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Flaggs wants compliance officer to make sure COVID-19 guidelines are followed

During a recent press conference, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said he was concerned about the rising number of new COVID-19 cases in Warren County. He ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Casinos to require guests to wear masks beginning Friday evening

Beginning Friday evening, all guests at any of the casinos in Mississippi must be wearing a mask. The Mississippi Gaming Commission issued the order in ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Warren County sets mark for most confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in one day

Last week, Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. was hoping Warren County would not be declared a hot spot by state health officials. Given the number ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Watch: Gov. Tate Reeves addresses the media Wednesday afternoon

LIVE: Governor Tate Reeves The plan, for weeks, had been to fully reopen by July 1. That’s not happening. Our re-opening is paused, and we’re ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Warren County again reports double-digit new COVID-19 cases

In Warren County, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has continued its steady climb, as another 18 cases were confirmed Wednesday morning by state health ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Streak continues in Warren County as active COVID-19 cases reach new high

The concern expressed by local elected officials and health officials last week has not been lessened as the number of new COVID-19 cases in Warren ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Warren County reports 134 active COVID-19 cases

Warren County maintained its daily COVID-19 average, with 11 new cases reported Monday by the Mississippi State Department of Health. Warren County has averaged 11.14 ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Another day of double-digit new cases in Warren County

Health officials announced Friday an additional 13 new COVID-19 cases in Warren County, continuing a trend of double-digit cases reported daily. With the new cases, ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Options for parents: First details of school district’s reopening plan unveiled

Parents in Warren County whose children attend schools within the Vicksburg Warren School District will have two choices very soon. The first option is to ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Park to reopen tour road for vehicles, cemetery to pedestrians

Officials with the Vicksburg National Military Park announced the park will reopen vehicle access to the park’s tour road and pedestrian access to the Vicksburg ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

More than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases reported in state overnight

Mississippi has seen far higher numbers of new cases of COVID-19 in recent weeks, but Thursday surpassed a one-day mark that was shocking. Overnight, the ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Additional COVID-19 cases, death reported in Warren County

State health officials announced 11 new COVID-19 cases in Warren County and one additional virus-related death in its reporting Wednesday afternoon. The new cases bring ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

City announces changes to annual fireworks show to encourage social distancing, public safety

The city of Vicksburg’s annual fireworks show is still scheduled, but city officials on Wednesday announced changes to the event they believe will make it ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Flaggs to discuss city’s ongoing COVID-19 response during Wednesday press conference

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. announced Tuesday evening he will hold a press conference Wednesday at city hall. According to a release from Flaggs’ office, the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

A ‘surreal feeling’ in Vicksburg on a pageant week without a pageant

Contestants would have moved their clothes and accessories into the Vicksburg Convention Center Saturday. Sunday would have seen rehearsals and Monday, crowds would have lined ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Warren County’s recent trend of spiking new case numbers continues

A report by the Mississippi State Department of Health Monday ended a five-day period where the state was unable to provide county-by-county figures of new ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Number of Warren County COVID-19 cases increased

The number of COVID-19 cases in Warren County increased by 51 new cases, according to information from the Mississippi Department of Health. According to the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

McCoy’s Vicksburg location temporarily closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19

In a letter sent to employees and customers Thursday, McCoy’s Building Supply in Vicksburg announced an employee has tested positive for COVID-19 and that the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Warren County EMA schedules Saturday mask giveaway at Vicksburg Mall

Even as communities begin to open back up, the threat of COVID-19 remains. And as a continued point of emphasis for local and state governments, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

John’s Grocery closes temporarily after employee tests positive for COVID-19

Citing “honesty is the best policy,” operators of John’s Grocery in Bovina announced the store would temporarily close after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Warren County sees deadliest day yet during COVID-19 pandemic

Wednesday marks 81 days since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Warren County. It also marked its deadliest day. The Mississippi State Department ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Additional cases reported in Warren County; another death in Claiborne County

The Mississippi State Department of Health on Tuesday announced four new COVID-19 cases in Warren County, pushing the total number of cases reported during the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Ameristar cites COVID-19 shutdown, operating restrictions for upcoming layoffs

Ameristar Casino is expected to lay off 150 employees beginning Aug. 15, according to a letter sent to the city of Vicksburg and dated June ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Number of estimated active COVID-19 cases in Warren County hits new mark

The number of estimated active COVID-19 cases in Warren County reached another high-water mark Monday with the announcement of six new cases by the Mississippi ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Social distancing, safety guidelines in place for next Tuesday’s runoff election

The runoff election to see who will face off against U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson in November’s general election is set for Tuesday. The runoff, which ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg Police Department announces officer tests positive for COVID-19

On Monday, Vicksburg Police Chief Milton Moore was notified that an officer in the patrol division has tested positive for COVID-19.  The officer began to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Flaggs says he has received notification of upcoming Ameristar cuts

The city of Vicksburg announced Monday morning that it received $10.42 in gaming taxes for the month of April. The Mississippi Gaming Commission shut down ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Member of Vicksburg Police Department tests positive for COVID-19

On Monday, Vicksburg Police Chief Milton Moore was notified that an officer in the patrol division has tested positive for COVID-19.  The officer began to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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