Aldermen approve SPD renovation contract

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(Photo courtesy of the Starkville Dispatch)  Carl Smith August 17, 2016 9:58:32 AM Law enforcement agents are forecast to move into the newly renovated Starkville Police Department in May after aldermen unanimously tasked the Columbus-based Weathers Construction Inc. to rehabilitate the city’s former administrative home this month. Architect Gary Shafer said the $4.48 million project …

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Starkville Mayor Support Removing State Flag

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http:// STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – Starkville Alderwoman Lisa Wynn wants to remove the state flag from city buildings. She has crafted a resolution for city leaders to discuss at next week’s board meeting. State law does not require a city to fly the flag. The resolution states the confederate battle emblem, which is in the …

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Starkville again receives Playful City USA designation


Starkville earned its fourth-straight Playful City USA designation this year as it and four other Mississippi cities were recognized for their investments in public play spaces for children. Only 241 cities and towns across the U.S. were recognized by KaBOOM!, a non-profit dedicated to bringing active play to children, and The Humana Foundation for underscoring …

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