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Katie Eubanks

07/25/2012 - 10:40am

GERMANTOWN Middle School and The Veritas School are welcoming a new principal and a new headmaster in time for the fall semester.

At Germantown Middle, located in Gluckstadt, former Madison Central assistant principal Richard Burge...

07/25/2012 - 10:23am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE MAYORS OF Madison and Ridgeland are pleased with how the Madison County Board of Supervisors has allocated $6 million the county will receive from its settlement with the Mississippi...

07/25/2012 - 9:54am

Austin Brown is the new head principal at Madison Central High School. He was an assistant principal at MCHS for five years and previously taught history there for five years before spending last year as head principal of Sumner Hill Junior...

07/25/2012 - 9:49am

ST. DOMINIC’S hopes to have grass practice fields finished later this summer and a sports training center built by the end of the year at its sports and recreation complex north of Madison.

Three graded practice fields to be used...

07/25/2012 - 9:45am

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

DESPITE A THREE PERCENT jump in Madison County’s total assessed value this year, supervisors say the coming year’s budget will still be a challenge.

“This...

07/18/2012 - 2:43pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

WORK ON A new playground at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland should start any day now, Recreation and Parks Director Chris Chance said.

Officials awarded the bid for the playground two...

07/18/2012 - 2:40pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE FIRST BIT of milestone work on the new I-55 interchange in Madison and Ridgeland should be done right around the August 3 deadline, one official said.

“It’s going to...

07/18/2012 - 2:38pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

A PROPOSED LANDFILL in south Madison County might not be dead, but it appears to be mostly dead for now.

Last week the permit board for the Mississippi Department for Environmental...

07/18/2012 - 1:55pm

AS WE FLOATED off the grassy field, the man in the basket with me feigned surprise and said, “Uh oh! What do we do now?”

I’d met the hot-air balloon pilot - a tall, thin man from Waynesboro named Dean Durr - a little...

07/18/2012 - 1:09pm

USUALLY WHEN Denson Robinson talks to the media, he’s pretty matter of fact.

But when he starts talking about the city of Madison’s volunteer fire department, even he says he gets “passionate.”

Robinson...

07/18/2012 - 12:58pm

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

THE CITIES OF Madison and Ridgeland both saw growth in their total assessed values this year.

After a 2.6 percent drop last year, Ridgeland’s assessed value grew by 2.1...

07/10/2012 - 12:29pm

AROUND THIS TIME last year, Madison County Tax Assessor Gerald Barber said the county would be fortunate to grow just one percent in total assessed value in the coming year.

He was wrong, and he’s happy about it. The county...

07/10/2012 - 12:25pm

WITH A CREEK eroding in Madison and a storage building in danger of falling in, the Madison County Board of Supervisors voted recently to express official interest in fixing the problem.

“This was kind of step one for our local...

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...