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Katie Eubanks

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...

10/01/2014 - 3:41pm

MADISON COUNTY SCHOOLS (MCS) is facing a lawsuit after punishing a student who posted a nude photo of another student online at Germantown High School - but what if the incident had happened elsewhere?

“In our handbook, on page...

10/01/2014 - 3:33pm

A FEW WEEKS AGO, my mentor/spiritual guru texted me and said, "LAST WARNING: You MUST read 'The Harbinger' ASAP."

My...

10/01/2014 - 3:16pm

THE MADISON COUNTY Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) awarded a $1.2 million airport study contract without bidding it out because the agency wanted someone with “ownership” in the project, said MCEDA Executive Director Tim...

09/24/2014 - 9:39am

A RAPE SUSPECT is being held with no bond after an initial appearance in Madison Municipal Court last week.

Jerson Nahum Martinez, 27, of Canton, appeared before Judge Dale Danks on Thursday, September 18, the day after the alleged...

09/24/2014 - 9:32am

RIDGELAND RESIDENTS will be paying just a little more for trash pickup starting October 1.

The city has a new six-year contract with Waste Management, and the rate is going up from $11.44 a month per customer to $13.75 a month.

...
09/24/2014 - 9:29am

RANDY WATKINS hopes to have a new clubhouse at the Lake Caroline Golf Club by March 1, after getting a building permit last week.

Watkins told the Madison County Board of Supervisors he was “very far along” on plans for the...

09/24/2014 - 9:26am

MADISON COUNTY could use a good conference center, maybe somewhere along Highland Colony Parkway, and two “task forces” will be discussing how to fund it this week.

Getting a conference center built is one of the goals of...