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Starkville moves forward to annex areas in Oktibbeha County

Starkville aldermen approved a motion Tuesday to pursue the annexation of areas in Oktibbeha County.

Posted: Feb 5, 2019 9:30 PM
Updated: Feb 6, 2019 9:05 AM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Starkville aldermen approved a motion Tuesday to pursue the annexation of areas in Oktibbeha County.

City officials said this was the first significant step forward in the annexation process.

Some residents said this will help their area get more services and resources.

Others said they are concerned about higher taxes and the lack of resources needed from the city.

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