In a world saturated with "green" appliances and "organic" food choices, sustainability is a word that gets tossed around a lot.
But for many, like Starkville local Will Sanders, sustainability is a lifestyle choice, something ingrained in who they are and what they do.
The year-long celebration of Starkville's 175th birthday will culminate Saturday with a parade down Main Street beginning at 9 a.m.
After nearly 10,500 votes were counted, the Oktibbeha County Humane Society was announced as the winner of Starkville's Restaurant Week at a press conference in front of Cadence Bank Thursday.
Before Steve Wilkinson explained what Tuesday's course was about he had to explain what it wasn't about.
"This is not storm chaser training," Wilkinson told the crowd of about 20 who had gathered at the Atmos Energy Training Center in Columbus for a Storm Spotter Class. "We are just trying to get people to report what they see."
Most people would rather talk about anything else.
But medical experts say no matter how uncomfortable it may be, thinking about death -- and discussing end-of-life wishes with loved ones -- is the only way to ensure your voice is heard, even if you're unconscious.
Renovations are under way at Lion Hills Golf Club, as East Mississippi Community College readies the facilities for an expansion of its Mayhew campus in 2013.
New unemployment data shows the Golden Triangle continuing to lag behind the state's unadjusted unemployment rate of 10.7 percent, but officials with the Mississippi Department of Employment Services say its hard to put a lot of faith in January numbers.
Officials with the Golden Triangle Regional Airport say commercial flights will continue despite the possibility of federal funding for the airports' air traffic control tower being cut.
No spring break plans? No problem.
The Mississippi Modern Homestead Center will host a two-day expo featuring local artisans putting not just their artwork on display, but their techniques as well.
The first time 19-year-old Shamere McKenzie walked into a strip club, she made $300 within five minutes.
She didn't even have to take off her clothes. Just like that, any reservations she had quickly fell away.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees appointed its officers and discussed changes to the amended school consolidation bill at their Thursday night meeting.
The much-delayed development formerly known as CottonMill will soon be given new life now that a committee has been established to oversee the approval of new designs and a new construction manager.
It is an overcast Thursday afternoon, but there are still a few people sitting outside Bin 612 on the fenced-in patio that separates the restaurant from University Drive.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees may not be able to take any action in regards to mandatory consolidation bill, but at their Tuesday night meeting, SSD officials and trustees urged stakeholders to voice their concerns to representatives in Jackson.
In a unanimous decision, the Starkville School District Board of Trustees passed the first reading of recommended changes to its use-of-force policy, giving officers on campus the right to use deadly force, if necessary.
Starkville Ward 2 Alderman Sandra Sistrunk has officially qualified to seek her second term in the 2013 municipal elections.
Sistrunk announced her intent late last week. The Democrat also serves as the city's vice-mayor and on the budget and audit committee.
A 19-year-old Starkville man faces a 25-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to an aggravated DUI charges in connection with an Oktibbeha County car crash that killed one and left five others injured.
A residential fire in Starkville Thursday left one person dead and sent another to the hospital.
Starkville Fire Department Chief Rodger Mann said if it were not for the quick response of SFD firefighters, two lives could have easily been lost.
More than 250 cowboys and cowgirls will descend on the Mississippi Horse Park as it hosts the annual Rotary Classic Rodeo Friday and Saturday.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen got the five votes needed Tuesday night to override Mayor Parker Wiseman's veto of a pay increase for himself and the board.
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