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

The Partnership & Starkville Rotary announce inaugural Oktibbeha Young Leaders Program

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership and Starkville Rotary Club have teamed up to organize the first-ever Oktibbeha Young Leaders program. Beginning in the fall of 2018, the nine-month leadership program for high school sophomores is designed to develop an energetic and diverse group of informed and qualified students who will become Starkville’s future business and… More

And the Winner is… Partnership celebrates Cultivating Community at Annual Awards Banquet

The Partnership held its 2018 Annual Banquet at The Mill Conference Center on Tuesday evening, January 30. 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 unveil their new… 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

PARTNERSHIP ACCEPTING ANNUAL AWARD 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