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Candidate Profiles: County Tax Assessor / Collector

JOHN BROWN How long have you lived in Starkville/Oktibbeha County? 1975-1979 1980-1990 2012- current Total of 17 years What qualifications and experience do you feel you possess that would benefit the office you are seeking? Common sense, B.S. degree from MSU, M.A. degree from the W, over 20 years of Management experience and public servant… More

Power Breakfast on July 8 Offers Opportunity to Meet Local Candidates

2015 is an important election year in Mississippi, and with primaries later this summer on August 4, candidates are in full swing with campaigning. As part of our monthly Blue Ribbon Business Resources series, the Greater Starkville Development Partnership will provide our membership with an opportunity to meet and hear from local candidates during the… More

Partnership Announces Next Chamber Discoveries Travel Destination: Spain’s Costa del Sol

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership has announced today that it will be visiting Spain’s stunning Costa del Sol, and is inviting chamber members, family and friends of chamber members to join them on this once in a lifetime experience! The Costa del Sol stretches along just over 90 miles of the Malaga province and is… More

Sudduth Elementary Celebrates Japanese Culture with Puppet Arts Production of “Momotaro”

One of the hallmarks of Starkville as Mississippi’s College Town is the diversity created in our community through international business partners, and the multi-cultural students and faculty members brought to our area by Mississippi State University. Over the last few years, the Greater Starkville Development Partnership has enjoyed welcoming Japanese-based companies like Yokohama and their executive teams into the… More