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Starkville Recognized at Mississippi Main Street Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon

Starkville was awarded several awards at this year’s Mississippi Main Street Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon. Starkville Main Street Board President Michelle Jones was named Main Street Hero, while the Starkville Police Department was awarded the organization’s Oustanding Rehabilitation Project & the city’s Russell Street Corridor was named Outstanding Public Improvement. Pictured above are Scott… More

Prather named Interim CEO for the Starkville Partnership

Jennifer Prather, Director of Tourism for the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, has been chosen as interim CEO for the Partnership. Prather replaces Scott Maynard, who announced his resignation on June 14, 2018 to assume a position with the Florida State University Career Center. The Partnership Board of Directors has engaged Logan Development Group to begin… More

SAVE THE DATE! Starkville Restaurant Week is April 22-29

It’s the most delicious time of the year… Starkville Restaurant Week returns April 22-29 at participating restaurants. The Starkville Convention & Visitors Bureau is very pleased to announce the 6th annual STARKVILLE RESTAURANT WEEK on April 22-29, 2018. Starkville Restaurant Week aims to showcase the very best culinary specialties Mississippi’s College Town has to offer!… More

Savor our South Kicks-Off with SOUPer Bowl THIS Saturday

Each spring Mississippi’s College Town hosts various creative culinary events in our ‘Savor Our South’ event series. This year’s series kicks-off THIS Saturday with our annual SOUPer Bowl soup tasting contest. Thirteen local restaurants have signed-on to prepare and serve a delicious soup and allow attendees to vote on their favorite choice. Participants compete in… More

SOUPer Bowl Returns January 20

January chills are here, and the first event of our 2018 season aims to warm you up! The annual SOUPer Bowl hosted by the Starkville Main Street Association will bring innovative fare from competing local restaurants on Saturday, January 20. This year’s event will be held 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in conjunction with the… More