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With access to an educated workforce and state of the art research and development at Mississippi State University, Starkville is the ideal location for opening, expanding, or relocating a business. A vibrant and growing economy in a college town puts Starkville and Oktibbeha County on the map for smart business development.

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NEWS RELEASE: Greater Starkville Development Partnership Opens Search for Director of Membership Development

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership has formally opened up a search for a Director of Membership Development. “We look forward to adding a member to our team that will bring a dynamic personality and progressive vision to further the great work of The Partnership in moving Starkville forward,” Maynard commented. “Our community is on the… More

Starkville Earns 67 Best of Mississippi Honors

If you haven’t had a chance to browse Mississippi Magazine’s 2017 “Best of Mississippi” reader-voted awards in the magazine’s July/August issue, you are in for a treat! We are so proud of the Starkville community for earning 67 honors! Starkville restaurants, retailers, businesses and happenings received 15 “Best of Mississippi” honors  and 52 “M-List” honors. The… More

NEWS RELEASE: Greater Starkville Development Partnership Announces Hiring of New President/CEO

Starkville, MS. – Following a national search, the Board of Directors of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership has named Scott Maynard as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the organization. “It is with great excitement that we welcome Scott Maynard to the Partnership team,” said Chairman Michelle Amos. “From the start of our… More