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Anthony Warren

09/24/2014 - 2:19pm
A North Jackson couple at the Advantages apartments recently were put at a disadvantage by crooks. 
On September 13, a man and woman were getting out of his vehicle when they were approached by two unidentified black males....
09/24/2014 - 2:18pm
Plans to bring a Costco Wholesale to Lakeland Drive remain in limbo after the Jackson City Council tabled a measure to rezone the Lakeland property last week. 
At its meeting on September 15, the council put the measure...
09/24/2014 - 2:17pm
More than $200 million in interstate improvement projects in the metro area are safe, for now. 
However, whether or not any major projects will be signed off on by the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the...
09/24/2014 - 2:13pm
Jackson Police Officer Matthew McGee has taken a number of crooks off the streets this year, and was recently honored for his efforts by the North Jackson Rotary Club.
The club recognized McGee as officer of the quarter, and...
09/24/2014 - 1:44pm
The economy is turning around, the stock market has rebounded, and the state’s Public Employees Retirement System, or PERS, is becoming more solvent. 
The system, which has been at 58 percent funding for the last two...
09/24/2014 - 1:43pm
One former Jackson city commissioner would hate to see Smith-Wills Stadium torn down for new development, in part, because he helped get the stadium constructed. 
Former City Commissioner Doug Shanks recently shared with the...
09/24/2014 - 1:39pm
The Jackson Police Department’s decision to add two additional beats in Precinct Four is apparently paying off, at least according to recent crime stats. 
Crime through 2013 was significantly lower than it was in 2012...
09/17/2014 - 9:28am
Joyce Moxley and Aimee Cole founded the Montessori Academy of Jackson about a year ago, with seven students and a lot of faith. 
Today, as the school on Lelia Drive begins its second year, MAJ has 24 students enrolled, with...
09/17/2014 - 9:25am
The first phase of improvements is under way on a project designed to prevent flooding at Rainbow Co-Op. 
The city of Jackson recently brought on Parkman Woodward Construction to make the upgrades, which will cost the city...
09/17/2014 - 9:24am
Plans to turn Parham Bridges Park into a world-class tennis center are coming to fruition. 
About two months ago, the city of Jackson resurfaced two of the park’s tennis courts. And last week, work began to resurface...
09/17/2014 - 9:15am
A shroud of secrecy has surrounded the city of Jackson’s plans to bring a Costco Wholesale warehouse to Lakeland Drive.
And as of last week, even members of the Jackson City Council had been unable to penetrate it.
...
09/10/2014 - 2:06pm
SOME animals at the Jackson Zoological Park will soon have some new digs, thanks to a state bond.
About $700,000 in work is about to wrap up on projects to improve the exhibits for the leopards, fishing cat and white-handed...
09/10/2014 - 2:03pm
John Evans is the owner of Lemuria Books in Jackson. Evans, who opened his store 40 years ago, recently spoke to Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren about his first published book, Jackson, a photography book by Ken Murphy, and...
09/10/2014 - 1:57pm
The city of Jackson is planning to take another bite out of its $400 million consent decree. 
The Jackson City Council recently approved applying for a $19 million water pollution control...
09/03/2014 - 11:43am
After 17 years in Northeast Jackson the Everyday Gourmet is moving. 
The store will be shutting the doors to its Pear Orchard Village location in late September, and will be moving to a new building “across the street...
09/03/2014 - 11:42am
Ted Riter is interim rabbi at Temple Beth Israel in Jackson. Riter replaces Valerie Cohen, who stepped down from the position earlier this year. Riter is a graduate of Tulane University and previously led congregations in Encinitas and...
09/03/2014 - 11:40am

WARD ONE just can’t keep a councilman.

Since 2007, Northsiders have gone to the polls, on average, every 21 months to elect a new person to represent Northeast Jackson on the Jackson City Council.

In August 2007, Jeff...

09/03/2014 - 11:27am
The Jackson Convention Complex still can’t pay its bills, more than five years after opening its doors to the public.
For fiscal year 2013, the most recent data available, the center generated nearly $2.9 million in revenue...
08/27/2014 - 2:54pm
Plans to put a Costco where Smith-Wills Stadium is today have been turned down by the Jackson Planning Board, but the request of the city of Jackson to rezone some 50 acres of property along Lakeland Drive still must go before the City...
08/27/2014 - 9:30am
If a strange man is walking down the street, should residents call 911? 
The answer, according to Precinct Four Cmdr. James McGowan is, “it depends.” 
If the individual appears to be up to no...
08/27/2014 - 9:28am
There is still too much poop in the Pearl River, and the state is urging people to avoid swimming in it, wading in it, or eating fish from it for the foreseeable future. 
Tests conducted in mid-August by the Mississippi...
08/27/2014 - 9:27am
Efforts to form a business improvement district, or BID, along East County Line Road continue to take shape.
Local business and government leaders are working together to form a BID along County Line between U.S. Highway 51 and...
08/27/2014 - 9:25am
Anthony Johnson is interim executive director of Alignment Jackson, a local group working to improve education and increase the graduation rate at Jackson Public Schools (JPS). As part of the efforts, Alignment Jackson and JPS will be...
08/27/2014 - 9:21am
What do Ridgeland Mayor Gene McGee, Jackson Attorney Robert Hauberg and hundreds of other Northsiders have in common?
Their votes in the June 24 Republican primary are being questioned by State Sen. Chris McDaniel. 
...
08/20/2014 - 10:16am
Jackson police are looking for the men they say stole a woman’s car at gunpoint last week in a Northside neighborhood. 
The incident occurred on October 7, in the 700 block of Arlington Drive. 
A...