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Katie Eubanks

05/21/2014 - 8:44am

MORE VENDORS are on tap for Madison’s farmers market, after 16 participated in the inaugural event last week, one official said.

“We’ve already gotten two new vendors registered, one for baked goods and one for jams...

05/21/2014 - 8:40am

TWO NEW PRINCIPALS will take over at Olde Towne Middle School and Highland Elementary School in Ridgeland on July 1.

Tim Dowdy and Paula Tharp will replace retiring principals Allen Lawrence and Marilyn Naron at Olde Towne and Highland...

05/21/2014 - 8:34am

OFFICIALS in south Madison County say candidates for chancery clerk and statewide races have been obeying sign ordinances and haven’t put out too many signs where they don’t belong.

Candidates for the U.S. Senate and House...

05/21/2014 - 8:27am

Wendy Bourdin is special events coordinator for the city of Ridgeland. She has lived in the metro area 19 years. Bourdin recently spoke to Sun staff writer Katie Eubanks about the 29th annual Heatwave Classic Triathlon, to be held in...

05/19/2014 - 9:20am

THE MISSISSIPPI Department of Transportation (MDOT) is drawing up plans for how it wants the Madison County Board of Supervisors to spend $6 million in settlement funds.

Supervisors recently moved a lot of the money around, despite...

05/15/2014 - 9:41am

A PUBLIC MEETING will be held May 29 to inform commuters and residents about the new plans for improvements to Hoy Road phase two in Madison.

“The concept has been revised considerably from what we presented [a few] years ago. So...

05/14/2014 - 4:20pm

ANOTHER METRO-AREA retail development could receive government subsidies under the “cultural retail attraction” law, even though the rebate won’t be available after July 1.

Developers of The Renaissance at Colony Park...

05/14/2014 - 4:15pm

DESPITE A RISING number of criminal youth cases and the lack of a juvenile detention center in Madison County, one ray of hope - however thin - is shining on the juvenile justice system.

For fiscal year 2015, beginning July 1, the...

05/14/2014 - 4:13pm

CHICKENS AND DUCKS and zoning, oh my.

Madison County’s zoning ordinance will be under scrutiny next week as the Board of Supervisors decides whether the law is clear about permitted and non-permitted animals.

At last...

05/14/2014 - 4:06pm

MADISON COUNTY is preparing a disaster recovery center and applying for federal aid after two tornadoes passed over the county April 28.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will notify the county when the recovery center is...

05/14/2014 - 3:59pm

A PRELIMINARY HEARING for a sex-trafficking suspect was rescheduled last week for Tuesday, May 13.

Martavious Cortez Warner, 29, of Jackson, is charged with procuring the sexual servitude of a minor, a 16-year-old Jackson girl who had...

05/14/2014 - 3:57pm

CLEARING AND GRUBBING work along state-aid routes in Madison County could be finished within 30 days, meaning the county is that much closer to moving forward with a few state-aid road overlays.

AJ Construction started working April 25...

05/14/2014 - 3:40pm

MADISON POLICE were still seeking a third suspect in an armed robbery at press time earlier this week.

Police have arrested two of the three suspects for the robbery, which happened in the Cypress Lake subdivision off Highland Colony ...

05/09/2014 - 12:29pm

HIGH-SCHOOL seniors from all over the Northside are preparing to graduate.

Between May 15 and 28, more than 1,500 students will receive diplomas.

New Summit School and The Education Center School will hold their ceremonies May...

05/09/2014 - 12:21pm

WITH JUVENILE crimes up in Madison County last year and no juvenile detention center in the county, few options exist for holding and rehabilitating troubled youth.

One option is the Oakley Youth Development Center, formerly known as...

05/09/2014 - 12:14pm

Pat Truesdale is Madison County District 3 election commissioner. She has been an election commissioner for nine years and previously served as a poll worker and poll manager. Truesdale recently spoke with Sun staff writer Katie Eubanks...

05/09/2014 - 12:07pm

MADISON COUNTY is paying the IRS $94,000 in unpaid taxes because of an error in employee classification and other personnel issues.

The board of supervisors voted in executive session last week to pay the amount in order to avoid...

05/09/2014 - 12:01pm

THE CITY OF MADISON got $1 million from the state bond bill this year to buy right of way for a widening project on Madison Avenue.

But it was unclear when construction could be bid out on the project.

Madison Avenue will be...

05/09/2014 - 11:52am

A 16-YEAR-OLD girl who ran away from home became a victim of sex trafficking when a “friend” got her in touch with a local pimp, according to Ridgeland PD.

Police arrested 29-year-old Martavious Cortez Warner of Jackson for...

05/02/2014 - 3:46pm

THE FIGHT OVER $6 million in settlement money from the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is far from over, one MDOT official said.

“There will be a lot of discussion about this,” said Central District...

05/02/2014 - 3:34pm

YOUTH COURT CASES were on the rise last year in Madison County, and the court only has so many options because the county does not have a youth detention center.

Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker says a youth detention center would...

05/02/2014 - 3:25pm

MADISON COUNTY District 1 Supervisor John Bell Crosby apparently didn’t know much about the southern portion of Highland Colony Parkway until recently.

Maybe he’d never driven south of the roundabout.

Maybe he...

05/02/2014 - 3:12pm

MADISON COUNTY has “no knowledge” of whether a contribution agreement with the Parkway South Public Improvement District (PID) will continue into this fall, County Administrator Mark Houston said.

For now, the revolving-...

05/02/2014 - 2:58pm

STRICT RENTAL RULES were being finalized last week for the Northbay subdivision in Madison, after a Mississippi Supreme Court ruling effectively barred the neighborhood from prohibiting rentals.

Leasing or renting homes will only be...

05/02/2014 - 2:53pm

A PROPOSED Target-anchored shopping center in the city of Madison is on hold for multiple reasons, but largely because of a financially unstable PID.

“If anything, the PID is at the crux of our problem,” said developer Eric...