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Moe’s Original Bar B Que

August 9, 2019

Serving Southern BBQ in a Fun, Friendly Atmosphere If you’re shopping downtown and get a craving for barbecue, Moe’s Original BBQ is the place to go. With great menu options from pulled pork, ribs, smoked chicken, fried shrimp ‘moe’ boy, wings, fried catfish, and smoked turkey breast, you’ll find friendly service and mouth-watering food. Kiel… More

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It’s SUPER REGIONAL time! Get ready for all the fun in Mississippi’s College Town with our Game Day Guide…

June 7, 2019

Happening this weekend in Mississippi’s College Town: NCAA Super Regionals! Starkville is proud to serve as one of the host sites for the 2019 NCAA Super Regional Baseball Tournament. Bulldog fans and our friends from Standford can look forward to baseball beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday at Dudy Noble Field. Your guide for tourney weekend is… More

Category: Events

King Cotton Crawfish Boil Returns on May 10…

April 12, 2019

Join us for plenty of heads & tails at the 2019 KING COTTON CRAWFISH BOIL! Held in the Cotton District, bragging rights are on the line as local cooking teams shows their best crawfish recipes along with add-ins and fixins, plus all the beer and drinks you want provided by Clark Beverage Company. Ticket holders AND will determine… More

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

November 9, 2018

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

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Golden Triangle Leaders Accepting Applications

August 9, 2018

A local leadership organization is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 year. Formed by the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, Columbus Lowndes Chamber of Commerce and the Growth Alliance, Golden Triangle Leaders is an adult leadership program designed to bring the leaders of the Golden Triangle together in order to strengthen the bond and development between… More

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

February 26, 2019

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

Category: Business, Education


January 31, 2019

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

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