Like many of my fellow Starkvillians, I’m upset by the Board of Aldermen’s unprofessional handling of City Administrator Lynn Spruill’s firing. I became even more
A sad night for Starkville I had been to many previous board of aldermen meetings before last night’s meeting. My husband, Frank, was elected for
An impassioned plea from a state representative on the steps of City Hall, 19 residents’ demands for transparency and a last-second recusal from Mayor Parker Wiseman could not save Chief Administrative Officer Lynn Spruill’s job Tuesday.
Every year, a few words become so popular that they enter the dictionary.
Last year, the Merriam-Webster Dictionary added such words/phrases as “f-bomb,” “sexting,” “bucket list” and “aha moment.”
As the drama unfolds over the future of Starkville Chief Administrative Officer Lynn Spruill’s firing by the board, officials have asked a common question: If aldermen do override a promised veto, how will the city fill the position with a candidate as strong as the former Addison, Texas mayor?
Three aldermen who chose to fire Chief Administrative Officer Lynn Spruill Tuesday voted to reappoint her and 12 other key city positions back to their jobs with three-month review periods in 2009, city minutes show.
Many of Starkville’s primary department heads are up for reappointment Tuesday as the incoming board of aldermen takes control of local governance.
Although Tuesday marked the last official meeting for current Starkville board of aldermen, city officials declined to take action on numerous issues, leaving them for the new board to deal with when it convenes for the first time in July.
Documents associated with an upcoming financial report state procedural gaps in Starkville Parks Commission’s electric bill payments exist and accounts are shown beyond the 45-day legal payment window.
Voters in Caledonia will see a familiar face around Town Hall for the next few weeks.