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Katie Eubanks

07/10/2012 - 12:21pm

Sharon Summers is the new principal of Ridgeland High School (RHS). She takes the place of Lee Boozer, who was the school’s first and only principal since it was founded in 2002. Summers has worked at RHS since 2006, when she started...

07/10/2012 - 12:08pm

JUST AFTER EASTER, I took a trip to Arkansas to see family and friends.

I got to visit with my grandma for a few days, and I even saw my 20-year-old cousin Jake, whom I typically only see at Easter. Jake and Garrett, Aunt Margaret...

07/10/2012 - 11:59am

DOES YOUR neighbor’s yard stink? Can you walk past his house and know that his dog has been eating – and doing other things – regularly?

You might find some relief by calling animal control.

Madison County...

07/10/2012 - 11:54am

PENDING APPROVAL from the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT), Aberdeen-based Eutaw Construction Company will be doing the widening work on Lake Harbour Drive in Ridgeland.

Ridgeland officials awarded the project to Eutaw...

07/06/2012 - 3:14pm

NORTHSIDERS will see several new school principals when students start classes again this fall. But most of the “new” faces are not so new, as assistant principals step into many of the lead roles.

At Madison Central High...

07/06/2012 - 3:09pm

MADISON COUNTY taxpayers who own farm or forest land in the Gluckstadt area might see a slight change in their property tax bill later this year.

Madison County Tax Assessor Gerald Barber told the board of supervisors at a meeting last...

07/06/2012 - 2:46pm

DEVELOPERS with the Town of Livingston in Madison County hope to get a tourism tax incentive from the state after garnering a vote of support from the county board of supervisors last month.

Supervisors voted unanimously to endorse the...

07/06/2012 - 2:40pm

THE MISSISSIPPI Republican and Democratic parties recently chose delegates to represent the state at the parties’ national conventions later this summer, and several Northsiders made the lists.

Besides state party chairman Joe...

06/27/2012 - 1:22pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON COUNTY supervisors listed several reasons last week for firing Board Attorney Eric Hamer and replacing him with former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy.

But perhaps...

06/27/2012 - 12:51pm

Sun Staff Writer

RIDGELAND AND Madison are set to reap the benefits of Madison County’s recent settlement with the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) over the failed Reunion Parkway interchange.

In addition...

06/27/2012 - 12:31pm

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON RESIDENTS are slated to get a million dollars worth of improvements to streets and parks, and they won’t have to pay any extra taxes for them.

City officials plan to issue $1 million in general...

06/27/2012 - 12:20pm

Sun Staff Writer

CONSTRUCTION should start late this summer or early this fall on a multi-use trail along Highland Colony Parkway.

The Colony Park Public Improvement District (PID) will build the trail, which will connect with...

06/27/2012 - 11:39am

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

A PROPOSED multimillion-dollar mixed-use development at the Ross Barnett Reservoir is still stalled.

Harbor Walk is a multi-phase project that calls for a luxury hotel,...

06/20/2012 - 12:31pm

 By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE CITY OF MADISON is keeping busy cleaning up unsightly yards and properties.

Two weeks ago, city officials held public hearings on four separate properties in need of work....

06/20/2012 - 12:28pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

STARTING IN mid-August, drivers should start thinking about alternate routes if they travel Pear Orchard Road in Ridgeland.

Thornton Construction Company will be replacing a ditch...

06/20/2012 - 12:23pm

Rick Dillard is the new  president of the Mississippi Wildlife Federation. He lives in Gluckstadt with his wife, Jocelyn, and two sons. Dillard has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Mississippi State University in fisheries...

06/20/2012 - 12:19pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON COUNTY officials have gotten preliminary engineering approval for most of the state-aid road projects on the four-year road plan.

County Engineer Rudy Warnock told the board...

06/20/2012 - 12:10pm

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

THE MADISON COUNTY Board of Supervisors has let another developer reduce the minimum square footage in a residential development.

This time, however, it doesn’t appear...

06/12/2012 - 12:30pm

THE CITY OF MADISON and the North Livingston Place Neighborhood Association are at odds over new zoning regulations in the area.

Last week city officials put an overlay on the land, comprising 175 acres along North Livingston Road just...

06/12/2012 - 12:26pm

Paul Tankersley is president of the Northbay Property Owners Association (POA) in Madison. He and his wife, Donna, have lived in Northbay since 1995. Tankersley recently spoke with Sun staff writer Katie Eubanks about Northbay.

...
06/12/2012 - 11:57am

THE CITY OF RIDGELAND will save nearly a quarter of a million dollars over the next several years since city officials were recently able to refinance a 2004 bond issue.

Ridgeland taxpayers will save a total of $222,319.40 from the...

06/12/2012 - 11:46am

RIDGELAND OFFICIALS will be receiving bids Monday, June 18, for the Lake Harbour Drive widening project, and work will start about a month later, officials said.

“We’ll award a bid at the next board of aldermen meeting...

06/12/2012 - 11:42am

IF YOU GET A traffic ticket and want to contest it, you should hope you’re on the north side of County Line Road.

To be sure, you’ll probably have to wait your turn in court no matter where your traffic trial is. Municipal...

06/12/2012 - 9:51am

ONE OF THE best-kept secrets on the Northside is a library.

Tucked away in the Mississippi Education and Research Center off Ridgewood Road in Jackson, the Mississippi Library Commission (MLC) has a library of its own, one that is open...

06/11/2012 - 7:15am

AFTER MORE THAN a decade of delays, the Highway 463 bypass north of downtown Madison will be finished and open next weekend, according to the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT).

MDOT and Madison officials will hold a...