Archive - Aug 7, 2012 - Latest News
By NATHAN GREGORY
The Starkville Board of Aldermen unanimously approved to adopt Golden Triangle Planning and Development Districtâ€™s revised redistricting plan at its meeting Tuesday.
By STEVEN NALLEY
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to remove the System to Enhance Educational Performance screening program, cutting three of the annual evaluations for students in kindergarten through second grade.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Mississippi State University announced Tuesday that its College of Business has received a $650,000 grant from the federal Economic Development Administration, which it will use to leverage a previously announced $1,065,000 EDA grant to aid rural economic development in 61 Mississippi counties, including Oktibbeha County.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider adopting a new redistricting plan tonight at its meeting.
Two public hearings have been held on various plans drafted by Golden Triangle Planning and Development District, which was picked earlier this year to spearhead the process.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors heard from Road Manager Victor Collins at its meeting Monday regarding his staffâ€™s progress on road improvements.
It has been 12 years since Mississippi State University last played host to alumni association representatives from its fellow Southeastern Conference schools.
Sitel Corp. Vice President of Global Product Management Andrew Kokes has confirmed that 58 employees in the companyâ€™s Starkville-based call center will be laid off in September.
Sitel, a business process outsourcing provider based out of Nashville, Tenn., currently has nearly 500 call center employees in Starkville.
The Oktibbeha County School District Board voted Monday to reject the only lease proposal for the Oktibbeha County Lake it received before the July 31 deadline because the proposal did not meet the lakeâ€™s appraised value.