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Golding Barge staying busy, but is vigilant against spread of Covid-19

The effects of Covid-19 have caused a drop in business volume, but Golding Barge Lines is keeping busy the company’s president, Austin Golding said. Golding ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Hobby Lobby announces it is closing stores nationwide effective Friday night

Friday, Hobby Lobby, which has a location in Vicksburg, announced that it would close beginning Friday evening. The company also announced it would furlough employees ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Unemployment claims overwhelming state office

As businesses either close or reduce their workforce out of concern for the Covid-19 virus, more people are filing for unemployment benefits to help them ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

City, county adopt stronger restrictions, city issues shelter-in-place order beginning Friday evening

In the span of three hours Thursday, both the Warren County Board of Supervisors and the city of Vicksburg took steps to place further restrictions ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Reeves issues statewide shelter-in-place order

JACKSON — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves announced Wednesday that he is ordering people statewide to stay at home to slow the spread of the new ... Read more

5 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Jazz Fest, Old Courthouse Flea Market organizers reschedule events due to virus concerns

Two more annual springtime events have been added to the growing list of events impacted by the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The Alcorn State ... Read more

7 days ago by John Surratt.

City announces additional restrictions aimed at slowing spread of virus

More restrictions have been added to the city’s Civil Emergency Declaration affecting daycare centers and other businesses and requiring city employees and their families to ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Port Gibson mayor institutes business restrictions, mandatory curfew

Tuesday, the city of Port Gibson joined the growing list of municipalities in the state to enact strong restrictions on business operations and a curfew ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Healthcare clinics take precautions against COVID-19

Concerns over COVID-19 have local medical clinics taking steps to meet the needs of their patients while limiting exposure to the disease. Whether using telemedicine ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

George Carr makes changes to continue to serve customers, sell cars

George Carr has been in the automotive business since 1979. During that time, he has seen the industry rattled by inflation and high-interest rates. He ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

The Great American Takeout: Calling all residents to place orders with local restaurants

Wondering what to have for lunch or dinner Tuesday? Look no further than a host of Vicksburg restaurants that have quickly adapted to new restrictions ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Catherine Hadaway.

Supervisors discuss measures to restrict businesses in response to virus threat

The Warren County Board of Supervisors on Monday discussed a number of measures it will soon take to curtail certain businesses and community operations in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg’s tourism industry shaken by slowdown caused by COVID-19 concerns

In data from the Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau, an estimated 20 percent of all jobs in Warren County are connected to tourism and hospitality. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Leaders announce curfew, business restrictions beginning Monday

A new set of restrictions for the city aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19 went into effect at noon Monday. Mayor George Flaggs Jr. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

MSDH recommends bars and restaurants suspend dine-in services

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) now recommends that restaurant and bars suspend dine-in service to help slow the spread of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Businesses finding ways to work through virus concerns

There is an old adage that says when the going gets tough, the tough get going. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the precautions recommended ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Entergy to continue providing power service amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Entergy will continue providing power service amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. “On behalf of Entergy, I just want to say that we will continue to provide ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Catherine Hadaway.

Chamber of Commerce: Loans available for small businesses affected by COVID-19

“These are trying times, but this, too, shall pass.” Vicksburg Warren County Chamber of Commerce Chairwoman Sheila McKinnis offered some hope to business leaders as ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Catherine Hadaway.

Vicksburg’s B&B Theatres closes due to virus concerns

Following in the steps taken earlier this week by other large theater companies, B&B Theatres nationwide closed Wednesday in response to the threat posed by ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Pizza Inn provides free pizza to hospital employees

Work badges were all that was necessary to receive a personal pan pizza at a popular restaurant Wednesday. Pizza Inn owners Michel and Rashmi Thakur ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Vicksburg Mall changes hours, Belk temporarily closes

The Vicksburg Mall Tuesday, in a letter to tenants and employees, laid out the facilities response posed by the COVID-19 virus. In the letter, the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Millers return to Vicksburg, open Bohemia Cafe and Bakery in downtown

Sweet treats are once again being offered in downtown Vicksburg. John and Nadia Miller, former owners of Caffé Paradiso, have returned to the United States, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Employees of virus-affected businesses could get aid

People who are unemployed because the business they work for closed temporarily for the coronavirus, COVID-19, could apply for unemployment benefits, the director of the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Riverwalk to continue to pay employees through March

Riverwalk Casino announced Tuesday it would continue to pay team members for an additional two weeks after the casino — along with others in Mississippi ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg National Military Park Visitor’s Center, USS Cairo Museum closed

Officials with the Vicksburg National Military Park Tuesday announced the temporary closure of the park’s visitor center and the USS Cairo Museum effective immediately. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Ameristar to support employees through end of March

Ameristar Casino’s parent company, Penn National Gaming, Inc., announced Tuesday evening the closure of its casinos in Mississippi impacted more than 2,000 employees and that ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

All casinos ordered to close no later than midnight

The Mississippi Gaming Commission has ordered all casino operations in the state closed, a move not seen since Hurricane Katrina. In the order, casinos were ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Riverwalk Casino announces top team members

Riverwalk Casino Hotel hosted a banquet and awards ceremony in February for team members who were nominated for 2019 Team Member of the Year.  The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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