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Anthony Warren

02/04/2015 - 2:56pm
UPDATE: The bill setting a deadline for the completion of projects to receive the cultural retail attraction sales tax incentive failed to pass the Senate Finance Committee.
 
Developers of the Renaissance at...
02/04/2015 - 2:52pm
The city of Jackson continues to exceed most of its goals for hiring minority firms. 
For fiscal year 2014, the city awarded $8.3 million in contracts. 
Of those, the total construction contracts awarded to...
02/04/2015 - 2:51pm
Increasing the number of air service providers at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport is among priorities for Carl Newman, the new chief executive officer of the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA). 
...
02/04/2015 - 2:49pm
Jackson city officials are questioning the motives behind Hinds County’s efforts to create a county wastewater authority. 
The county is crafting legislation that would give the county permission to create an entity to...
02/04/2015 - 2:49pm
Jackson city officials are questioning the motives behind Hinds County’s efforts to create a county wastewater authority. 
The county is crafting legislation that would give the county permission to create an entity to...
01/28/2015 - 5:23pm
The city of Jackson is expected to roll out its new electronic billing system by the end of next month. 
The system, which is part of the city’s $91 million contract with Siemens, will mean several changes for...
01/28/2015 - 4:56pm
RESIDENTS will have a chance to sound off on a plan that could potentially cost the city of Jackson millions of dollars a year in sewer revenue. 
A meeting is being  held next week to discuss the West Rankin Utility...
01/28/2015 - 4:47pm
Crimes were up across the Northside last year, with Jackson police reporting an 8.5 percent increase in total property and violent crimes in Precinct Four. 
In 2014, Precinct Four experienced increases in five of the 10...
01/28/2015 - 4:46pm
The city of Jackson’s decision to lower its ticket surcharge for Thalia Mara Hall to $3 seems to be paying off.
In 2013, the Jackson City Council approved implementing a $5 surcharge on each ticket sold at the hall to help...
01/28/2015 - 4:44pm
Cathy Northington is vice president of programs and administration with the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC). Among her duties, Northington oversees Leadership Mississippi. The Madison resident and mother of three recently spoke to the Sun...
01/28/2015 - 4:41pm
Jackson is one step closer to accessing the millions of dollars being generated by a one-cent tax. 
A draft of the city’s infrastructure master plan should be released to the one-cent tax oversight commission on...
01/21/2015 - 4:37pm
Northsiders wanting to try out the Museum to Market Trail later this year will have to wait a little longer. 
Work on the much anticipated trail isn’t going to get under way at least until 2016, according to Jonathan...
01/21/2015 - 4:33pm
Jackson police say the vandal who spray-painted the front of Bellwether Church last week is the same guy that tagged Jackson Academy (JA) late last year.
On the early morning hours of January 16, a suspect spray-painted several...
01/21/2015 - 4:30pm
A measure being proposed by Northside Sen. David Blount could help neighborhoods across the state better supplement the services provided by local government. 
Blount is authoring a bill that would revive a law allowing for...
01/21/2015 - 4:30pm
A measure being proposed by Northside Sen. David Blount could help neighborhoods across the state better supplement the services provided by local government. 
Blount is authoring a bill that would revive a law allowing for...
01/21/2015 - 4:29pm
A measure being proposed by Northside Sen. David Blount could help neighborhoods across the state better supplement the services provided by local government. 
Blount is authoring a bill that would revive a law allowing for...
01/21/2015 - 4:27pm
Northsiders likely will oppose plans of developers to rezone the now defunct Colonial Country Club on Old Canton Road. 
It’s not that Northsiders are opposed to the club being redeveloped. 
It’s...
01/21/2015 - 4:20pm
Sherard Shaw is remembered for much more than coaching the first football team at Jackson Academy (JA) to win a high school state championship.
He was known as a friend and as someone who helped turn teenage boys into men....
01/20/2015 - 5:26pm
Neighborhoods with multiple entrances rejoice!
Members of the Jackson City Council say they’re willing to consider expanding the ordinance allowing for public access gates. 
Council members Margaret...
01/14/2015 - 11:15am
Whether residents will be able to have a beer at an establishment in Fondren will be among measures voted on at an upcoming planning board meeting in Jackson. 
The Jackson Planning Board will  decide a number of...
01/14/2015 - 11:14am
PARTS OF LOHO have been dug up recently, in part, to fix a leaking natural gas pipeline.
Atmos  Energy has been in the Northside neighborhood recently making repairs to a pipeline, following the completion of a survey to...
01/14/2015 - 11:13am
The state recently completed its inspection of the city of Jackson’s water system, and the biggest problem spotted by the agency had nothing to do with the quality or management of the system. 
Instead, the city’...
01/14/2015 - 11:11am
A security meeting in Belhaven has taken on a greater sense of urgency following a shooting in the community last week.
The Greater Belhaven Security Association (GBSA) and Greater Belhaven Neighborhood Foundation (GBNF) are...
01/14/2015 - 11:09am
A fence between the parking lots of Duling Hall and Woodland Hills Baptist Church and Fondren Church will soon be coming down. 
And, as a result, parking in the Fondren business district could soon be much easier. ...
01/14/2015 - 11:08am
Another concern has arisen as a result of the new water meters being installed across Jackson. 
But this time it’s not the meters themselves, but rather the new meter covers that were installed at some homes when work...