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Mississippi Communities Receive 2018 National Main Street Accreditation

The following Main Street communities in Mississippi have been designated as accredited Main Street America programs for meeting performance standards set by the National Main Street Center and the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA): Aberdeen, Amory, Baldwyn, Batesville, Belhaven, Biloxi, Booneville, Carthage/Leake County, Cleveland, Clinton, Columbus, Corinth, Crystal Springs, Greenville, Greenwood, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Hernando, Holly Springs, Houston, Indianola, Kosciusko, Laurel, ...

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Sims joins Renasant Bank as Starkville market president

Donna Sims has joined Renasant Bank as its Starkville Market President. Sims returns to her hometown, and is responsible for building relationships and managing administration in the Starkville area. Sims is a graduate of Mississippi State University, a graduate of the University of Mississippi’s School of Banking, a graduate of the American Bankers Association’s Consumer and Commercial Lending Schools at ...

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Oktibbeha County voters reject sale of hospital

By MICHEALA GIBSON MORRIS / Daily Journal  STARKVILLE – Oktibbeha County voters want OCH Regional Medical Center to remain a county-owned hospital. In unofficial results from the Tuesday referendum, there were 5,271 votes against the sale of the Starkville hospital– just shy of 58 percent of the ballots cast. Those in favor of the sale had 3,819 votes, 42 percent. ...

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Oktibbeha hospital won’t provide some information for buyers

A county-owned hospital says it won’t produce information sought by Oktibbeha County supervisors before a June 12 deadline for potential buyers to submit inquiries. The Commercial Dispatch reports OCH Regional Medical Center board Chairman Jimmy Lindley wrote a letter to supervisors on Monday saying it would take 60 to 90 days to compile all the information sought for bidders to ...

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Mississippi State to spend $2M on new stadium sound system

Mississippi State University wants to replace the sound system at its football stadium. The state College Board on Thursday approved a plan to hire an architect to design the estimated $2 million upgrade for Davis Wade Stadium. In documents submitted to trustees, the university says the current sound system causes a delay in people at one end of the stadium ...

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MSU summit looks to the future of manufacturing

Mississippi State University’s 7th Annual Manufacturing Summit showcased ways teamwork can help keep Mississippi and the U.S. competitive in the manufacturing industry in the 21st century. Wednesday’s [March 22] summit on “The Future of American Manufacturing” brought together leaders in industry and economic development at MSU’s Franklin Center for Furniture Manufacturing and Management. The event was hosted by MSU’s Franklin ...

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Report: Oktibbeha County to investigate options for hospital

A special commission says the Oktibbeha County supervisors should field multiple proposals regarding the sale or lease of OCH Regional Medical Center. The Starkville Daily News (http://bit.ly/2dn2TdP) reports the commission recommends the supervisors should host a public hearing in the near future over the report. The public hearing is the first step required by state law in pursuing the possible ...

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