Posts Tagged ‘STARKVILLE’

Hilton named chairman

by MBJ Staff Published: August 7,2011

Tags: Regional Medical Center, Richard G. Hilton, STARKVILLE

Richard G. Hilton, FACHE, associate administrator/CFO of OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, was appointed chairman of the 2011-2012 Mississippi Hospital Association board of governors during MHA’s 80th Annual Leadership Conference in Point Clear, Ala. Hilton has served in his current position since 1983. He holds a B.S. in business administration from Harding University in […] [...]

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

by Nash Nunnery 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 […] [...]

Wilson: 2010 “Unusual” for Miss. Main Street

by Stephen McDill Published: December 8,2010

Tags: Columbus, economic development, Haley Barbour, Mississippi Main Street, STARKVILLE

MBJ-TV visits with Mississippi Main Street director Bob Wilson for a look back at 2010 and as well as what’s next for the non-profit economic development agency. [...]

Trustmark to take over troubled Cadence

by Ted Carter Published: September 22,2010

Tags: Cadence Bank, JACKSON, Richard G. Hickson, STARKVILLE, Trustmark National Bank

Trustmark has reached a deal to take over troubled Cadence Bank, a $1.87 billion regional bank holding company that federal regulators had under a consent order that expired Sunday. Both banks are publicly held with headquarters in Mississippi, Trustmark in Jackson and Cadence in Starkville. They announced the deal late Monday, a day after a […] [...]

Tabor: Back to the drawing board

by Clay Chandler Published: August 15,2010


Ruling a win for CottonMill developers; Condo developers ‘exploring other options’ In late July, Starkville aldermen voted 4-3 to deny a zoning change request from a developer who wanted to turn the old University Inn into condominiums. Larry Tabor, whose Tabor Management had planned to renovate the old 100-room hotel into 50 condos, had requested […] [...]

Brown named to leadership program

Dr. Jim Brown of Starkville has been selected to participate in the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s 2011 Leadership Development Program. Brown is one of only 19 eye doctors chosen for the program, which is designed to recognize and support ophthalmologists with the potential to become leaders in their profession. Brown was nominated by the Mississippi […] [...]

Golden Triangle has a charm tourists love

by Susan Marquez Published: May 24,2010

Tags: Columbus, Golden Triangle, Meetings Conventions & Tourism, STARKVILLE, West Point

The Golden Triangle area of Mississippi is formed by the cities of Columbus, Starkville and West Point. The three cities work together to promote themselves, capitalizing on the rich diversity of activities, and attractions in the area.  “People love to visit Columbus,” said Stacy Clark with the Columbus/Lowndes County Convention & Visitors Bureau. “Some visits […] [...]

State’s college towns offer exciting lifestyle

by Susan Marquez Published: May 24,2010

Tags: 2010, college towns, HATTIESBURG, Meetings Conventions & Tourism, Mississippi, Oxford, STARKVILLE

College towns are always a special place. There’s an excitement in the air from all the students who are not only there to learn, but to explore the world outside of their own home. Coffee shops, restaurants, book stores, boutiques and great night life seem to go hand-in-hand with a college town. In Mississippi, the […] [...]

Keeping Our Eye On: Parker Wiseman

by Stephen McDill Published: February 22,2010

Tags: Keeping Our Eye On, Parker Wiseman, STARKVILLE

Age: 29 Hometown: Starkville Education: B.A. (Mississippi State University); M.P.A. (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; J.D. (University of Mississippi) Current Position: Mayor of Starkville Parker Wiseman said that it was a seemingly insignificant conversation with a close friend that led him to his current job as mayor of Starkville, Miss. “I was back […] [...]

SemiSouth product adopted by electronics company

by MBJ Staff Published: October 12,2009

Tags: electronics, SemiSouth Laboratories, STARKVILLE

STARKVILLE — SemiSouth Laboratories, an innovator in silicon carbide (SiC) power devices, announced that its breakthrough product, a highly efficient, normally-off SiC JFET, has been adopted for the first time by a consumer electronics company for use in a new audiophile-quality power amplifier. The new J2 Power Amplifier, designed by audio innovator Nelson Pass for […] [...]

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