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August 14th, 2014
Cars are coming back to the former site of Templeton Motors on Highway 12 next to the National Guard Armory.
Barnes Crossing Auto Sales and Service of Starkville will hold its grand opening at that location today, selling used cars and renovating the site as part of the company's expansion from Tupelo.
The Starkville Community Market will close what officials are calling a successful summer season this Saturday, but the Mid-Week Market introduced this year will continue to run on Tuesdays through October.
Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway reported at the SSD Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday that he was hopeful that repairs on Starkvillle High Schoolâ€™s football field would finish in time for the football seasonâ€™s start Aug. 22.
More than 330 Mississippi State University students will become well acquainted with the Mississippi summer heat as the Famous Maroon Band spends the week preparing for the fall football season.
Cory Gallo is working to change Starkvilleâ€™s landscape and, in the process, earning national recognition for the community.
Oktibbeha County School District approved issuing a 3-mil note on Thursday to raise $2.5 million to repair and renovate of its two elementary schools.
OCSD Conservator Margie Pulley approved the measure at a special called meeting at noon at the districtâ€™s central office on Main Street.
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The city of Starkville passed amendments to its landscape ordinance Tuesday that city officials say will better accommodate business and development needs in Starkville.
David and Sukie Mollender purchased historic Hotel Chester in downtown Starkville in 2000 with the hopes of preserving and highlighting the buildingâ€™s history while running an efficient business.
Starkville Electric crews and their contractor counterparts have stayed visibly downtown since Monday as the department begins installing upgrades to a portion of its downtown presence.
The Mississippi State University Student Association (MSUSA) is replacing its weekend nighttime bus routes between campus and Starkville nightlife hotspots with a free taxi service called â€śCowbell Cabs,â€ť reallocating funds from the cityâ€™s 2-percent restaurant sales tax.