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Anthony Warren

05/28/2014 - 8:58am

A major hurdle was recently cleared in Highland Village’s efforts to build a parking lot in the Kimwood neighborhood.

However, because the owners of the shopping center asked for a use permit instead of having the property...

05/21/2014 - 8:07am
Tony Huffman knew his son Rob was a motivated athlete from an early age. 
While other players on Rob’s three-year-old baseball team were picking flowers, playing with rocks and staring at the sky, Rob was tagging...
05/21/2014 - 8:01am
WORK ON THE Lakeland Drive/I-55 North interchange is under way and expected to be completed by November.
The $1.6 million project includes a laundry list of modifications, including adding an additional left turn lane at Exit 98B...
05/21/2014 - 8:00am
Construction on a multiuse pathway that will connect the Mississippi Farmers Market to LeFleur’s Bluff State Park is expected to get under way in the fall.
Meanwhile, the design phase of the second leg of the project could...
05/21/2014 - 7:51am
More than four months after Jackson voters overwhelmingly approved implementing a temporary one-cent tax, the commission that will help determine how the city can spend the money is not in place.
As of last Friday, six members...
05/20/2014 - 4:04pm

Blink and it will be gone. Growing at the corner of East Ridge Drive and Meadowbrook Road in Northeast Jackson is an Agave Americana, a plant that is more commonly known as a century plant. The plant was blooming last week, and it might be dead...

05/20/2014 - 8:52am
OLE MISS has reclaimed the title of most popular college choice among Northsiders. 
For the class of 2014, 271 seniors have opted to attend Ole Miss, compared with 259 going to Mississippi State University. 
...
05/19/2014 - 9:27am
New building projects in Fondren and Belhaven now will be considered more competitive for federal tax incentives, thanks to the recent passage of an ordinance creating enterprise zones in the capital city. 
The Jackson City...
05/19/2014 - 9:17am
Two years ago, the city of Jackson entered into an agreement with the federal government to make an estimated $400 million in upgrades to its sewer system. 
The improvements, according to city officials, are required by the...
05/14/2014 - 4:23pm

The city of Jackson is bringing on an engineer to determine if water and sewer rates were raised high enough last fall, but officials say residents don’t have to brace themselves for another round of rate hikes.

“We’...

05/14/2014 - 4:04pm

Jackson police say Hispanics appeared to have been targeted in recent armed robberies on the Northside.

Three armed robberies in which Hispanics were victims were reported recently in Northeast Jackson, with incidents occurring at...

05/14/2014 - 3:47pm

Major renovations are on tap for the Highland Village shopping center.

About a year and a half after the center was purchased by WS Development, the new owners are making what they believe will be “transformational” changes...

05/13/2014 - 12:16pm

Kathleen See, communications coordinator for the Mississippi Children’s Museum, recently spoke to Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren about the new LeFleur Museum District. The district includes the four museums along the Lakeland Drive/...

05/09/2014 - 12:27pm

 Even though Jackson is facing $400 million in repairs forced upon the city by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the agency doesn’t want the city to go bankrupt.

“We go through extensive discussions with...

05/09/2014 - 12:19pm

A golf tournament that is expected to draw thousands of people to the capital city is spurring Jackson city officials to repair St. Andrews Drive.

The Sanderson Farms Championship is being moved to the Country Club of Jackson.

...
05/09/2014 - 12:11pm

Hinds County officials are now looking at whether Hinds County will invest in a new emergency radio system or continue to maintain the one that’s already in place.

The board of supervisors voted recently to end its controversial...

05/09/2014 - 12:03pm

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) knowingly paid millions of dollars more than market value for property along the Pearl River, but officials with the state agency say the decision to buy the land was actually a cost-saving...

05/02/2014 - 3:43pm

A contract designed to cut down on operation and maintenance costs at the city of Jackson’s two garages has ended up costing taxpayers an additional $373,000.

In 2012, the city entered into an agreement with NAPA to run the...

05/02/2014 - 3:30pm

A program that subsidizes the construction of outlet malls with tax dollars will be put out to pasture beginning July 1.

Gov. Phil Bryant has signed into law House Bill 1358, a bill that includes an amendment doing away with the state...

05/02/2014 - 3:23pm

The Country Club of Jackson (CCJ) is going to be a busy place in the coming months, getting ready for the Sanderson Farms Golf Championship. CCJ President John Howie spoke to Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren about the tournament and what it...

05/02/2014 - 3:04pm

Michael McAnally is coming home.

McAnally, known by his players as “Coach Mac,” will be taking the reins of the girls junior high and high school basketball teams at Jackson Preparatory School (Prep) on June 1.

...

05/02/2014 - 2:56pm

New projector

Visitors to the Russell C. Davis Planetarium in downtown Jackson will soon have an improved experience when watching sky shows and large-format films.

The Jackson City Council recently approved...

04/24/2014 - 3:08pm

Plans to form a business improvement district or multiple business improvement districts, or BIDs, along East County Line Road are moving forward.

The funds have been secured for Central Mississippi Planning and Development District (...

04/24/2014 - 2:53pm

The fact that Jackson Police Officer Don Knotts shares the name of another famous police officer isn’t lost on him.

But this Knotts is no Barney Fife.

Unlike the Mayberry deputy, Knotts, who works Beat Three, Precinct...

04/24/2014 - 2:45pm

If you break down and leave your car on the side of the road in Ridgeland or Madison, it could end up at an impound lot in Rankin County.

If your car is broken down in Jackson, it will end up at an impound lot in the capital city....