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‘Out of the animal shelter business’: Vicksburg Mayor recuses himself from planning of new animal shelter

Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said he has recused himself from anything to do with the City of Vicksburg Animal Shelter and its new facility. ... Read more

1 week ago by Olivia Mars.

Vicksburg hires Felicia Whittington Kent as director of $3 million health grant program

The city of Vicksburg has hired Felicia Whittington Kent as project director for the recently acquired $3 million grant from the Department of Health and ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Early morning fire damages Captain D’s restaurant in Vicksburg

An early morning structure fire damaged Captain D’s on Pemberton Square Boulevard.  At around 2:18 a.m., a call came in from Vicksburg Police Department officers ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Mission Acceleration: Program helping Vicksburg children to excel in reading searching for college volunteers

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, many students began to fall behind in school as they left the classroom to stay safe by learning at home. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Olivia Mars.

QuikTrip postpones variance hearing for proposed Vicksburg location

A zoning hearing on a variance for QuikTrip has been postponed at the request of the company, city of Vicksburg zoning assistant Paula Wright said. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

USACE Vicksburg District holds Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony, begins revetment season

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District held a “Blessing of the Fleet” ceremony on July 12 to commemorate the deployment of the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

‘Nothing but God’: Vicksburg community rallies behind family that lost home in Monday storm

When Austin and Heather Griffin and their children went to sleep on Sunday night, they had no inkling that a storm was coming — one ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Olivia Mars.

Vicksburg Police report shots fired into occupied dwelling

Late Saturday night, the Vicksburg Police Department received reports of gun shots. Officers responded to a residence within the 400 block of Locust Street. One ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Rigid generator stolen from Vicksburg residence

Officers with the Vicksburg Police Department responded to a call on Saturday night regarding residential burglary. The victim reported that a Rigid generator had been ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Handgun stolen from vehicle on Pemberton Square Boulevard in Vicksburg

Saturday evening, officers at the Vicksburg Police Department took a report from a victim of auto burglary. It was reported that a .22 caliber handgun ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Grand larceny reported on Riverview Drive in Vicksburg

A victim of home theft arrived at the Vicksburg Police Department on Saturday to report that their home was burglarized. They stated that $4,400 had ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Crime Report: Victim assaulted when asking for a car ride

Early Friday morning, the Vicksburg Police Department responded to the 600 block of Grove Street for a welfare concern. The victim said he had asked ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg woman arrested for possession of methamphetamine

A Vicksburg woman was arrested in the early morning hours on Monday and found to be in possession of illegal drugs. Naomi Creston, 23, appeared ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Fire damages room at Agape Montessori in Vicksburg

An afternoon fire damaged one room of the Agape Montessori Christian Academy on Monroe Street on Tuesday. Firefighters received the call at 2:54 p.m. Vicksburg ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Proposed QuikTrip project facing opposition from Vicksburg residents

The signs along East Clay Street call on Vicksburg residents to “Stop the truck stop,” referring to a proposed QuikTrip fueling station to be built ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Warren County E-911 first in Mississippi to use life-saving 911eye technology

A new technology, 911eye, is changing the way those in emergency situations communicate with first responders — and it will soon be in use in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Merit Health Medical Group Welcomes Dr. Joshua Holifield to Vicksburg

Merit Health Medical Group, in Vicksburg, is proud to welcome a new addition to its medical staff, Dr. Joshua Holifield, General Surgeon. Holifield joins Merit ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Back-to-School Stop-the-Violence Rally to be held July 30 in Vicksburg

Brothers of Kappa Epsilon Sigma, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. is hosting its Back-to-School Stop-the-Violence Rally on July 30 from 5 to 8 p.m. at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Olivia Mars.

Vicksburg part of $3 million health care initiative from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health

Jackson State University, the city of Vicksburg and Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health have received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg Mayor sets ‘open mic’ meeting for first 100 days of new term

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. will hold an open mic question-and-answer session on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the boardroom at the Robert M. Walker Building, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg Post, Vicksburg Living receive top honors from Mississippi Press Association

The Vicksburg Post and Vicksburg Living received 25 awards — including seven first-place winners — in more than a dozen categories in the Mississippi Press ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Parker named to RiverHills Bank Board of Directors

Robert D. Gage, IV, CEO of RiverHills Bank, announced this week that Elvin M. Parker has joined the Board of Directors of RiverHills Bank as ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Christ Church scene of Civil War protest by women who were later banished from city

Sitting on a quiet spot at the corner of Main and Locust streets, Christ Episcopal Church looks pretty much the same as it may have ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Westside Theatre Foundation presents “Little Shop of Horrors” after pandemic hiatus

Something is growing at the Stand Theatre, and it’s not just the excitement over actors returning to the stage.  The West Side Theatre Foundation is set to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

18-Wheeler overturns on Porters Chapel Road

Shortly after 8 a.m. Saturday, an 18-wheeler overturned on Porters Chapel Road. Vicksburg Police Department Sgt. Torin Nailor said the cause of the accident was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Vicksburg native, firearm safety instructor using training to combat gun violence

Eleven juveniles have either been charged in or been the victims of gun crimes in Vicksburg since January 2021, including the two reported homicides in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Reported overturned boat turns out to be log in Yazoo Diversion Canal

Warren County authorities took to the water Friday afternoon after receiving a 911 call from a person standing on Washington Street who reported seeing what ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

For God and Country: Lee Davis Thames leaves legacy of service

Vicksburg native Lee Davis Thames was a man of character. Serving both God and country, he achieved the rank of Brigadier General in the United ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

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