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Katie Eubanks

01/26/2014 - 8:46am

State of Madison

MADISON MAYOR Mary Hawkins Butler will give her annual “State of the City” address to the Madison Organization of Homeowner Associations (MONA) next Thursday, January 30.

Butler...

01/16/2014 - 4:31pm

TWO NORTHSIDERS are on the front lines in a fight against what they believe would be a “short-sighted” use of the state’s natural resources: offshore seismic testing and gas exploration just a mile south of the Gulf Coast...

01/16/2014 - 4:25pm

MOTORISTS on I-55 through Ridgeland and Madison will have some breathing room for another week or two, as northbound traffic has returned to the northbound lanes. 

Crews with Yates Construction have rebuilt the northbound lanes...

01/16/2014 - 4:12pm

Adam Mangana was named the new head football coach at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School last month, after the resignation of former head coach John Frederick “J.J.” Plummer Jr. Mangana has been with St. Andrew’s since fall...

01/16/2014 - 4:11pm

Adam Mangana was named the new head football coach at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School last month, after the resignation of former head coach John Frederick “J.J.” Plummer Jr. Mangana has been with St. Andrew’s since fall...

01/16/2014 - 4:03pm

FIFTEEN years ago, the founders of Highlands Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Ridgeland built a sanctuary that was much bigger than they were.

Now the church is finally at the point of needing more room on Sundays, and they hope to have it...

01/16/2014 - 4:03pm

FIFTEEN years ago, the founders of Highlands Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Ridgeland built a sanctuary that was much bigger than they were.

Now the church is finally at the point of needing more room on Sundays, and they hope to have it...

01/16/2014 - 4:03pm

FIFTEEN years ago, the founders of Highlands Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Ridgeland built a sanctuary that was much bigger than they were.

Now the church is finally at the point of needing more room on Sundays, and they hope to have it...

01/16/2014 - 4:03pm

FIFTEEN years ago, the founders of Highlands Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Ridgeland built a sanctuary that was much bigger than they were.

Now the church is finally at the point of needing more room on Sundays, and they hope to have it...

01/16/2014 - 3:58pm

MADISON COUNTY is doing what it can to rectify problems that the state auditor’s office found in a recent audit.

The main problems were incorrect bonding amounts for county officials, passwords that need to be strengthened, and...

01/16/2014 - 3:47pm

RIDGELAND POLICE are waiting on evidence from the crime lab as an investigation continues into an armed carjacking that happened at Planet Fitness last week.

“We’ve got several pieces of evidence that are being worked,...

01/16/2014 - 3:39pm

A LOT OF church groups fill shoeboxes with Christmas gifts for children, go to a foreign country and preach the gospel for a couple of weeks, or raise money for a humanitarian effort once a year.

But one Sunday school class from...

01/16/2014 - 3:22pm

County pay raises

MADISON COUNTY officials say an upcoming pay raise for county employees will require money to be taken out of the reserve fund at first, but budget savings in other areas should also...

01/08/2014 - 11:12am

IT LOOKS LIKE Ridgeland has a long road ahead in the state Legislature this year, with Gov. Phil Bryant expressing a lack of support for a bill that the city has tried to pass for several years now.

The Citizens for Economic...

01/08/2014 - 11:02am

DISTRICT 25 SEN. Will Longwitz said he’s going into the 2014 legislative session with a focus on criminal justice and government transparency.

Longwitz, who represents northeast Jackson, Ridgeland, western Madison, and Gluckstadt...

01/08/2014 - 10:37am

THE CITY OF MADISON wants to be able to write tickets for property code violations instead of arresting people.

In 2012, Madison officials tried to get a local and private bill passed that would allow the city’s code enforcement...

01/02/2014 - 10:38am

 THE CITY OF MADISON could eventually try to annex St. Dominic Health Services’ property and surrounding land north of the city, but Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler says not enough is happening in the area yet....

01/02/2014 - 10:31am

Mark Houston took office last month as the new Madison County administrator. He formerly worked as county comptroller from 2004 through 2009 and as administrator from 2009 through April 2010. He is a CPA, worked 20 years in the state auditor...

01/02/2014 - 10:24am

A NORTH JACKSON Boy Scout troop that very likely saved a man’s life could be honored next year with a resolution from the state Legislature.

Sen. Will Longwitz filed the concurrent resolution after hearing about Troop 302, whose...

01/02/2014 - 9:54am

WEARING my heaviest winter coat, I walked out into the starlight and drove the two minutes from my parents’ house to Chapel of the Cross in Madison County.

I was there for the late-night Christmas Eve...

01/02/2014 - 9:47am

MADISON COUNTY supervisors recently hired a right-of-way acquisition agent for the widening of Bozeman Road and construction of the third phase of Reunion Parkway.

An engineering contract with Warnock and Associates was also approved...

01/02/2014 - 9:45am

CHURCH PLANTS are on the move on the Northside, with different locations and additional campuses planned as young congregations continue working to spread the gospel throughout the metro area and state.

Grace City Church held its first...

12/27/2013 - 11:49am

LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT and Mississippi Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) agree that the primary offenders when it comes to underage drinking aren’t lazy liquor stores or fake I.D. manufacturers, but parents and friends who supply kids with...

12/18/2013 - 2:19pm
Santa Claus travels around the world every Christmas Eve night and gives children gifts. He lives at the North Pole with Mrs. Claus, nine reindeer, and several million elves. He recently spoke with Sun staff writer Katie Eubanks via satellite...
12/05/2013 - 12:34pm

THANKSGIVING, Christmas and New Year’s are busy, fun-filled times of the year, but for many people the holidays bring a seasonal bout of depression.

Madison resident Vivian Gibson, who says she has learned to live a normal life...