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Adolph Rose Antiques to close; building to be sold

Malcolm Allred and his wife Karen walked through the collection of antiques and collectibles on the first floor of their business, Adolph Rose Antiques. “We ... Read more

4 hours ago by John Surratt.

Church of the Holy Trinity to continue annual turkey dinner

The Church of the Holy Trinity will continue a 116-year-old tradition with some new twists when it holds its annual turkey dinner on Nov. 19. ... Read more

4 hours ago by John Surratt.

Man injured in fiery crash on North Washington Street

A Vicksburg man was severely injured in an early morning wreck Wednesday at the intersection of North Washington Street and U.S. 61 North. The man ... Read more

1 day ago by John Surratt.

Watch: Flashettes capture two state championships

Butterflies were fluttering as they made their way to the MAIS State Spirit Competition in Jackson. The team had spent hours practicing and running through ... Read more

1 day ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Salvation Army taking applications for annual Angel Tree

For families who are struggling to provide Christmas gifts for their children, the Salvation Army is in the process of taking applications for the Angel ... Read more

1 day ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Assault rifle found near the river, turned over to police

An SKS assault rifle, found along the banks of the Mississippi River, is now in the hands of the Vicksburg Police Department. Police were called ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Watch: Emergency units respond to vehicle fire

Thanks to the actions of a bystander, a local motorist was uninjured when his vehicle burst into flames Monday afternoon. Monday afternoon, units with the ... Read more

2 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Mississippi expands curbside voting, sets absentee ‘cure’

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi is expanding access to curbside voting for people with symptoms of COVID-19 and setting a new process to let voters correct, ... Read more

2 days ago by The Associated Press.

City leaders honor Jones on two decades of service

The Mayor of Board and Aldermen Monday honored a member of the Vicksburg Police Department as he reached a career milestone. Sgt. Bobby Jones, was ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

New youth court prosector to be named as Harper’s status remains unclear

While the Warren County Board of Supervisors awaits an Attorney General’s opinion on the validity of County Prosecutor Ken Harper’s resignation and then rescinding it ... Read more

2 days ago by Tim Reeves.

MIBEST program at Hinds adds up to success for Vicksburg woman

Mayra Gomez has always felt comfortable with the language of numbers. “I’ve liked numbers my whole life,” Gomez said, agreeing it’s been something of a security ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Entergy infuses money into Hennessey Bayou repair project

Entergy has agreed to contribute $76,137 toward the cost of repairing erosion problems at Hennessey Bayou. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen Monday approved an ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Convention Center announces Breakfast with Santa is happening

In a year where so many events have been postponed or canceled, the Vicksburg Convention Center announced that one holiday season mainstay will go on ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Election officials urge safety, patience as general election nears

With election day just over two weeks away, local election officials are reminding area voters of some of the safety measures in place for this ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Large crowd turns out for ‘Warbirds, Wings & Wheels’

MOUND, La. — Wrapped with double blankets against a cold morning wind, 94-year-old Foster Story sat in a chair near the runway at the Vicksburg-Tallulah ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg eatery helping doctoral student with her bears research

Everybody knows bears like honey, but it seems they like donuts, too. Several weeks ago, Mississippi State University doctoral student Lacy Dolan made a stop ... Read more

6 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Holland’s appointment to Mississippi River Commission makes history

President Donald J. Trump recently appointed Maj. Gen. Diana M. Holland as a member and as the 41st President of the Mississippi River Commission. Holland ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg High names 2020 Homecoming Queen and her court

Vicksburg High School will celebrate its 2020 Homecoming Thursday, Oct. 22 when the Gators welcome the Canton Tigers to Viking Stadium on the Warren Central ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg native to receive Hinds’ 2020 Alumni Service Award

Ken Coomes grew up in Vicksburg as the third-oldest in a family of 12 children. At 14, Coomes went to work and gave his money ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

City’s mask mandate likely to be extended into December following one-day spike

Where the numbers are coming from is not yet known, but the COVID-19 report Friday by the Mississippi State Department of Health has already had ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg awarded ‘Best Water Treatment Plant in Mississippi’ once again

For the second consecutive year, the city of Vicksburg has received the 2020 Water Treatment Plant of the Year Award from the American Water Works ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

St. Alban’s offering services to help those grieving over loss

For many, the seasonal transition from fall to winter is a time of celebration and joy as families and friends gather to enjoy the holidays ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Report: New data gives grim picture of youth obesity in Mississippi

PRINCETON, N.J. — In Mississippi, nearly one in four young people — age 10 to 17 — are not considered obese. In a report released ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Salvation Army’s annual Soup and Sandwich Luncheon postponed

This year would have marked the 41st annual Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Soup and Sandwich Luncheon, but due to COVID-19, the annual event has been ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Be a part of Vicksburg Living’s upcoming holiday issue

From the very beginning, Vicksburg Living’s readers have been key to the magazine’s continued success, no more so than the past two editions, where items ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Local judges support idea of enhanced electronic monitoring

In a letter to area judges, Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. asked for additional monitoring and restrictions be placed on those individuals facing firearm-related charges ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Family honors Foam Packaging co-founder’s 90th birthday and notable creation

Jesse Davenport turned 90 on Oct. 5, and to help celebrate his birthday his family threw him a party that included a cake made to ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Facebook page seeks to reunite lost pets with their families

Lost or homeless animals need a way to find their way back home. And, even though animals themselves might not be able to browse Facebook, ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

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