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February 5th, 2014
Richard Holmes remembers many students treating him with kindness when, in 1963, he became the first African-American student to enroll at Mississippi State University. But he also remembers one of the few students who did not, and the irony that followed.
Golden Triangle LINK leadership announced at a Tuesday afternoon meeting that the organization will become a permanent force for economic development in the region, after input from a special steering committee.
Hundreds of hopefuls in the â€śBusiness and NonÂTechnicalâ€ť career category sought co-Âop, internship and full-Âtime employment opportunities at Humphrey Coliseum on Mississippi State Universityâ€™s campus for part one of the 2014 Spring Career Days event sponsored by the MSU Career Center. The event will resume today from noon to 4 p.m.
Nominations are open for one of Mississippiâ€™s most prestigious volunteerism awards.
Volunteer Mississippi, through the Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Service, awards the Governorâ€™s Initiative for Volunteer Excellence (GIVE) Awards annually to outstanding volunteer efforts in the state. The GIVE Awards have been ongoing since 1993.
Mississippi State University student Sawyer Thomas Steedeâ€™s aggravated DUI charge has been reduced to a misdemeanor.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors set interviews for five Oktibbeha County administrator candidates to take place after the boardâ€™s next meeting at 9 a.m. Feb. 17.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen interviewed Lesa Hardin and Jeanette Mitchell-Bailey for the city clerk position at a called meeting Monday at the Starkville Sportsplex, but deferred choosing between the two until todayâ€™s regular city meeting at the earliest.
When Starkville Rotary Club member George Sherman asked Donald â€śFieldâ€ť Brown where he got his nickname, it wasnâ€™t the first time Brown had fielded that question.
Oktibbeha County residents have two more weeks to nominate a charity for a chance to win a $5,000 donation through the Greater Starkville Development Partnershipâ€™s second Restaurant Week March 17-23.
Tickets are on sale today for season ticketÂholders of the Starkville Community Theatreâ€™s upcoming production of the classic Southern tale, â€śSteel Magnolias,â€ť set for Feb. 13 - 16 and 18 - 22 at the Playhouse on Main. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and will be on sale for the general public Saturday.