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Katie Eubanks

10/22/2014 - 4:53pm

BIG LOTS AND SMALL LOTS met with approval in south Madison County recently, with officials signing off on a final plat for Providence phase five and a preliminary plat for four estate-size lots in Ridgeland.

Providence part five has 34...

10/22/2014 - 4:50pm

LIEUTENANT GOV. Tate Reeves will speak next week at the quarterly meeting of the Madison Organization of Neighborhood Associations (MONA).

MONA will meet at a new location, in the cafeteria at Madison Avenue Upper Elementary, Tuesday,...

10/22/2014 - 4:46pm

MADISON-RIDGELAND Academy (MRA) got approval from the city of Madison for indoor batting cages recently, but the school has no firm plans yet, one official said.

“As of today, no final decision has been made on this project. We...

10/22/2014 - 4:40pm

THE MOSQUE and Islamic community center on Highway 51 north of Madison is already running out of parking spaces for important holidays, said Tauqeer Yousuf, president of the Mississippi Muslim Association.

“At times, we can have...

10/22/2014 - 4:34pm

THE MADISON COUNTY Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) no longer has to pay PID assessments on its land in the Parkway East Public Improvement District, said MCEDA Board Attorney Andy Clark.

“I received an attorney general...

10/22/2014 - 4:27pm

MONDAYS are busy days at the Madison Square Center for the Arts.

From the first floor of the 124-year-old building that once housed Madison-Ridgeland High School, one can hear classical ballet music; children’s feet running on...

10/22/2014 - 4:08pm

A CHUNK OF LAND on the west side of Highway 51 in Madison, just north of Hoy Road, is a perfect example of how the city’s land-use plan follows development trends, one official said.

“I think some of that property is still...

10/16/2014 - 10:50am

THE LAST DOMINO of resignations, special elections and appointments in south Madison County should fall November 18, when the city of Madison holds a special election for alderman at large.

So far that race includes Warren Strain,...

10/16/2014 - 10:46am

MADISON COUNTY officials are conducting a payroll study at the request of the board of supervisors, who might vote to enact pay raises based on the findings.

District 4 Supervisor and Board President Karl Banks made the motion last...

10/16/2014 - 10:38am

JACKSON, RIDGELAND and Madison have a combined 63 hotels, including five within a mile of each other in north Ridgeland, and Madison is gunning for another.

But that’s “not abnormal” in the lodging industry, one...

10/16/2014 - 10:26am

John Howland was appointed last week as the new District 2 supervisor for Madison County. He was serving his second term on the Board of Aldermen for the city of Madison when appointed. Howland has lived in Madison since 1996. He and his...

10/16/2014 - 10:22am

RESERVOIR OFFICIALS could vote Thursday, October 16, on whether to approve a preliminary plat for the first phase of new development at Lost Rabbit.

Developer Terry Lovelace, officials with the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District...

10/09/2014 - 2:58pm
THE RIDGELAND Police Department still doesn’t have an assistant chief, more than two months after former assistant chief Randy Tyler moved up to the top job. 
Tyler took over for former chief Jimmy Houston, who retired...
10/09/2014 - 2:56pm
THE MISSISSIPPI Court of Appeals has denied a motion for rehearing from Mike Crook, who was convicted in 2011 of violating the city of Madison’s rental ordinance. 
It was unclear at press time whether Crook would...
10/09/2014 - 2:55pm
RIDGELAND POLICE are “keeping their fingers crossed” after a recent armed robbery that left little evidence. 
Just after 9 p.m. on September 21, a man pulled into his driveway on Pinehurst Circle. Two masked...
10/09/2014 - 2:54pm
RUNNERS, CYCLISTS and walkers could have a safer route along Old Canton Road in Madison by spring, with the city planning to fill a 930-foot gap between two sections of sidewalk. 
Right at the Ridgeland/Madison line, just...
10/09/2014 - 2:48pm
HERE’S HOW LEASES WORK in the PRV:
All residential and commercial leases are for 60 years. The PRV procures leases by public bid - highest bid wins - and stipulates a minimum up-front payment and minimum annual payment....
10/09/2014 - 2:42pm
AS THE SKI season kicks off, Sportique is not only busy promoting its huge selection of outerwear, but is also preparing for a huge move - across the interstate to The Township at Colony Park. 
Sportique has been in its...
10/09/2014 - 2:41pm
SEVERAL CHURCHES in south Madison County have building projects planned or under way, and three of them are clustered around Bozeman Road at the eastern end of Reunion Parkway.
Madison Heights has architectural drawings for a...
10/09/2014 - 2:36pm
MADISON COUNTY can often seem like two separate counties: The one made up mostly of white people, south of Canton, and the one made up mostly of black people, from Canton northward. 
Mission Mississippi is trying to bridge...
10/09/2014 - 2:35pm
RESERVOIR OFFICIALS are still figuring out their next steps after receiving a report detailing the financial outlook of the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District, or PRV. 
The PRV is the state agency that owns and...
10/01/2014 - 4:15pm

THE MADISON COUNTY Board of Supervisors approved a handful of final plats last week, including one for a brand-new subdivision in the Gluckstadt area.

Phase one of Saddle Brook has 42 lots and is located between Ashbrooke Trail and the...

10/01/2014 - 4:08pm

THE MISSISSIPPI Department of Transportation (MDOT) probably can’t help pay for turn lanes at a busy highway intersection in Madison County, said Central District Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall.

Madison County has a permit...

10/01/2014 - 4:06pm

RANDY RHEA, senior pastor at Madison Heights Church, said preaching was not on his agenda as he was growing up in Germantown, Tenn.

“This is the last thing I wanted to do,” Rhea said with a laugh.

“When I...

10/01/2014 - 3:54pm

THE TOWN OF Livingston got a design exception last week for street grades in the future residential phase, and the first business could open as soon as this weekend.

Madison County supervisors unanimously approved steeper street grades...