Archive - Jan 28, 2014
A grassroots effort to preregister more Starkville residents for C Spireâ€™s Fiber to the Home program seems to be making some headway in targeted neighborhoods.
Volunteer teams have started going door-to-door recruiting residents to preregister for the C Spire program â€” which is offering ultra high-speed fiber Internet, along with cable television and landline telephone services.
Mississippi State University Assistant Professor of Communication Skye Cooley has left to Russia to take part, in his own way, in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
Cooley wonâ€™t be taking to the ice for a figure skating routine or racing down a luge course, but he will have his hands full working in media and research capacities.
Greater Starkville Development Partnership CEO Jennifer Gregory presented a new strategic plan with six goals at the Partnershipâ€™s annual banquet Monday at the Hunter Henry Center.
Gregory said it was the first time in five years that GSDP had developed a strategic plan. She said the plan was timed to coincide with the completion of strategic plans for Starkville and Oktibbeha County.
Former U.S. Senator from Mississippi John C. Stennis may be gone, but his legacy lives on through the crew and service of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier that carries his name.
Thatâ€™s what Capt. Michael Wettlaufer, commanding officer of the USS John C. Stennis, told a packed house at the Starkville Rotary Club on Monday afternoon.