Posts Tagged ‘STARKVILLE’

MSU’s Shaw targets January for CottonMill Marketplace construction

The $70-million CottonMill Marketplace mixed-use development in Starkville looks like it could begin in January, according to a story in the Columbus Commercial Dispatch this morning. The two phases of the project will total about $120 million, according to Mississippi Business Journal reporter Clay Chandler. The first phase will include the renovation of the old […] [...]

Tagert brings strong background in public policy and waterways to Transportation Commission

The newest and youngest member of the Mississippi Transportation Commission, Northern District Commissioner Mike Tagert of Starkville has been on a unique learning curve since he joined commission after winning a special election in early February. “There are a lot of projects on the table, and I inherited a budget in mid process,” said Tagert. […] [...]

No regrets from suddenly profitable Cadence Bank

by Published: August 28,2011

Tags: Cadence, Cadence National Bank, STARKVILLE

Relief and optimism have replaced last summer’s struggle for survival for Starkville’s Cadence National Bank. The new lease on life for the multi-state regional bank came courtesy of a nearly $150 million capital infusion from Community Bancorp, a Houston, Texas, banking investment group that swooped in last October to take over Cadence after the bank […] [...]

Hilton named chairman

by 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 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

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

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 Published: August 15,2010

Tags: COTTON MILL MARKETPLACE, STARKVILLE, University Inn

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

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 […] [...]

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