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Collaborative Effort: Youth Court Judge says fight against gun crime begins in the home

This is the second in a series from The Vicksburg Post investigating youth gun crimes in Vicksburg and Warren County. To read the first story ... Read more

1 week ago by Anna Guizerix.

Vicksburg man charged with check forgery

A Vicksburg man was taken into custody by police on Thursday on charges of passing a bad check. Michael Jenkins, 22, of Vicksburg, was arrested ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Shots fired into home in Kings

Vicksburg police are investigating after shots were fired into a home in the Kings community late Thursday night. At 11:21 p.m. Thursday officers responded to ... Read more

1 week ago by Ernest Bowker.

Search warrant turns up illegal liquor, drugs, stolen gun at local bar

A search warrant turned up plenty of trouble for the owner of a Vicksburg bar on Thursday. Officers of the Narcotics/NET Team and agents of ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg man arrested for possession of a weapon

A Vicksburg man was arrested Thursday night after officers with the Vicksburg Police Department Criminal Investigation Division stopped his vehicle. Jamarius Bell, 33, was arrested ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Warren School District admits summer school supplies delivery delay caused confusion

A delay in the delivery of classroom supplies for summer school programs in the Vicksburg Warren School District led to public outcry and confusion last ... Read more

1 week ago by Anna Guizerix.

Vicksburg Warren School District saves families over $9 million in college tuition while increasing graduation rate

In 2013, the Vicksburg Warren School District was graduating a significantly low percentage of its students. Since then, each year the graduation rate has risen ... Read more

1 week ago by Olivia Mars.

Flaggs: Vicksburg to get tougher on crime with ‘Operation Blitz’

The New Orleans Saints defense has the blitz, and now so does the Vicksburg Police Department. Mayor George Flaggs Jr. introduced a new program for ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

The Mississippi Cruisers coming to Vicksburg in August

The Mississippi Cruisers will be on show for “Cruise-In” at Vicksburg’s Waterview Casino and Hotel on Saturday, Aug. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ... Read more

1 week ago by Olivia Mars.

‘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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Loss of District of Innovation status will not impact funding, Vicksburg Warren School District says

The Vicksburg Warren School District recently lost its “District of Innovation” status, but according to VWSD Director of Communications Christi Kilroy, the impact of the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

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

2 weeks 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.

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