The Greater Starkville Development Partnership held its annual awards banquet Thursday night and honored nearly a dozen citizens and businesses for their contributions to the community.
In a time when companies across the country are struggling to survive, a handful of new businesses in Starkville are thriving, thanks in part to the city's collective taste for sweets.
Starkville's Junior Auxiliary group recently completed yet another improvement project at a city park.
Starkville police are searching for a man who robbed a McDonald's Wednesday morning on Highway 12.
A Starkville man was arrested over the weekend with approximately 22 grams of crack cocaine.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday night took another step toward upgrading the city's Information Technology Department.
The march began on Dr. D.L. Conner Drive, just north of Highway 182. There were preachers and politicians, elementary school students and sorority sisters.
Since members of the former Oktibbeha County chapter of the American Red Cross started a new non-profit emergency response organization last year, the group has worked out of the living room of former Red Cross Director Becky Wilkes.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen held its annual planning retreat this weekend and set several new goals for the coming year.
STURGIS -- For the last few years, crowds at the Sturgis South Motorcycle Rally in southwestern Oktibbeha County have decreased steadily.
Area school children may have gotten an unexpected break due to snow and ice this year, but they'll have to make them up. And area districts already are deciding where to add the extra days.
A man convicted of killing four people in the early 1990s attacked Oktibbeha County Sheriff Dolph Bryan and a jailer Wednesday in the Oktibbeha County Courthouse annex.
Eleven years ago, Minnie Fox fixed a big, wholesome meal for deputies and other employees of the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office. Fast forward to 2011. Fox's annual birthday feast has outgrown the Sheriff's Office, and about 100 people typically show up.
The recent shooting of a congresswoman and 19 others at a supermarket in Arizona has caused local politicians and law enforcement officials to look at ways to improve security for the Golden Triangle's elected leaders.
Starkville volunteers will be serving at two non-profit organizations, the Palmer Home Thrift Store and Oktibbeha-Starkville Emergency Response Volunteer Services this Jan. 17, Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Nearly a half dozen Oktibbeha County residents have qualified this week for the county elections set to take place later this year.
The Starkville planning and zoning commission Tuesday approved the conditional use request of a developer who wants to build condominiums in a portion of the former Borden milk plant.
Despite the chilly weather, voters turned out Tuesday, sending transportation commissioner candidates Mike Tagert and John Caldwell Sr. to a runoff election. While Caldwell was the top vote-getter, Tagert, of Starkville, won the vast majority of votes in the Golden Triangle.
Tabor Construction and Development has spent more than a year renovating the former Borden milk plant at the corner of Montgomery and Lampkin Streets for restaurant, retail and storage space. Now, the Starkville-based company is hoping to add condominiums to the massive, two-story structure.
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