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Madison approves massive retail plans
The above conceptual master plan was approved by the Madison board on Tuesday. The site calls for 350,000 square feet of shopping and dining east of Grandview Boulevard.
The above conceptual master plan was approved by the Madison board on Tuesday. The site calls for 350,000 square feet of shopping and dining east of Grandview Boulevard.
MADISON - City officials approved a site plan and architectural design for two developments along Grandview Boulevard that include Hobby Lobby, Marshall's, Cost Plus World Market, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Shoe Station.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

County budget balloons $30M
Madison County's current budget has increased nearly $30 million since supervisors first adopted it in September 2014.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Costco reps plead case at town gathering
A luxury boutique hotel may be coming to The Renaissance, Developer Andrew Mattiace announced, but it's not the phase of Renaissance where the controversial proposed Costco development is planned, news that didn't appease those opposed to the big-box retailer at another packed hearing last week.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Hurricane Katrina shaping local policy still
With the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on the horizon, Madison County officials recall the devastation felt miles inland and how the natural disaster has changed the way they think in terms of emergency preparedness.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
No tax increase in proposed county budget
There is no proposed tax increase for Madison County as officials finalize a proposed 2016 budget before its presentation to supervisors on Sept. 8.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
'Anonymous' sues state over political 'puppeteer' mailout
The parties behind a political campaign mailer depicting Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins-Butler as a puppet master controlling three county supervisor candidates wants to remain anonymous, and they may get their wish.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Irb Benjamin indicted in MDOC scandal
A 69-year-old Madison businessman has pleaded not guilty to bribery charges related to the Mississippi Department of Corrections scandal where alleged kickbacks were made in exchange for contracts.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Surveillance footage captures image of auto burglary suspect
Police believe the suspect or suspects in an Aug. 15 auto burglary here may not be from the area and were just passing through at the time.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
MS Municipal League honors Rita Martinson at Capitol
The Mississippi Municipal League (MML) recently honored Representative Rita Martinson of District 58 for her unwavering support to promote and mandate municipal-friendly legislation at our state Capitol.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Anita Wray, Lloyd Spivey big winners in runoffs
Anita Wray knocked on thousands of doors and shook as many hands, but said the journey itself was worth it all.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
2 cases of West Nile in Madison County
Two cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Madison County, bringing the total in the state this year to 12.
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Monday, August 24, 2015
Costco reps, city meeting with residents
At least one resident is expecting a very good dog and pony show as Costco representatives meet tonight with residents who are mostly opposed to the warehouse club locating on the Highland Colony Parkway.
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Costco site was presented in 2014
Local developer Dick Ambrosino presented the big box retailer's real estate team with a proposal in March to locate south of the Natchez Trace between I-55 and Highland Colony Parkway that did not pique the company's interest at that time.
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Circuit Clerk big in Tuesday vote
Republicans Michael Pantin and Anita Wray are headed into the only countywide runoff for Madison County voters in the election next Tuesday.
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Hundreds turn out to Costco town hall meeting
Susan Haltom, who worked on the 2008 Ridgeland Area Master Plan, says a Costco at a proposed site south of Natchez Trace Parkway in between Highland Colony Parkway and I-55 does not fit in with the vision of the plan.
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015


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