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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 awards are voted on each year by magazine readers through online balloting and … [Read more...]

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GSDP Celebrates Award Recipients at Annual Banquet

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership held its 2017 Annual Banquet at The Mill Conference Center on Thursday evening. 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 GSDP was proud to celebrate the 2016 award recipients at last night's affair. The Greater Starkville Development … [Read more...]

Starkville Main Street Honored at Mississippi Main Street Annual Meeting And Awards

The Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) celebrated achievements of Mississippi Main Street Communities at the 27th Annual Awards Luncheon in downtown Jackson on Thursday, June 16, 2016. The annual awards luncheon honors Main Street directors, board members and volunteers and recognizes the most outstanding downtown development projects from Main Street communities in Mississippi. Among the 2016 Award Recipients were Briar Jones of … [Read more...]

Recap: Starkville “Smokin” at Atlanta Food and Wine Fest

A taste of Starkville's culinary scene was on display this month at the annual Atlanta Food and Wine Festival on June 2-5, and the best description was "smokin'"! Chef Ty Thames, owner and executive chef of some of Starkville's most celebrated restaurants, joined the Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau for two events showcasing the tastes of the New South being created by Starkville restaurateurs. Chef Ty was among a select number of … [Read more...]

Chef Ty Thames Hones His Role as Starkville’s Farm to Table Ambassador

Locals and visitors to Mississippi’s College Town know that Starkville’s authentic farm to table goodness needs no greater showcase than a table at Restaurant Tyler, Bin 612, or The Guest Room. Owner and executive chef, Ty Thames, has nurtured these unique restaurant concepts in Downtown Starkville with a commitment to honest cuisine that’s rooted in the deep South and seasoned with culinary experience from across the globe. From local … [Read 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 winners! Best Adaptive Re-Use Project – Gallery 106, Tabor … [Read more...]