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Gov. Bryant signs consolidation bill

April 26, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Gov. Phil Bryant has signed legislation that will consolidate the Starkville School District and the Oktibbeha County School District by July 1, 2015.

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Local Samaritan Club hosts annual banquet

April 26, 2013

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Samaritan Club met Thursday night at Harvey’s restaurant to donate money raised during the year to local charities and outreach organizations.

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Aldermen OK rezone for corporate housing

April 26, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Board of Aldermen approved a rezoning request for a corporate housing complex at the Thad Cochran Research Park at its recess meeting Friday after extensive discussion of conditions, ultimately limiting the land use to multi-family residential use.

Forum draws incomplete participation

April 26, 2013

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com

Candidates in the approaching alderman elections will have a chance to present their message directly to the people of Starkville in an alderman forum on Monday night.

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Gibbs-Turner Economic Development Act passes into law

April 26, 2013

House Bill One, which has been named the Gibbs-Turner Economic Development Act has passed both houses in the legislature, and it is now law.
Angela Turner spoke to the Senate body before the vote today, endorsing the bill.
"As you know, Clay County has taken a hit," Turner said. "We are excited about the project coming to town."
Turner says that this has been a team effort.

MDA: Legislation is a dealmaker

April 26, 2013

Mississippi Development Authority Executive Director Brent Christensen spoke to the Senate Finance Committee moments ago regarding details on the Yokohama Tire Corporation plant that is set to land in Clay County.

BREAKING: Yokohama Tires set to produce in West Point

April 26, 2013

Sources with knowledge of a proposed industrial project in West Point have confirmed that Yokohama Rubber Company, a tire manufacturer from Japan, has chosen Clay County as a project site.
This morning, state legislators are filing into the Capitol Building in Jackson to vote on an incentives package so that the project may move forward.

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