your favorite Murray memory?

Probably move-in day for my freshman year of college in 2007. I remember driving into town on 641 with my car loaded down with as much as I could squeeze in to fill my dorm room, and seeing the Murray skyline slowly unveiling on the horizon. It was such a special moment full of hope and endless possibilities of what that new chapter in life could have in store.

5. Describe Murray in three words to someone who has never visited.

Charming, Fun, Quaint