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Anthony Warren

06/27/2012 - 11:51am

Rick Cleveland was still moving into his new office last week when he took a break to talk with Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren about his new position, executive director of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Cleveland, a former...

06/27/2012 - 11:43am

Northsiders recently had a chance to tell Jackson city leaders what they wanted in new ward lines.

And the majority said they wanted to stay in their respective districts and keep their communities of interest together.

Public...

06/27/2012 - 11:33am

by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff  Writer

FAILING TO show up for jury duty in Hinds or Madison counties could net fines and jail time.

But more than likely it won’t.

Hundreds of people fail to make it...

06/20/2012 - 1:22pm

JACKSON CITY officials will soon have a road map on how to improve an artistic landmark in downtown Jackson.

Plans are still in the works to make some much-needed upgrades to Thalia Mara Hall, but officials are awaiting the findings...

06/20/2012 - 1:19pm

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

A RECENT bond refinancing will save the city of Jackson approximately $3.3 million over the course of the next two years.

The savings will be used to make repairs to the capital city...

06/20/2012 - 12:04pm

For years, businesses on Fortification Street have been on an island.

Two businessmen with shops on the busy corridor hope to provide a lifeboat.

Tasho Katsaboulas and Walt Wofford are forming the Buy Belhaven Merchants...

06/20/2012 - 11:58am

by ANTHONY WARREN
Sun Staff Writer
Quentin Whitwell believes Parham Bridges Park has a bright future.
A new nonprofit being formed by the Jackson city councilman could help that potential be realized.
Whitwell is...

06/12/2012 - 12:40pm

NORTH JACKSON residents will likely lose a seat in the Mississippi House of Representatives, but one Northside lawmaker won’t admit it.

Lawmakers recently approved new Senate and House district lines, based on information in the...

06/12/2012 - 11:59am

YEARS OF WORKING at the Mississippi State Capitol has appeared to pay off for District 29 Sen. David Blount.

In his first term, Blount had 13 bills signed into law, more than any other freshman senator in the 2008-11 class.

...

06/12/2012 - 11:44am

Judges Tomie Green and Jeff Weill will soon lay out their arguments before the state’s high court.

The Mississippi Supreme Court recently granted Green’s request to schedule a conference with justices to discuss further her...

06/11/2012 - 7:17am

IF JOHN MCGOWAN had his way, Two Lakes would have been finished 15 years ago and development along the project would be thriving.

Instead, engineers are about to begin a new feasibility study, this time on the One Lake project, a...

06/08/2012 - 4:30pm

FEWER CONGRESSIONAL earmarks means the old farmers’ market on West Street won’t be closing anytime soon.

The market was on the chopping block, at least until the mid-term elections, when Republicans swept the U.S. House of...

06/08/2012 - 4:22pm

HOW MUCH will it cost to clean up Jackson’s waste?

According to a contract recently approved by the Jackson City Council, it will run about $8.9 million.

The city recently hired Terra Renewal Services to remove more than...

05/29/2012 - 1:21pm

JACKSON IS facing hundreds of millions of dollars in road, water and sewer repairs.

But with the death of House Bill 168, questions remain as to how the city will pay for them.

City leaders are considering taking out bonds or...

05/29/2012 - 1:11pm

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

REDBUD ROAD will soon be closed, and it has the full backing of the Jackson City Council.

The council voted 7-0 last week to approve turning Redbud’s Ridgewood Road entrance...

05/29/2012 - 1:07pm

Cmdr. James McGowan took the reins of Precinct Four in April. The new commander spoke with Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren about his new position, his transition into the leadership role and his plans for the precinct. McGowan replaces...

05/29/2012 - 12:52pm

RANDY WATKINS wouldn’t say whether he would manage the LeFleur’s Bluff golf course when it reopens in June.

But the renowned golf pro said he would be willing to do what it takes to make the nine-hole facility something...

05/29/2012 - 12:47pm

ONE NORTHSIDE neighborhood still wants Jackson to expand its policy on public access gates.

However, it likely will be another year before city leaders would be willing to consider any changes to an ordinance that allows certain...

05/22/2012 - 11:29am

ACROSS THE country, theater companies seem to have bucked the trend of many arts groups in the down economy.

According to a report published in November 2011 by the Theatre Communications Group (TCG), 72 percent of theaters surveyed...

05/22/2012 - 9:43am

Michael Chew is executive director of the Mississippi Industries for the Blind (MIB) and president of the MIB Foundation for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Chew is a 1981 graduate of Mississippi State University, and resides in Madison...

05/15/2012 - 3:26pm

IT’S CLOSED.

The golf course at LeFleur’s Bluff State Park is closed.

Signs posted at the park’s Lakeland Drive entrance say the links have been shut down, but only temporarily, and only for repairs.

...
05/15/2012 - 2:52pm

CONSTRUCTION has wrapped up on two major projects at St. Dominic Hospital.

Ceremonies were held recently to mark the completion of the medical provider’s new chapel and first phase of its new Behavioral Health Center on Lakeland...

05/15/2012 - 2:38pm

JACKSON CITY officials and members of the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership are turning to the business community to help pay for a new multi-use trail on the Northside.

The groups are hoping business leaders can raise $250,000 for...

05/15/2012 - 2:35pm

There’s a large structure sitting in front of the A.H. McCoy Federal Building downtown. It’s a new entry pavilion and another part of the $86.7 million in construction that’s been going on at the facility since 2009. The...

05/15/2012 - 2:26pm

Craig Robertson is executive director and co-founder of 200 Million Flowers, a new adoption agency on the Northside. Robertson, along with his wife Rachel, started the organization in 2011. Robertson is a graduate of Mississippi State...