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Opinion

When it comes to Clear Creek Golf Course, it is time to call in the experts

During the Warren County Board of Supervisors most recent work session, representatives from the Warren County Parks and Recreation Commission made a presentation that was ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, July 2, 2020 11:16 am

Opinion

In celebrating our independence, remember our dependence on one another in this pandemic

It is amazing how much has been both learned and forgotten in the past three months — 94 days to be exact. In that time, ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 12:16 pm

Opinion

We have a unique opportunity this Fourth of July

In all the rancor of the COVID-19 pandemic, the argument over whether or not to wear masks, the snide remarks about social distancing and crowd ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, June 26, 2020 6:45 pm

Opinion

In listening to the community, the district is building its reopening plan right

We have said before during this pandemic that there is no playbook. There is no set of instructions that allow you to perfectly navigate your ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, June 25, 2020 9:06 pm

Opinion

We must have the same commitment to saving lives as the virus has in wrecking them

“The virus doesn’t care.” In just four words, Gov. Tate Reeves perfectly summed up the past 105 days, otherwise known as the COVID-19 pandemic in ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:55 am

Local

Go vote: Winner of today’s GOP runoff to face Thompson in November

JACKSON (AP) — Two Republicans with low-budget campaigns are in a congressional primary runoff today, with the winner set to face Democratic U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 7:15 am

Opinion

News of schools reopening in the fall a boost for the community

Thursday, the Vicksburg Warren School District took a decisive first step in giving back our community an amazing piece of normalcy, even if it does ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, June 19, 2020 5:32 pm

Opinion

Drowning tragedy shook an entire community Wednesday

There will be an investigation and there will be a finding of fact. But, for now, this is not a time to cast blame. It ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:52 pm

Opinion

There is a resurgence, but we are not there yet

Much has been said and written about the weeks-long shut down of the local, state and national economy due to the spread of the COVID-19 ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 16, 2020 2:33 pm

Opinion

In the fight against COVID-19, the little things matter

Local, state and federal officials have always said the goal of the shutdowns and shelter-in-place orders was never to get the number of COVID-19 cases ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, June 12, 2020 4:28 pm

Opinion

Little story of road expansion is part of a positive, larger story for Vicksburg

The headline about the city acquiring a right of way for a future is not the stuff of breaking news, but that move Wednesday is ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, June 11, 2020 6:46 pm

Opinion

Organizers of Friday’s march did the memory of George Floyd justice

To those who organized Friday’s march and protest of George Floyd’s despicable death at the hands of police officers in Minneapolis, Minn. last week, you ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, June 5, 2020 5:17 pm

Opinion

Our decisions and our faith are what will solve our community’s ills

Over the past few days and weeks, we have reported on murders, aggravated assaults, property crimes, and on Tuesday, a suspicious fire that destroyed both ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:40 pm

Opinion

With restrictions going away, what is left is personal responsibility

When all of the excuses are removed, there’s no one left to blame but yourself. Since restrictions, curfews and shutdowns started being ordered in mid-March ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, May 29, 2020 5:27 pm

Opinion

In just a short time, we have come to expect deliberate, thoughtful decisions

In their first few months in office, the current Warren County Board of Supervisors has faced their challenges. Just as they were getting their footings, ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:58 pm

Opinion

Return of youth sports is far more important than who wins the game

For many, they simply could not wait any longer. For many, a decision had to be made. Yet, thankfully for the youth in Vicksburg and ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, May 22, 2020 3:50 pm

Opinion

When next times comes around, how will we react?

When it comes to the COVID-19 virus, it is not a matter of if but when. When you hear from anyone who steps in front ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:42 pm

Opinion

Two months in, we have been scared, shocked and frustrated

For two months now we have waited for our daily update. In the beginning, we sat back and just waited for the first case. After ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:03 pm

Opinion

It’s nice to have something on our calendar

Each day has brought a new headline. It has brought a new problem and a new change to what we think as “normal.” Each day, ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, May 15, 2020 5:50 pm

Opinion

Is it the county’s job to provide masks to the public?

Someone will have to pay for it. Monday, the Warren County Board of Supervisors gave the authority to Warren County purchasing agent Tonga Vinson to ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 4:26 pm

Opinion

We got a little something back

Thursday, the caution tape was gone from community playgrounds. Thursday, the welcome light clicked on some dining rooms. Thursday, the water in the pool at ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:52 pm

Opinion

The challenge for a brighter, stronger future is right before us. How will we respond?

The number of cases continues to increase, although it seems slower these days, or maybe we are immune to the numbers today. The number of ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:58 pm

Opinion

Community survey gives a glimpse of what concerns public the most about COVID-19

To say that we were overwhelmed would be an understatement. But to say that we were surprised would not be the truth. This week The ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, May 1, 2020 7:15 pm

Opinion

Flaggs availability, accessibility refreshing at a time when information is crucial

There have many who have questioned or even criticized Mayor George Flaggs for his frequent online question and answer sessions of recent weeks. There have ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:42 pm

Opinion

Put those who have the time and talent to use for our local economy

There are not many cities the size of Vicksburg with the number of professionals who possess the marketing talent, wit and creativity that we do. ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, April 28, 2020 5:52 pm

Opinion

There’s no playbook on handling a pandemic that is costing lives and livelihoods

In his televised question and answer session Wednesday, Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. laid out the ground rules by which restaurants, salons and barbershops would ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Friday, April 24, 2020 5:26 pm

Opinion

The choices — both good and bad — are before us all

When it comes to the debate about whether or not to open the government and the community from shelter-in-place orders at the local, county and ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Thursday, April 23, 2020 5:03 pm

Opinion

It is time to celebrate these seniors who have been through plenty

Tuesday, officials with the Vicksburg Warren School District announced plans for a personalized graduation experience for its hundreds of graduates completing their time at the ... Read more

by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:39 am

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