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Mayor offers State of State response

January 23, 2014

Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman became the first mayor in Mississippi history to respond to a governor’s State of the State address, according to the Mississippi Democratic Trust.

The trust’s director, Brandon Jones, said he thought Wiseman “knocked it out of the park.”

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Equality resolution draws praise, concern

January 23, 2014

An equality resolution Starkville’s Board of Aldermen unanimously approved on its consent agenda on Tuesday has been called everything from controversial to a victory for gay rights groups.

Starkville Chief Administrative Officer Taylor Adams simply calls it practical.

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Sturgis Rally returning - City, Rally board negotiate terms

January 23, 2014

The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Board has confirmed plans to bring its rally back to Sturgis Aug. 15-17 at Dianne Jackson Memorial Park after a three-year hiatus, with plans to sign a finalized contract with the town Feb. 4.

GSDP banquet sold-out again

January 23, 2014

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership will hold its annual banquet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday at Mississippi State University’s Hunter Henry Center. Tickets for the event are sold out for the third year in a row, leaving a waiting list despite GSDP efforts to accommodate the growing numbers.

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