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Making a difference: Organ trail bikes through Vicksburg

What do 1,500 miles, two men and a chance meeting all have in common? Making a difference. Mark Scotch had made his way to Natchitoches, ... Read more

2 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Farmers’ Market set to kick off May 22 at Washington Street Park

The ice storm had an effect on crops, but this will not put a damper on the Vicksburg Farmers’ Market. The event is set to ... Read more

3 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Barbara Willingham to retire; sells building to developer Tim Cantwell

Willingham’s has been a mainstay on Washington Street. With its candles, jewelry, clothing and housewares, shoppers can find a variety of items to fit their ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Downtown goes “Back to the Bricks” with return of shopping event

“Back to the Bricks,” hosted by the Vicksburg Main Street Program, was held Thursday evening to encourage residents to return to the Downtown District to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Downtown Vicksburg business, Peterson’s, reaches milestone

When Bobbie Marascalco set out to open a shop along Washington Street she had no prior experience in the retail business. But through the years, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

United Way: Putting the right people together to meet the needs of our community

United Way of West Central Mississippi has long arms. With its partner agencies, the nonprofit has the ability to reach out into the community, working ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Museum’s spring flea market blessed by good weather, great turnout

Aided by good weather Saturday, the Old Court House Museum’s spring flea market proved successful, a year after it was postponed due to the early ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Check this out: Library offering curbside, in-person services

Area residents wanting to use the Warren County-Vicksburg Library are now able to take advantage of services to access the library’s catalog or use its ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Charmed: Johnston crowned Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen

The third time was the charm for Miss Central Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen Tori Johnston. After being named second runner-up the first year she competed in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Photo Gallery: Preliminaries set up Sunday’s exciting finale of Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen

The Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen preliminary competitions came to an end Saturday night. The first preliminary competition, held Saturday afternoon, saw ties in both the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

After 100 years, the tradition of service continues at Peoples Drug Store

When Wendy Trevilion bought Peoples Drug Store in 2017, she acquired more than a business, she acquired a legacy of service that continues as the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Runoff ahead: Tuesday’s vote to fill the final spot in June’s general election

Vicksburg City Clerk Walter Osborne said his office and city election commissioners are taking steps to eliminate voter confusion over where to vote in Tuesday’s ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Welcome to spring: Classics in the Courtyard adds spring season

An event Vicksburg has grown to love will now be offered this spring. The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation is expanding Classics in the Courtyard and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Mayor to announce plans to lift COVID-19 restrictions on businesses

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said he plans to lift the COVID-19 restrictions on city businesses. “It is my intent, unless something changes, to open up ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

St. Al’s Henderson takes aim at Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen title

It’s not Vicksburg resident Karly Henderson’s first time to be on the stage for the Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen Competition. But it will be the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Photo Gallery: Community Cleanup Day draws overwhelming crowd of volunteers

The grass was a little greener along some of Vicksburg’s streets Thursday — not because gorgeous spring weather has allowed everything to bloom and grow, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg Fire Department marks promotions of five officers

The Vicksburg Fire Department held a pinning ceremony Wednesday, honoring the promotions of three new captains and two new lieutenants. Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Jazz downtown: Alcorn Jazz Festival presenting concert in Vicksburg

Vicksburg residents will be treated to a concert in the park Friday as part of the 40th annual Alcorn State University Jazz Festival. The concert ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Poll: Kimble has slight edge over Jackson, but voter turnout will sway runoff

In a recent poll conducted by The Vicksburg Post, Troy Kimble shows to have a slight advantage over Shawn Jackson heading into Tuesday’s Democratic Party ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Mayoral candidate Shawn Jackson provides financial report ahead of runoff election

The latest filing by mayoral candidate Shawn Jackson shows her campaign has $171 on hand as it enters the final week before the April 27 ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Lorelei Books, Toys for Tots partner to take on ‘summer slide’

Educators have long recognized the risk of a “summer slide” when students lose some of the knowledge they gained the previous year during their months ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

COVID-19 restrictions on bars, restaurants may be eased soon

Pending a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases over the next two weeks, Mayor George Flaggs could allow bars and other businesses that sell ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Profile 2021: Preserving and protecting our cherished history

The Old Court House Museum is full of thousands of artifacts found from Vicksburg’s past. These items are the eyes through which historians see and ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Anna Kate Doiron.

Photo gallery: Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen Competition returns

The Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen Competition is set for April 24 and 25 at the Vicksburg City Auditorium, with 30 candidates will be vying for ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Profile 2021: A glimpse of the ‘grande’ Hotel Vicksburg

She was the “grande dame” of the city. Standing taller than any other building between Memphis and New Orleans, at 11 stories and 149 feet, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Cause of Friday’s Grammar Street house fire remains undetermined

The cause of a Friday afternoon fire that heavily damaged a home at 1215 Grammar St. remains undetermined, Fire Chief Craig Danczyk said Saturday. “The ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Volunteers needed: Citywide cleanup scheduled for Earth Day

Vicksburg residents will be taking to the streets April 22 to clean up the city. The city of Vicksburg, Downtown Vicksburg, Visit Vicksburg and the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Westside Theatre Foundation, Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation partner to highlight Hollywood’s best

For the past few years, Oscar-nominated short films have been screened at the Strand Theatre. This year the tradition will continue but at a different ... Read more

1 month ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

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