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Fire Department releases cause of severe Oyo Hotel blaze

With temperatures already well-below freezing, and the first wave of the severe winter storms that struck Vicksburg and ... Read more | Add your comment

Profile 2021: Warren County has a reputation for big alligators

Alligators are found all over the Southeastern United States. Florida and Louisiana have the most, and they can ... Read more | Add your comment

Sandlot owners put focus on the development of young players

Starting a new business is exciting. Knowing it will offer the community an opportunity at something that Vicksburg ... Read more | Add your comment

Profile 2021: Vicksburg at the forefront of world-class digital solutions

It has a big name, which in no way compares to the processing power that is contained within ... Read more | Add your comment

Local

Profile 2021: Historic No. 7 Fire Station remains on duty

The No. 7 Fire Station in Vicksburg was built in 1910, and now, 111 years later, is still in use as the oldest functioning fire ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anna Kate Doiron.

Local

Fire Department releases cause of severe Oyo Hotel blaze

With temperatures already well-below freezing, and the first wave of the severe winter storms that struck Vicksburg and Warren County in mid-February, the Vicksburg Fire ... Read more | Add your comment

by Tim Reeves.

Sports

Rebels hoping win over Kentucky is the start of something bigger

OXFORD — After two devastating losses likely knocked it off the bubble for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, Ole Miss’ path to the Big Dance ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 1:52 pm

Sports

Early lead slips away from Missy Gators in loss to Clinton

Vicksburg High’s softball team learned the dark side of the old saying, “It’s not how you start, but how you finish” on Tuesday. Clinton scored ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 10:43 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

Porter’s Chapel Academy baseball pitcher Gage Palmer struck out 14 batters in a complete-game victory Friday as the Eagles beat Vicksburg 9-3. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 7:55 am

Sports

Run Thru History returns with new course

It won’t take long for runners and walkers to see that the 2021 Run Thru History is different than any of its predecessors. Because of ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 7:00 am

Columnists

Thankful for culinary variety and a husband who likes to cook

Since baby girl left for college, hubby has pretty much taken over kitchen duty. I still jump in every so often, especially around holidays because ... Read more

by Terri Cowart Frazier, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 6:19 pm

Health

Best of the Best: Agency focuses on helping patients, growing ‘family’

It is not a coincidence Natasha Washington is flourishing in her line of work. It could be argued her success is divine. Washington, founder and ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 6:18 pm

Sports

Missy Gators have plenty of optimism after playoff loss

When they walked off the court for the final time last week, the Vicksburg Missy Gators had a swirl of emotions swimming around inside of ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:37 pm

Downtown Vicksburg

United Way organizes community diaper drive

One in three mothers struggles to provide diapers for their child. That was the driving statistic for the creation of a diaper drive organized by ... Read more

by Terri Cowart Frazier, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:07 pm

Crime

Teenager charged as an adult in drive-by shooting

A Vicksburg teenager is facing multiple felony charges as an adult after being arrested late Monday in connection to a drive-by shooting on Feb. 26 ... Read more

by John Surratt, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 3:57 pm

COVID-19

Reeves lifts COVID-19 executive orders, local mask mandates remain in place

While Gov. Tate Reeves announced Tuesday plans to remove all COVID-19 restrictions, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said Vicksburg’s existing COVID-19 restrictions — including a mask ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 3:09 pm

Crime

Drive-by shooting update: Teenager arrested, faces long list of felony charges

A Vicksburg teenager is facing multiple felony charges after being arrested late Monday in connection to a drive-by shooting on Feb. 26 on Court Street. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:51 pm

Business

Vicksburg Forest Products expansion project gets supervisors’ support

The Warren County Board of Supervisors voted to approve consideration to provide a right of way and easement to the city of Vicksburg in support ... Read more

by Terri Cowart Frazier, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 12:08 pm

Downtown Vicksburg

Profile 2021: Just a few more years for this one time capsule

It was 1976; the year the United States celebrated its bicentennial. People from across the country were gearing up for what was to be one ... Read more

by Terri Cowart Frazier, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 12:00 pm

Crime

Fourth suspect tied to Claiborne County murders arrested

PATTISON — Four men are being held in the Claiborne County Jail without bond and authorities have issued a warrant for a fourth in connection ... Read more

by John Surratt, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 11:07 am

Downtown Vicksburg

Profile 2021: The bricks on which part of Vicksburg is built

City Hall, the Mississippi River Commission, Christ Episcopal Church, Church of the Holy Trinity, the Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad Depot.  Vicksburg is known for ... Read more

by John Surratt, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 8:00 am

Downtown Vicksburg

Profile 2021: Where did city hall’s angels go?

For nearly 70 years, there has been a mystery that has gone unsolved in Vicksburg.  Rather than a “who done it,” this mystery is a ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Monday, March 1, 2021 6:00 pm

Opinion

We must be willing to invest in Vicksburg’s stability and future water needs

“What a difference a week makes?” That was the phrase many were using late last week as our community was basking in springtime temperatures, with ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, March 1, 2021 4:58 pm

COVID-19

District reports significant drop in COVID-19 activity in schools

One. Just one. That is the number of new COVID-19 cases the Vicksburg Warren School District announced Monday involving students or personnel within the District ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Monday, March 1, 2021 4:31 pm

Local

The Post unveils ‘Letters from Home’ magazine and series

A, B, C, D, E, F, G … Vicksburg’s interesting and we agree. Each year, The Vicksburg Post does a deep dive into the local ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, March 1, 2021 2:31 pm

Crime

Three held without bond in Claiborne County shooting, fourth man sought

PATTISON — Three men are being held in the Claiborne County Jail without bond and authorities have issued a warrant for a fourth in connection ... Read more

by John Surratt, Monday, March 1, 2021 2:02 pm

Downtown Vicksburg

City approves waivers for developers investing $4 million or more in projects

Developers looking to invest $4 million or more in construction in Vicksburg will get a break in their building fees under a new ordinance approved ... Read more

by John Surratt, Monday, March 1, 2021 1:46 pm

Sports

Rain alters high school, college sports schedules

The steady rain across much of Mississippi has led to the postponement of a number of high school and college sporting events scheduled for Monday ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Monday, March 1, 2021 1:44 pm

Letters - Featured

Letter to the Editor: Hospital staff appreciates community’s help during winter storm

Dear editor, During the recent winter storm, Merit Health River Region was overwhelmed and humbled by the generosity and sacrifices made by local elected officials, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, March 1, 2021 12:32 pm

COVID-19

Ice storm shutdown helped: COVID-19 fight returns to pre-holiday levels

It appears that Vicksburg and Warren County are finally over the COVID-19 surge that ignited over the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s holidays. February saw ... Read more

by Tim Reeves, Monday, March 1, 2021 10:42 am

Sports

Sports column: Thirty minutes inside the brain of a sports writer

Sitting here on a Friday morning, waiting for them to change the oil in the car, seems as good a time as any to spend ... Read more

by Ernest Bowker, Monday, March 1, 2021 9:00 am