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Proposed Business Improvement District for Highway 12 Corridor Fails in Tie Vote

STARKVILLE, MS – Efforts to form a Business Improvement District for the Highway 12 Corridor in Starkville have ceased after the proposal died in a tie vote at a November 17 property owner meeting. 36 property owners attended a working meeting facilitated by consultant Randy Wilson of Community Design Solutions of Columbia, South Carolina, to… More

Starkville Main Street Associations Presents Annual Awards

Each year, Starkville Main Street presents a slate of awards to businesses and organizations who have positively impacted Downtown Starkville districts in the areas of development, property renovation, and retail promotion. The 2014 awards were presented last week at the annual meeting of the Main Street Association held at Restaurant Tyler Upstairs. Congratulations to these… More

Highway 12 Business Improvement District: A Letter from Partnership CEO

Dear Business Leaders, Starkville and Oktibbeha County are enjoying tremendous growth in regards to development, private investment, and tourism and economic development. We’ve seen great improvements of public infrastructure throughout the City, as well as on State of Mississippi right-of-way like Highway 182. Soon, Russell Street will be renovated, thanks to a grant from the… More

Candidate Profiles: Mississippi House of Representatives Districts 38 and 43

House of Representatives, District 38 TYRONE ELLIS Q&A responses not submitted     House of Representatives, District 43 PAUL MILLSAPS What qualifications and experience do you feel you possess that will benefit the office you are seeking? My experience first as a business owner, and now as a lawyer, have given me the preparation needed… More

Candidate Profiles: Mississippi Senate District 15

  GARY JACKSON What qualifications and experience do you feel you possess that will benefit the office you are seeking? While I treasure the 12 years of experience in the Senate, positions of leadership, service, and relationships I’ve made in Jackson, I believe the truly important relationships and experiences are the ones from here in my… More