Starkville aldermen approved a free donation of Louisville Street office space and a new Synergetics lease Tuesday after three aldermen originally blocking the Lynn Spruill-owned donation left the meeting early.
Starkville aldermen approved a bond intent notice Tuesday, which will secure funding to construct the county's newest industrial park.
Starkville is likely to pursue grants and other outside funding sources to help improve Highway 182's infrastructure after many participants of recent redevelopment meetings said the corridor's lack of bike lanes and suffering aesthetics are the corridor's main weaknesses.
Aldermen are set expand Starkville Police Department's presence at Synergetics with a $950 monthly lease for two office spaces.
The Mississippi Main Street Association recognized the Starkville Main Street Association, developer Mark Castleberry and architect Briar Jones for their respective impacts on the community last week.
Oktibbeha County Circuit Clerk Glenn Hamilton was arrested late Thursday night on suspicion of trespassing and possession of methamphetamine, according to Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott.
The Starkville-Mississippi State University Area Rapid Transit (SMART) system could soon add a line linking local residents enrolled in East Mississippi Community College workforce training programs to the junior college's Mayhew campus, said Jeremiah Dumas, MSU's director of parking, transit and sustainability.
Dak Prescott's trial has been set for July 20, his lawyer Jay Perry said.
A Brooksville man wanted on numerous charges, including escaping from the back of a Starkville Police Department cruiser, turned himself in to authorities without incident Thursday.
Three people, including two teenagers, died after a van veered off Highway 12 and hit a tree in Oktibbeha County Thursday night.
Residents will soon be able to easily walk or bike from the McKee Park area to Mississippi State University now that a joint effort has been awarded an $800,000 grant.
April was an unprecedented month for Starkville's restaurants and bars as a perfect storm of events helped the city reach a record amount of food and beverage tax receipts.
Mississippi State University student and Starkville resident Emily Turner pauses at a candle light vigil held on the Drill Field on campus Monday evening to honor the victims of the recent shooting in Orlando.
First United Methodist Church of Starkville welcomed community members of all faiths Tuesday at 6 p.m. to support the victims and victims' families of Sunday's Orlando shooting.
The Starkville Police Department is looking for a Brooksville man who escaped from the back of a patrol car after a Saturday traffic stop.
For four hours Saturday, a group of Mississippi high school students became business owners.
More than half of Starkville's eight public parks are in poor condition and only Fire Station Park, which serves as home to the Greater Starkville Development Partnership-managed Starkville Community Market, received an excellent designation, according to an assessment produced by Dalhoff Thomas Design Studio.
Jeffery Simmons was expected back in Macon Municipal Court today, but his lawyer, Jay Perry of Starkville, said Monday his case is expected to be continued for a second time.
A Starkville man was charged with possession of a stolen firearm after a traffic stop Sunday.
Oktibbeha County will soon have its first development guidelines and a permitting process for new construction this summer unless supervisors have a drastic change of heart in the next month.
1. Hollywood comes to Columbus COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Prescott to face trial for DUI STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. CMSD commits Lee property for redevelopment COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Busted: Lowndes narcotics agents stay on top of drug crimes COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY