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NEWS RELEASE: Paige Watson Joins the GSDP Staff as Special Events Coordinator

Starkville native Paige Watson has been named Special Events and Projects Coordinator for the Greater Starkville Development Partnership. A 2009 honors graduate of Starkville High School, Watson received her undergraduate degree from Mississippi State University in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations in 2013. In 2014 she completed her master’s degree in Advertising &… More

NEWS RELEASE: Greater Starkville Development Partnership Seeks Special Events and Projects Coordinator

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership (GSDP) is seeking to fill the role of Special Events and Projects Coordinator. This position became vacant following the promotion of Jennifer Prather to Director of Tourism. The Special Events and Projects Coordinator is responsible for establishing and overseeing multiple special events in support of the GSDP which serves the… More

Starkville Earns 67 Best of Mississippi Honors

If you haven’t had a chance to browse Mississippi Magazine’s 2017 “Best of Mississippi” reader-voted awards in the magazine’s July/August issue, you are in for a treat! We are so proud of the Starkville community for earning 67 honors! Starkville restaurants, retailers, businesses and happenings received 15 “Best of Mississippi” honors  and 52 “M-List” honors. The… More

NEWS RELEASE: Greater Starkville Development Partnership Announces Hiring of New President/CEO

Starkville, MS. – Following a national search, the Board of Directors of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership has named Scott Maynard as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the organization. “It is with great excitement that we welcome Scott Maynard to the Partnership team,” said Chairman Michelle Amos. “From the start of our… More

Partnership Announces 2018 Chamber Trip to Pompeii and Almalfi Coast of Italy

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is excited to announce that it will be visiting irresistible Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast of Italy, departing March 22, 2018, and is inviting chamber members, family and friends of chamber members to join them on this once in a lifetime experience. Rich in culture and stunning scenery, the Amalfi… More