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August 13th, 2014

Maroon Band preps for season - Week of camp sets tone for new year

August 13, 2014

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.

August 11th

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Gallo helps shape state landscape

August 11, 2014

Cory Gallo is working to change Starkville’s landscape and, in the process, earning national recognition for the community.

August 8th

OCSD to issue 3-mil. bond

August 8, 2014

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 district’s central office on Main Street.

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City explains changes to landscaping law

August 8, 2014

The city of Starkville passed amendments to its landscape ordinance Tuesday that city officials say will better accommodate business and development needs in Starkville.

Made for TV - Hotel Chester to be featured on FOX Monday

August 8, 2014

David and Sukie Mollender purchased historic Hotel Chester in downtown Starkville in 2000 with the hopes of preserving and highlighting the building’s history while running an efficient business.

SED improves infrastructure for power service downtown

August 8, 2014

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.

August 7th

City funding taxi rides from bars - $23K in sales tax revenue will help MSU students get home safely

August 7, 2014

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 “Cowbell Cabs,” reallocating funds from the city’s 2-percent restaurant sales tax.

Starkville looks to fix damaged road at Sportsplex

August 7, 2014

A solution to repairing road conditions at Starkville Sportsplex may very well be in the Mississippi Legislature’s hands.

New South Weekends to promote local retail

August 7, 2014

When Mississippi State University hosts home football games, more than a few fans of teams on both sides of the gridiron come from out of town to watch the game. And Jennifer Prather, special events and projects coordinator for the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, wants those guests to explore and shop in Starkville not only on Saturdays, but on Fridays and Sundays too.

August 6th

City will fund industrial park - Motion to enter purchase agreement with Cadence fails

August 6, 2014

When Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins walked into Starkville City Hall Tuesday evening, he needed $5 million. After his hour-long presentation to Starkville’s Board of Aldermen, all he needed was a place to sit down and catch his breath.

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