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Anthony Warren

04/24/2014 - 2:31pm

Residents in two Northside neighborhoods say the city of Jackson has stalled their efforts to get speed humps put in on a busy roadway.

Lake Trace and the Wildwood North/Sun Valley neighborhoods have been attempting to complete the...

04/16/2014 - 4:12pm

NORTHSIDERS were watching the Pearl River rise last week following heavy rains.

Had the One Lake Plan been in place, residents wouldn’t have had to worry about the river breaching the levees.

The project would pretty...

04/16/2014 - 4:00pm

Darrel McQuirter is president of the Hinds County Board of Supervisors. McQuirter, who represents District 2, is a graduate of Clinton High School, Hinds Community College and Mississippi College. He and his wife, Janice Bridges McQuirter,...

04/16/2014 - 3:56pm

Work could begin in the coming weeks on a project that will do away with a cloverleaf exit at the I-55/ Lakeland Drive interchange.

In January, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced plans that it would be making...

04/16/2014 - 3:40pm

Northsiders still have a chance to see a number of photographs taken by the Northside’s Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Eudora Welty.

The Fondren Renaissance Foundation (FRF) and the Eudora Welty...

04/16/2014 - 3:33pm

More details have emerged on a plan to close off a portion of Kimwood Drive and turn two residential lots into an overflow parking lot for Highland Village.

The Jackson City Council will decide next week on the plans, which were...

04/10/2014 - 3:23pm

A new group much like Downtown Jackson Partners could soon be in place for businesses on East County Line Road.

Business owners along the busy corridor have been meeting for months discussing the possibilities of creating a business...

04/10/2014 - 3:10pm

A decision to allow Highland Village to demolish two homes in the Kimwood neighborhood and build a parking lot in their place has been appealed to the Jackson City Council.

In March, the Jackson Planning Board narrowly approved a...

04/10/2014 - 3:03pm

Carl McDonald is president of the Metro Jackson Lions Club. McDonald and his wife, Roanoke, reside in Ridgeland. They have two adult sons, Boty and Bryan. He has been a member of the club for about four years. He recently spoke to Sun Staff...

04/10/2014 - 2:56pm

A new mixed-use development could be on tap for Fondren, pending the approval of plans by the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL).

Gov. Phil Bryant recently signed into law Senate Bill 2803, which allows the University of...

04/10/2014 - 2:42pm

FOR THREE months, Brenda Newhouse has been unable to drive her Chevy Trailblazer onto her driveway.

That’s because a water main burst under her yard on Gleneagles Drive in Northeast Jackson, creating a gaping hole in her front...

04/03/2014 - 2:25pm

Northsiders will have to dig a little deeper next year to keep their kids in private school.

Tuition at most of the area’s private and parochial schools is going up for the 2014-15 academic year.

School leaders say the...

04/03/2014 - 2:17pm

Jackson residents will head to the polls on April 8 to vote for the next man or woman to lead the capital city.

The candidate selected will fill the remainder of the late Mayor Chokwe Lumumba’s first term. Lumumba died in...

04/03/2014 - 1:10pm

The first phase of improvements at Thalia Mara Hall are under way, with officials saying the work should be completed in time for the USA International Ballet Competition (USA IBC) this summer.

“We’re just under halfway...

04/03/2014 - 1:00pm

Bus drivers, first responders and others will have an easier time finding the Mississippi Children’s Museum, Mississippi Museum of Natural Science and LeFleur’s Bluff State Park.

The Jackson City Council recently renamed...

04/03/2014 - 12:46pm

Searching for Cars

Jackson police are looking for vehicles involved in two separate incidents on the Northside.

Police say one vehicle, a small blue sports utility vehicle, was involved in a string of door...

03/26/2014 - 1:47pm

Lawmakers could bring an end to a rebate program that has cost the state some $154 million in sales tax revenues to date, just a little more than a year after the program was overwhelmingly approved by the House and Senate.

The...

03/26/2014 - 1:39pm

A number of questions still remain unanswered, but efforts to save a popular summer destination on the Northside appear to be paying off.

Since it was formed weeks ago, “Friends of the Briarwood Pool” has raised...

03/26/2014 - 1:24pm

Lindsey Horton has been police chief of Jackson for about eight months. Horton, who is a graduate of Jackson Public Schools and Jackson State University, worked his way up through the ranks since joining the Jackson...

03/26/2014 - 1:17pm

Thirteen candidates, only one will win.

Several candidates have qualified for the special election for Jackson mayor, following the sudden death of former Mayor Chokwe Lumumba.

Running for the...

03/11/2014 - 3:14pm

Dr. Clay Hays is a member of the board of trustees with the Mississippi Medical Association (MSMA). He is the immediate past secretary and serves as a delegate for Mississippi to the American Medical Association. He recently spoke to the...

03/11/2014 - 3:08pm

Although the Museum to Market Trail is still in the engineering phases, the project itself is picking up steam.

The city of Jackson recently received a $300,000 grant for the second phase of the trail, and has plans in the works to...

03/11/2014 - 2:57pm

James Morris believes God speaks to people, if they’ll only listen.

God spoke to Morris last August. And after leading a congregation for nearly 12 years, he was told that it was time to take on a new work.

That new work...

03/08/2014 - 7:52am

A study commissioned to determine the feasibility of a flood control option for the Pearl River should be completed by June.

The study of the One Lake Project is being funded by the Pearl River Vision Foundation (PRVF), a nonprofit set...

03/08/2014 - 7:45am

Property crimes were down almost across the board last year in Precinct Four, while violent crimes shot up.

Figures provided by the Jackson Police Department show  2,277 crimes were reported in Precinct Four in 2013, a three-...