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MSU’s Grant Library Aids HISTORY Channel Miniseries

Premiering on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, the HISTORY Channel miniseries Grant highlighting President Ulysses S. Grant will come to life on television screens across the country. Based off the 2017 New York Times best-selling biography of the 18th President of the United States, the miniseries is written by Ron Chernow and was researched at Mississippi State University’s Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library housed here in Starkville. Directed by Academy Award winner Leonardo DiCaprio, the museum worked closely with RadicalMedia production company to provide information and transcripts of Grant’s life appearing on the miniseries … [Read more...]

Get Your Starkville: Mississippi’s College Town Zoom Background

Many of us are having virtual meetings these days using Zoom video conferencing. Why not share some of your favorite places in Starkville, Mississippi's College Town on your next video call? Scroll down through this post to see all of the options for virtual Starkville, Mississippi's College Town backgrounds and download your favorite for FREE to use as your Zoom background for your next virtual meeting. Click on an image below to download the correct size for a Zoom background. When the image opens, right click on it and select "Save Image As" to save it to your hard drive. Instructions on how to set up one of these images as your Zoom … [Read more...]

Committee of 100 Spotlight: BancorpSouth

Why did you join the Committee of 100? The Committee of 100 helps foster and shape a prosperous local business climate which in turn benefits our community. At BancorpSouth we know that a strong community sustains our company, our customers and our teammates. What does the Starkville community mean to you and your business?  Everything. At the very heart of BancorpSouth is an unwavering commitment to improve the community where we live, work and play. What do you want the Starkville community to know about your business?  With 300 conveniently located branches in 8 southeastern states we have all the conveniences of the big … [Read more...]

Committee of 100 Spotlight: East Mississippi Lumber Company

Why did you join the Committee of 100? To help our community grow and prosper. What does the Starkville community mean to you and your business?  Starkville is home and our business is family owned and operated. Just as we want to see our business be successful and grow, we want to see Starkville to be successful and grow. Starkville is an unique community with many things to offer to not just our hometown people but for our visitors. What do you want the Starkville community to know about your business?  East Mississippi Lumber Company, Inc. was started in 1938. It has been at other locations in Starkville but has been on … [Read more...]

Committee of 100 Spotlight: Mitchell Eye Care

Why did you join the Committee of 100? To become more involved in the community. What does the Starkville community mean to you and your business?  Starkville has been such a welcoming and supportive community to us as newcomers. We hope to be a part of supporting and welcoming other local businesses to Starkville so our community can continue to grow and thrive! What do you want the Starkville community to know about your business?  We are family owned and operated and are committed to providing top-notch customer service! -- The Partnership is proud to begin highlighting our Committee of 100 members each week in our … [Read more...]

Committee of 100 Spotlight: Phillips Financial

Why did you join the Committee of 100? Starkville has been home to Phillips Financial since 1982 (38 years). This community has been good to us and we hope to be good for Starkville. What does the Starkville community mean to you and your business?  Starkville, as a community, is more like an extended family. The community embraces its members and looks out for them. What do you want the Starkville community to know about your business?  We help successful families make wise decisions about their wealth. Many are burdened about crafting their legacy to children and charities as well as enhancing, protecting and preserving their … [Read more...]

Committee of 100 Spotlight: Larry Mullins, CFP

Why did you join the Committee of 100? As an original member I joined the Committee of 100 to become more involved in the Partnership and to gain a better understanding of how the Partnership works. As a result I have been afforded the opportunity to serve in a number of capacities including a member of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee and current Treasurer.To be able to work with other members in helping to establish a blueprint for the future growth of the Starkville community has been a rewarding and informative journey. What does the Starkville community mean to you and your business?  As a third generation … [Read more...]