Posts Tagged ‘Main Street’

Starkville isn’t the same old sleepy Starkville that most Mississippians knew 20 years ago

by Published: April 17,2011

Tags: Main Street, STARKVILLE, Starkville Main Street

This is not your daddy’s sleepy, little college town. For the past two decades, merchants in downtown Starkville have quietly transformed a city that was considered to be a poor third behind other Mississippi college towns such as Oxford and Hattiesburg. No more. Award-winning restaurants, boutique retail and other specialty shops and attractions are the […] [...]

Starkville becomes 50th Main Street community

by Published: September 2,2010

Tags: downtown, Main Street, retail

STARKVILLE — On Sept. 9, the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) will officially designate the City of Starkville as a Main Street Community. The designation ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership (GSDP) office in downtown Starkville. Starkville will become the 50th Main Street Community in Mississippi and the […] [...]

Fresh food

by Published: May 23,2010

Tags: farmers market, Main Street, Mississippi

Mississippi’s farmers markets play role in community development   In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Dita McCarthy, a veteran vegetable-grower, was urged by friends to carry her produce to a farmers market on the Coast. She was hoping to just make a little extra money. Instead, it turned into a career-changer. “I was overwhelmed by […] [...]

Program pushes downtown walking

by Published: October 28,2009

Tags: health, Main Street, retail, state agency

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — From the hills of Northeast Mississippi to the sugar-white beaches of the Gulf Coast, residents from across the state are invited to bring their most comfortable shoes and go walking. Sponsored by the Main Street Mississippi Association (MSMA), the second annual "Let’s Go Walkin’ Down Main Street Mississippi" will be celebrated in […] [...]

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