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Aldermen rescind resolution limiting clerk's payment power
Starkville aldermen rescinded a previous motion limiting City Clerk Lesa Hardin's ability to pay bills after a special-call meeting was needed Tuesday for the city to make payroll payments.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Batesville has until December 31 to meet pre-registration goals for C Spire's offer to bring ultra-high-speed fiber optic internet to residential neighborhoods.
Supervisors OK new nightclub ordinance
Supervisors unanimously approved a new nightclub ordinance Monday that will require new bars, restaurants and entertainment venues in Oktibbeha County to obtain yearly operating permits and follow minimum life-safety standards.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
County to address LINK, Communiversity requests today
Oktibbeha County supervisors are expected to sign a new agreement for economic development services with the Golden Triangle Development LINK Monday, thereby continuing a two-year relationship with the organization and opening the door for potential city and county bond issuances for a new industrial park and funding pledges for a tri-county ... (more)
MHSAA football championships will move to MSU, UM
Mississippi Association of Coaches executive director Johnny Mims, right, addresses the move of the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Football Classic to Southern Mississippi's M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg in 2015 and 2017 from venues in Alabama, during a news conference at the Mississippi High School Activities Association offices in Clinton, ... (more)
Staten meets with city, county
Nationwide changes and trends in the national healthcare industry have prompted Trace Regional Hospital to begin the process of closing its emergency room and opening a rural health clinic.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Step right up for a double dose of entertainment
From left, "Casseroles and Mistletoe" "widows" Gwin Edie, Midge Maloney, Paulette Garton and Nancy Wheeley share a bit of gossip July 3. The Columbus Community Theatre production, which includes two dinner performances, begins July 23. Photo by: Luisa Porter/Dispatch Staff John Brocato and Brenda Mayo, in the foreground, rehearse a number Tuesday ... (more)
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Millage decrease unlikely with infusion of school money
Starkville school board members are expected to approve a transfer of almost $500,000 in excess 1986 bond monies to the city during a special board meeting Tuesday, which in turn will position the city government to legally transfer the money back for Greensboro Center renovations.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
For Whom The Cowbell Tolls
2015 Mississippi State Football Recruiting: Big Dawg Camp Attendees List and Notes
MSU's biggest summer recruiting weekend comes to Starkville this weekend, and a host of talented prospects from across the state and the south will be attending.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Browning on Business: Golden Triangle gets new fast food eatery, furniture store
Mayor Robbie Robinson said this week the seafood eatery chain is slated to open in early August, though weather may push that timeframe back, as construction crews have been forced to work around rain recently.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
For Whom The Cowbell Tolls
Tanner Stump Named Mississippi State Men's Tennis Assistant
The promotion of Matt Roberts to head coach of the men's tennis program left an assistant position open.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Mississippi Business Journal
Starkvillea s Cotton Mill Marketplace hotel breaks ground Wednesday
Groundbreaking is scheduled for noon Wednesday in Starkville for a 117-room Holiday Inn hotel, part of the the of the Cotton Mill Market Place project now under way at the intersection of Spring Street and Highway 12. The $20 million investment in the hotel and 15,000-square-foot retail center now under construction should create more than 150 ... (more)
City, county school districts set budgets
Oktibbeha County School District and Starkville School District officials have approved separate operating budgets for the 2014-2015 school year that, on paper, constitute $65.69 million in combined expenses.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Starkville's Forks & Corks to welcome MasterChef winner
Fox Network's MasterChef 2010 Season One winner Whitney Miller will add an extra dimension to the Starkville Area Arts Council's Forks & Corks fundraiser July 25-26.
Roses and thorns: 7/13/14
A rose to Dr. Philip Hickman who was selected as the new superintendent of school for the Columbus Municipal School District during a special meeting Friday.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
HS football championships expected to depart Jackson
It's not a done deal yet, but the high school football championships this year are on the verge of being played in Starkville.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Mississippi Business Journal
C Spire adding suite of home security, monitoring to new ultra speed Internet service
At the launch of C Spire's ultra-high speed, fiber-based gigabit Internet service, analysts wondered what offerings the Fiber to the Home initiative would include beyond the next generation internet, digital HD television and nationwide phone service.
Browning on Business: New speakeasy to open in downtown Starkville
The Guest Room is slated to open next month. It will be located in the refurnished basement of Restaurant Tyler, which is located at 100 E. Main St. The renovation process began in early May, according to Brian Kelley, who along with Chef Ty Thames, opened Restaurant Tyler six years ago.
Daily Times Leader
US Marshals arrest local in armed robbery
A West Point man is in custody for an alleged May armed robbery incident through a collaborative effort from Starkville Police Department and the U.S. Marshal's Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force Oxford Division.