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Katie Eubanks

04/15/2015 - 9:41am

Dina Ray is director of the Mississippi chapter of March of Dimes, an organization dedicated to improving the health of mothers and babies and reducing premature births and infant mortality.
She has been in the metro area 15 years....

04/15/2015 - 9:36am

A RECENTLY REZONED commercial property in Gluckstadt could feature “fast casual” restaurants, bakeries, ice cream and coffee shops, but no fast food, gas stations or convenience stores, said a nearby resident.

Florette...

04/09/2015 - 9:42am
TEENS WHO ARE IN TROUBLE with the law in Madison County have a new evening program designed to keep them off the streets and out of further trouble, thanks to a pilot grant from the state. 
The Adolescent Evening Reporting...
04/09/2015 - 9:41am
MADISON COUNTY recently awarded a bid to build turn lanes at Stribling Road and Highway 463, an intersection described by multiple supervisors as a safety issue. 
But other road projects might see a decrease in funding or be...
04/09/2015 - 9:40am
Charles Beady is CEO of Mississippi Food Network, located in Jackson. A Georgia native, Beady has spent most of his life in Mississippi. He was president of The Piney Woods School on Highway 49 for 20 years. He and his wife, the former Helen...
04/09/2015 - 9:36am
AN AUDIT of Madison County’s airport site study, along with on-the-ground analysis at the top three airport sites, is still ongoing. 
Also, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reviewing the site study, said...
04/09/2015 - 9:32am
MADISON COUNTY is exploring the possibility of adding a right turn lane on Green Oak Lane at the intersection with Highway 51 - but it is unclear whether the state will let the county do the work.
When the county has asked the...
04/09/2015 - 9:27am
BECAUSE OF a contribution agreement and a broke public improvement district, the Madison County Board of Supervisors has paid more than $500,000 in legal fees so far to defend a lawsuit that won’t go to trial until October. ...
04/09/2015 - 9:24am
MADISON COUNTY is one step closer to building two new fire stations. 
Supervisors recently approved the signing of a purchase contract for a two-acre site at the intersection of Yandell and North Old Canton roads in the...
04/09/2015 - 9:17am
RIDGELAND RESIDENTS can now submit service requests and follow the progress of work orders on the city Web site, thanks to a new online action center. A few residents have already done so.
“Hopefully this will make us more...
04/09/2015 - 9:13am

THE RECENT IDENTITY THEFTS in Madison County may have slowed down, but the city of Madison is still dealing with the effects - including a faulty unemployment payment made to a current city employee.

Madison filed an appeal with the...

03/04/2015 - 4:45pm

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT is still looking strong in south Madison County.

Ridgeland saw an increase in new residential building permits last year, as did Madison County, which issues permits for areas outside the cities. The city of...

03/04/2015 - 4:41pm

MY ROOMMATE ALLY and I are not exactly opposites, but we’re quite different:

I generally like going out with people and will try my best to go, even if I’m broke or need to be doing other things.

She’ll...

03/04/2015 - 4:26pm

HINDS COUNTY is still topping Rankin and Madison counties when it comes to growth in retail sales.

The Mississippi Department of Revenue’s (DOR) fiscal year is more than halfway gone, and Hinds County sales have soared more than...

03/04/2015 - 4:23pm

THE CITY OF MADISON hopes to bid a contract sometime mid-summer on a widening project on Old Canton Road.

Plans call for Old Canton to be widened to include a center turn lane from Hoy Road to St. Augustine Drive. The city has...

03/04/2015 - 4:15pm

MADISON COUNTY’S recently appointed election commissioner, Shelia Willis, said she plans to run for the position in the special election as well.

The Board of Supervisors appointed Willis to replace District 2 Election...

03/04/2015 - 4:11pm

THE CITY OF RIDGELAND is making progress on two major road projects, Colony Park Boulevard and the extension of Lake Harbour Drive. 

Although Ridgeland won’t be building Colony Park Boulevard, the city does have to buy all...

03/04/2015 - 4:09pm

RESERVOIR OFFICIALS are going to Washington, and other newsworthy items passed at the recent meeting of the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRV) board.

The PRV is the state agency that owns and manages the 33,000-acre Ross...

03/04/2015 - 4:06pm

THE CITIES OF Jackson and Ridgeland are looking to team up to resurface a portion of East County Line Road.

Plans are not final but could include everything from repairing, milling, overlaying and striping to repairing curbs, improving...

02/25/2015 - 4:43pm

THE MADISON COUNTY Board of Supervisors renewed a contract last week with The Whitten Group for human resources support.

The Whitten Group, based in Ridgeland, has worked for the county on two other projects - one for $8,000 to do a...

02/25/2015 - 4:39pm

HOY ROAD was the subject of more drama in Madison County last week - but as it turns out, the county’s current funding pledge for the project might actually cover the construction costs.

Two years ago, the Madison County Board of...

02/25/2015 - 4:36pm

MADISON COUNTY Administrator Mark Houston said he doesn’t know why the county has apparently failed to review its solid waste management plan since 2009.

Early this month, the county received a letter from the Mississippi...

02/25/2015 - 4:34pm

MOST CRIME in the city of Madison increased last year.

Out of seven crime categories, only aggravated assaults decreased in 2014. Police reported 15 aggravated assaults (meaning assaults with a weapon) in 2013, and 12 last year.

...
02/25/2015 - 4:30pm

Russell Bozeman is director of forest protection and forest information for the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC). Bozeman got his forestry degree from Mississippi State University and is a registered forester. He and his wife, Chaffin...

02/25/2015 - 4:28pm

THE RIDGELAND Board of Aldermen has delayed decisions about Baymeadows Apartments again, but expects to take a vote in April, said Mayor Gene McGee.

Last week the board heard rebuttal from the Community Development Department about...