Posts Tagged ‘STARKVILLE’

SemiSouth Laboratory equipment goes on auction block

by Wally Northway Published: March 29,2013

Tags: high-tech, semiconductors, SemiSouth Laboratories, STARKVILLE

For those looking to build a semiconductor and are searching for a potential great deal on some late-model manufacturing and testing equipment, there is good news coming out of the Golden Triangle. Need a NTA Vibration Table, a late-model Centrotherm Activator 150-50 Anealing Oven, a Aixtron Model VP2400HW Gas Foil Rotation Planetary Reactor? No problem. […] [...]

High-tech manufacturer SemiSouth Laboratories closes after decade-plus run

After a seemingly successful run of more than a decade and two recent, major expansions, SemiSouth Laboratories is now shuttered, and its equipment is up for sale. The announcement last October that SemiSouth would cease operations came as a major surprise to many, including officials at Mississippi State University where the semiconductor manufacturer was based. […] [...]

City picks Snowden

by MBJ Staff Published: March 8,2013

Tags: Bill Snowden, government, STARKVILLE

William L. “Bill” Snowden, a former economic development official in Tuscaloosa, Ala., has been named the first director of community development for the city of Starkville. Snowden earned a master’s degree in political science and public administration from Jacksonville State University in Alabama in 1971 and received a master’s degree in city planning from Georgia […] [...]

New name, new developer push Starkville development forward

by Clay Chandler Published: January 11,2013

Tags: Cooley Center Development, economic development, Golden Triangle, STARKVILLE

Golden Triangle developer Mark Castleberry took over the old CottonMill Marketplace development in Starkville last fall, and has since changed its name and started the process of getting its design approved by state and federal historical designation agencies. The mixed-use development, which sits on the edge of Mississippi State University’s campus, changed ownership when the […] [...]

Read January 11 issue of MBJ

>> BIG IDEAS Innovate Mississippi to encounter “real-world” market tests at Startup Weekend— by Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> ENERGY No land deal stalls Winston County refinery plans— by Clay Chandler >> REAL ESTATE New name, new developer push Starkville development forward— by Clay Chandler >> APPROPRIATIONS Ethics commission chief expects agency […] [...]

October 15, 2012- Chuck McIntosh

by Chuck McIntosh Published: October 15,2012

Tags: Commercial Real Estate, Cotton Mill, retail development, STARKVILLE

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MSU in negotiations with new developer for CottonMill

Mississippi State University and a Golden Triangle developer have until early January to either come to an agreement for the development of the area around the school’s old physical plant building — or go their separate ways. Mark Castleberry, owner of Columbus-based Castle Properties, was one of three respondents to a request for proposals the […] [...]

Golden Triangle economic development model could be emulated across state

On Sept. 14, government and economic development officials in the Golden Triangle unveiled a plan for an economic development cooperative they say will become the model of regionalism in Mississippi. The Golden Triangle Regional Development Authority will not officially arrive until October 2014. Until then, the Golden Triangle Development LINK (which was known as the […] [...]

Parker’s pen and paint brush take her everywhere in Mississippi

by Lynn Lofton Published: August 12,2012

Tags: Hurricane Katrina, Laurie Parker, STARKVILLE

It’s been 16 years since this beloved book was first published. It’s back with a 2012 edition, and it’s still delightful, fun and so Mississippi. The author, Starkville poet and collage artist Laurie Parker, has taken artistic freedom with this latest version, keeping the same lyrical story — complete with whimsy — and updated it […] [...]

Clay, Lowndes, Oktibbeha counties explore partnership

Representatives from the three Golden Triangle counties have formed a steering committee to explore the possibility of forming an umbrella organization charged with spurring economic development in the region. The committee held its first meeting last week, representing the first step toward a partnership among entities that have traditionally carried on a governmental and industrial […] [...]

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