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Anthony Warren

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....

04/24/2014 - 2:38pm

Jackson Police are looking for a man they say was involved in two robberies recently in Belhaven.

On April 11, two women were robbed by the same suspect in the period of about an hour, according to Precinct Four Cmdr. James McGowan....

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...