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County crews to finish debris pick up from February ice storm this week; add debris pick up from May 4 tornado to mix

On May 4, an EF-1 tornado passed through Warren County, adding to the downed trees and limbs brought on by the February ice storm as ... Read more

5 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Local vaccine site to scale back to one day by end of May

During their work session Monday, the Warren County Board of Supervisors received an update on the drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination site at Uptown Vicksburg, formerly the ... Read more

5 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Fire damages storage units on Wisconsin Avenue

Multiple storage units were damaged in an early morning fire in a building at Red Dot Storage, 3434 Wisconsin Ave., Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

City board approves subcontractor for Riverfront Park repairs

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday approved a request from Stantec to hire Ridgeland-based engineers Burns Cooley Dennis as a subcontractor for repairs ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

City to lift COVID-19 restrictions, mask mandate Friday

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said he would lift the remaining restrictions under the city’s COVID-19 emergency order including the mask mandate Friday. “Everything’s going great,” ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

Warren County Land Records for April 26 to May 3

Warranty Deeds * Earl H. Swan Jr. to Ronnie Lane Ballard Jr., Section 3C Township 177 North, Range 4 East. * Earl H. Swan Jr. ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

City fighting never-ending battle with trash

Sitting on the roadside opposite a vacant house on Dewitt Street is a pile of trash that includes a dilapidated sofa, trash bags, the remnants ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg teenager injured in second shooting in city in a span of four hours

A shooting late Saturday evening on Alcorn Drive — the second in the city in a span of several hours — sent a Vicksburg teenager ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Traffic stop leads to methamphetamine arrest

A traffic stop early Thursday led to the arrest of a Vicksburg woman on drug and weapons charges. Jamie Chaloux, 43, of Vicksburg, was arrested ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Second Saturday brings shoppers downtown

Sissy Blanchard of St. Simons Island, Ga., sat at a table in the shade with her cousin, Vicksburg resident Elizabeth Nelson, near the “Welcome to ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Suspect sought in Saturday shooting on Grove Street

Police are looking for a man suspected of shooting a 28-year-old male Saturday evening at an apartment complex in the 2200 block of Grove Street. ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

County survey shows 17 homes damaged in Tuesday storm

The Tuesday storm that passed through Warren County damaged 17 homes, leaving four destroyed, Warren County Emergency Management Director John Elfer said Friday. The squall ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

New housing, retail development coming to Kings Street

Clifton Jeffery stood inside his business on North Washington, rolled open a set of plans and described his plans for a proposed residential/commercial development on ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Woman charged with possession of meth, weapon

A Thursday morning traffic stop on North Frontage Road resulted in the arrest of a Vicksburg woman on charges with possession of methamphetamine and possession ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Entergy restores power to nearly every Warren County resident

As of 6:15 a.m. this morning, 811 Warren County residents were without power following the tornado that swept through the county Tuesday afternoon, downing trees, ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Churches extending outreach through little pantries

Two Vicksburg churches have taken their outreach an extra step to make sure people in Warren County don’t go hungry. Mount Calvary Baptist Church and ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Barbara Willingham to retire; sells building to developer Tim Cantwell

Willingham’s has been a mainstay on Washington Street. With its candles, jewelry, clothing and housewares, shoppers can find a variety of items to fit their ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Tornado responsible for Tuesday storm damage

The Warren County area was hit by an EF-1 tornado Tuesday when a squall line preceding a cold front passed through in the mid-afternoon, according ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

County approves new contract with Waste Management

The Warren County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved an amendment to a six-year contract with Waste Management for collection of residential garbage that was ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Miss Mississippi competition is back with a few changes

The Miss Mississippi Competition was put on hold last year due to the pandemic, but with the decline in COVID cases, candidates who were planning ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

MEMA: EF-1 tornado hit Warren County Tuesday

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has confirmed an EF-1 (105 mph) tornado hit Warren County Tuesday afternoon. The preliminary damage assessment said the tornado formed ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Entergy works to restore power to over 4,000 Warren County residents after Tuesday afternoon storm

As of 8:45 a.m., 4,661 Warren County residents were without power following storms Tuesday that included high-powered winds that downed trees, limbs and power lines. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

All COVID-19 orders lifted in Warren County

The Warren County Board of Supervisors on Monday lifted all county-wide public COVID-related mandates. The board is still requiring some COVID-related policies for county employees, ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Loss of house has Friends Group working to find quarters for rangers

When the Friends of the Vicksburg National Military Park and Campaign announced in May the acquisition of property at the corner of Indiana Avenue and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

City, county continue recovery from storm

City, county and utility crews were continuing their recovery efforts in the wake of a squall line that passed through Warren County, hitting the area ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Entergy brings in extra crews to serve over 7,000 Warren County residents without power

As of 8:50 a.m. this morning, 7,070 Warren County residents were without power. Entergy Customer Service Representative Sheila McKinnis said when power will be restored ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Catherine Hadaway.

Over 7,000 Warren County residents still without power

This afternoon, a squall line packing heavy rain and up to 60-70 mph winds cut through Warren County Tuesday dropping trees and power lines and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Catherine Hadaway.

Park reopens access to restrooms, African American Monument, USS Cairo

The Vicksburg National Military Park has reopened access to the outdoor area of the USS Cairo, the African American Monument and the restrooms at the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

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