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Anthony Warren

10/30/2014 - 8:35am
A vacant ministorage building in Belhaven Heights will soon have new life, thanks to the efforts of three Northside artists. 
Jason Twiggy Lott, Josh Bishop and Mackin Johnson are planning to convert a roughly 8,000-square-...
10/30/2014 - 8:32am
The nonprofit formerly known as Educating Africans for Christ has helped between 800 and 1,000 people earn their college degrees and become leaders in their respective fields back home. 
The organization hopes to continue...
10/30/2014 - 8:30am
Josh Gilreath was recently named state director of Mississippi Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). Gilreath, who was a walk-on linebacker at Mississippi State University, went on to become a graduate assistant at Indiana University, FCA...
10/30/2014 - 8:27am
The Manship House closed in the summer of 2010 for repairs, with promises that the facility would reopen in late 2012 or early 2013.
However, more than four years later, the house remains closed and officials overseeing the...
10/30/2014 - 8:26am
Chair by chair and ticket by ticket, the first round of improvements at Thalia Mara Hall are being paid off. 
Earlier this year, work wrapped up on approximately $5 million in upgrades to the center, just in time for the USA...
10/22/2014 - 9:49am
There have been a few bumps in the road along the way, but the Fortification Street Improvement Project is pretty much finished. 
The remaining work includes doing some signal work at North State Street and Fortification....
10/22/2014 - 9:48am
New plantings and improved landscaping are coming to a number of intersections in the Eastover neighborhood.
The Greater Eastover Neighborhood Foundation (GENF) recently began work to beautify the intersection of Eastover Drive/...
10/22/2014 - 9:43am
Lee Vance was recently named chief of police with the Jackson Police Department (JPD). Vance is a 27-year veteran of the department, who worked his way through the ranks to become Jackson’s top law enforcement officer. He is a graduate...
10/22/2014 - 9:42am
Contractors are about a third of the way through with a project that is already translating into higher water rates for some Northsiders.
Crews have installed 30 percent of the 65,000 new water meters it expects to install across...
10/22/2014 - 9:41am
Imagine Eubanks Creek being transformed from the unattractive drainage ditch that it is today into a stream with step pools and greenery.
Not only would the improvements help prevent erosion and flooding, according to Jackson...
10/15/2014 - 10:22am
Jackson police are looking for a man or men they say were involved in an early morning carjacking on Old Canton Hill Drive.
The incident occurred in the early morning hours of October 2, in the 100 block of the roadway.
...
10/15/2014 - 10:21am
Northsiders will have a chance this weekend to look at some classic cars and help out two Mississippi charities. 
The 11th Annual Scarecrow Cruise and Car Show is slated for October 17-18 in Madison. Show hours for Saturday...
10/15/2014 - 10:18am
When crowds gathered outside Buckingham Palace at the end of World War II, Charlie Fitts was there.
The former prisoner of war and World War II veteran had recently been sent to England after being freed by the Germans, and was...
10/15/2014 - 10:15am
There’s no time to rest for the new executive director of LeFleur East.
Stacy Stovall, who was recently appointed to the organization’s top position, has hit the ground running.
In her first month, she...
10/15/2014 - 10:13am
Work is wrapping up on Belhaven Village, the 11 new townhouses that are part of The Belhaven, the mixed-use development across from Baptist Hospital. 
The houses are one of the last parts of a roughly $55 million development...
10/15/2014 - 10:10am
If it seems that work is dragging along on Capitol Street, it kind of is. 
Two years into the project, work continues to turn the one-way thoroughfare into a two-way street. 
The project, which began in...
10/15/2014 - 10:07am
At 100 years old, the Country Club of Jackson (CCJ) is showing no signs of slowing down. 
This year, in addition to festivities recognizing the club’s century mark, CCJ will be hosting the Sanderson Farms Championship...
10/15/2014 - 10:03am
Schools across the Northside are seeing slight drops in enrollment for the 2014-15 academic year, meaning fewer students are attending private and parochial schools.
Officials with the schools cite a number of reasons for the...
10/09/2014 - 2:45pm
Construction is moving along as expected on the new University Village apartment-style residential hall at Belhaven University. 
The hall, which is costing approximately $8 million to construct, got under way earlier this...
10/08/2014 - 12:50pm
Update: the city of Jackson has withdrawn its petition to rezone the Smith-Wills Stadium for Costco.  This story was written and published prior to Mayor Tony Yarber's announcement on Monday. Yarber, on Monday, said Costco is...
10/08/2014 - 12:46pm
John Wofford is race director for the Sun King 5K, a memorial 5K run and walk, and one-mile fun run in Fondren. The event is slated for October 18, and begins at St. James’ Episcopal Church. Wofford has practiced medicine in the metro...
10/08/2014 - 12:45pm
A new historic designation in Fondren could mean tax breaks for business owners. 
The Downtown Fondren Historic District is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Fondren Renaissance Foundation (FRF) made an...
10/08/2014 - 12:43pm
An out-of-state development firm has purchased the Colonial Country Club on Old Canton Road. 
The 152-acre club and golf course is going to be redeveloped. However an official with Alliance Commercial Real Estate said it...
10/08/2014 - 12:42pm
A center that will connect volunteers to service opportunities across the metro area could soon come to fruition, thanks to the efforts of a group made up of several Northsiders. 
The group is the volunteer center sub-...
10/01/2014 - 9:50am
A new parking lot and new facilities to house the Boy Scouts and the Special Kids program are on tap for St. Richard Catholic Church.
The Jackson City Council recently approved a measure to rezone property on Lynnwood Drive from...