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Katie Eubanks

08/20/2014 - 4:40pm

TWO EMPTY PROPERTIES must be brought up to grade before the Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) can sell them, but the project is “not a real high priority right now,” said Executive Director Tim Coursey.

...

08/20/2014 - 4:28pm

SUB-ZERO temperatures, a sun that never sets, and frozen bottles of sunscreen would be a nightmare for most folks - but most folks aren’t Baker Borne.

For 23 days in June, the 20-year-old Jackson native climbed Denali, or Mount...

08/20/2014 - 4:12pm

A FORTHCOMING report on the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRV) will show the state agency where it stands financially, but one thing is clear: The PRV “has got to find new sources of revenue,” said General Manager John...

08/13/2014 - 10:47am

MADISON COUNTY will save about $200,000 over the next 14 years by refinancing two series of general obligation bonds.

“We have approved the resolution authorizing the board president to sign the documents. So we’ll watch...

08/13/2014 - 10:34am

MISSISSIPPI SHERIFFS still can’t use radar to catch speeders, and officials aren’t overly optimistic about getting legislation to change that.

“The sheriffs association has done everything we can to get the bill...

08/13/2014 - 10:10am

NEW RESIDENTIAL building permits are up in south Madison County, with Ridgeland and unincorporated areas set to meet or surpass last year’s numbers.

The city of Madison is down a bit from last year so far, at least in terms of...

08/13/2014 - 9:56am

Tony Bahou is the new president and CEO of Special Olympics Mississippi, headquartered in Madison. Bahou previously was head of communications and public relations for Mississippi Blood Services and United Way of the Capital Area. He...

08/13/2014 - 9:00am

LOST RABBIT is officially an URD instead of a PID, lawsuits should be dismissed soon, and payments on the URD bond issue could start next March.

“In the football vernacular, we see the end zone,” said Madison County Board...

08/06/2014 - 10:00am

LOST RABBIT is officially an URD and not a PID.

The Lost Rabbit Urban Renewal District (URD) Board met Tuesday and voted to terminate the Public Improvement District (PID), and to issue a $5.2 million bond to save the ailing...

08/06/2014 - 9:41am

THE PARKWAY EAST Public Improvement District (PID) once again has a board of directors and will be able to collect assessments this coming year, after dwindling to one board member recently.

On July 21, the Madison County Board of...

08/06/2014 - 8:38am

A SITE STUDY for a new airport in Madison County is about 75 percent complete, one official said. 

“I think we’ll probably see something [more definite] by the end of the month. It won’t be before then,”...

08/01/2014 - 9:58am

NEW PRINCIPALS, new technology, and even a brand-new school are among the changes that Northside students will see in this school year. 

The Redeemer’s School, located at Redeemer Church PCA on East Northside Drive, will...

08/01/2014 - 9:51am

WRIGHT’S MILL and another subdivision in Madison are expanding, with preliminary plats approved at the July 15 Board of Aldermen meeting.

Phase six of Wright’s Mill will be located north of Culley’s Stand and will...

08/01/2014 - 9:46am

Nancy Batson is president of the Historical Society of Ridgeland. She and her husband, James, have lived in Ridgeland since 1980 and have three grown children. Batson recently spoke with Sun staff writer Katie Eubanks about the historical...

08/01/2014 - 9:42am

THE LAND CAN KILL YOU.

That’s what Michael Yerger’s grandfather used to say to him. The land will kill you – but if you learn the secrets of the Yazoo clay, when to dig and when not to dig, as the tenant farmers did a...

07/23/2014 - 3:50pm

REUNION, CHERRY HILL Plantation, and other subdivisions could be affected by Entergy’s plans to install a large transmission line from south Madison County to near Clinton, county officials said.

In order to meet the growth of...

07/23/2014 - 3:47pm

THE MADISON ORGANIZATION of Neighborhood Associations (MONA) will hold its quarterly meeting Tuesday, July 29, with guest speaker John Sigman of the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRV).

All Madison residents are welcome to...

07/23/2014 - 3:33pm

MADISON COUNTY Road Manager Lawrence Morris says his department has been spending its asphalt money on just that, despite a recent question from one county supervisor about where the money has gone.

“It was spent in asphalt, fill...

07/23/2014 - 3:28pm

A TARGET-ANCHORED shopping center is no longer coming to a site north of Highway 463 in Madison, but the developer is looking at another site nearby.

“We dropped the [original] site due to site development and PID [public...

07/23/2014 - 3:23pm

MADISON COUNTY has spent more than $2 million on the Parkway East Public Improvement District (PID) and will likely have a hard time getting its money back, with land not selling and litigation ongoing.

Due to recent resignations, the...

07/16/2014 - 9:47am

ROBINSON SPRINGS Road could be bid out this fall for a resurfacing project, according to Madison County Engineer Rudy Warnock.

Design work is about 70 percent complete, and all field work is finished for the project, Warnock told the...

07/16/2014 - 9:32am

BESIDES THE NISSAN PLANT in Canton, which will start paying full taxes on some assets this year, Gluckstadt saw the most growth in assessed values in Madison County last year, said Tax Assessor Gerald Barber.

Barber presented the...

07/16/2014 - 9:12am

DESIGN WORK on a new Ridgeland City Hall could be complete in a year, one official said.  

The board of aldermen recently awarded just over a million dollars’ worth of preliminary work for the planned city center, which...

07/16/2014 - 9:08am

Attorney Mike MacInnis is a partner with Rawlings and MacInnis in Madison. He handles commercial transactions, represents businesses, and often represents homeowner associations. MacInnis recently spoke with Sun staff writer Katie Eubanks...

07/16/2014 - 9:04am

BUSINESSES AND HOMES continue cropping up in Ridgeland – and although the city is bordered by Madison and Jackson to the north and south, it still has undeveloped land and room to grow westward, said Mayor Gene McGee.

“We...