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Courtland Wells, Author at The Vicksburg Post

Courtland Wells is a staff photographer at The Vicksburg Post. He is a native of Tuscaloosa, Ala. and graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in Photojournalism. Following graduation, he started at The Vicksburg Post in the fall of 2016. Courtland has won numerous awards through the Mississippi Associated Press Managing Editors and the Mississippi Press Association. His work has also been featured in the New York Times and Washington Post as well as other national publications. Courtland is a member of the Vicksburg Young Professionals.

Local

Photo Gallery: Redwood holds parade to encourage classmate in battle with cancer

Recently, students at Redwood Elementary stepped out of their classrooms to show support for one of their own. The school recently organized a drive-by parade ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:57 am

Sports

Photo Gallery: YMCA flag football

The Vicksburg YMCA Flag Football league recently kicked off its 2020 season with a series of scrimmage games at Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi. ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Sunday, October 11, 2020 10:00 am

Business

Five PAs talk about their careers and their paths to the medical field

Each October, a week is set aside to recognize the contribution and work of physicians assistants in today’s medical community. According to the American Association ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Saturday, October 10, 2020 1:41 pm

Local

St. Aloysius to crown Homecoming Queen Thursday

St. Aloysius will learn who the 2020 Homecoming Queen will be a night earlier than originally planned after the school’s homecoming football game was moved ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 2:58 pm

Local

Photo gallery: MDOT begins repairs as I-20 bridge is shut down

**Update: MDOT crews completed removal fo the damaged sign support structure and all lanes of traffic were reopened just before midnight.**   Crews with the ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Sunday, September 20, 2020 6:10 pm

Sports

Photo Gallery: Cornhole at the Convention Center

The Vicksburg Convention Center was the site of the Top Gun Regional Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 12. Nearly 200 players of all ages competed ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:00 am

News

Warren Central names 2020 Homecoming Court

The senior class at Warren Central High School recently selected the members of the school’s 2020 Homecoming Court. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 3:38 pm

Local

Photo Gallery: Red Carpet Bowl

Warren Central defeated Vicksburg High 17-0 in the 58th annual Red Carpet Bowl on Friday night. It marked the first time the two rivals have ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Sunday, September 6, 2020 3:00 pm

Local

Emergency units respond to afternoon accident on Clay Street

Emergency units responded to a two-vehicle accident on Clay Street near the main entrance of the Vicksburg National Military Park Wednesday afternoon. The accident, which ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:28 pm

Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery: Warren Central, Vicksburg, Pelahatchie, and Florence round robin volleyball tournament

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by Courtland Wells, Saturday, August 29, 2020 6:03 pm

Local

Photo Gallery: Malcom Butler School Supply Giveaway

Vicksburg native and Tennessee Titans cornerback Malcolm Butler is still finding ways of giving back to the community while away. With the school year starting ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Saturday, August 8, 2020 12:37 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Video: Vicksburg Fire Department responds to house fire on Sky Farm

Multiple units from the Vicksburg Fire Department responded Tuesday morning to a house fire on Sky Farm Road. No one was home at the time ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:59 am

Local

Photo Gallery: Hattiesburg Black Sox vs Jackson 96ers

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by Courtland Wells, Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:46 pm

Local

Photo Gallery: Retrievers put their skills on display during hunt test

The West Mississippi Hunting Retriever Club recently hosted their annual two-day hunt test at Silver Creek Equestrian Center. The test included more than 200 retrievers. ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 6:55 pm

Local

Flag to fly over river bridge in honor of local veteran’s service

The Army-Navy Club of Vicksburg raised a new flag over the Old Hwy. 80 Bridge Tuesday to honor a local veteran and his service to ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:44 am

Sports

Photo Gallery: Hattiesburg Black Sox baseball

The Hattiesburg Black Sox, an amateur baseball team based in Central Mississippi, played the U.S. Military Baseball Organization in a three-game series at Sports Force ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 11:00 am

Local

Photo Gallery: Glenwood Circle Fourth of July Bike Parade

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by Courtland Wells, Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:52 pm

Downtown Vicksburg

Photo Gallery: Fourth of July Fireworks Show

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by Courtland Wells, Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:52 pm

Local

Woman sustains minor injuries after her car leaves road, slides down a hill

A woman was taken to Merit Health River Region with minor injuries after her car left the road on Standard Hill Road and slid down ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:53 pm

Local

Video: Vicksburg Fire Department responds to Warren Street fire

Multiple units with the Vicksburg Fire Department responded to a house fire at 305 Warren St. The initial call came at around 12:15 p.m. Monday. ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Monday, June 15, 2020 12:43 pm

Local

PHOTO GALLERY: Congratulations to PCA’s Class of 2020

Porter’s Chapel Academy’s Class of 2020 would not be deferred. After weeks of delays due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, friends and family ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Friday, June 5, 2020 7:50 pm

Local

Vicksburg Fire Department’s Jenkins promoted to lieutenant

Vicksburg Fire Department firefighter/EMT Maurice Jenkins was promoted Wednesday to lieutenant during a ceremony at the department’s Central Fire Station. Jenkins, who had served as ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:26 pm

Sports

Photo Gallery: Getting back on course at Clear Creek

Clear Creek Golf Course reopened on Monday, following a two-week shutdown to abide by county and state restrictions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Clear Creek is ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Friday, April 24, 2020 8:00 am

Sports

Photo Gallery: The Final Round

Last week, golfers sneaked in one final round before Clear Creek Golf Course in Bovina closed to comply with state and local shelter-in-place orders. The ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Thursday, April 9, 2020 8:00 am

Sports

Photo Gallery: Tennis in the Park

Nearly three dozen children ages 8-18 participated in the annual Tennis in the Park tennis camp at Halls Ferry Park. The weeklong camp runs each ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Sunday, March 15, 2020 7:55 am

Local

Photo Gallery: 41st Annual Run Thru History

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by Courtland Wells, Saturday, March 7, 2020 12:23 pm

Local

Video: Dana Road Elementary’s Blues in Schools

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by Courtland Wells, Friday, February 28, 2020 11:13 am

Business

Photo Gallery: Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards and luncheon

The Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce began the celebration of its 125th year Friday with the annual luncheon held at the Vicksburg Convention Center. In ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Saturday, February 1, 2020 3:48 pm

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