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Warren County native among Holmes nursing graduates

Warren County native Anna Ransom was among 31 Holmes Community College graduates to earn their associate degrees in nursing this fall. The students, graduating from ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Time is running out to adopt an Angel from the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree

There are hundreds of Angels remaining on the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree and time is running out. With more than half of their 728 angels ... Read more

11 hours ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

COVID-19 cases spike ahead of expected Thanksgiving surge

This isn’t the Thanksgiving surge state health experts were expecting. It’s simply too soon. But Wednesday’s report from the Mississippi State Department of Health showed ... Read more

16 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Reeves forgoes statewide mask mandate, adds 13 more counties

JACKSON (AP) — Gov. Tate Reeves instituted mask mandates in 13 more Mississippi counties Tuesday but chose not to implement the measure statewide, a week ... Read more

1 day ago by The Associated Press.

Coffee House Cafe named ‘Best of the Best’ by Post readers

Jamie Moulder opened The Coffee House Cafe on U.S. 61 North in March 2016 and has not had a slow day since. Being that busy — ... Read more

1 day ago by Tim Reeves.

Disputing Trump, Barr says no widespread election fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud that would change the outcome ... Read more

1 day ago by The Associated Press.

ERDC to host annual tree lighting with COVID-19 precautions

The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center is kicking off the holiday season with its annual tree lighting ceremony Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Featuring ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Bond set for man in car chase that ended violent weekend in Vicksburg

A $50,000 bond has been set for an Illinois man who assaulted his girlfriend and led Vicksburg police on a chase on U.S. 61 Saturday ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

City extends COVID-19 order, mask mandate into January

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. has extended the city’s COVID-19 Emergency Declaration through Jan. 4. The previous order was set to expire Wednesday. Flaggs said the ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

City officials apologize for confusion created by Code Red alert

Monday evening, residents of Vicksburg received a Code Red message notifying them that a “chemical release” from an industry at the Port of Vicksburg was ... Read more

2 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Reindeer Run organizers overwhelmed by community’s support for Saturday’s event

Cynthia Freeny had no idea what to expect. She, along with the other organizers of the Reindeer Run 5K, was not only concerned about how ... Read more

2 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Warren County man narrowly escapes burning home

A Warren County man is fortunate to be alive after his home was completely destroyed by a fire Tuesday morning. According to Warren County fire ... Read more

2 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Vicksburg Living to debut inaugural wedding edition

For years, Martha Day highlighted brides and their weddings within the pages of The Vicksburg Post. Martha’s wedding write-ups made the families of the bride ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

‘Chemical release’ results in Code Red message sent to area residents

City officials released a Code Red Monday evening addressing concerns residents have had much of the day concerning a smell in and around Vicksburg. Just ... Read more

2 days ago by Tim Reeves.

November’s COVID report shows virus’ resurgence in Warren County

For Warren County, life with the COVID-19 pandemic finished its eighth full month as November came to a close. And as it did, local medical ... Read more

2 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Portion of Cherry Street to be closed Tuesday as power pole repairs are made

A busy stretch of Cherry Street will be closed beginning early Tuesday. The city of Vicksburg announced Monday afternoon that Cherry Street — between East Avenue ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Weather does not deter shoppers from enjoying Holiday Open House

Rain, cold wind and Santa carrying a green umbrella greeted shoppers who made the trip to Vicksburg’s Downtown District for Vicksburg Main Street’s Downtown Holiday ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Man facing multiple charges following chase

An Illinois man faces multiple charges after his arrest Saturday night following a chase involving Vicksburg police and other law enforcement agencies. Bonjara O’Quin of ... Read more

4 days ago by John Surratt.

Organization names Southern Heritage Air Foundation as one of country’s top non-profits

The Southern Heritage Air Foundation is one of the country’s top nonprofit organizations according to Great Nonprofits, a national organization that shares information and reviews ... Read more

4 days ago by John Surratt.

Woman wanted in Friday shooting incident in custody

A Vicksburg woman wanted in connection with a shooting incident Friday at an apartment complex on Grove Street is in custody. Akeyah Daniels, 26, turned ... Read more

4 days ago by John Surratt.

Residents head downtown for ‘Shop Small’ Saturday

Warren County residents and people from the surrounding area came to Washington Street Saturday to shop small. Main Street Vicksburg’s “Shop Small” program Saturday was ... Read more

4 days ago by John Surratt.

2020 Men of the Year: Dr. Carlos Latorre and Dr. Dan Edney

For more than eight months, medical officials in Mississippi have tirelessly battled an enemy that has infected more than 130,000 people and killed nearly 4,000 ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

2020 Woman of the Year: Annette Kirklin

It wasn’t until she knew what had been accomplished, what had been pulled off, that Annette Kirklin stopped to take a breath and admittedly shed ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Weather system bringing rain, cold weather to area

Warren County residents will get their first taste of cold weather this season when a low-pressure system enters the area Sunday, bringing with it rain ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Police looking for woman in apartment shooting incident

Vicksburg police are looking for a woman in connection with a Friday afternoon shooting at an apartment building at 2230 Grove St. Akeyah Daniels, 26, ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Three being held in argument where shots were fired

Vicksburg police are holding three men for questioning about an argument at an apartment complex in the 2200 block of Grove Street in which shots ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Clement named winner of Landy Teller Champion for Culture & the Arts Award

The late Landy Teller was an advocate for the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation. From the very beginning when it was only a vision to turn ... Read more

6 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Police continue probe into Thursday night shooting

Vicksburg police are continuing their investigation into the Thanksgiving night shooting on Harrison Street that left one man dead and two others wounded.  According to ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

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