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April 26th

Aldermen OK rezone for corporate housing

April 27, 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 27, 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.

April 25th

Board candidate drops out of race

April 26, 2013

Josiah Buckner announced Thursday that he has dropped out of Starkville’s race for Ward 2 alderman, ensuring that all seven city aldermen will be elected in the May 7 primaries.

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MSU students show plans for park at fire station No. 1

April 26, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Mississippi State University’s landscape architecture students got an opportunity to shape the future of one of Starkville’s parks Thursday.
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City to discuss property rezone

April 26, 2013

SDN staff

The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider, during its recess meeting at 4 p.m. today in the City Hall courtroom, a rezoning recommendation that would allow a developer to build multi-family corporate housing at Thad Cochran Research Park.

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SPD makes arrest in local shooting, fight

April 25, 2013

Starkville police arrested the first of what could be many suspects in an alleged shooting incident on Tuesday.

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Local volunteers honored

April 25, 2013

The Starkville Volunteer Center hosted its third annual volunteer awards banquet on Tuesday night for the 2012-13 service year. The organization awarded 18 President's Volunteer Service Awards as well as the organization's own Spirit awards to groups and individuals that met proper qualifications.

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