I loved Starkville. It felt like a good mix of "city" and countryside. The people there are extremely friendly. A lot of places are also within walking distance.
On a side note, have any of you received confirmation emails from them?
"Not to hurt our humble brethren is our first duty to them. But, to stop there is not enough. We have a higher mission - to be of service to them whenever they require it." - St. Francis of Assisi