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Anthony Warren

07/24/2014 - 1:00pm

Jackson police have recovered the vehicle involved in yesterday's attempted robbery in Fondren and armed robbery in Belhaven, and a person of interest has been developed in the case, according to Precinct Four Cmdr. James McGowan. ...

07/23/2014 - 3:21pm
Jackson police are still searching for the man they say was involved in an attempted robbery and armed robbery this morning. 
At around 10:30 this morning, a woman in Fondren was getting her children in her vehicle, when she...
07/23/2014 - 9:52am
Construction on a multimillion-dollar mixed-use development in Fondren could get under way in October. 
The project is known as the Meridian at Fondren, a $31 million development on Lakeland Drive that will include...
07/23/2014 - 9:51am
Engineers are now working to obtain easements for the Fondren Streetscape Project, and hope to begin construction on the work early next year.
“We hope to have the plans approved by the city (of Jackson) and MDOT by the end...
07/23/2014 - 9:49am
The Jason Walton era has begun at Jackson Preparatory School. Walton began as head of school on July 1, replacing longtime head of school Susan Lindsay. Walton, a fourth-generation Mississippian and fourth-generation educator, holds bachelor...
07/23/2014 - 9:46am
A decision made nearly 1,000 miles away will likely have a major impact on future road projects for the Northside. 
Last week, Congress passed a short-term fix for the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), a federal fund that helps pay...
07/23/2014 - 9:45am
Northsiders soon won’t have to go out of town to catch a movie.
An eight-screen movie theater will be one of the prominent features of the District at Eastover, a multimillion-dollar mixed-use development going up in...
07/21/2014 - 8:06am

Jackson Police Chief Lindsey Horton retired from the Jackson Police Department this morning, handing in his letter of resignation to Mayor Tony Yarber. Horton is a 30-year veteran with the force and has been chief for a little more than a year...

07/16/2014 - 9:18am
A special judge will be appointed in a case involving Hinds County’s former radio service provider and the Hinds County Board of Supervisors.
The county’s four circuit judges have recused themselves in the case...
07/16/2014 - 9:17am
 the man who allegedly shot a woman last summer when she went to check on her friend’s house is slated to go before a judge early next month. 
Vincent Dwight Smith, of Jackson, will appear before Hinds County...
07/16/2014 - 9:16am
Plans to give St. Andrews Drive a major overhaul in time for the Sanderson Farms Championship have fallen through.
But Jackson city officials still hope to make some improvements to the beleaguered street before golfers tee off...
07/16/2014 - 9:12am
Bul Mabil was willing to give up a fellowship in England to help members of his family escape conflict in South Sudan.
But the Rotary Club of North Jackson and members of his church community weren’t going to let Mabil give...
07/16/2014 - 9:09am
Peter Malual came to Jackson in 2000 with dreams of becoming a pharmacist and helping his village in what is now in South Sudan. 
Fourteen years later, Malual has had to put those dreams on hold, in part, to help his family...
07/16/2014 - 9:04am
Fishing and swimming could soon be safe again along the Pearl River. 
A temporary contact advisory that was put in place for a section of the river last fall could soon be lifted, pending the outcome of tests being conducted...
07/09/2014 - 8:28am
Three more members have been appointed to the special oversight commission designed to oversee how Jackson can spend its one-percent sales tax. 
Last week, Mayor Tony Yarber appointed three individuals to the committee:...
07/09/2014 - 8:25am
The Hinds County Board of Supervisors is prepared to spend up to $25,000 to ensure the next radio system it purchases will be the best option for the county.
At its meeting on June 24, the board voted unanimously to hire New...
07/09/2014 - 8:23am
From infrastructure improvements to making Livingston Park a better place for recreation, Mayor Tony Yarber has big plans for the city of Jackson. The recently elected mayor recently spoke to Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren about his plans to...
07/09/2014 - 8:19am
Plans to form a business improvement district or districts (BID) along East County Line Road are taking shape. 
Officials with the agency hired to conduct an evaluation of the area have narrowed down the district’s...
07/02/2014 - 9:55am
A new law that some said would have a major impact on the city’s one-cent tax has apparently had very little.
With five days remaining in the month of June, the Mississippi Department of Revenue (MDOR) told the Sun that it...
07/02/2014 - 9:52am
FIVE HOMICIDES have been reported on the Northside in the last 90 days, but Precinct Four Cmdr. James McGowan said the murders are isolated incidents.
“None of them are random incidents,” he said. “I can’t...
07/02/2014 - 9:49am
A new committee made up of Jackson residents and business leaders could help the Yarber administration better deal with code enforcement.
Susan Lunardini, owner of the Jackson-based Southern Consultants, has begun an ad-hoc...
07/02/2014 - 9:47am
The Mississippi Children’s Museum continues to be a busy place. Last week, the museum’s new Literacy Garden opened to the public. Susan Garrard, the museum’s president and CEO, spoke to Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren about...
07/02/2014 - 9:45am
A study of the One Lake Project was slated to be completed this month, but the evaluation likely won’t wrap up until September, so says an official with the Rankin-Hinds Levee Board, the body overseeing the project.  
...
07/02/2014 - 9:35am
Advanced age and a lack of maintenance over the years has contributed to the hundreds of millions of dollars in sewer issues facing the capital city.
And the problems have been compounded by a lack of political will from city...
07/01/2014 - 2:31pm

I used to dismiss claims that the Tea Party was racist and extremist, and I still believe the majority of its members are good people who simply want the country to do better.

However, many of the candidates backed by the group portray...