Starkville Main Street Association presents annual awards

 GSDP President and CEO Scott Maynard, GSDP Director of Tourism Jennifer Prather, Starkville Police Chief Frank R. Nichols, Ward 3 Alderman David Little and Ward 4 Alderman Jason Walker at the 2017 Starkville Main Street annual awards ceremony on Thursday. The Starkville Police Department was the winner for Best Historic Rehabilitation Project (submitted)

The Starkville Main Street Association honored several thriving members of the local business community at its annual awards on Thursday at Upstairs at Restaurant Tyler.

The organization meets annually to celebrate organization, design, redevelopment and promotion of the city's Main Street merchants, retailers, business owners and developers in the Main Street District.

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership Director of Tourism Jennifer Prather said the organization looks forward every year to honoring the success of the city's Main Street along with the business and community leaders who make it so vibrant.

"Starkville is on the cusp of so many great things and we look forward to the coming year of development and growth," Prather said.

Winners at the 2017 event included:

Partner of the Year – Mississippi Department of Transportation

Best Adaptive Re-Use Project – Jamison Fry Interiors

Best Historic Rehabilitation Project – City of Starkville-Starkville Police Department

Best Facade Rehabilitation – Cotton Crossing Shopping Center


Best Facade Rehabilitation – Cotton Crossing Shopping Center

Merchant of the Year – The Flower Company

Best Creative Window Display – Aspen Bay