East Mississippi Community College representatives were joined by politicians, educators and community leaders at the college’s Golden Triangle campus Wednesday afternoon to send out thanks to local industry.
More than 100 people rallied in front of the Oktibbeha County Courthouse in Starkville to protest the federal government’s economic policies.
STARKVILLE — The city of Starkville will be abuzz this weekend as organizers prepare for Super Bulldog Bash and the Cotton District Arts Festival.
STARKVILLE — Representatives from the Appalachian Regional Commission were in Starkville Tuesday and presented Mississippi State University officials with a $100,000 check to study the Columbus and Greenville Railway line, which has been out of service between West Point and Greenwood since 2001.
STARKVILLE — Residents of Starkville got a glimpse of their future leader Tuesday night as all four candidates in the race for mayor gathered for a public forum at the Hilton Garden Inn.
STARKVILLE — The Starkville Young Professionals will hold their third and final public forum tonight for candidates in the upcoming Starkville municipal election.
Most people say they plan to use this year’s tax refund to pay bills, deciding in this sour economy to be more frugal with their annual windfall.
STARKVILLE — The process is under way to find new principals for the middle and high schools in Starkville as both top positions are open for the coming school year. Superintendent Judy Couey said there have been “quite a lot of applicants” for the positions. She said many apply for both, and applicants bring a wide range of experience.
STARKVILLE — Although the Lynn Lane multi-use path won’t be quite as long as initially planned, members of Starkville in Motion are excited to see the project move forward.
STARKVILLE — Hotel tax revenues in the city of Starkville are down substantially over the past year and some local businessmen want to know why.
STARKVILLE — Starkville school officials are considering requiring uniforms for students, but they want to get some clear input from parents before they take action.
STARKVILLE — Quad County Alternative School in Starkville is facing a $385,000 budget shortfall, as Lowndes County School District has withdrawn from the program.
STARKVILLE — One of television’s most recognizable high school principals, Dennis Haskins, probably best known as Mr. Richard Belding from “Saved by the Bell,” will visit Mississippi State University Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., for a free, public presentation. Sponsored by the MSU Campus Activities Board, the event will be held in Lee Hall Auditorium.
STARKVILLE – The fate of the Highlands Plantation resort community outside of Starkville now rests in the hands of the state.
STARKVILLE — A new ordinance intended to regulate the construction of sidewalks in Starkville is in the final stages and the city’s Board of Aldermen will soon take up the measure.
Ward 4 Alderman Richard Corey on Tuesday will request two public hearings to discuss the ordinance, which would require sidewalks along all new public and private roads built within the city. It also would require sidewalks in front of all new homes and businesses before the city issues certificates of occupancy.
STARKVILLE — The effort to save a baby barn owl whose home was destroyed by high winds last weekend appears to be a success.
STARKVILLE — Charlie is a 5-week-old barn owl who lives in a tree along Greensboro Street, not far from downtown Starkville.
STARKVILLE — A half dozen candidates campaigning for seats on the Starkville Board of Aldermen came together for a forum Tuesday to discuss their plans for the city, with much of the talk centering on the need for smart growth and citywide infrastructure improvements.
MAYHEW — Signs of the economic crisis are everywhere. Earlier this month, 800 people in Ohio applied for one job opening with a local school district. Cable news shows are running non-stop features about displaced workers as the national unemployment rate exceeds 8 percent. A widely released television commercial meant to reassure investors features budget tips — including one from a frequent business traveler who saves tiny bottles of hotel shampoo and comments, “I haven’t bought that stuff in years.”
WEST POINT — West Point citizens seem to agree on two things the city needs: jobs and change.