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Anthony Warren

04/15/2015 - 4:46pm
More than $7 million in road work is slated for south Madison County. 
The Madison County Board of Supervisors recently approved advertising for bids for three projects. 
The county is anticipating spending...
04/15/2015 - 4:45pm
Madison County officials say they were close to reaching a deal with the city of Ridgeland regarding the payment of $1 million for the Lake Harbour Drive widening project. 
“I believe that a deal is pending on...
04/15/2015 - 4:41pm
Northside lawmakers had a roughly five percent success rate in seeing bills signed into law during the 2015 Legislative session. 
While the amount might seem small, lawmakers say their effectiveness shouldn’t be...
04/15/2015 - 4:39pm
Rick Eads has known Rice Road needed repaving for a long time. 
The Ridgeland resident who lives at the corner of Rice and the entrance of the Wendover subdivision, said potholes in the road have caused him to blow out tires...
04/15/2015 - 4:35pm
The Jackson City Council still had questions last week regarding the mayor’s request to issue a state of emergency on its roads and water lines.
In particular, members spoken to by the Sun were worried that the...
04/15/2015 - 9:54am

Madison County officials say they were close to reaching a deal with the city of Ridgeland regarding the payment of $1 million for the Lake Harbour Drive widening project.

“I believe that a deal is pending on settlement of the...

04/15/2015 - 9:38am

Northside lawmakers had a roughly five percent success rate in seeing bills signed into law during the 2015 Legislative session.

While the amount might seem small, lawmakers say their effectiveness shouldn’t be measured - and can...

04/15/2015 - 9:30am

The Jackson City Council still had questions last week regarding the mayor’s request to issue a state of emergency on its roads and water lines.

In particular, members spoken to by the Sun were worried that the administration...

04/09/2015 - 9:48am
Cora Jeanne Miller’s love of dolls could mean additional funding for Ballet Mississippi. 
On April 18, the ballet will host an antique doll sale, show and contest. 
Proceeds from the event will...
04/09/2015 - 9:46am
The city of Jackson has the legal authority to prevent a halfway house from opening in an affluent Northeast Jackson neighborhood, but as of last week the city appeared unwilling to do anything about it.
Oxford House has opened a...
04/09/2015 - 9:45am
As early as June, Northsiders could see infrastructure work related to the city of Jackson’s one-percent sales tax get under way. 
The city’s oversight commission was expected to pass the city’s...
04/09/2015 - 9:43am
A petition to rezone the Colonial Country Club property has been withdrawn, and developers say they are going back to the drawing board.
Colonial Jackson LLC withdrew its petition to rezone the property to a community mixed-use...
04/09/2015 - 9:38am
Northsiders say the city of Jackson’s Infrastructure Improvement Plan doesn’t go far enough to address problems with White Oak Creek. 
In March, the city released a draft copy of the plan for public comment....
04/09/2015 - 9:35am
Law enforcement officials are still looking into the bomb threats at Jackson Academy and other schools last month.
However, no suspects had been arrested as of last week.
“This is one of those Internet things...
04/09/2015 - 9:34am
New building codes are likely to take effect in Jackson by the end of the month. 
But Jackson city officials say builders and architects likely won’t notice a difference between the new codes and the ones that have...
04/09/2015 - 9:30am
A South Mississippi senator has killed two measures that would have meant more money for neighborhood foundations in Jackson and across the state. 
Two bills that would have reinstated a state law allowing for community...
04/09/2015 - 9:29am
The fifth annual Zippity Doo Dah Parade and Weekend is slated for Friday and Saturday, March 27 and 28 in Fondren. Jim Wilkirson, executive director of the Fondren Renaissance Foundation (FRF), recently spoke to Sun Staff Writer Anthony...
04/09/2015 - 9:26am
A major part of the city of Jackson’s Infrastructure Master Plan will focus on not only filling potholes, but preventing water from gushing out of the ground like Old Faithful. 
Between 2015 and 2019, the city plans to...
04/09/2015 - 9:23am
Around $600,000 in new construction and renovations are under way at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. 
The work, which includes adding new lighting, expanding the gift shop and adding new storage for museum...
04/09/2015 - 9:11am
Tens of millions of dollars in projects for the Northside have been laid out in the city of Jackson’s Infrastructure Improvement Plan. 
The plan was published on the city’s Web site on Friday, March 6. ...
03/04/2015 - 4:47pm
Northsiders interested in faster Internet access are being urged to help their neighborhoods become “fiberhoods.” 
Once a neighborhood achieves fiberhood status, it will be equipped with the infrastructure needed...
03/04/2015 - 4:45pm
Workers with the city of Jackson continue to remain busy repairing potholes. 
On average, city crews repair between 2,500 and 3,000 potholes per month. 
Broken down further, that’s between 125 to 150...
03/04/2015 - 4:44pm
A meeting to determine the fate of the Colonial Country Club property in Northeast Jackson has been postponed until March. 
Developers with Colonial Jackson LLC told the Sun that the wintry weather last week prevented them...
03/04/2015 - 4:41pm
A bill that could translate into more money for neighborhood foundations and associations continues to make its way through the Legislature. 
House Bill 1623, which reinstates a law that allows for the creation of community...
03/04/2015 - 4:37pm
There could be new hope for the Northpointe Homeowners Association’s efforts to install a public access gate. 
Leaders with the association have been working to install one of the devices for years. 
...