Starkville School District Board of Trustees member Eric Heiselt tendered his letter of resignation with the city late last week, and Starkville aldermen are expected to hold a special-call meeting to fill his seat before Oktibbeha County School District merges with SSD Wednesday.
Mississippi's eventual recognition of marriage equality means additional spouses of city and county workers will be eligible to receive health insurance, officials confirmed Friday.
Golden Triangle Development LINK Chief Operating Officer Joey Deason confirmed his organization is close to landing a 100-job economic development project in Oktibbeha County.
The short-term future of Oktibbeha County School District's administrative home was decided Wednesday as supervisors voted 3-2 to temporarily split the Main Street facility between the upcoming Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District and Oktibbeha County Emergency Management Agency.
Officials say Golden Triangle residents should avoid strenuous outdoor activities today and Thursday as the heat index could reach 105 degrees.
The Starkville Police Department opened its doors and filing cabinets to Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) assessors this week.
Starkville's stormwater hearing committee tabled an ordinance relief request from Dan Moreland Friday, but final approval from the group is unlikely after members said his Louisville Street development is projected to increase water discharge in the area.
Starkville's three-person stormwater hearing board is holding its first ever meeting today to discuss a storage unit project that yielded heated debate between an alderman and its developer Tuesday.
The Starkville Police Department charged a 20-year-old resident with three counts of sexual battery involving a juvenile after receiving a report earlier this month.
Ward 3 resident Bill Daniel says he hasn't heard the wail of his neighborhood's tornado siren in a long time.
Future tax increment financing packages for Starkville developments should see consistent opposition from at least one alderman after Vice Mayor Roy A. Perkins pledged Tuesday to not grant tax waivers for new businesses.
Starkville aldermen could pave the way for infrastructure improvements associated with a $21.9 million, mixed-use development along eastern Highway 12 during today's city meeting.
Two Starkville men were charged last week in connection to a residential burglary in which a firearm was stolen.
Starkville's mayor and seven-person board of aldermen have racked up a combined $60,121 travel bill this term, and the bills of three individual officials -- Mayor Parker Wiseman, Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn and Ward 7 Alderman Henry Vaughn -- each surpassed the $10,000 mark.
Ten of Oktibbeha County's 45 candidates for office missed Wednesday's 5 p.m. deadline for their second campaign finance reports, documents prepared by the circuit clerk's office show.
A video of a fight posted on social media led to the arrests of four adults, Starkville Police Department announced Monday.
Starkville's overall comprehensive planning process should yield a code rewrite that makes building rules easier to follow for small- and large-scale developers, officials said.
A response to numerous U.S. Department of Justice issues with consolidation filed by Starkville School District states identifying and busing students from Sudduth Elementary to a mostly African-American campus could push parents to opt for private school or homeschooling options.
Planner Mike Slaughter, of the Oxford-based Slaughter and Associates, is preparing new subdivision regulations for Oktibbeha County to ensure developers are responsible for any negative impact their projects inflict on area infrastructure in the future.
Starkville's administration appears to have solved what past leaders, numerous studies and failed bond referendums could not in the last two decades: Mayor Parker Wiseman and the board of aldermen are on track to finance renovations that will give the city's police department a permanent home.
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