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Anthony Warren

08/27/2014 - 2:54pm
Plans to put a Costco where Smith-Wills Stadium is today have been turned down by the Jackson Planning Board, but the request of the city of Jackson to rezone some 50 acres of property along Lakeland Drive still must go before the City...
08/27/2014 - 9:30am
If a strange man is walking down the street, should residents call 911? 
The answer, according to Precinct Four Cmdr. James McGowan is, “it depends.” 
If the individual appears to be up to no...
08/27/2014 - 9:28am
There is still too much poop in the Pearl River, and the state is urging people to avoid swimming in it, wading in it, or eating fish from it for the foreseeable future. 
Tests conducted in mid-August by the Mississippi...
08/27/2014 - 9:27am
Efforts to form a business improvement district, or BID, along East County Line Road continue to take shape.
Local business and government leaders are working together to form a BID along County Line between U.S. Highway 51 and...
08/27/2014 - 9:25am
Anthony Johnson is interim executive director of Alignment Jackson, a local group working to improve education and increase the graduation rate at Jackson Public Schools (JPS). As part of the efforts, Alignment Jackson and JPS will be...
08/27/2014 - 9:21am
What do Ridgeland Mayor Gene McGee, Jackson Attorney Robert Hauberg and hundreds of other Northsiders have in common?
Their votes in the June 24 Republican primary are being questioned by State Sen. Chris McDaniel. 
...
08/20/2014 - 10:16am
Jackson police are looking for the men they say stole a woman’s car at gunpoint last week in a Northside neighborhood. 
The incident occurred on October 7, in the 700 block of Arlington Drive. 
A...
08/20/2014 - 10:13am
It could have been worse. The house could have been damaged or destroyed. 
Instead, the strong storms and heavy winds ripped across the Northside last week caused one historic tree to fall and another one to be severely...
08/20/2014 - 10:12am
In the last four years, Hinds County District One Circuit Judge Jeff Weill has made a name for himself. 
To those on the outside, he’s proven himself to be a tough, yet fair judge. 
To those behind...
08/20/2014 - 10:06am
The secretary of state won’t allow Jackson to tear down Smith-Wills Stadium for new development, and city officials are refusing to comment on what their next step will be.
The city had hoped to rezone 50 acres along...
08/13/2014 - 12:00pm
Jackson Police have made arrests in three recent incidents on the Northside, thanks to vigilant neighbors and swift responses to the calls.
On August 3, officers picked up a man and a juvenile allegedly involved in a strong-arm...
08/13/2014 - 11:59am
The battle over whether or not Highland Village can build a spillover parking lot in the Kimwood neighborhood rages on. 
On May 22, Robert Blaine, a resident of Kimwood, appealed a decision by the Jackson City Council...
08/13/2014 - 11:55am
A convention center hotel could soon be back on the table, according to officials with the city of Jackson. 
The city, along with the Jackson Redevelopment Authority (JRA), is planning to issue a request for proposals for a...
08/13/2014 - 11:52am
Plans to rezone 50 acres along Lakeland Drive is not about attracting a Costco, but about the increased need for commercial property along the Lakeland corridor, so says one city of Jackson official.
Last week, the Sun reported...
08/06/2014 - 8:55am
Retired Judge Henry Lackey has been appointed to hear a wrongful termination case involving the Hinds County Board of Supervisors and Airwave, LLC. 
The former Lafayette County circuit judge was appointed last week by the...
08/06/2014 - 8:53am
A roughly $500,000 change order and the potential that it might not be passed by the Jackson City Council, will continue to stall work on the Fortification Street Improvement Project. 
Work on the project has been going on...
08/06/2014 - 8:51am
A new school dedicated to building leaders and continuing the mission of Redeemer Church will open this year on the Northside. 
Classes start at The Redeemer’s School on August 18, and so far, about 34 children are...
08/06/2014 - 8:49am
Cliff Kling is the new president of Jackson Academy (JA). Kling, who has served as chief financial officer and general counsel at the school since May 2000, has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Georgetown University,...
08/06/2014 - 8:37am
Members of Jackson’s Sudanese community are well aware of the state’s rough economy.
The community’s numbers have dwindled as a result.
In December 2000, approximately 80 members of the Lost Boys...
08/06/2014 - 8:35am
Smith-Wills Stadium on Lakeland Drive in Jackson could soon make way for a Costco Wholesale warehouse. 
The city of Jackson has been in meetings with leaders of the Washington state based company recently, which is...
07/30/2014 - 9:45am
An engineer will help determine whether or not the city of Jackson raised water and sewer rates enough to cover its consent decree last year. 
The Jackson City Council is expected to decide next month on a proposal to hire...
07/30/2014 - 9:43am
Residents in Hinds and Madison counties will soon have a new way to get in touch with first responders during an emergency. 
The counties are planning to implement “next generation” technology. The technology...
07/30/2014 - 9:39am
The capital city experienced the second-greatest increase in assessed property values this year of municipalities in Hinds County, according to Tax Assessor Charles Stokes.
Overall, Hinds County’s assessed value grew 1.1...
07/30/2014 - 9:37am
A section of the Pearl River that has been under a contact advisory for months still isn’t safe for swimming or fishing, according to test results released by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ).
And...
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. ...