While much of the talk Tuesday night at the Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting focused on the city's potential move from bags to bins for garbage collection, the board also approved a conditional use request and plat for Florida Care Properties to construct an 8,500-square-foot building at the corner of North Montgomery Street and Womack Road.
In Switzerland, 12th-graders write essays analyzing John Fitzgerald Kennedy's proclamation that led to the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Starkville Police Department Wednesday released its arrest blotter for the past two weeks.
A lawsuit filed in New York Supreme Court accuses the directors of Cadence Bank of misleading shareholders for personal profit.
Area voters didn't let the inclement weather keep them from the polls Tuesday. Lowndes County voting precincts reported steady traffic throughout the day, despite periods of rainfall.
In hotly contested races, Circuit Court Judge Jim Kitchens was re-elected Tuesday and Lee S. Coleman and Nebra Porter now face each other in a run-off election for a new judge position.
A Columbus man and a Hamilton woman have been charged with an October carjacking in the Piggly Wiggly parking lot on Highway 12 in Starkville.
In a move which could save the city nearly $600,000 over the next 10 years, the Starkville Board of Aldermen is considering a change in garbage collection methods from bags to bins.
School officials heard an argument Tuesday night for a new school schedule that has students studying year-round with short breaks between quarters.
School officials found themselves in the enviable position Tuesday night of needing to decide how to spend $3.6 million that remains after major construction from the 2008 bond issue is finished.
JACKSON -- Mississippi is sending two new representatives to Congress in January, and both pledge to try to overturn major parts of President Barack Obama's agenda, including a health overhaul that became law earlier this year.
JACKSON -- Voting was expected to be brisk today in two of Mississippi's four congressional races, with Democratic incumbents facing tough challenges from Republican state lawmakers. Polls are open statewide from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors is considering a new method to improve the county's vast network of unpaved roads: an enzyme.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a request by Florida Care Properties to build a new 8,500-square-foot building at the corner of North Montgomery Street and Womack Road.
A suspected burglar was captured Thursday after fleeing from police and launching an hours-long manhunt in the woods off Harris Road.
Mississippi's jobs picture remained largely stagnant in September with the start of the school year giving the only real boost to non-farm employment, the state labor department reported this week.
With chilly temperatures expected over the next week, Columbus officials are once again stressing the need of winter safety.
A lawsuit filed to stop the implementation of a dress code in Starkville schools beginning this fall has been dismissed.
A Mississippi State University political expert is predicting a win for Republican challenger Alan Nunnelee in the 1st Congressional District, since incumbent Democrat Travis Childers no longer has the luxury of running alongside a popular presidential candidate.
Starkville's citizen-led municipal complex committee began discussions Wednesday on what direction the city should take to upgrade its police facilities, City Hall and Municipal Court.
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