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Mutual Credit Union Celebrates 90th Anniversary

Mutual Credit Union announced a milestone anniversary in 2021. Established in 1931, 2021 marks 90 years of serving members and communities. Over the last 90 ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Kade Oldenburg credits the community for his success in insurance

Kade Oldenburg was born and raised in Vicksburg. He received instant support from his hometown when he returned to work as an Alfa Insurance agent. ... Read more

3 days ago by Anna Kate Doiron.

Unemployment claims jump to 965,000 as virus takes toll

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment aid soared last week to 965,000, the most since late August and evidence that the resurgent ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

Toney’s reels in a huge catch of Readers’ Choice Awards

Toney’s Grill & Seafood Market owner Charles Toney Jr. is always around to “have his eyes on everything.”  “You know you’re married to a restaurant,” ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anna Kate Doiron.

Economic leaders announce funding for completing MCITy secured

Developers of the Thad Cochran Mississippi Center for Information and Technology, also known as MCITy, will be able to complete the project by December 2021 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

River City Rescue Mission to resume services, reopen store Thursday

Officials with the River City Rescue Mission announced late Wednesday that the facility would reopen Thursday after being temporarily closed due to COVID-19 concerns. “We ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Executive Director: Miss Mississippi events moving forward

In 2020, the Miss Mississippi Outstanding Teen Pageant and the Miss Mississippi Competition were canceled because of worries about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Contestants vying ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

International Paper awards $70,000 in grants to community organizations

International Paper’s Vicksburg Mill announced Monday it had awarded $70,000 in International Paper Foundation grants to 15 area non-profits in 2020, demonstrating, the company said ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

‘Captain Jack’ Curtis, entrepreneur, wrestler, dies at 85

Jack Curtis, whose multi-faceted life included careers as a professional wrestler, businessman, entrepreneur and teacher died Saturday at Merit Health River Region. He was 85. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Local gyms ready for post-New Year’s fitness push

There is never a bad time to decide to get healthy. However, it seems for many, the start of a new year is always a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Readers name Culley’s BBQ Vicksburg’s best barbecue

A new Vicksburg business has managed to thrive despite the challenges of 2020. Culley’s BBQ opened in March 2020, just one month before in-person dining ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Anna Kate Doiron.

Readers choose Chaney as Vicksburg’s best dentist once again

For nearly a decade — and likely far longer — Dr. Martin Chaney has been considered among the best dentists in Vicksburg and beloved by ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Anna Kate Doiron.

City hires new engineers for Haining Road levee project

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen have hired a new company to complete the engineering and design to extend the Haining Road levee surrounding Vicksburg ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Businesswomen built the foundation for a vibrant downtown Vicksburg

History seems to be at the center of most things in Vicksburg — retail shops in downtown included. Today, among the dynamic eateries and loft ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Grand Gulf values community partnerships, spreads holiday cheer

PORT GIBSON — From hosting food drives to providing gifts for families in need, Grand Gulf Nuclear Station team members gathered to spread the spirit ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Clinton company is lone bidder for MCITy work

A Clinton contractor was the lone bidder for Phase 3 of the Thad Cochran Mississippi Center for Information and Technology project, also known as MCITy. ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Shoppers ignore weather, head downtown for last-minute gifts

Anastasia and Harrison Warren stood by the fudge case at The Cinnamon Tree Saturday afternoon waiting for a package to be gift-wrapped. The newlywed couple ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Trustmark’s ‘Sleigh Hunger’ campaign raises more than $250K for food banks

JACKSON — Trustmark has partnered with 69 organizations throughout its footprint in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas to support local hunger relief efforts that ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Chamber announces winner of business plan competition

The Vicksburg Warren Chamber of Commerce recently concluded the 2020 Vicksburg Entrepreneur Bootcamp, which taught 15 community entrepreneurs the process of starting and growing a ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Readers select Bohemia Cafe & Bakery as Vicksburg’s best breakfast spot

Every day, the lights at the Bohemia Cafe and Bakery turn on around 4 a.m. as Nadia Miller arrives to begin baking. Nadia and her husband ... Read more

1 month ago by Anna Kate Doiron.

In spite of COVID-19, city sales tax collections nearly meet budget

Despite restrictions enacted because of the COVID-19 virus, the city of Vicksburg came close to meeting sales tax revenue projections for 2020. According to information ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Smoke briefly closes McDonald’s location on North Frontage Road

The McDonald’s location on North Frontage Road briefly closed Wednesday afternoon as units with the Vicksburg Fire Department responded to a possible fire. Battalion Chief ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Project to replace Kemp Bottom Road bridge moves forward

A Columbia contractor has been awarded the bid to replace the Kemp Bottom Road bridge that collapsed in 2017. The Board of Mayor and Board ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

City opens bids for Kemp Bottom Road bridge repair

City officials are reviewing bids to replace the Kemp Bottom Road bridge that collapsed in 2017. The Board of Mayor and Board of Aldermen recently ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Organizers call canceling annual Christmas Caroling Contest ‘the worst’

By Anna Kate Doiron/The Vicksburg Post   The holiday season is one rich with tradition. There is the Christmas tree, the placing of milk and ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Trustmark expands service offerings with myTeller

Trustmark announced Thursday its myTeller Interactive Teller Machine is now available at its main branch located in downtown Vicksburg and its branch on Halls Ferry Drive. ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Coffee House Cafe named ‘Best of the Best’ by Post readers

Jamie Moulder opened The Coffee House Cafe on U.S. 61 North in March 2016 and has not had a slow day since. Being that busy — ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Weather does not deter shoppers from enjoying Holiday Open House

Rain, cold wind and Santa carrying a green umbrella greeted shoppers who made the trip to Vicksburg’s Downtown District for Vicksburg Main Street’s Downtown Holiday ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

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