Starkville set a fourth straight yearly record in sales tax returns last year.
Assistant Starkville School District superintendent Toriano Holloway will serve as Starkville High School's interim leader for the rest of the academic year as the district begins its search to replace outgoing Principal Keith Fennell.
The 10-year school board career of Starkville School District Board of Trustees President Eddie Myles came to an end when aldermen, led by Ward 2 representative Lisa Wynn, killed his attempt at a third term and appointed Juliette Weaver-Reese to his expiring seat.
Starkville's South Montgomery neighborhood became one of three Mississippi communities to qualify for C Spire's high-speed, residential Internet program Monday.
The candidate pool for Oktibbeha County's vacant county administrator position narrowed Monday but not by supervisors' doing.
Starkville School District Board of Trustees President Eddie Myles will submit his letter of intent to again serve on the city school board today and is expected to plead his case for reappointment to aldermen Tuesday.
Supervisors will continue their search for a new county administrator Monday by interviewing five finalists but it is unknown if the board will either make a selection or continue narrowing the field.
Starkville School District Board of Trustees President Eddie Myles says he wants to continue serving on the city's school board despite missing a deadline to submit his letter of intent to aldermen.
Starkville High School Principal Keith Fennell will leave his position for a job as Jackson State University's director of student academic services, school officials announced Thursday Fennell's last day as SHS leader is Feb. 28.
One area lawmaker says he will fight for an amendment naming Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway the county school system's conservator a year ahead of schedule after lawmakers passed two bill substitutes Thursday that stripped out the provision from original legislation.
A bill authorizing Starkville's 2 percent food and beverage tax renewal is not expected this legislative term, local and state representatives confirmed this week.
Two Oktibbeha County representatives say they favor the original language of local school consolidation bills that called upon Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway to lead the county school district in July.
The Mississippi House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that, if approved by the Senate and signed by Gov. Phil Bryant, would honor Donald Zacharias by naming a portion of Hwy. 25 after the long-serving Mississippi State University president.
A major cocaine ring based out of Oktibbeha County has been dismantled, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. The investigation, called Operation Queen Bee, focused on a group of Starkville-based cocaine distributors who provided narcotics to the northern half of the state.
Ridership of the Starkville-Mississippi State University Area Rapid Transit program is increasing as more residents become aware of the bus transit system, the university reported Friday.
The Mississippi Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a Mississippi State University student who was convicted of having a firearm on campus.
District 3 Supervisor Marvel Howard informally handed off short- and long-term Unity Park planning responsibilities to a new group of concerned citizens Monday.
The annual Rotary Classic Rodeo, a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association event, is coming to the Mississippi Horse Park today and Saturday, Feb. 7-8.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is primed to take a more hands-on approach to public policy as the organization will develop a taskforce to compile local issues and lobby pro-business ideals that the organization will promote and advocate to city, county and state lawmakers.
Starkville aldermen on Tuesday unanimously promoted Deputy City Clerk Lesa Hardin to the department's lead position.
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