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Casino employee reportedly tests positive for COVID-19

An employee of a Vicksburg casino has reportedly tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and may have worked on the casino’s floor just days before ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Mantz set to retire from The Post to spend more time with family

Sheila Mantz is a familiar face in the community. As a marketing sales consultant for The Vicksburg Post, she has made phone calls, knocked on ... Read more

4 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Drier weather helps growers catch up on planting

By Nathan Gregory |  MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE — Row crop growers in Mississippi used a relatively dry May to make up for planting time ... Read more

4 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Gilmer makes a return to Warren County Port Commission

A familiar and experienced face is returning to the Warren County Port Commission. Monday, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen named Margaret Gilmer as one ... Read more

5 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Iconic Old Court House Museum to reopen Tuesday

In a bit of good news and a sign that things are returning to some level of normalcy, officials the Vicksburg and Warren County Historical ... Read more

5 days ago by Tim Reeves.

River City Rescue Mission reopening thrift store

The River City Rescue Mission Thrift Store, 3705 Washington St., is reopening for business at 8 a.m. Tuesday. “Everyone was tested (for COVID-19) and no ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Lifting of restrictions gives businesses freedom to reopen

Within hours of Gov. Tate Reeves’ announcement Wednesday that he would not extend the state’s “Safer At Home” order after it expires Monday morning, businesses, ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg Convention Center asks for public’s help, feedback

From the Miss Mississippi Competition to the Ritz on the River, the Vicksburg Convention Center plays host to a wide range of well-attended events. The ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

American Queen moves Vicksburg arrival back to mid-July

Earlier this month the American Queen Steamboat Company announced it would resume riverboat cruises along the Mississippi River in late June, with the American Queen ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

American Cruise Lines to resume cruises along the Mississippi River in late June

In recent weeks, restaurants have welcomed back customers to their dining rooms and salons and barbershops have welcomed back their trusted clientele. Local businesses have ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Public library to begin curbside pick-up program June 2

As county officials discuss the best way to reopen or increase public access to county-owned facilities after the county’s emergency order expires on June 1, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Southern Heritage Air Foundation Museum to host celebration welcoming back the public

For history and aviation enthusiasts, the Southern Heritage Air Foundation Museum released some tremendously good news Thursday. In a post on social media, the museum ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Governor expects to lift restrictions on youth baseball, softball tournaments ‘very, very soon’

As segments of the local and state economy begin to reopen, tourism remains heavily restricted, primarily due to the limitations placed on the size of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg could welcome back riverboat cruises by late June

When the American Queen docks at Vicksburg’s riverfront in late June, it will not only bring with it hundreds of visitors but also the return ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Mississippi Gaming Commission provides guidelines on how casinos can reopen

As casinos in Mississippi prepare to reopen next Thursday after more than eight weeks, they will be doing so following a set of strict reopening ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Reeves to announce casino reopening plans ‘sooner rather than later’

Gov. Tate Reeves announced Tuesday he and his administration are continuing to develop a plan that would allow Mississippi casinos to reopen, with the Memorial ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Miss America, Miss Mississippi competitions postponed until 2021

Friday, the Miss America Organization announced it was postponing its annual competition to late in 2021. This will mark the first time since the competition ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Vicksburg hairstylist: ‘We are so ready and prepared’

They are ready. Although Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves and Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs, Jr. gave the green light for restaurants to open their dining rooms ... Read more

1 month ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Restaurant owners cautious as they welcome back dine-in customers

For years, Sally Bullard created a comfortable dine-in experience at Main Street Market that welcomed a packed house just about every weekday for lunch. That ... Read more

1 month ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Industries make initial requests for property tax exemptions

Three Warren County industries have submitted their initial applications requesting property tax exemptions to the Warren County Board of Supervisors. Tyson Foods, Cooper Lighting and ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Reeves projects some casinos to reopen by Memorial Day

During his afternoon press conference updating the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Tate Reeves said he hopes and expects casinos in Mississippi to ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Officials with Vicksburg Mall announce it will reopen Friday

The Vicksburg Mall will reopen Friday at 11 a.m. “We just needed to get the businesses open for the people here in Vicksburg and for ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Dynamic advertising returning to the side of one iconic downtown building

In the years when it was the tallest building in Mississippi, the First National Bank building, located at the corner of Clay Street and Washington ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Families come together to give their beloved Ms. Patricia a gift

For the better part of 45 years, Patricia Johnson has helped nurture thousands of children from two and almost three generations. In a career that ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

VCVB cuts budget 30 percent due to COVID-19 pandemic

Due to a significant drop in local tourism — the largest segment of the area’s economy — brought about by the spread of the COVID-19 ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

VenuWorks secures federal dollars to support Vicksburg Convention Center

VenuWorks, the company that manages the Vicksburg Convention Center, has received an $84,457 federal Payroll Protection Program loan for the convention center, the Board of ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Flaggs proposes rules for barbershops, beauty salons

Walk-in customers are prohibited, masks are required and the number of people allowed in the business is restricted under a list of 17 proposed regulations ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Flaggs details how restaurants will operate when allowed to reopen

Local restaurants will be required to use disposable utensils, menus and tablecloths and keep a record of patrons under a series of regulations proposed by ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

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