The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 Monday to select the Golden Triangle Development LINK’s large industrial park option — 400 acres near the Highway 82-Highway 25 juncture — as a potential development site and directed the organization to prepare a $7 million bond intent notice for the project.
The Golden Triangle Development LINK wants representatives of the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors, Starkville Board of Aldermen and Oktibbeha County Economic Development Authority to vet three proposed industrial park plans and pick a path forward within 45 days.
A hunt for heritage: The search for an ancestral village brings Chickasaw explorers to a land of history and lore
Editor’s note: In his column “Ask Rufus” in The Dispatch June 21, Rufus Ward wrote of an expedition by Chickasaw students to sites in the
Plans to develop the proposed Innovation District’s 326 acres of rolling countryside for advanced manufacturing were moving along perfectly until the Golden Triangle Development LINK announced it would walk away from the site because of mounting concerns produced from due diligence studies.
Responding to pressure from Congress and veterans groups, the Department of Veterans Affairs said Tuesday it is relaxing a rule that makes it hard for some veterans in rural areas to prove they live at least 40 miles from a VA health site.