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Katie Eubanks

04/24/2014 - 3:01pm

EUTAW CONSTRUCTION’S contract to widen Lake Harbour Drive in Ridgeland will likely be extended to June 23, although the city believes crews will finish the work before then, one official said.

On April 1, Ridgeland Mayor Gene...

04/24/2014 - 2:51pm

A LEGGY Los Angeles native and a talkative Mississippi boy met one summer at Colorado State University, and the rest is history.

Susan and Robert Green were each involved with Campus Crusade for Christ, now called Cru, when they met in...

04/24/2014 - 2:34pm

RETAIL SALES are up in the tri-county area as fiscal year 2014 heads into the home stretch.

According to statistics from the Mississippi Department of Revenue (DOR), Hinds, Madison and Rankin counties all saw an increase in sales from...

04/24/2014 - 2:18pm

Rates increasing

THE AVERAGE water and sewer bill for customers of the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRV) is about to go from $49 to $65, according to a press release sent out by the PRV.

Last week...

04/16/2014 - 4:14pm

MADISON COUNTY could hire at least two more road workers for the same amount of money it’s paying the road department’s business manager, Canton Alderman Andrew Grant.

The two road department employees could be hired with...

04/16/2014 - 4:05pm

MIKE CROOK has asked the Mississippi Court of Appeals for a rehearing after the court upheld his 2011 conviction for violating the city of Madison’s rental ordinance.

Steve Thornton, Crook’s attorney, said the appeals court...

04/16/2014 - 3:35pm

MINOR REPAIRS were set to take place last week in the Cherry Hill subdivision in Madison County, thanks to a resurfacing project running under budget.

The Madison County Board of Supervisors voted last week to use some of the leftover...

04/10/2014 - 3:21pm

OFFICIALS in Rankin, DeSoto and Hancock counties say they want to ask public utilities for customer information in order to find homestead fraud, as Madison County Tax Assessor Gerald Barber has done.

On the other hand, Hinds County...

04/10/2014 - 3:18pm

COMMUTERS will have to wait an extra six months before work is finished on I-55 in Madison and Ridgeland.

 A representative of the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) said the original completion date of November 2014...

04/10/2014 - 3:05pm

EFFORTS TO REPAVE and repair parts of Highland Colony Parkway are not moving fast.

Madison County has yet to have a “kickoff meeting” with the state regarding its portion of work; the city of Ridgeland has to wait until...

04/10/2014 - 2:53pm

MADISON OFFICIALS are prepping for more growth in the city, with plans for a fire station downtown and a water well on tap for Liberty Park.

When asked if the city’s infrastructure was enough to handle the businesses and homes...

04/10/2014 - 2:36pm

NORTHSIDE lawmakers have had a successful session in the state Legislature, with Rita Martinson, Will Longwitz and David Blount passing laws dealing with government corruption, domestic violence and more.

District 25 Sen. Longwitz and...

04/03/2014 - 2:22pm

THE CITY OF MADISON is pushing to revitalize its downtown district, with a new business development director for the area, a market study under way for a mixed-use “town square” development, and hopes for a farmers market at the red...

04/03/2014 - 2:15pm

AN APPEALS COURT has upheld the conviction of Mike Crook on two counts of violating the city of Madison’s rental ordinance.

Crook was arrested in October 2010 for renting out a house without a rental license. The Madison...

04/03/2014 - 2:09pm

Eddie James is president of the Madison the City Chamber of Commerce. He is director of facility operations with Baptist Health Systems. James and his wife, Shannon, live with their three children in Madison, where she teaches at Madison...

04/03/2014 - 12:57pm

THE CITY OF MADISON already has 13 vendors signed up for its first-ever farmers market, to be held at the red caboose on Main Street starting May 13.

“The interest in it is phenomenal,” said Robin McCrory, Madison’s...

04/03/2014 - 12:53pm

THE MADISON COUNTY Board of Supervisors recently approved two preliminary plats for subdivisions just outside the city of Madison.

Camden Crossing of Caroline phase five will contain 60 lots, each measuring about 10,000 square feet or...

04/03/2014 - 12:48pm

WORK HAS PAUSED on a new southbound exit ramp at I-55 and Gluckstadt Road as construction crews wait for warmer weather.

In the meantime, workers with Joe Magee Construction have been pouring concrete for a new bridge at the...

03/26/2014 - 1:45pm

LAKE HARBOUR Drive probably won’t be finished until May, Ridgeland Mayor Gene McGee said.

Eutaw Construction is still working on a widening project on Lake Harbour from Northpark Drive to Highway 51. Crews are building what will...

03/26/2014 - 1:30pm

Lost Rabbit Improvements

IMPROVEMENTS to a sidewalk, curb and gutter are on tap for an ailing intersection at Lost Rabbit.

The Madison County Board of Supervisors recently awarded a bid for the small project...

03/26/2014 - 1:20pm

THIS IS THE STORY of why we don’t need a net around our new trampoline but I might need a football helmet instead.

As my mother predicted, I got hurt, and I did it within hours of the trampoline being assembled and jumpable....

03/26/2014 - 1:14pm

THE RIDGELAND Board of Aldermen approved a resolution of intent last week to issue $17 million in general obligation bonds over the next three to five years, with revenues to be spent on Colony Park Boulevard and part of a new city center....

03/11/2014 - 3:26pm

IF YOU DRIVE PAST the unassuming gated entrance to Sunnybrook Children’s Home in Ridgeland, you probably won’t see any kids playing outside.

But this year, Sunnybrook’s 50th year caring for children who have been...

03/11/2014 - 3:23pm

THE MADISON COUNTY Board of Supervisors has changed its mind about how much money the county’s economic development authority, MCEDA, should be allowed to borrow.

Last week the board voted unanimously to rescind its resolution of...

03/11/2014 - 3:01pm

MY ROOMMATE Ally and I, two 20-something women with no children, are buying a trampoline.

Ally’s been talking about it since before I moved in, and now that it’s tax-return season, we’re doing it.

When I told...