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Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Warren County grows

The Mississippi State Department of Health Sunday announced 183 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to ... Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Reports.

State reports an increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases locally and statewide

The Mississippi State Department of Health Saturday announced 97 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Mississippi College reports confirmed case of COVID-19

Mississippi College officials say there is one coronavirus case linked to the college community. Friday, college leaders reported that an adjunct faculty member was tested, ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Golding Barge staying busy, but is vigilant against spread of Covid-19

The effects of Covid-19 have caused a drop in business volume, but Golding Barge Lines is keeping busy the company’s president, Austin Golding said. Golding ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Hobby Lobby announces it is closing stores nationwide effective Friday night

Friday, Hobby Lobby, which has a location in Vicksburg, announced that it would close beginning Friday evening. The company also announced it would furlough employees ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Canceled conference affects students selected for honor choirs

From the audition process to hours of practice, students from across the county had been preparing to perform during the Mississippi American Choral Directors Association ... Read more

3 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Flaggs makes official his request to Trump to help faith-based organizations, churches

In March, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said he would call on President Trump and legislative leaders on both the state and federal levels to find ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Number of statewide Covid-19 cases increases 181, number of cases in Warren County remains steady

The Mississippi State Department of Health Friday announced the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases jumped 181 and now total 1,358. The number of virus-related deaths ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

MHSAA director hopeful sports will resume

Public schools in Mississippi have not been closed for the year because of the COVID-19 pandemic — at least not yet — and until they ... Read more

3 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Volunteers and donations help both first responders and restaurants

Physically and financially, the COVID-19 outbreak is taking its toll. But with a little ingenuity, Erin Hern proposed an idea she and others hope could ... Read more

4 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

City, county adopt stronger restrictions, city issues shelter-in-place order beginning Friday evening

In the span of three hours Thursday, both the Warren County Board of Supervisors and the city of Vicksburg took steps to place further restrictions ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

NFL star, Vicksburg native Malcolm Butler donates $10,000 to United Way program

Vicksburg’s biggest sports star is chipping in to help feed the city’s elderly during the COVID-19 crisis. Tennessee Titans cornerback Malcolm Butler, a Vicksburg native ... Read more

4 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

City shelter-in-place order going into effect Friday evening; significant changes ahead

Thursday, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. announced a shelter-in-place order for the city of Vicksburg that mirrors much of the order announced Wednesday by Gov. Tate ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

County announces closures in response to Shelter in Place order

The Warren County Board of Supervisors Thursday announced all county buildings including the courthouse and justice court will be locked beginning Friday at 5 p.m.  ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Number of confirmed cases in Mississippi reported; Warren County remains at 2

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mississippi increased to 1,177 Thursday, with the number of virus-related deaths now at 26. That reported number of ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Seniors call time ‘bittersweet’ as they pick up caps and gowns they may never use

Usually Phil Tally would have set up a booth in the hallway of either Vicksburg High School or Warren Central High School to hand out ... Read more

5 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Reeves issues statewide shelter-in-place order

JACKSON — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves announced Wednesday that he is ordering people statewide to stay at home to slow the spread of the new ... Read more

5 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Confirmed cases statewide surpasses 1,000, second positive case reported in Warren County

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 Wednesday surpassed the 1,000-mark as state officials announced 136 new cases. Total, the number of confirmed cases in ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg neighborhood sends out messages of hope

Desmond Tutu once said, “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” It is words like these of ... Read more

6 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

ERDC called to build hospital room prototypes for COVID-19 response

As outbreaks of the COVID-19 worsen, medical facilities in some of America’s largest cities are reaching capacity and government leaders are looking for creative solutions. ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

State reports new confirmed COVID case numbers

Tuesday, the Mississippi State Department of Health reported 90 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi, bringing the total number of cases reported to 937. There ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Latorre asks for public’s patience as results of COVID-19 testing lag

More testing sites are opening across the state, but it’s taking longer for some health care professionals to get the results, a Vicksburg physician said ... Read more

7 days ago by John Surratt.

State health officials, Guard and local agencies combine to set-up COVID-19 test site

Monday, the Mississippi State Department of Health reported 89 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state ... Read more

7 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Supervisors adopt federal measures to expand sick time benefits

In a special-called meeting Monday, the Warren County Board of Supervisors adopted measures to protect the earnings of county employees impacted by the spread of ... Read more

7 days ago by Tim Reeves.

First responders take every precaution in dealing with county’s first confirmed COVID-19 case

Among the first people to have contact with Warren County’s first confirmed case of COVID-19 were Vicksburg Fire Department paramedics, Fire Chief Craig Danczyk said. ... Read more

7 days ago by John Surratt.

Jazz Fest, Old Courthouse Flea Market organizers reschedule events due to virus concerns

Two more annual springtime events have been added to the growing list of events impacted by the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The Alcorn State ... Read more

7 days ago by John Surratt.

Take a moment to pray for those on the front line of this fight against an invisible enemy

In the event you missed it, Monday was Doctors’ Day — a day when we would normally give our doctors a cute little shout out ... Read more

7 days ago by Vicksburg Post Editorial Board.

Statewide numbers increase, officials prepare for Tuesday’s one-day test site

Monday, the Mississippi State Department of Health reported 89 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state ... Read more

7 days ago by Tim Reeves.

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