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Obedience course helps turn rowdy pups into very good boys and girls

Sarah, Henry, Coco, Chloe and a few of their new friends greeted each other in the parking lot while waiting for class to begin. They ... Read more

3 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Supervisors delay tax break decision for Cooper Lighting after learning of job cuts

As many as 300 jobs will be phased out at Cooper Lighting over the coming months. News of the job cuts came out during Monday’s ... Read more

3 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

1.2 million seek jobless aid after $600 federal check ends

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week, evidence that the coronavirus keeps forcing companies to slash jobs ... Read more

4 days ago by The Associated Press.

Local manufacturers exempted from city emergency declaration

The city’s COVID-19 emergency declaration has been amended to exempt manufacturing businesses from requiring employees to wear masks on the job. The Board of Mayor ... Read more

7 days ago by John Surratt.

Microsoft in advanced talks to buy TikTok’s U.S. business

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft is in advanced talks to buy the U.S. operations of TikTok, the popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi farmers can start applying for hemp license

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi farmers or those interested in becoming farmers can start applying for hemp grower licenses. The license application period began Saturday and ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

WATCH: New program can help businesses pay for most of new employee training

The Vicksburg Warren Chamber of Commerce will host a Zoom meeting Wednesday to give details of a program that could help business owners pay for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Hosemann appoints Diaz to State Workforce Investment Board

JACKSON — Vicksburg Warren Economic Development Partnership President and CEO Pablo Diaz will have a seat at the table when it comes to the investment ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Mutual Credit Union’s annual Shred Day scheduled for Wednesday

Identity theft is devastating. Not only can it be financially harmful, but it is also a hassle to close and reopen accounts in which thieves ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Mutual Credit Union names Copes new South Frontage Road branch manager

Mutual Credit Union has announced the promotion of Dianne Copes to branch manager of the South Frontage Road branch. The promotion was effective July 1.  ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Hall’s is growing and thriving where it is now planted

For years Hall’s Gifts And Floral Design called a spot on Cherry Street home. But since January, the business has been a fixture of the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

The Chopping Block brings ax throwing to downtown Vicksburg

As of Saturday, there is a new game in town — ax throwing. The Chopping Block, located at 1504 Washington Street, has officially opened its ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

The Vicksburg Post, Vicksburg Living named among state’s best

For the first time since 2007, The Vicksburg Post has been named the best metro newspaper in Mississippi. In the Mississippi Press Association’s 2019 Better ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Elite Performance and Rehab celebrates opening of second location

Elite Performance and Rehab celebrated the opening of its second location in Vicksburg on Friday, July 17, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Elite’s new facility is ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

McRaven named ‘Creepiest Place in Mississippi’ by The Travel Channel

The Travel Channel has just confirmed what Vicksburg has known for generations; McRaven is creepy and now comes with the honor of being known as ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Mall is moving ‘Uptown’ with its name change

The name of the Vicksburg Mall is changing. Wednesday, the mall’s parent company, RockStep Capital, announced it was changing the names of each of its ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

New apartments planned for building in Vicksburg’s historic district

A vacant 128-year-old building with a checkered past will soon be getting new life as an eight-unit apartment complex. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Monsours set to bid farewell to Vicksburg, downtown store to close

The Southern Cottage/Green Door Market on Washington Street has been an asset to downtown Vicksburg. With its country store feel, it has offered locals, as ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Positive numbers released from recent sales tax and gaming activity

It would appear the push and encouragement local leaders made for residents to shop local during the later parts of the COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders paid ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Funnel cake fries are a unique treat at Sports Force Parks

When it comes to the five senses, sight and sound are certainly recognizable at a baseball park. There is the ping of bats making contact ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Analysis: Port growth could create hundreds of jobs, attract millions in investment

The expansion of port services in Vicksburg — whether through expansion at the current port or a new port working in combination with existing facilities ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Units responding to the scene of a shooting

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office is securing the scene of a shooting on Jeff Davis Road. Emergency medical units are responding to the call of ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

ERDCWERX finds partners to commercialize ERDC technologies

A new partnership has been created to support the market introduction of technologies invented at the seven laboratories of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Brown named chair of Mississippi State Personnel Board

Vicksburg’s Donald Brown has been elected to serve as chairman of the Mississippi State Personnel Board for fiscal year 2021, which began Wednesday. Brown, who ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Purchase of Lady Luck Casino finalized, formally announced

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. on Thursday announced it had acquired the operations and real estate of two casinos, including Lady Luck ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Entergy: Warren County’s Ceres Industrial Park ready to compete for jobs, growth

Three sites within the Ceres Industrial Park are getting a marketing boost on a national and international scale thanks to now being qualified through Entergy’s ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Board accepts businesses’ application for tax breaks

The Warren County Board of Supervisors may be cautious about tax exemption and abatements, but Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said the Board of Mayor and ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Bids opened for next phase of Mississippi Center for Innovation and Technology construction

Two construction companies have submitted bids for the phase two construction of the Mississippi Center for Innovation and Technology, which will be located in the ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

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