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Local churches split on holding Sunday service after Thanksgiving

For many, Thanksgiving is a time for gatherings of family and friends to enjoy each other’s company and give thanks for the blessing they have ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

One killed, two wounded in Harrison Street shooting

One man was killed and two others wounded in a Thursday night shooting on Harrison Street. According to Vicksburg police, officers responding about 7:42 p.m. ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

City sign defaced with profane message

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said city crews are going to cover a city sign that was vandalized sometime late Wednesday. The city sign, near Mission ... Read more

7 days ago by Tim Reeves.

American Cruise Lines joins city’s riverfront redevelopment vision

A second riverboat cruise line has leased waterfront property from the city. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen Wednesday approved a 20-year lease with American ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Suit asks court to order construction of backwater area pumps

A court order to install pumps in the Yazoo River Backwater Area is one of the remedies sought in a class-action lawsuit filed against the ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Cedar Grove’s former owner refunds money to jilted couple

With hopes of having their wedding at Cedar Grove, Hannah Holliman and Tim Parris put down a $1,000 deposit to secure a date. But nearly ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

City moves forward with extending road between Chick-fil-A, Starbuck’s

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen has taken another step toward building an alternate route to Halls Ferry Park. The board Wednesday authorized City Clerk ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Video: Hosemann calls for support of finishing backwater pumps project

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1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Deadline looms for public input on backwater pump project

As the deadline for public comment nears, officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District report receiving a large number of people have ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Tallulah woman killed in accident early Wednesday

TALLULAH — A two-vehicle accident early Wednesday claimed the life of a Tallulah woman, Troopers with the Louisiana State Police announced. Shortly after 8:30 a.m., ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Crime reports: Criminals strike multiple Vicksburg businesses Tuesday

Two Vicksburg businesses were the victims of criminals Tuesday night. Just after 7 p.m. Tuesday, officers were dispatched to Impression Jewelry, 3505 Pemberton Square Blvd., ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Multiple shots fired near Vicksburg restaurant Wednesday morning

The investigation is continuing into an early Wednesday morning shooting near a local restaurant. Just after 2 a.m. Wednesday, officers were dispatched to a report ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Nurse killed while trying to save her patient in house fire

DELHI, La. — Officials with the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office continue to investigate the cause of a house fire in Delhi, La. Monday evening ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Crime reports: Vicksburg man faces yet another DUI charge

A traffic stop Monday led to the arrest of a Vicksburg man and yet another charge for driving under the influence. Michael Brown, 30, of ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary organizes toy drive to support Angel Tree

Toys and children are synonymous, especially at Christmas. And to make sure the youngest in the Vicksburg community don’t go without, the Salvation Army sponsors ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

COVID-19 reset: District makes good use of time during Thanksgiving holiday break

When the bells rang on Nov. 20, children and teachers within Warren County headed to a week away from the classrooms as they began their ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

As virus cases spike, Louisiana governor adds restrictions

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With Louisiana seeing a new spike in coronavirus hospitalizations, Gov. John Bel Edwards Tuesday toughened restrictions on businesses and gatherings ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

Commencement ceremonies at Alcorn State honor the school’s 2020 graduates

LORMAN — Alcorn State celebrated its spring and fall 2020 graduating classes with two outdoor commencement ceremonies Saturday at Jack Spinks Stadium-Marino Casem Field. Following ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Main Street plans other events to fill void left by Christmas parade

Vicksburg Main Street announced Wednesday the annual downtown Christmas parade, which had been reimagined as a reverse parade due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, will ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Mississippi health official ‘exhausted’ by virus response

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi’s top health official said he is exhausted trying to convince people in the state to take the coronavirus seriously and follow ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Expanded mask mandate for Thanksgiving coming, curfew shelved for now

Vicksburg residents will not have to hustle home from their Thanksgiving gatherings, but will need to mask up. Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said Tuesday that ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Troopers to begin Thanksgiving holiday patrols Wednesday

JACKSON – The Mississippi Highway Patrol announced Tuesday it will begin the 2020 Thanksgiving holiday travel enforcement period on Wednesday at 12:01 a.m. and conclude ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

U.S. agency ascertains Biden as winner, lets transition begin

WASHINGTON (AP) — The General Services Administration has ascertained that President-elect Joe Biden is the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election. President Donald Trump, ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

Vicksburg woman faces felony charges after driving over girlfriend

A Vicksburg woman is in a Jackson hospital after being run over by a car driven by her girlfriend Sunday night. According to the Vicksburg ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Volunteers rally to help Good Shepherd ready Thanksgiving boxes

The meal is at the center of Thanksgiving Day. Turkey and dressing, a variety of side dishes and desserts galore are at the center of ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Annual Christmas Ball canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

Concerns over COVID-19 have forced the cancellation of a Christmas season tradition in Vicksburg. “The Christmas ball will not be held this year,” said Jordan ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Weekly COVID-19 reporting among local schools shows active situation

Public and private schools have adjourned for the Thanksgiving holiday, but COVID-19 case reports from the schools Monday show a very active situation within Warren ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Ceres Boulevard expansion ‘going well and on schedule’

A road expansion that has been in discussion for quite some time is becoming a reality, as construction crews have begun cutting a path that ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

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