Starkville's 2 percent food and beverage tax returns improved in March, a sign the city's first Restaurant Week helped stimulate the local economy, organizers said.
Capella Healthcare Vice President for Acquisitions Doug Johnson confirmed Friday the for-profit group is exploring a 50-year lease agreement for Starkville's OCH Regional Medical Center.
Surveillance footage shows similarities with two Starkville robberies this week, but investigators are not yet sure if the incidents are related, Starkville Police Chief David Lindley said.
A New York higher education administrator and faculty member is Mississippi State's new engineering dean.
The Tennessee Valley Authority will pull the plug on Starkville's power supply early Sunday while workers improve the area's power grid.
Ward 2 alderman candidate Lisa Wynn is formally challenging the Starkville Municipal Democratic Executive Committee's Monday decision to reject at least one affidavit, Wynn's attorney Charles Yoste said Thursday.
The entire seven-member Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure was set Wednesday after officials announced Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors President Orlando Trainer as its final member.
Both Ward 2 alderman candidates Sandra Sistrunk and Lisa Wynn filed campaign finance documents by Tuesday's pre-runoff report deadline.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees named Superintendent Lewis Holloway, school board member Lee Brand and Stennis Center for Public Service Leadership Director Rex Buffington as its three-person delegation to a soon-to-be-formed Starkville-Oktibbeha consolidation study commission.
Volunteers are being sought this week for the culmination of a United Way-coordinated project aimed at encouraging reading and promoting literacy in the community.
Six additional votes were not enough to separate Sandra Sistrunk and her challenger, Lisa Wynn, for the remaining unfilled Starkville alderman seat.
Ward 2 alderman candidates Sandra Sistrunk and Lisa Wynn both agreed to delay the affidavit-certifying process for their election until 9 a.m. Monday.
A Starkville man was ordered to serve 10 days of community service on Thursday for 16 counts of malicious mischief.
Janet Marie Smith, a Mississippi State alumna and architect internationally recognized for her innovative baseball stadium designs, will be the commencement speaker for both of the university's spring graduations May 10 and May 11 in Humphrey Coliseum.
An official from the Mississippi Secretary of State's Office began observing unfinished Ward 2 affidavit processing today at Starkville City Hall.
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