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Board chooses Adams as director of finance

July 17, 2012


The Starkville Board of Aldermen unanimously approved to hire Taylor Adams as the city’s new director of finance at its meeting Tuesday night.

Adams’ first day on the job will be Aug. 1. His salary will be $73,500.

MSU Foundation year breaks record with $86M in gifts

July 17, 2012


Mississippi State University officials reported Tuesday that the MSU Foundation raised $86.4 million during the 2012 fiscal year, breaking the previous year’s record of $80.3 million by more than $6 million.

Miss. DYW event begins Thursday

July 17, 2012


Competition for the title of Mississippi’s Distinguished Young Woman 2013 begins Thursday, with local resident Holly Travis representing Starkville.

SFD teaches safety, skills at Youth Fire Academy

July 17, 2012


Though school is still out for summer, more than three dozen local children are in session for a different kind of class.

UPDATE: Gunman in custody in Ala. bar shooting

July 17, 2012

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A gunman who fired into a crowded downtown bar near the University of Alabama campus and wounded nearly a dozen people was taken into custody Tuesday, police said.

Sgt. Brent Blakely would not release any details about how the man was apprehended, but said police planned a 1 p.m CDT news conference.

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