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Entrepreneurs: Vicksburg has been the perfect environment to start a business

Each morning, Tim Sanford wakes up before dawn and heads to his barbecue restaurant on Clay Street. The 46-year-old father of three fires up the ... Read more

1 day ago by Ernest Bowker.

Downtown Vicksburg’s culinary scene set to welcome Relish

Vicksburg natives Jason and James Penley are embarking on a new adventure. While the brothers have worked extensively in the restaurant and liquor industry, respectively, ... Read more

3 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

ERDCWERX strengthens capabilities with new team members

ERDCWERX announced three new team members to “further enhance its mission of identifying new partnerships for innovation and commercialization with the U.S. Army Engineer Research ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Southwest Airlines returning to Jackson in 2021

JACKSON (AP) — Southwest Airlines will start offering flights to and from Mississippi’s capital city in 2021, about seven years after the low-cost carrier stopped ... Read more

4 days ago by The Associated Press.

County approves easement lease allowing fiber optic conduit along bridge

The Warren County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved a lease agreement with Zayo Group that will generate nearly $50,000 annually for the Vicksburg Bridge ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Port Commission accepts $256,500 grant from Delta Regional Authority

The Warren County Port Commission recently accepted a $256,500 Delta Regional Authority grant to help cover the extension of Ceres Boulevard in the Ceres Industrial ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Family honors Foam Packaging co-founder’s 90th birthday and notable creation

Jesse Davenport turned 90 on Oct. 5, and to help celebrate his birthday his family threw him a party that included a cake made to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

City, engineering firm begin process of narrowing down sites for new port

Vicksburg officials have approved a $45,000 contract with Neel-Schaffer Engineering to handle the first phase of the proposed port development project. The port oversight committee ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

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

2 weeks ago by Courtland Wells.

Hurricane Delta’s forecast pushes residents to stock up and prepare

It’s the not knowing, sometimes, that helps us get prepared and that is just what locals have been doing in anticipation of Hurricane Delta. As ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Growers rush to harvest soybeans before Delta visits

By Nathan Gregory | MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE — Soybean growers in the Mississippi Delta are hustling to beat Hurricane Delta. Row crop producers across ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Flaggs proposes resolution that would shut down LD’s

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said he plans to recommend the Board of Mayor and Aldermen close the lounge business at LD’s Kitchen. Flaggs will present ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Shoppers pack downtown Vicksburg for Old Court House Museum Flea Market

For 10-year-old Bella McGahey, tending a booth at The Old Court House Museum Flea Market is a family tradition. Saturday, McGahey, the youngest vendor at ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Fulcher honored to be among finalists to decorate Governor’s Mansion

Mississippi’s First Lady Elee Reeves wanted to honor first responders and frontline workers, and in doing so decided to hold a competition to decorate the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Idea of a new port for Vicksburg is growing closer to reality

In 2018, the Mississippi Legislature put their money toward a project and their faith in a group of leaders that, if fully realized, could mean ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Board approves plan to make section of Washington Street one-way in October

Washington Street will be one-way on Friday and Saturday nights beginning this weekend. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen Wednesday approved a resolution transforming Washington ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Surratt.

The Ivy Place named finalist in Christmas at the Mansion competition

Mississippi’s First Lady Elle Reeves wanted to honor first responders and frontline workers and in doing so decided to hold a competition to decorate the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Historic Cedar Grove Inn sold, employees laid off and events canceled

“It was perfect. Everything was set. We had all of the rooms booked,” Hannah Holliman said. “I didn’t think we would ever have to start ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

As South Frontage Road project continues, outlet mall owners work to attract new tenants

Just as Abraham Lincoln saw Vicksburg as the key to the South, the new owners of the Outlets of Vicksburg on South Frontage Road see ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Blue Duck ‘impressed’ with scooter service after first week in Vicksburg

With the exception of some inclement weather last week, the first week of operation for Blue Duck scooters in Vicksburg went tremendously well, company officials ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Watch: Cruise lines continue development even during COVID-19 shutdown

Even though the Mississippi River cruise industry has been shuttered since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, that does not mean the industry has stopped ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Bradford named branch manager of Mutual Credit’s Cherry Street location

Mutual Credit Union has announced the selection of Roderick Bradford as branch manager of its Cherry Street location located in Vicksburg effective Aug. 31. Roderick ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Flaggs reconsidering plan to expand pedestrian access on Washington Street

About two weeks after scrapping a plan to improve weekend pedestrian traffic on Washington Street between Clay and South streets, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg welcomes the start of Blue Duck ‘season’

A flock of ducks took over a section of Washington Street Thursday. San Antonio-based Blue Duck Express, which rents electric scooters as alternative transportation in ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Riverfront redevelopment moves forward as board signs agreement with railroad

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen took a step closer toward improving the city’s waterfront Wednesday, authorizing Mayor George Flaggs Jr. at a special called ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Riverwalk cancels Bras Along the Bridge campaign, makes donation instead

Riverwalk Casino and Hotel announced Monday it would not hold its annual Bras Along the Bridge campaign due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Bras ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg welcomes new healthcare service, walk-in clinic

Fast Pace Health cut the ribbon on its new walk-in healthcare clinic Friday in Vicksburg. The facility is located at 2059 U.S. 61 North. The ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Flaggs scraps plan to increase pedestrian traffic along Washington Street

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. pulled the plug on plans to alter weekend evening traffic on Washington Street to encourage more pedestrian traffic. Flaggs announced he ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

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