Starkville aldermen approved a 15-year, $3.25 million-maximum tax increment financing agreement for Golden Triangle developer Mark Castleberry's Mill development Tuesday.
Thousands gathered in the arts, food and culture of Starkville Saturday during the annual Cotton District Arts Festival.
On any given Sunday, Starkville restaurant owners and managers say you can find large crowds gathered at local eateries.
Officials are confident Starkville's economy is still growing despite a slight dip in February sales tax returns.
2013 Cotton District Arts Festival artisan vendors Carl Carbonell and Kate Thomas say the annual festival not only provides them with a great way to showcase their talents to a large, supportive crowd but also allows the two Mississippi State University graduates a sort of homecoming back to the art scene in which they thrived while in college.
Two Golden Triangle school consolidation bills should receive Gov. Phil Bryant's signature by the end of the month, state Rep. Gary Chism, R-Columbus, confirmed Tuesday.
The Starkville Police Department filed charges against two drivers involved in a fatal Jan. 25 car wreck.
Starkville aldermen unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday which makes two standing city boards advisory entities, but Ward 4 Alderman Richard Corey said the same alignment should occur with Starkville Parks Commission to prevent future budgeting issues from occurring.
Supervisors are hopeful that refinancing 2002 OCH Regional Medical Center's revenue bond could save the county more than $1 million over the next decade.
In a world saturated with "green" appliances and "organic" food choices, sustainability is a word that gets tossed around a lot. But for many, like Starkville local Will Sanders, sustainability is a lifestyle choice, something ingrained in who they are and what they do.
Starkville School District's Family Center Programs could see an expansion of its preschool services through the state's recent commitment to early childhood education, program director Joan Butler told school board members Tuesday.
A fire sprinkler system contained and quickly extinguished a single-unit fire at The Pointe at MSU apartment complex Friday, Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said.
Two non-partisan events will bring Starkville municipal candidates off the campaign trail and into the Greensboro Center for issues-based discussions before this year's primary.
Starkville School District could soon revisit its elementary and middle school grading system, district Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Jody Woodrum said Tuesday.
Starkville School District Board Attorney Dolton McAlpin says Department of Justice approval is needed for future consolidation with the county school district even though legislators OK'd the matter on April 3.
A Starkville man died Tuesday afternoon after a fatal motorcycle accident.
Starkville Community Market organizers are preparing to launch the annual community event for the first time under Starkville Main Street Association's control.
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