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Anthony Warren

01/26/2014 - 9:11am

State transportation officials say safety is the major issue behind plans to close off a cloverleaf exit at the Lakeland Drive/I-55 interchange.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation recently announced plans to close off the...

01/26/2014 - 9:02am

CONSTRUCTION on a multiuse pathway connecting the Mississippi Farmers Market to the Mississippi Children’s Museum is still on tap to begin this fall.

The design phase of the Museum to Market Trail is still under way. Engineers...

01/26/2014 - 8:57am

Beginning this summer, crews with the Central Mississippi Planning and Development District (CMPDD) will be evaluating streets on the Northside.

The agency is expected to begin working in the coming months on the 2040 Urbanized...

01/26/2014 - 8:52am

Jackson police say they are looking into whether or not they can shut down a popular nightclub on the Northside through city ordinance.

The club in question is the M Bar, located at 6340 Ridgewood Court Rd.

Precinct Four Cmdr...

01/26/2014 - 8:43am

Jackson city officials say it will likely be in February when all lanes of traffic are open again on Fortification Street.

Albeit temporarily.

The lanes will be open for several weeks as crews wait for the weather to warm up...

01/16/2014 - 4:33pm

The Jackson City Council’s quick decision to add a $5 surcharge to tickets sold at Thalia Mara Hall continues to receive backlash from members of the city’s artistic and entertainment communities.

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01/16/2014 - 4:28pm

District 64 Rep. Bill Denny was one for two last year on the two major bills he discussed with the Sun.

Denny, during the 2013 legislative session, introduced a bill to create an attempted murder statute and another one to lower the...

01/16/2014 - 4:07pm

The start of 2014 means a new look for one intersection on the Northside.

And the two neighborhood nonprofits that made the improvements have their sights on beautifying two more intersections before the new year is out.

The...

01/16/2014 - 3:55pm

MOTORISTS who travel along I-55 North and Riverside Drive in Belhaven will be delayed in the coming months, as crews work to repair two aging bridges.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has advertised for bids to...

01/16/2014 - 3:50pm

Northsiders are not necessarily getting their feathers ruffled, but some residents are unhappy about a flock of vultures that have taken a liking to a home on Brae Burn Drive.

The birds, which come to the home in the Country Club of...

01/16/2014 - 3:45pm

JACKSON police are investigating an armed robbery of an individual on St. Mary Street and an armed carjacking on Crane Boulevard.

The incidents occurred on January 2 and January 4 respectively, according to police reports.

On...

01/16/2014 - 3:33pm

Sen. Thad Cochran is hopeful that a bill will be passed soon that would amend changes made to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through the Biggert-Waters Act.

However, many Northsiders likely won’t feel the effects of...

01/16/2014 - 3:25pm

Election filing deadline

If you thought the campaigns would subside for a year following last year’s municipal elections and the national elections in 2012, you’re wrong.

This...

01/08/2014 - 11:13am

The Salvation Army of Jackson is asking the community to rally around them as they rebound from a January 3 fire that destroyed the nonprofit’s Presto Lane family store.

The thrift shop has reopened temporarily at the old Sam...

01/08/2014 - 11:04am

THE QUESTION of whether or not the capital city will be able to pay for its infrastructure needs with a temporary one-cent tax will be decided next Tuesday.

Jackson voters will head to the polls on January 14 to cast ballots on a one-...

01/08/2014 - 10:58am

The Hinds County Circuit Clerk’s office has been busy in recent months, with employees learning about the new voter ID law and about the new e-filing system with the Mississippi Electronic Courts (MEC). Circuit Clerk Barbara Dunn spoke to...

01/08/2014 - 10:56am

Every time I drive to the Sun’s office on Briarwood Drive, I’m reminded of the city’s road issues.

And every time I take a photograph of a pothole or a water main break or write a story about a sewer pump that’s...

01/08/2014 - 10:39am

Asking the state for additional funding is the impetus behind at least three of the bills the city of Jackson would like lawmakers to consider during the 2014 session.

The City Council has approved resolutions in support of 11 pieces...

01/08/2014 - 10:31am

A proposal to rename Highland Drive in Northeast Jackson could prevent confusion for emergency responders, bus drivers and others who are planning to visit LeFleur’s Bluff State Park and the area’s museums.

The Jackson City...

01/02/2014 - 10:34am

A GROUP of Jackson leaders came together years ago with the idea of putting together an event that would showcase the best of the capital city.

Seven years later the Mississippi Blues Marathon is still going...

01/02/2014 - 10:27am

Northsider Allen Blackwell is close to having his ticket punched to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Blackwell recently placed fifth in the Olympic team selection races in Lake Placid, N.Y. His finish earned the 25-year-old a...

01/02/2014 - 10:22am

THREE MONTHS after the Jackson City Council approved it, the mayor’s office has finally signed off on an agreement with a private group to make improvements to Parham Bridges Park.

The council, in September, voted to enter into...

01/02/2014 - 9:50am

A federal grant, not state dollars set aside for roadwork, is being used by the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) to create a wildlife refuge on the Pearl River.

MDOT has been criticized recently for not helping Jackson...

12/13/2013 - 4:08pm

Although the two hadn’t met, Steve Scott and Nathan Coughlin shared a dream.

Scott, owner of Great Scott in Jackson, for years had wanted to open a full-service men’s barbershop in the back of his store on Old Canton Road...

12/05/2013 - 12:36pm

Criminals beware! Police are increasing patrols in neighborhoods across the Northside.

The Jackson Police Department has stepped up efforts, increasing patrols throughout residential areas during Christmas and the holiday season.

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