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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

Fire Station Park: Meet the New Home of Starkville Community Market

Tucked away at the end of Russell Street between Lampkin and the unused Kansas City Southern Railway track, you’ll find Fire Station Park, a tiny oasis in the bustle of Downtown Starkville.  You may have visited the park for one of the city’s 9/11 commemorative ceremonies or even seen folks walking the track occasionally. You’ve… More

Starkville Restaurant Week Culminates with Charity Awards

The 3rd annual Starkville Restaurant Week capped off a successful event yesterday with the presentation of $5000 to the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic, our grand prize charity winner. The check was presented to the clinic by Cadence Bank, SRW Presenting Sponsor, at a press conference held at the Cadence Bank Plaza on Main Street…. More

Breakfast: The UnSung Specialty of Starkville Restaurant Week

When we talk about restaurants in Starkville, lunch and dinner seem to get all the attention most of the time! It’s true. We know. The supposed most important meal of the day gets precious little love when we share specials and tasting menus, and Restaurant Week has been no different. Heading into the last weekend… More