NEWS on LIFE, WORK, & PLAY in Mississippi's College Town

Innovation Challenge returns for second year to foster young entrepreneurs in Starkville

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership and Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach, CEO,  in the College of Business at MSU are once again collaborating to bring the Innovation Challenge competition to Oktibbeha county students grades 6-12. Sponsored by International Paper, the contest is a hands-on opportunity for innovative Oktibbeha County middle & high school students to… More

UNWINE DOWNTOWN IS BACK! Announcing our March 1st Wine List & Shopping Lineup…

Starkville’s popular unWINE Downtown shopping and wine-tasting event returns next week on Friday evening as we usher in the weekend in Mississippi’s College Town! There’s no better way to get a fun, relaxing weekend started than by visiting some of your favorite Downtown shops and boutiques for great after hours shopping. Plus, all our participating… More

AND THE WINNER IS… PARTNERSHIP CELEBRATES AT 2019 ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET

The Partnership held its 2019 Annual Awards Banquet at The Mill Conference Center on Tuesday evening, January 29. Each year, the Banquet highlights successes and milestones of the Partnership’s program of work from the previous year. During the event, an impressive slate of annual awards is announced, and the Partnership was excited to report updates… More

WHO’S SOUP WILL BE HOTTEST? 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. Fourteen 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

Partnership Accepting Annual Awards Nominations

Do you know of an exemplary business or individual who you believe represents some of the best Starkville has to offer? The annual awards program of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership is a great way to honor member businesses, individuals and stakeholders who have impacted the community in the last year. The Partnership is currently… More

Gameday Guide: Nov 17- 18

It’s GAME WEEKEND in Mississippi’s College Town and that means New South Weekends with Bulldog fun Friday through Sunday! Read on for details and helpful links for everything happening this weekend… NEW SOUTH WEEKENDS are back in Mississippi’s College Town, and we are proud to welcome our family from the Bulldog Nation back home — along with… More

Mississippi’s College Town to be featured on HGTV Pilot of #HammerToTheManor!

An 1850s Starkville home is being featured Sunday [Nov. 11] at 1 p.m. in “Hammer to the Manor,” a nationally televised pilot show on HGTV. Located on Worley Street in Mississippi’s College Town, the home owned by Brooke and Tom Lammert was recently renovated by locals Austin Shafer and his sister Amanda Shafer Kelley. Austin… More

Gameday Guide: Nov 2- Nov 4

It’s GAME WEEKEND in Mississippi’s College Town and that means New South Weekends with Bulldog fun Friday through Sunday! Read on for details and helpful links for everything happening this weekend… NEW SOUTH WEEKENDS are back in Mississippi’s College Town, and we are proud to welcome our family from the Bulldog Nation back home —… More

Gameday Guide: Oct 26- Oct 28

It’s GAME WEEKEND in Mississippi’s College Town and that means New South Weekends with Bulldog fun Friday through Sunday! Read on for details and helpful links for everything happening this weekend… FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27 2:00 p.m. — CSpire Fan Zone! + Road closures begin on MSU Campus 3:45 p.m. — Dawg Walk + Pregame… More