Nine candidates applied for Starkville's vacant community developer job, one of the last high-tier positions the city has left to fill, Personnel Director Randy Boyd confirmed.
Oktibbeha County supervisors are expected to turn their attention toward updating the county's four-year road plan this spring once concluding their search for a new administrator. County Road Manager Victor Collins said the update could come as early as April. The board is scheduled to meet 5:30 p.m. Monday at the chancery courthouse to address the administrator search and hold a public hearing on the county's comprehensive planning efforts.
House lawmakers passed an amended form of SB 2818, the Senate's Starkville-Oktibbeha County school merger bill, a day after the Senate unanimously passed its own strike-all amendment to the House's legislation.
Local and state investigators are looking into suspicious county fires after two recent blazes damaged abandoned structures, Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said.
State senators passed an amended version of HB 833, one piece of Starkville-Oktibbeha County school consolidation legislation working its way through the Legislature, Tuesday that explicitly outlines Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley's influence in 2015's state-mandated merger.
Starkville's Timbercove/College Station/Polos "fiberhood" became the city's second area to qualify for C Spire's high-speed, fiber Internet service, the company announced Monday.
One man was killed and another was arrested after a Friday shooting at University Hills Mobile Home Park.
Mississippi State University formally named Swalm School of Chemical Engineering Director Jason Keith as the Bagley College of Engineering's dean Thursday.
Starkville Police Department charged 24-year-old Justin Yhonquea with two counts of auto burglary after he led officers on a brief foot chase Wednesday.
A Houston mother and daughter were arrested during a routine traffic stop in Starkville Thursday on multiple drug-related charges.
A highway designation honoring former Mississippi State University President Donald Zacharias took another step toward fruition Thursday after the Senate passed an amended bill that will rename a portion of Miss. Highway 25 after the late university leader.
Today, Starkville's Timber Cove/College Station/Polos neighborhood could become the city's second area eligible for C Spire's upcoming high-speed, residential Internet service.
A conference committee is needed to work out the differences in two Starkville-Oktibbeha County school merger bills after the House struck the Senate's school consolidation bill Tuesday and replaced it with its own language.
Starkville Municipal Court recorded a significant decrease in the number of misdemeanor, felony and traffic citation cases handled by the system in 2013.
AdCare Healthcare Regional Vice President John Thomas became the second candidate to pull out of the Oktibbeha County administrator search when he voluntarily removed his name from the running Monday.
William Bost, who directed the Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service for nearly two decades, has died at age 90.
The Starkville Police Department will formally open its first police substation at 2 p.m. today at 151 Alfred Perkins St.
The Senate Education Committee struck the House's Starkville-Oktibbeha school merger bill, HB 833, Thursday, replacing it with its own language reiterating Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley's guidance in 2015's state-mandated unification.
State senators specifically allocated almost $85 million in bonds to Mississippi's public universities and junior colleges Wednesday with legislation that, if signed into law, will fund renovations to Mississippi State University's and Mississippi University for Women's libraries.
A Gun Dog Supply employee and his associate are both free on bond after the duo was arrested in connection to an alleged theft at the business.
1. CAFB pilots released from hospital after crash COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Three finalists announced for CMSD superintendent spot COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Five arrested in suspected fraud operation COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Ex-Columbus-Lowndes Airport manager arrested for embezzlement COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Columbus man to spend 35 years in MDOC for 2015 club shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY