The process of seeking professional services for the former CottonMill development project has started, and Starkville aldermen will again deliberate over housekeeping measures associated with the venture at their 5:30 p.m. City Hall meeting tonight.
County supervisors stalemated on two votes Monday surrounding a payroll change request for a tax office employee which emerged during closed session.
Former Mississippi State University President Donald Zacharias, 77, died Sunday of complications from multiple sclerosis after an extended illness.
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.
Divisions between Starkville's political ideologies are emerging through how a legal battle over municipal facilities' construction is funded. The City of Starkville spent $44,979.77 to fund litigation costs defending its municipal facilities plan, officials confirmed Monday.
County supervisors could go behind doors for a personnel matter during their 9 a.m. Monday board meeting at the county courthouse.
Starkville Fire Department Training Officer Charles Yarbrough confirmed an electrical short in a lamp's wiring caused a single-unit hotel fire Thursday.
Legal attempts to block the city's construction of a new municipal facility are ongoing, Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman confirmed Thursday.
A proposed public transportation system linking the entire community is on track and should help lower traffic congestion, aid economic development efforts and strengthen the bond between Starkville and Mississippi State University, city and university officials said Wednesday.
Convention and Visitors Bureau officials nominated three local charities - Sally Kate Winters Family Services, Oktibbeha County Humane Society and the Reclaimed Project - to compete for a $5,000 donation during March's inaugural Starkville Restaurant Week.
The Starkville Historic Preservation Commission voted unanimously to submit to city aldermen its previously agreed upon recommendations establishing three historic districts' design guidelines.
Today, Starkville's Historic Preservation Commission could recommend the nomination and adoption of three historic districts and their related design standards to the city board of aldermen. The commission meets 5:30 p.m. today in the City Hall Courtroom.
Last week, county supervisors picked local architectural firm Thomas S. Jones and Associates to manage almost $300,000 worth of renovations to the Oktibbeha County Courthouse.
If no other candidates qualify for Starkville's municipal elections, the full makeup of the incoming board of aldermen would be decided by the city's May 7 primary. The deadline for candidate qualification is 5 p.m. March 8.
Three Starkville public school groups co-signed a letter last week opposing a state House bill calling for the consolidation of Starkville School District and Oktibbeha County School District.
Although House Bill 716 rapidly passed through the State House Education Committee and the full chamber, Mississippi Senators say they will take time to study the bill and address numerous questions surrounding potential school consolidation.
A Thursday morning structure fire was quickly contained by Oktibbeha County volunteer firefighters, County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said.
Committed, caring and community minded -- that's how Starkville School District stakeholders said they want to define the essence of their school system during a strategic planning session Thursday at Hilton Garden Inn.
Starkville aldermen cleared the way Tuesday for demolition projects associated with dilapidated structures and issued three extensions to property owners looking to rehabilitate their properties.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen hired former Tuscaloosa, Ala. economic developer William L. "Bill" Snowden Tuesday to serve as the city's first director of community development.
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