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STARKVILLE MAIN STREET HONORED AT MISSISSIPPI MAIN STREET ANNUAL MEETING AND AWARDS

The Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) celebrated achievements of Mississippi Main Street Communities at the 27th Annual Awards Luncheon in downtown Jackson on Thursday, June 16, 2016. The annual awards luncheon honors Main Street directors, board members and volunteers and recognizes the most outstanding downtown development projects from Main Street communities in Mississippi. Among the… More

Summer unWINE Downtown: All the Details

  Thursday’s almost here, and that means our 2016 summer unWINE Downtown! Take a break from the heat with a little retail therapy in Downtown Starkville this week as we host our popular wine tasting and after hours shopping event. This summer’s line-up also includes the Starkville Area Arts Council’s Art Walk with local artists featured… More

Recap: Starkville “Smokin” at Atlanta Food and Wine Fest

A taste of Starkville’s culinary scene was on display this month at the annual Atlanta Food and Wine Festival on June 2-5, and the best description was “smokin’“! Chef Ty Thames, owner and executive chef of some of Starkville’s most celebrated restaurants, joined the Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau for two events showcasing the tastes of… More

Chef Ty Thames Hones His Role as Starkville’s Farm to Table Ambassador

Locals and visitors to Mississippi’s College Town know that Starkville’s authentic farm to table goodness needs no greater showcase than a table at Restaurant Tyler, Bin 612, or The Guest Room. Owner and executive chef, Ty Thames, has nurtured these unique restaurant concepts in Downtown Starkville with a commitment to honest cuisine that’s rooted in the deep… More

Cotton District Arts Festival Returns on Super Bulldog Saturday

Super Bulldog Weekend has arrived, and we are excited that it will again feature the Starkville Area Arts Council’s Cotton District Arts Festival. The annual festival has become one of Starkville’s favorite events and a regional showpiece of quality arts, crafts and music. Held in the nationally renowned Cotton District on Saturday, April 16, CDAF will… More