Archive - Aug 7, 2013 - Latest News
Despite a heated warning from Ward 6 Alderman Roy Perkins that the city could be setting itself up for a potential tax increase, Starkvilleâ€™s Board of Aldermen passed a resolution setting aside $5 million in general obligation bonds for industrial development.
The measure passed in a 4-2 vote, with only Perkins and Ward 7 Alderman Henry Vaughn opposed. Ward 1 Alderman Ben Carver was absent.
In May, Starkville School District brought parents, teachers, administrators and other stakeholders together to brainstorm ways to brand and market the district.
The Oktibbeha County grand jury indicted Christopher James of Madison this week for charges of DUI and aggravated DUI.
After an extensive search, the Greater Starkville Development Partnership tapped Heath Barret to serve as the new director of membership development for the Chamber of Commerce.
On Friday, patrons will be putting on their boots and buttoning up their best denim to celebrate the second Denim and Diamonds fundraiser hosted by the Friends of the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum. Not only will event-goers enjoy the festivities, but they will also honor the 2013 Legends of Past and Present.
As one door closed, another opened for Erin Ray. Literally. On July 20, Ray closed her 2-year-old business Harmonie Boutique, and 10 days later she opened her new boutique, Denim and Lace.
Ray said she had always wanted to open a store on Main Street, and said the timing was perfect.
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