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Drumroll, please… Announcing our Starkville Restaurant Week Charity Finalists

Starkville Restaurant Week isn’t just about good eats. It’s about how good eats do good! A major component of our annual week-long showcase of the culinary scene in Mississippi’s College Town is the presentation of a $5000 grand prize to one deserving local charity. The Starkville Convention & Visitors Bureau is honored to highlight the work of non-profit… More

A Star-Spangled Christmas!

We are gearing up for a festive series of annual holiday events in Mississippi’s College Town, and the Partnership is proud to announce this year’s Christmas Parade and event series theme… A STAR-SPANGLED CHRISTMAS! Inspired by the iconic images of Norman Rockwell and his “Saturday Evening Post” illustrations, our 2015 theme highlights holiday traditions that have become… More

Look Book: A Harvest of Fall Tablescapes

Gameday tailgating, Halloween and harvest dinners, Thanksgiving with family and friends… the table is richly spread this autumn with countless ways to savor Starkville. Gathering for the season means sharing hospitality with all the trimmings. We sought the expertise from our friends at Starkville’s Flowers By the Bunch, Occasions and Thyme for ways to reflect the harvest… More

Grant Library Hosts Symposium on Fifteenth Amendment

With the general election in Mississippi approaching in November, we are reminded of the importance of the right to vote for all citizens. This week, a program hosted by the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library on campus will focus on the issues surrounding voter rights and commemorate the 145th anniversary of the 15th Amendment to the… More

Highway 12 Business Improvement District: A Letter from Partnership CEO

Dear Business Leaders, Starkville and Oktibbeha County are enjoying tremendous growth in regards to development, private investment, and tourism and economic development. We’ve seen great improvements of public infrastructure throughout the City, as well as on State of Mississippi right-of-way like Highway 182. Soon, Russell Street will be renovated, thanks to a grant from the… More