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Port Gibson mayor institutes business restrictions, mandatory curfew

Tuesday, the city of Port Gibson joined the growing list of municipalities in the state to enact strong restrictions on business operations and a curfew ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Alcorn postpones spring graduation, alumni weekend events

In a letter to the “Alcorn State University Community” Wednesday, Alcorn State President Felecia Nave announced the school’s annual Alumni Reunion Weekend and spring commencement ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Units responding to large fire at iconic theater in Port Gibson

First responders in Port Gibson and Claiborne County are working to control a large fire that has consumed the historic Trace Theater in Port Gibson. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Funeral services set for former Alcorn State coach

LORMAN — The Celebration of Life services for Alcorn State University alumnus and former assistant men’s basketball coach Lonnie Walker are scheduled for Saturday in ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Welding trailer to assist in testing for those helping with Grand Gulf shutdown

About 200 pipefitters, apprentices and welders are expected to apply through Local 619 Plumbers & Pipefitters in Vicksburg to work during the shutdown at Entergy’s ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg to host Women in Higher Education-Mississippi Network conference

Women involved in higher education will be in Vicksburg Feb. 20-21 for the 2020 Women in Higher Education-Mississippi Network conference at the Vicksburg Convention Center. ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Funeral services for Alcorn State’s Dr. Posey announced

LORMAN — The triumphant life of alumnus and former Alcorn State administrator Dr. Josephine McCann Posey will be celebrated next weekend in Vicksburg. In a ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Judge orders Claiborne County murder suspect held without bail

PORT GIBSON — Claiborne County Judge Mary Curry wasted little time in making a decision involving murder suspect Darion Hill. During Hill’s initial court appearance ... Read more

3 months ago by John Surratt.

Claiborne County murder suspect captured

PORT GIBSON — Claiborne County law enforcement officials have confirmed the search for a Claiborne County man wanted in the death of his girlfriend is ... Read more

3 months ago by John Surratt.

Entergy’s Grand Gulf Nuclear Station planning for scheduled shut down

Entergy Mississippi’s Grand Gulf nuclear plant will be shutting down sometime this year to refuel its reactor, according to information from Entergy. “Every nuclear plant ... Read more

3 months ago by John Surratt.

Claiborne County could soon be home to new energy facility

PORT GIBSON — If reports become reality, Claiborne County could be home to a new, $1 billion liquified natural gas facility in as soon as ... Read more

4 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Toys for Tots campaign in full swing

With the goal of providing toys to children who would not otherwise receive a gift at Christmas, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves created the Toys ... Read more

4 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Alcorn’s new student enrollment tops 700 for third consecutive year

LORMAN — As of Nov. 1, the total number of new students enrolled at Alcorn State University exceeded more than 700 for a third consecutive ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Reports.

Legendary Alcorn baseball coach, Willie ‘Rat’ McGowan, dies

LORMAN — One of Alcorn State University’s most iconic athletic figures has passed away. Willie ‘Rat’ McGowan, who coached the Braves baseball team for 40 ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Reports.

Entergy partners with Port Gibson, organizations to give back

PORT GIBSON — Entergy employees recently provided residents of Port Gibson with a warmer, brighter future. Beginning Oct. 14 and continuing through Oct. 24, a ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Reports.

NRC names new resident inspector at Grand Gulf

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has selected Matthew Thomas as the new resident inspector at the Grand Gulf nuclear power plant in Port Gibson. Thomas joined ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Reports.

Alcorn State hosts breast cancer awareness walk, health screening

The Alcorn State University Extension Program, in observance of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, recently partnered with the Department of Health, Physical Education and ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Reports.

Alcorn State SGA president arrested on gun, drug charges

LORMAN — James Stirgus III, a 2016 graduate of Vicksburg High School and the current president of the Alcorn State University Student Government Association, was ... Read more

6 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Photo Gallery: Alcorn State’s 45-41 Win Over Prairie View A&M

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7 months ago by Courtland Wells.

C Spire improves mobile broadband speeds, prepares network for coming 5G era

RIDGELAND — Consumers and businesses are experiencing a 15-to-20 percent improvement in mobile broadband speeds throughout much of C Spire’s wireless network thanks to installation ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Reports.

State hunting for photos of Windsor Ruins

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History is seeking the public’s help in solving a mystery involving the Windsor Plantation Ruins in Claiborne County. Archives ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Reports.

Nuclear regulator cites plant for 2 low-level violations

JACKSON (AP) — A special inspection of a nuclear power plant in Mississippi has resulted in two low-level citations. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, in a ... Read more

12 months ago by Staff Reports.

Here are the marriage license applications for March 6-12

• Charles Frederick Ashley, 46, Vicksburg to Rhonda Michelle Welch, 33, Vicksburg • Walter Field Watson, 67, Vicksburg to Dianna Louise Ross, 50, Vicksburg • ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Reports.

Tugboat engine room fire restricts river traffic Wednesday night

(AP) — The Coast Guard says an engine room fire on a tugboat restricted traffic Wednesday on a five-mile stretch of the Mississippi River, but the ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Reports.

Iconic golden hand back atop Port Gibson church

The Hand Pointing to Heaven is once again in its rightful place atop the steeple of First Presbyterian Church in Port Gibson. The 10-feet 4-inch, ... Read more

3 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

Meridian’s Holly Brand wins Outstanding Teen title

A teen representing the River City was crowned this year’s Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen Sunday at the Vicksburg City Auditorium. Miss Vicksburg’s Outstanding Teen Holly ... Read more

3 years ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Port Gibson’s Shaifer House damaged by thieves

A historic house on a Civil War battlefield has been damaged. A press release Thursday from Mississippi’s Department of Archives and History said thieves took four ... Read more

3 years ago by Staff Reports.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission backs Grand Gulf through 2044

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved Entergy’s Grand Gulf Nuclear Power Station in Port Gibson through 2044. “We’re very excited to know we’ve been ... Read more

3 years ago by John Surratt.

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