Starkville's lowest-paid employees will earn at least $10 per hour starting July 2017, and aldermen still must figure out how to financially cover the salary increase.
Starkville on Tuesday joined other Mississippi cities choosing not to fly the state flag above municipal buildings, as aldermen voted 4-3 to lower the flag.
For the second time in two months, Starkville aldermen will discuss setting a minimum $10-per-hour pay raise for city employees and an annual increase for the incoming administration.
OCH Regional Medical Center's tentative Fiscal Year 2015-2016 budget shows officials are more optimistic about the hospital's short-term financial future.
Mississippi State University junior Blake Stacy stumbled upon one of the true passions in his life.
Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn's upcoming resolution to remove the state flag from flying on city property will pass or fail by a razor-thin margin.
The Mississippi Horse Park in Starkville will host the Mississippi Paint Horse Club show Saturday and Sunday.
Engineering and planning firm Neel-Schaffer Inc. will handle an upcoming public infrastructure improvement project associated with DPM Fragrance's $5 million expansion project at Cornerstone Park, supervisors announced Tuesday.
County Engineer Clyde Pritchard told supervisors Tuesday he is in communication with a developer looking to build a new student housing project near Mississippi State University in the eastern portion of the county.
Oktibbeha County supervisors thought they had reached a mutually beneficial arrangement by splitting the usage of its Main Street education building between emergency management and the new Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District until they read newspaper quotes from Superintendent Lewis Holloway saying he would fight for additional space.
Helping Hands in Starkville is collecting box fans to distribute to those in need of some cool air this summer.
Oktibbeha County residents in the Josey Creek area should avoid contact with its waters after an untreated sewage discharge was reported today, according to the state Department of Environmental Quality.
For the second time in less than a year, former Mississippi State football player Justin Cox was arrested and charged with domestic violence.
Starkville may soon join a handful of other Mississippi cities that have opted to stop flying the state flag.
Organizers say more vendors are selling produce and other foods this year at Starkville Community Market's inaugural season at Fire Station Park than before the move.
Starkville officers arrested a Texas woman Monday and charged with molesting a minor.
Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District technology integration specialist Danielle McGee has been invited to attend the global SMART Exemplary Educator Summit.
Efforts to develop a new comprehensive plan for Starkville begin this week as the city is hosting two public meetings.
Mississippi State University's football team wasn't the only group that found success this fall.
A Mathiston man died Friday after the truck he was driving rear ended another vehicle on Highway 82 near Toby Henry Road.
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