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Committee of 100 Spotlight: Lucius Insurance Agency, LLC

Committee of 100 Spotlight: Lucius Insurance Agency, LLC Q: Why did you join the Committee of 100? - I wanted to show my support to the Partnership and Starkville Community for the reason that I believe in the work they are doing to make this city a vibrant and exciting place to live, work, and explore. I believe every dollar invested is used in significant ways to make Starkville a destination location for food, entertainment, and more. I … [Read more...]

Nominations Sought for Partnership Annual Awards Banquet

STARKVILLE, Miss. - Do you know of an exemplary business or individual who you believe represents some of the best Starkville has to offer? The annual awards banquet of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership is a great way to honor member businesses, individuals and stakeholders who have impacted the community in the last year. The Partnership is currently accepting letters of nomination for two prestigious awards which will be presented … [Read more...]

Innovation Challenge returns for second year to foster young entrepreneurs in Starkville

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership and Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach, CEO,  in the College of Business at MSU are once again collaborating to bring the Innovation Challenge competition to Oktibbeha county students grades 6-12. Sponsored by International Paper, the contest is a hands-on opportunity for innovative Oktibbeha County middle & high school students to experience a real-world entrepreneurial process, and … [Read more...]

AND THE WINNER IS… PARTNERSHIP CELEBRATES AT 2019 ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET

The Partnership held its 2019 Annual Awards Banquet at The Mill Conference Center on Tuesday evening, January 29. Each year, the Banquet highlights successes and milestones of the Partnership’s program of work from the previous year. During the event, an impressive slate of annual awards is announced, and the Partnership was excited to report updates from last year and look ahead to 2019, and looks forward to cultivating strategic relationships … [Read more...]

Partnership Accepting Annual Awards Nominations

Do you know of an exemplary business or individual who you believe represents some of the best Starkville has to offer? The annual awards program of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership is a great way to honor member businesses, individuals and stakeholders who have impacted the community in the last year. The Partnership is currently accepting letters of nomination for two prestigious awards which will be presented at our Annual … [Read more...]

Partnership Releases Tourism Sponsorship Grant Call for Applications

Each year, the Starkville Visitors and Convention Council (VCC), tourism arm of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, provides thousands of dollars in grant money to facilitate local projects. The goal of the Starkville Visitors & Convention Council (VCC) Sponsorship Grant Program is to fund tourism and community development projects that positively impact the City of Starkville and Oktibbeha County. Community organizations are … [Read more...]

Recap: Starkville Serves Southern Classic at Atlanta Food and Wine Festival

A taste of Starkville’s culinary scene was on display this month at the annual Atlanta Food and Wine Festival on May 31 - June 3, and Starkville was cheesin' it up showcasing a Southern staple - pimento cheese! Chef Ty Thames, owner and executive chef of some of Starkville’s most celebrated restaurants, joined the Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau for several events showcasing the tastes of the New South being created by Starkville … [Read more...]