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Madison County

11/14/2013 - 12:48pm
By KATIE EUBANKS
Sun Staff Writer
IT’S NOT OVER YET.
Last week, after Madison County told the Parkway East PID not to expect any more loans from the county for bond shortfalls, the bond insurer...
11/08/2013 - 11:07am
By KATIE EUBANKS
Sun Staff Writer
IT’S OVER. Mostly, anyway.
As of Friday, October 25, Madison County’s obligation to make short-term loans to the Parkway East Public Improvement District (...
10/02/2013 - 10:06am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

IN WHAT COULD BE the first IRS audit of Madison County, the federal agency is saying it intends to treat the county’s public defenders as county employees rather than independent...

09/25/2013 - 11:47am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

COMMUTERS taking I-55 in south Madison County, brace yourselves.

Rush-hour traffic is already slow with the construction of the new split-diamond interchange between Highway 463 in...

09/25/2013 - 11:15am
By KATIE EUBANKS
Sun Staff Writer
MADISON COUNTY’S road plan for fiscal year 2013 should be finished by winter, just a few months after fiscal year 2014 starts October 1. 
Five of the 29...
09/19/2013 - 2:41pm

 POLITICAL STRAIN between Madison County and the city of Madison continues, with Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler saying her constituents aren’t getting a fair shake, and three county supervisors saying they’re doing the best...

08/22/2013 - 10:39am
By KATIE EUBANKS
Sun Staff Writer
TWO OR THREE people are already “lined up” to run for John Bell Crosby’s seat on the Madison County Board of Supervisors in 2015, said Madison County Conservative...
08/15/2013 - 10:32am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

TO THE SURPRISE of Madison County Engineer Rudy Warnock – and perhaps the majority of the county – bids for the overlay of Rice Road phase three came in far under budget.

...

05/16/2013 - 10:54am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

WITH A NEW Madison County Board of Supervisors in place and federal funding all but dried up, it looks like widening a portion of Highway 463 is no longer a matter of politics but of money....

05/16/2013 - 10:43am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON COUNTY has too many roads that need repaving and not enough money – at least probably not in this budget year.

The board of supervisors issued $7 million in bonds in...

04/26/2013 - 1:26pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON COUNTY might be able to get out of a contribution agreement in November if the Parkway East Public Improvement District (PID) doesn’t come up with about $374,000.

Under...

01/02/2013 - 12:00pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON COUNTY might not get a new annex office for its tax officials after all.

A plan to sell the current tax annex, located on Highway 51 in Ridgeland, and buy a Community Trust...

01/02/2013 - 11:54am

BIDS ARE DUE today on an aerial photography project that will likely save Madison County money.

Madison, Hinds, Rankin and 11 other counties are planning to go in together on the flyover photography, which they’ll use to update...

12/07/2012 - 11:30am

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

OF THE THREE fastest-growing counties in the state, Madison County paid the most for engineering work last year.

Madison, Rankin and DeSoto counties all border metropolitan cities...

10/12/2012 - 11:10am

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

MADISON COUNTY and the city of Madison disagree about whether the county’s 2005 contribution agreements with two public improvement districts (PIDs) are legal.

If the...

09/13/2012 - 11:48am

Politicians. Predictable as always and the Madison County Board of Supervisors are no different in that respect. You know the formula. Spend, spend, spend. Give sweet deals to the friends. Ignore anyone who questions the divine right of...

08/22/2012 - 11:11am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON COUNTY and its economic development authority (MCEDA) have hired the Butler Snow law firm’s government relations arm for a year as MCEDA puts a new long-term economic development...

08/15/2012 - 10:28am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE TWIN CEDARS neighborhood in Madison County will soon have public-access gates at its front and rear entrances.

Madison County supervisors approved plans for the gates last week...

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 - 2:38pm

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...

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...

06/20/2012 - 12:19pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON COUNTY officials have gotten preliminary engineering approval for most of the state-aid road projects on the four-year road plan.

County Engineer Rudy Warnock told the board...

06/20/2012 - 12:10pm

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

THE MADISON COUNTY Board of Supervisors has let another developer reduce the minimum square footage in a residential development.

This time, however, it doesn’t appear...

04/12/2012 - 10:20am

TWO FORMER Madison County supervisors recently confirmed county spending on roads has favored the city of Madison in the past eight years – and one of those supervisors is proud of it.

“Yeah I did a good job, didn’t I...