Aldermen approve SPD renovation contract

City Hall

(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’s June tax figures rebound after slight May drop

Revenue chart

(Photo courtesy of the Starkville Dispatch) Carl Smith August 19, 2016 10:27:05 AM Starkville’s June sales and 2 percent tax receipts eclipsed their 2015 marks after the city recorded a slight dip in returns for the month of May. The city’s 2 percent returns on prepared meals and drink orders brought in about $151,121, a …

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