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Anthony Warren

01/07/2015 - 3:02pm
The same firm that is installing Jackson’s now infamous new water meters was sued by the city of McComb for breach of contract.
In 2012, the city of Jackson entered into a roughly $91 million contract with Siemens to...
01/07/2015 - 3:01pm
THE CITY OF Jackson wants the Mississippi government to help foot the bill for the water and sewer infrastructure under state-owned buildings.
The Jackson City Council recently approved resolutions in support of 17 items it hopes...
12/31/2014 - 3:15pm
If you’re trying to scam folks on the Northside, you might get a call from Precinct Four Cmdr. James McGowan.
That’s what happened recently when a man calling himself “Lt. Smith” attempted to scam some...
12/31/2014 - 3:13pm

If you were wondering who put up the “Vote for Me” signs during the last election on the Northside, it was Dr. Jimmy Cotten. Cotten, a Ward One resident, was noticing all of the political signs during last year’s special...

12/31/2014 - 3:12pm
If you think the new traffic circles on Capitol Street are too small for your large van or truck, think again. 
You can still use the circles, just drive over a portion of the islands in the middle.
The islands...
12/31/2014 - 3:08pm
Millsaps College promises to be a busy place in the coming years, with renovations expected to begin on one building and projects in the works for others. 
Among improvements, the college is planning to renovate the...
12/31/2014 - 3:07pm
Ashby Foote is taking over as Ward One Councilman on the Jackson City Council. Foote, who recently won a narrow victory against Northsider Dorsey Carson, is the owner of Vector Money Management, a financial firm, and a graduate of the United...
12/31/2014 - 3:05pm
Hiring additional staffers and improving customer outreach are among steps being taken to address complaints about the city of Jackson’s new water meters. 
In 2012, the city brought on Siemens to replace some 65,000...
12/23/2014 - 2:15pm
Jackson police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred recently at the Exxon in the 5500 block of North State Street. 
The incident occurred on December 10, around 8:30 p.m. An employee at the convenience store was...
12/23/2014 - 2:04pm
A recent donation could help bring more students to the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. 
State Farm recently donated $7,000 to the museum, said Executive Director Rick Cleveland. 
The amount...
12/23/2014 - 2:00pm
There is new leadership at the Mississippi School for the Blind. 
The school recently named its new superintendent and its new principal. 
JoAnne Malone took over as superintendent in June 2014, replacing...
12/23/2014 - 1:58pm
Three months after closing on the property, a meeting to rezone the Colonial Country Club in Northeast Jackson has been rescheduled for January. 
The Jackson Planning Board will vote on a petition to rezone the 152-acre site...
12/23/2014 - 1:51pm
District 64 Rep. Bill Denny has pre-filed 16 bills for the 2015 session, including a number of measures that passed the House in 2014, but failed to make it out of a Senate committee. 
Denny, who is chair of the...
12/23/2014 - 1:49pm
A push by the Mississippi Association of Supervisors (MAS) could mean more money for radios in Hinds County. 
In 2015, the association will be asking lawmakers to change the law to allow more of the revenue collected from...
12/17/2014 - 9:42am
Don’t break into a house on Berkley Drive. You might get blocked in. 
Jackson police arrested two of the three suspects involved in a December 9 break-in on the street, thanks to the efforts of a neighbor who attempted...
12/17/2014 - 9:40am
Christmas is right around the corner, and Santa took a few minutes out of his busy schedule to stop by the Sun and share some milk and cookies with the staff. He always stops by this time of year for a quick visit and to pick up the letters...
12/17/2014 - 9:23am
Millions of dollars continue to pour in as part of the city of Jackson’s one-cent tax. 
For the month of November, the state collected $1.2 million in additional sales tax revenue in the city of Jackson. 
...
12/17/2014 - 9:18am
First-time home buyers and families looking for houses that are a step up from their current homes seem to be driving the market. 
The real estate market seems to be turning a corner on the Northside. However, numbers have...
12/17/2014 - 9:07am
In his last year in office, District 66 Rep. Cecil Brown hopes to go out with several of his measures being passed. 
Brown, who will be running for Central Mississippi Public Service Commissioner in 2015, will be serving his...
12/10/2014 - 1:57pm
The city of Jackson is beefing up work crews in preparation for a cold winter and potential water main breaks.
“We’re adding maintenance workers by the day,” said Director of Public Works Kishia Powell.
...
12/10/2014 - 1:53pm
Fewer than 26 percent of registered voters turned out last week for the Jackson Ward One special election, a fact that is not lost on the race’s top two vote-getters. 
Approximately 4,100 voters turned down for the...
12/10/2014 - 1:52pm
Northsiders who want speed humps and haven’t already applied for them shouldn’t hold their breath. 
The city of Jackson is still not accepting applications for traffic-calming, and has no plans to open up the...
12/10/2014 - 1:49pm
Mistakes in the city of Jackson’s water billing department are costing Northsiders big. 
However, city officials say they’re aware of the problems and are working to address them. 
Northsiders,...
12/03/2014 - 11:48am
Residents likely won’t see any new state-sponsored road projects next year on the Northside. 
However, work on several projects already under way in south Madison County are expected to continue. 
...
12/03/2014 - 11:47am
It’s two in a row for Northsider Mark Thompson. 
In October, Thompson helped the Southern Section win the Donoff Cup in the USTA 55 and over national championship. 
The tournament was held Wilmington...