A new restaurant and bakery are coming to downtown Starkville.
Nearly 10 years ago, Debbie Putt and Janis Kertsetter were working at The Purple Elephant. Last Friday, they became the new owners and reopened the previously closed Columbus gift shop on Wilkins Wise Road.
The People's Cup MicroRoastery is officially open for business in Starkville.
When Kyle Staude sat in a police station with a DUI on his record, he knew it could have easily been avoided. That was more than five years ago, when Staude was a college student. Now CEO of EZ-RYDR -- a ride sharing company similar to Uber or Lyft -- Staude said he could have used a transportation network in college to avoid some of his poor decisions.
After nine months of extensive renovations, a new coffee house served its first cup of coffee on Monday in the old Pizza Hut building on Highway 45.
The former Lee High School property redevelopment looks to be underway with luxury lofts coming to Columbus this fall.
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